A product of the American West, Shawn earned his MFA with an emphasis in photography from Arizona State University in 2018 and his BFA in visual communications (graphic design) from Weber State University in 2012. Raised in the shadow of the beautiful peaks of the Wasatch Front, Shawn learned a love for the outdoors and the natural forces that surround us. He is passionate about great storytelling, thought-provoking art, poetry and his family.
Shawn and his wife, Michelle, reside in Mesa, AZ with their four children. When not at home enjoying tacos, gardening, or being Mr. Dad, Shawn can be found careening around corners at the helm of a school bus in Scottsdale.