Women of Excellence

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Kay Lamb Shannon

Title: Owner
Industry: Art
Type of Organization: Sole Proprietor
Major Product/Service: Oil paintings
Expertise: With over 50 years experience, Miss Kay sells paintings of wildlife and nostalgia art. She chooses to paint in oils. She paints for two jigsaw puzzle catalogues, Bits and Pieces and SunsOut, which stock a selection of puzzles featuring her artwork. She also painted for Scafa-Tornabene Art Publishing Co. of Nyack, New York.
Geographic Area of Distribution: National
Affiliations: N.A.P.W.
University/Degree: B.S., Art, Sam Houston State University, 1962
Born: Stephenville, Texas
Hobbies/Sports: Walking, reading, church activities, movies
Children: Lisa, Todd; Stepson: John; 4 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren
Work History: Previously, Miss Kay taught art in Lake Air Junior High School, Waco, Texas. After having her children, she began painting full time and participating in art shows. She was approached by Home Interiors to paint for them and did so for many years.
Honors & Awards: Paintings transferred into cross stitch pattern, Dimension Cross Stitch and Heaven and Earth, a Cross Stitch design company; Painting selected by The McStevens Company to be featured on the front of their hot chocolate tins sold in stores, 2013; Painting chosen for cover of Professor of History, Archie P. McDonald's book
Published Works: Featured, articles, Waco Today, Waco Tribune, March 2015
Career Accomplishments: Miss Kay's art will be showcased on a new t.v. series called "Mindhunters" shown on Netflix.