Shea Stoner is a working artist and graduate of the University of Minnesota for Art and Art History. She was a cartoonist for the Minnesota Daily and is currently a freelance graphic designer. She is continuing her education at the Atelier as a full-time student. Mastery of technique has been a lifelong pursuit for Shea. Her passion for art began with animation and cartoons. She believes drawing abstractly promotes creativity, and prepares the eye for a more complex world.