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    E-mail:  theartofmotivationinc@gmail.com Phone:  876-410-5136 Address: P.O Box 8212,  CSO, Jamaica Facebook:  theartofmotivationinc Websites:  www.theartofmotivationinc.com, www.shawnashmanart.com, www.shawnashman.com    

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    National Mentor

    Born on the rough streets of Kingston Jamaica, in the inner city of Grants Pen, Shawn Ashman transcended her modest beginnings to emerge as a successful international artist. She is no stranger to overcoming obstacles as even though she grew up without running water, electricity and used the street lights to study, she matriculated through all levels of education up to the master’s level. Her journey through art has been a mixture of pain, passion, pleasure and persistence. From her time spent painting with a street artist to her time at art school, she recalls that art was the much needed therapeutic escape during a difficult and depressing time in…

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    International Artist

    Shawn Ashman attended the Edna Manley School of the Visual and Performing Arts in 2005, and since then has used her business acumen to develop art-related goods and services. Her recent fine art collection: “Ascension a Matter of Perspective,” was featured in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Nova Southeastern University’s gallery during Black History Month 2016.  Visit her online gallery for more of her fine art work. Ashman has developed a passion for “Upcycled Art” where she recycles items to create unique pieces.  She completed a collection called: “Fiwi Connection,” for the annual KOTE art festival.  Her upcycled art include: painted wine bottles, mixed media works with computer parts, jewellery…

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    Author

    Life on Canvas is a series of stories taken from my life journey juxtaposes with artistic elements that stimulates interest, inspires motivation and encourages action. This book has powerful life lessons on how to change ones perspective and transform a bare canvas (life) into a painting of new and picturesque outcomes. The motivational strokes woven throughout the book will encourage and inspire the reader and provides a desire to reframe life’s challenges, find solutions, and encourages one to be true to their life purpose. Each chapter in the book is a layer of a painting of my life, as you read, your creative imagination will allow you to see the…

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    Inspirational Speaker

    Shawn combines her artistic talents and her motivational speaking skills to inspire persons from her life journey and uses art to re-enforce her message.  Shawn Ashman is a uniquely talented artist with a flare for the abstract. She is a national mentor in Jamaica and is also an inspirational and transformational speaker.She transcends social and cultural barriers to bring creative expressions to her audience through her therapeutic artistic sessions.   Shawn empowers from teens to CEOs; using art, she allows her audience to connect and relate to the activities or presentation. She has over 18 years work experience ICT/Business Professional, 5 years as an Artrepreneur, 12 years as an artist and…

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    Artrepreneur

    Shawn Ashman is a uniquely talented artist with a flare for the abstract. She is a national mentor in Jamaica and is also an inspirational and transformational speaker.  Shawn combines her artistic talents and her motivational speaking skills to inspire persons from her life journey and uses art to re-enforce her message.  She transcends social and cultural barriers to bring creative expressions to her audience through her therapeutic artistic sessions.   Shawn empowers from teens to CEOs; using art, she allows her audience to connect and relate to the activities or presentation. She has over 18 years work experience ICT/Business Professional, 5 years as an Artrepreneur, 12 years as an artist…