We all have childhood heroes and those we look up to. Growing up on the frozen tundra of Manitoba, there was an urgency to my rummage of every Arabian Horse magazine arriving monthly by mail. I clung to the images of the stallions and mares, memorized their lineages, their offspring, and the farms they were raised on. I don’t ever remember not knowing about Sheila Varian. Sheila
I have to paint and I have to paint horses, it’s why I’m here.
I invite you to join my artist’s journey where inspiration is nurtured from concept to completion. View Shannon Lawlor Western where I share my personal inspiration for creating equine art. From my easel, here are three key elements that drive my