Shannon Almanzar began painting at the age of 8, when she discovered Bob Ross on the local PBS station. She loved to come home after school and paint happy little trees and mountains for pure enjoyment. Since then she has been influenced by many different locations of residence, but the most heavily, from Ejido Buenos Aires, a small village in Mexico that opened the door to a whole new way of seeing color. The beauty and vibrance inspired her to want to paint with bold, vivid hues, and gave her the freedom to experiment with a combination of techniques such as scraping, splattering, dripping, scribbling and spray painting. Over the years she has found herself dabbling in any technique she can find to challenge herself. Altogether her work is a culmination of the enchanting culture of Mexico, to the celebrated graffiti art of Pueblo, Colorado, to the raw urban beauty of the east coast that has formed her unique style as an artist. Shannon has been married to the man she fell in love with “at first sight” for 24 years and have two children attending college in the creative arts.
So this guy just happen to run into me while I was coming down off the lift in Bangor one day and invited me to paint a mural in one of the scenes of his upcoming movie “Lucky Louie!” Thank you @mrdanielroebuck and to your lovely daughter Grace for trusting me enough to smear some paint on the walls at Barneys! I can’t wait to see the movie. And might I suggest...if anyone has not watched the movie “Getting Grace” that was also written and directed by Danny Roebuck, do yourself a favor, and GO WATCH IT NOW!! It’s filmed locally here in the Lehigh Valley and is a beautiful story. (Watch with a full box of tissues). You can find it on HULU. Be watching for the next movie Lucky Louie! #almanzarart #mural #muralart #setpainter #movieset #thejourneycontinues