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Sharneil Paynter is a young, Bermudian artist and Graphic Designer specialising in various creative methods including drawing, painting, digital photography, layout and logo design.

In 2006, Sharneil was chosen as Bermuda's first Outstanding Teen in the Visual Arts and was later awarded an Artistic Merit Scholarship from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford, Connecticut.  During her time at HAS her passion for the arts was solidified. In her freshman year she was chosen as one of the "Freshman to Watch" and was awarded a Foundations Award for her Freshman Portfolio.

In her Junior year she was hand-picked by the HAS faculty to take part in the collaborative " ...Age in America Campaign: Hartford". In the same year, Sharneil was selected as one of the top 40 Student Designers in the in the New England area by AIGA: Boston.

In 2010, Sharneil graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Visual Communications Design from the University of Hartford finishing with one of the top three portfolios in her graduating class.

After university, Sharneil returned to her home in Bermuda. She is currently employed as a Senior Graphic Artists/Pre Press Technician by The Royal Gazette Limited in Bermuda.





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