Georgia Sheron is the two-time recipient of the Connecticut Master Photographer of the Year Award (1999 and 2001), a distinction given by the Connecticut Professional Photographers Association, a professional group with over 350 members. This award is given for the highest cumulative print competition scores acquired in four quarterly competitions sponsored annually by the CPPA.
Ms. Sheron is the recipient of four Kodak Gallery of Excellence Awards. Her Kodak award-winning photographs were exhibited with other national award winners at the Kodak Pavilion at Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida. She is a four-time winner of Fuji Masterpiece Awards and has won several Courts of Honor Awards (Best of Show) from her state and from the Professional Photographers of New England. An article on Ms. Sheron's new 3,000 square foot studio in a factory built in 1851 appeared in the April 2003 issue of Professional Photographers Magazine.
In 1996, Georgia Sheron earned a Masters Certificate from the Professional Photographers of America. In 1998, she received her Craftsman Certificate. She is a member of the American Society of Photographers.
Tulips for Emily, a photograph by Ms. Sheron, was featured on the cover of Professional Photographers Magazine. Her work was the subject of a profile article in the Rangefinder Magazine. A Sheron ballet image was purchased by Kodak for use in advertising in Canada and the U.S.
As a photojournalist and writer in the 1980s, Ms. Sheron has been published in Yankee Magazine, The Sunday New York Times, Connecticut Magazine, Vermont Life Magazine, Country Life Magazine, and The Hartford Sunday Courant. Her photographs have appeared on several Random House book covers. Ms. Sheron does CD cover portraits for many professional musicians.
As a photojournalist, she has photographed President George Bush (senior), actress Linda Hunt, writer Ann Beattie, and printmaker Sabra Fields. Ms. Sheron is the recipient of an Artists Grant from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and a study grant from the Vermont Studio School in Johnson, Vermont. In 2000, she did a series of photographs in Tuscany. Her Polaroid transfers are in the collection of Whoopee Goldberg and some of her blank & white pieces are collected by actress Christine Boranski.
In addition to her studio work, for the past four years Ms. Sheron has been presenting seminars and programs to professional photographers throughout New England under the sponsorship of FUJIFILM, USA. Her fine art photographs are represented by the BEAUX ARTS GALLERY, Woodbury, Connecticut.