Shannon is a graduate of the prestigious Herron School of Art and Design IUPUI in Indianapolis, IN. He has had a remarkable career in the corporate art world. Starting at a small advertising agency while still in art school, he went on to a large design studio in Chicago and from there to the Creative Division of Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, MO, where he continued developing and contributing his talent for thirty years. Shannon is the designer of the Original Kansas City Royals MLB Logo. In retirement, he now works happily in his own studio. He is a creative artist who is dedicated to the concept that art should enrich the lives of the viewers.