Shawn Ashman is a uniquely talented artist with a flare for the abstract. She is a national mentor in Jamaica and is also an inspirational and transformational speaker. Shawn combines her artistic talents and her motivational speaking skills to inspire persons from her life journey and uses art to re-enforce her message. She transcends social and cultural barriers to bring creative expressions to her audience through her therapeutic artistic sessions. Shawn empowers from teens to CEOs; using art, she allows her audience to connect and relate to the activities or presentation.
She has over 18 years work experience ICT/Business Professional, 5 years as an Artrepreneur, 12 years as an artist and 40 years as a survivor. Shawn has a Master’s of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of the West Indies, a Bachelors in Business Administration from Viterbo University and a Certificate from the Edna Manley School for the Visual and Performing Arts and the University of Wisconsin. She brings to her sessions years of experience as a persistence, disciplined and dedicated individual with a wealth of survival knowledge and also her creative talents. She recently authored, “Life on Canvas” a unique presentation of her life experiences and her art journey, this is a motivational book and help to allow the audience to know more about Shawn and to learn how to triumph despite harsh circumstances.