Shanon is an artist, graphic designer & creative practitioner based in Monaseed, Co. Wexford. She creates abstract botanical landscapes full of colour, textures & layers combining painting & printmaking elements using mixed-media. The variety of the Irish land & seascape provides infinite patterns, shapes & form to explore, with an aim to convey the spirit, mood & sense of place. Shanon is Inspired by the magic of nature from the changing seasons, native botanicals & the beautiful landscape surrounding her home-studio in rural Wexford & of course… the ever changing Irish weather.
A graduate of Art School in 1993, her illustrative style & pared pack colour palette has developed over her time working in design & illustration in London, Dublin, Wicklow & present day Wexford. Shanon is also founder of Bracken Arts, Creative Art Workshops for Children, a fun & imaginative arts programme designed to inspire & encourage the creativity in every child through making & creating. She has received a Scholarship Award from the True Colors Kellee Wynne Studios.