Shannon Estlund is an artist and educator originally from Jacksonville, Florida, now living in the Twin Cities with her husband and two daughters. She currently teaches at MCAD, Augsburg College, and St. Cloud State University.
Estlund has received several grants for her work including a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant and a Community Foundation Art Ventures grant. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally at museums and galleries including the Crisp Ellert Art Museum in Florida, the Elmhurst Art Museum in Illinois, Soo Visual Art Center in Minnesota, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Florida, and at the National Galleries of Scotland. Her work has been featured in New American Paintings and Studio Visit magazines.