Born in Portland, Oregon in 1967, Shannon’s family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she eventually attended art school and trained as a decorative painter. As an independent artist, Shannon built Finishing Touches, a thriving decorative finishes and wall design business, and created Plein Heir, a line of linen pillows and custom home goods based on her personal paintings plus her Torn Landscape and Good Fortune series’.
A small exhibition of my work is up through June 30 2021 at Uphill Vineyards tasting room at 46 Main Street, Sutter Creek, California 95685. Call the shop for hours and let me know if you decide to stop by. (707) 718-1121
Check back for new pieces or call to inquire about commissions and other special projects
Painting on vintage finds
Exploring the untold stories of vintage finds, from painters boxes laden with dried tubes and bent brush bristles, to forgotten school chairs, salvaged plywood, and abandoned dressers... these are the things I look for to add my mark to the memory.
Thoughts on my work (blog)
I'm not good at keeping this up, but I try to include thoughts on my process and how one stencil or color will lead from one project to the next.