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Curriculum Vitae

Samara Anjelae (aka: Sally Sharp 1959-1998)

5 Fairway Dr./Berea, KY 40403 /859-749-8832 / samara@samaraanjelae.com / www.samaraanjelae.com

EDUCATION

2015 ­– Egypt and Greece travel: studies in art and healing methods

2003 – Master of Arts, Morehead, KY

1980 – Bachelor of Science, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

SOLO EXHIBITS

2022 – Virtual Gallery: samaraanjelae.com/virtual–gallery

2022 – Long Island Studio Gallery, “Samara Anjelae’s Healing Hands Series” Lexington, KY

2021 – “Mystical Healing,” Central Kentucky Urgent Care Centers, Berea, KY

2021 – “Healing Breeze,” Central Kentucky Urgent Care Centers, Richmond, KY

2021 – Long Island Studio Gallery, Samara Anjelae Celebration & Art Walk, 28 paintings, Lexington, KY

2016 – Kenneydid Gallery, “Samara Anjelae,” Midway, KY

2015 – Paris–Bourbon Co. Library, “Artwork of Samara Anjelae” Paris, KY, Month of September

2015 – Gallery, Transe by Samara, Short Street, Lexington, KY

GROUP EXHIBITS

2022 – Art Room Gallery, “Black & White Healing Hands,” Black & White Exhibition, Online

2016 – Bread Box Studio, “Tarot,” Lexington, KY

2016 – Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, “Spirit Angel” Donated, Monaco MC

2015 – Belles & Beaus Ball, “Growing Joy” Donated, Sold, $3000, Lexington, KY

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

2015-Present

Works held in private collections in the United States, France, Dubai, and the Bahamas.

MEDIA: SELECTED

2022 – “Artist Samara Anjelae ‘Healing Hands Art,’” Good Morning Kentucky, ABC Channel 36, KY

2020 – “Samara Anjelae” Midday Show, ABC WTVQ, Lexington, KY

2005 – “Medium Samara Anjelae at Paris Art Gallery,” WLEX News, Lexington, KY

1995 – Visions of Angels, Quality video, “Samara Anjelae”

1994 – NBC Angel Special: Beyond the Light, Nationwide, “Samara Anjelae” Interview, reenactment of angel visitation. Other guests: Sir George Harrison (Beatle), Carlos Santana (Musician), Evana Holyfield (Boxer)              

1994 – The Linda Bonnell Show, pilot on angels, Canada, 1994

1994 – Moore on Sunday, WCCO, Minneapolis, MN

1994 – Angels Interview, Kare 11, Minneapolis, MN

PUBLICATIONS & AUDIBLES (Authored and published by Samara Anjelae)

2021 – Angels Before You: Tale of a Great Flame following a Little Light, gift book and audiobook

2020 – Angel Girl and the Hawk: Secrets of the Cold War, novel, and audiobook

2003 – Angel Prayers, 100 Ways to Attract Angels gift books, 2nd edition

2003 – Fairy Journal, Gnome Journal

2002 – Wonder Windows, children’s gift box set

2002 – My Guardian Angel, My Fairy Godmother, My Magical Mermaid, children’s gift books

1994 – Angel Prayers, 100 Ways to Attract Angels, gift books

1993 – Angel Whispers, Tides of Love, audio cassettes, guided meditations with pianist Larry David

1992 – The Living Sea Scrolls, hard and softcover inspirational book

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2011 – Ison, Donna, “Heart Healer–Samara Anjelae,” Skirt, January issue

2011 – Caudill, Jessica, “Spiritual Healer–Samara Anjelae” Lipstick

2005 – Copley, Rich, “Fairy Tale Farce,” Weekender, Lexington Herald-Leader

2004 – “Redwheel Weiser Makes Two Purchases,” Publishers Weekly

2002 – Kahmann, Patsy, “Paris in the Springtime,” Arts Across Kentucky, Winter Issue

1996 – Allen, Steve “Vows of Silence,” But seriously, excerpt of forward he wrote for press title Vows of Silence.

1995 – Anjelae, Samara, “Soar to Excellence with Angels,” Angel Times

1994 – Pieters, Jeffrey, “She Talks to Angels,” Edina Sun Current

AWARDS & HONORS: SELECTED

2022 – “Giving Green” Healing Hands series, featured on ABC Channel 36, Good Morning Kentucky

2022 – “Black & White Healing Hands,” finalist, International Art Competition “Black & White, Art Room Gallery

2021 – INDIE finalist, Best Fiction Overall Design, Angels Before You, “Flames” on cover

2021 – “Covid–Delayed Book Release & Art Celebration, Long Island Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY

2013 – Flat Out, (Preston Stables) equine client, one of two horses in the world to earn a million dollars (U.S.) in each of the three years of 2011 thru 2013. Communicated & administered healing before and after every race.

2007 – Screen, Tested, and Certified as a Veritas Research Medium, University of Arizona

2006 – First place, PAWS calendar photo contest, categories: cats “Dante,” dogs “Skyra”

2005 – First place, PAWS calendar photo contest categories: puppies “Sherlock”

2005 – “Cinderella ’75,” Film, Kentucky Theatre. Cast member

2004 – First place, PAWS calendar photo contest, categories: cats “Solo,” kittens “Tamara”

2004 – Publishing company, BelleTress Books, acquired by Red Wheel /Weiser, MA

2003 – Best General Interest Book, 100 Ways, COVR award (Coalition of Visionary Resources)

2002 – Best Children’s Book, Wonder Windows Visionary COVR award

2001 – Artist Enrichment Grant, Kentucky Foundation of Women, $3000 to complete life story/storytelling

1992 – Obtained a movie option, and a forward by Steve Allen for press title Vows of Silence

1984 – Top Salesperson Award, Ginnie Johansen Designs, Dallas, TX, in the same year President Regan recognized Ginnie Johansen as one of three Minority Small Businesspersons of the Year. (White House ceremony)

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE: SELECTED

2022 -1992 – Spiritual Healer / Reiki Master worldwide, Certified over hundred Reiki practitioners

2022–1992 – Designer & Publisher of illustrated gift books, sold over 200,000 copies

2022–1992 – Psychic Medium / over thousand readings worldwide

 Interrogative Research Medium, Veritas, University of Arizona, Phoenix (2007) and Windbridge Research Center, Phoenix, AZ (2008–present)

2005 – Teacher, Carnegie Center for Literacy, “Self–Publishing Success” Lexington, KY

2003 – Speaker, American Association of University Women, Berea, KY

2003 – Artist & Teacher, Paris–Bourbon Co. Library, Summer Reading & Art, “Birth of a Book”

1999-2000 – Teacher, Millersburg Military Academy, English and World History, Millersburg, KY

1998 – Artist & Mentor, Bourbon Co. Schools, gifted children, “Art project: StoryMix” Paris, KY

1995 – Publicist, Angel Times magazine, Atlanta, Georgia

1993 – Speaker, Fashion Group International, New York, NY

1993 – Speaker, International, New Thought Alliance, New York, NY

1984-1991 – Designer, Sales Trainer and Representative, Ginnie Johansen Designs, Dallas, TX, Manufacturer of  Fine Ladies Accessories