Photos of Shannon Atwell in London and riding a camel

Shannon Atwell

Graphic Design Major
Studied in London, England

"By far, it was the most incredible experience of my life. Not only did I make lifelong friends from all over the world, I was able to travel to ten different countries, be inspired by my surroundings, and fully immerse myself in a new culture."

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Your first year as an art student at Marywood is an important step in your development as an artist. To help make your foundation year a success, we offer a number of resources to guide you.

The foundation guide book is now online. Links to the specific content in the guidebook are provided:

Throughout the year, you'll have the opportunity to engage in several art related activities including attending exhibits and visiting artist talks, taking field trips, and participating in freshman portfolio review. Be sure to read our News & Events page for important details and information. We also encourage you to follow the Art Department on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and our blog, Where Creativity Works.