Through the strokes of my pen, the dance of my brush, and a palette of vibrant colors I create a world where the ordinary becomes extraordinary, and where the mundane is transformed into moments of magic. Whether it's a mischievous grin, a whimsical setting, or a twist of reality, I channel the essence of joy into each piece, invoking smiles and igniting the spark of imagination.


(b. 1969) Tom Shannon is an American artist / Illustrator living in Seattle, Wa USA.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western Washington University, attended Pacific Northwest College of Art, is a member of the Society of Illustrators (New York / Los Angeles) and the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.

Tom is a contributing illustrator for A List Apart.


If you are interested in working with me regarding aspects of the children's book publishing market, please contact my agent, Kyle Williams at WendyLynn & Co.

Online representation:

Client list:

  • McGraw Hill
  • A List Apart
  • Society of Illustrators
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
  • Kitsap Credit Union (Kids Club)
  • Bremerton Letterpress Co.
  • Weird Darkness
  • Quorum
  • OSV Kids

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