Continuing our summer Artist Catch-Up Series, today we are excited to feature the talented Dogwood Hill artist Shanna Masters! Shanna is a a native Texan, and and the interior designer-turned-artist behind Shanna Masters Designs. She has loved drawing and painting since toddlerhood, and started painting in watercolor at age eight. Shanna’s beautiful botanicals and adorable canine illustrations appear throughout many Dogwood Hill pieces. In fact, Shanna’s little King Charles Cavalier illustrations pictured above are a preview of some new artwork we will be releasing later this fall!

In her free time, Shanna enjoys hitting the gym, kayaking, photography, baking, reading shelter magazines and design books, and visiting museums, gardens, and historic homes. Shanna lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, Daryl, and golden doodle pup, Bentley. Enjoy our quick Q&A correspondence with Shanna below to read what she has on her summer bucket list and learn her favorite iced summer beverage.

We have also included some of our favorite products featuring Shanna’s artwork at the bottom of this post.

Describe yourself in five words or less: high maintenance, high return

Favorite way to wind down: a good workout.

I work best when: listening to praise music.

My summer bucket list items I am most looking forward to: following Austin’s ice storm of 2021, we hope to harvest fruit from our fig tree for the first time in several years, along with vacation time in the mountains, at the beach, and a national park that has been on our bucket list for years.

Favorite listen at the moment: the How’d She Do That? and Fearless with Cissie Graham Lynch podcasts

Favorite beverage for a cool-down in the summer: an Arnold Palmer with a sprig of fresh mint.

Items on your wishlist from the Dogwood Hill spring/summer collection: Holly Hollon’s Capri wrapping paper roll and matching gift tags, Abby Little Jessup’s Floridian Flamingos Summer Cookout invitations, and Gina Langford’s Jardin Colore’ wrapping paper roll and Under The Sea Turtle Notepad.

You can find all the Dogwood Hill products featuring Shanna’s artwork here.

Photography by Mary Margaret Smith Photography.

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