Artist draws on family history

Warren Prindle will host a gallery talk Aug. 14 to discuss his show, Native Son, at the Sharon Historical Society. Photo by Zoe Harson

SHARON — Warren Prindle, a painter and Housatonic Valley Regional High School art teacher, is a natural choice for a show at the Sharon Historical Society. His family has roots in the Northwest Corner going back to the 18th century and the society is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Prindle’s show, Native Son, showcases the work of a man with a truly historic connection to the town.

“Artists like to learn from the past,” he said, sitting in his Sharon studio for an interview last week.

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