Sharon Skolnick-Bagnoli


Sharon Ruth Skolnick-Bagnoli is a visual and word artist who works as a magazine art director, graphic designer, and editor.
She grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Fairfax County, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland, and earned a bachelor's degree in industrial design from New York City’s Pratt Institute and a master's degree in educational technology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
She has written fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, authoring three published books: a novel, Colored Edges (2014), a collection of poetry and art, Shiny Objects (2009), and a nonfiction regional history, Dreams of Tamalpais (1989).
Sharon married project manager and videographer Bruce Bagnoli in 2004. Their studio, Visigraf Communications and Design (; 415.455-8221) provides promotional design and production for print and web, book design, e-book design, cover design, literary editing, video, and video editing. She co-produces a monthly community access cable/online television program called Marinations (, and with her husband, three cats, and two Russian tortoises, lives in a rambling old house surrounded by timber bamboo in Marin County, California.

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Colored Edges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,570. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Embattled Iris envisions a path toward peace in the middle east while attending a Native American ceremony. She frames her vision as a story, then enters it in a Jerusalem Post literary competition. Winning catapults her into the Jewish-Arab conflict. After the PLO kidnaps her two American Indian guests, Iris is forced to act. Color therapy helps her move toward peace — in herself and the world.

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