Shannon Troxler was raised on the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland. She began sketching at an early age, and was encouraged by her grandmother, Shirley, an artist. As a young girl she studied with Cedric and Joanette Egli, prominent portrait artists. Shannon is a graduate of the Schuler School of Fine Art, a classical atelier located in Baltimore Maryland. Her five years of study included grinding pigments, boiling black oil for medium and making ink from black walnuts. She learned to appreciate the craft of art and the traditions of the old masters. Her teacher, Ann Schuler, continues to be an inspiration and a
mentor. Shannon continued her studies with David Laffel at the Art Student’s League in New York City.
Shannon traveled to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to pursue her love of landscape painting. Inspired by the natural beauty and community of artists, she remained and has a studio in Wilson, Wyoming where she lives with her daughter, Aviva and husband, Larry. Troxler has had numerous solo shows in Jackson and on the east coast, Her paintings have been accepted in many prestigious exhibits including, Arts for The Parks top 100, Paint America top 100, The Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition, and The Salamagundi Club. She has won purchase awards in the Wichita National Small Painting Exhibition. Troxler is a member of the Mid Atlantic Plein Air Association, and was a juried artist for the 2009 Annapolis Paint Out and Exhibit. Shannon Troxler ‘s paintings have been included in the Woodson Museum ‘s Birds in Art Exhibit, and in 2012 she will have a solo show at the Samuel Morse Museum in Poughkeepsie, NY
Address: 2160 Coyote Loop, Wilson, WY 83014