SHANNA WHEELOCK

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location Lubec, Maine, United States
Introduction Shanna Wheelock sculpts and weaves in downeast Maine nestled amongst spruce trees and critters. She studied ceramics in the early 1990’s as a fine arts student and took to weaving a few years later when awarded a fellowship. She spent many years facilitating workshops for women’s groups, inmates, children, and exchange students, and is a state certified visual arts teacher and Weaving a Life Circle Leader. She recognizes arts as a pathway to healing and is grateful for her enchanted life on the coast, in the easternmost U.S. town of Lubec, with her husband the poet and their two cats "Bello" and "Bouli".
Interests pottery, sculpture, art, weaving, drawing, hiking, kayaking, music, mythology, shamanism, exploring, feminism, world cultures, learning, cooking, potlucks, celebrations, my husband's poetry, organizing, community
Favorite Music Ray LaMontagne, Xavier Rudd, Michelle Shocked, Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Delco Ray, Shawn Colvin, Grateful Dead, R.E. Bell, Michael Hedges, David Wilcox, CSNY Deja Vu, Leah Wolfsong, Old Crow Medicine Show, Bruce Cockburn, Frank Sinatra, The Subdudes, Blues, folk, rock, world, bluegrass, drumming
Favorite Books Pocketful of Names by Joe Coomer, most Stephen King, The Little Prince, Da Vinci Code, Spiral Dance by Starwhawk, Maria Gimbutas Language of the Goddess, Animal Speak by Ted Andrews, Women's Dictionary of Sacred Symbols and Objects, Sacred Pleasure, reference books, art books, books about spirituality.