Nature is a powerful inspiration in my art and my life. It is a reflection in every aspect of my creative offerings.
About the Artist
Award winning artist, Shannon Willow, is an artist, designer and facilitator passionate about building community through the power of art. She has multiple murals throughout the Atlanta area and has an active studio practice focusing on reflections of our natural world. She has facilitated hundreds of people through creative team building experiences which are designed to shift company culture and communities.
Shannon is an interdisciplinary artist and has a BFA from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She has been awarded multiple grants to create large scale murals with community participation being a focus. Her practice includes many mediums, with her primary focus being on painting. Some of her murals can be seen on Netflix series such as Queer Eye and Raising Dion. Her funding comes from organizations such as United Way, The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, Alternate ROOTS, Habitat for Humanity and the City of Clarkston.
Shannon is a creative strategist that has a deep understanding of diversity and inclusion. Part of her mission and work has been to weave together creative experiences with conversations to foster positivity, courage and hope.
Shannon uses art as a tool to raise awareness about the Earth, sustainability and our deep interconnectedness. She continues her community-based art using active listening and input from the community to create public art works and team building experiences working with demographics from at-risk youth to corporate executives.
Shannon is also an eco-activist and eco-strategist to help families green their homes. After training in Al Gore’s Climate Leadership program, The Climate Reality Project, she is pairing her art with science and publicly speaking about our climate crisis.