ARTIST: Shanon O’Bracken. 1972,
Shanon is an artist, graphic designer & art facilitator based in Monaseed, Co. Wexford. She creates abstract botanical landscapes full of colour, texture & 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.
Shanon has recently been selected as a ‘Climate Ambassador’ focusing on sustainability in the Arts. The programme is co-ordinated by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce with support from the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications.
The Gas Lamp Gallery,
Gorey, Co. Wexford
Tel: +353 (0)53 948 0486