A native of Mayodan, NC Artist Shannon Gann Smith continues to explore her passion for the Fine Arts that she's held since a young age. As a child she was active in dance, singing in church and performing. In Middle School Shannon played tennis, cheered, joined the school choir and was selected to attend All-County chorus. She excelled creatively as she enjoyed all the new techniques she learned within her art classes. In High School she continued to persue singing, theatre and was selected for All-State choir. Shannon studied Office Systems Management and obtained her Real Estate license after graduation. She enjoyed working as a Marketing Manager and holds a 18+ year career in the real estate industry. Shannon's preferred medium in the Arts field is abstract art, resin pours, watercolor and poetry. She currently is attending online classes within the Created to Thrive Artist Mentorship Program out of Asheville, NC.