Shawna is an artist, photographer and creative professional. She lives and works in Mexico City where she has developed and contributed to numerous cultural and educational projects. Her work with Casa de Artes y Circo, an independent center she co-founded and co-directed until 2020 has received two important grants for its interdisciplinary arts program for emerging artists. Her video art and photography have been recognized internationally. Currently she is working towards a graduate diploma in art therapy with the Canadian International Institute for Art Therapy.