Shannon Amidon is an award winning artist from San Jose, CA. She creates mixed media artwork primarily concentrating on the ancient medium of encaustic painting. Shannon incorporates natural, upcycled and re-purposed materials into her artwork, breathing new life into objects that would otherwise be destined for a landfill. Her awards include the Leigh Weimers Emerging Artist Award (2015), the SV Creates Artist Laureate (2011) and received a Fellowship Grant, Eco. Shannon has also been an artist in residence at TechShop San Jose, Herhusid House Artist Residency in Iceland, and the David and Julia White Artist Colony in Costa Rica.
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