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Sloane Siobhan, born in Boone and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a visual artist specializing in oil painting. At age four, Siobhan was trained at the Monart Drawing School by renowned South African artist Jillian Goldberg who brought the internationally acclaimed Monart drawing method to North Carolina. Siobhan later attended high school at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, with a concentration in visual arts. She graduated from Appalachian State University in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and painting concentration. Siobhan was commissioned by Appalachian State’s chancellor to create a painting for the university. It remains in the university’s collection and was also featured in the Bachelor of Fine Arts group exhibition, Calico, in December 2016.