Shirley Barone, aka., S.A. Barone, was born in San Francisco, California, close to Fisherman's Wharf. She is the mother of three daughters and has eight grandchildren.
Shirley is a former art and creative writing teacher. Aside from her art she is also a published children's writer and is a contributing writer to the on-line magazine, Artazine.
Shirley has also studied with several well known artists in Redding, San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles, California.
Shirley currently is an ongoing featured artist at The Studio Experience, a fine art gallery in Redding, CA.
Shirley has also entered many art competitions, winning several first place awards, people choice award, and a best of show.
Shirley is truly in love with the abstract and the non-objective style art. She loves the way shapes and colors interact with each other. She loves creating art with bright and bold colors and interesting compositions.