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Shannon Patterson

From Passion to Profession: An Illustrator’s Journey

30 September 2020

From Passion to Profession: An Illustrator’s Journey

Illustrator/ Activist Shannon Patterson. Photo: Sean Mullan

As part of Learning Day for Ireland 2020, CCA Derry~Londonderry brings you an interview with North West Illustrator Shannon Patterson. This video presents an honest account from Shannon on how she has turned her passion for drawing into employment. Shannon is in a position where the work is becoming more steady and she is now earning enough to go full time with her practice. We hear about the transition, the highs and lows, practical tips on promotion, where she makes her work, overcoming obstacles, staying motivated and tips on getting started.

Click here to watch the interview. This video is part of Learning Day for Ireland 2020/Learning City 2020 hosted by What’s on Derry Strabane. You can see what else is happening for Learning Day/Learning City by checking in with What’s on Derry Strabane on their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Learning City 2020 also is posting on their Twitter.