Shawn Michael Foley is a floral artist, life coach, photographer, and transformational author who helps designers and creatives navigate through their career and personal roadblocks. Shawn has been in the floral industry for over fourteen years, and his floral art is internationally recognized and published. He has worked heavily in the wedding and event industry and has designed and worked on hundreds of weddings.
Shawn is an accredited member of A.I.F.D. (The American Institute of Floral Designers). An accreditation of design knowledge, skill, and achievement. He is also an accredited member of P.F.C.I. (Professional Floral Communicators International). An achievement on design knowledge, theory and the ability to teach and communicate clearly and confidently.
Shawn is well known for his Human Form Project, an anthology showcasing unique and sensual floral designs enhancing the natural beauty of the human body. He was also selected as one of the 2016 Mayesh Design Stars. He has presented, showcased and taught on both national and international platforms to the design community including State Associations, The Philadelphia International Flower Show, AIFD National Symposium and his own high-level workshops.
By fusing his floral design background and his Reiki Master Teacher training, Shawn created his coaching platform Fleurvana. A path of co-creation guiding creative minds to re-fall in love with their art and their business. He also teaches retreats & workshops on enhancing design skills, developing, and expressing signature design styles. He is the Host and Founder of Fleurvana Floral Artists & Fleurvana Virtual Summits, The Human Form Project, and creative business masterminds.
Shawn has combined his love of flowers and reiki into a unique energy healing style.
He has created his own guided meditations around floral mandalas, teaching design from a viewpoint of connection with a higher self and floral immersive reiki sessions. Additionally, he has also created his own line of organic bath, body, and aromatherapy products harnessing the power of flowers for healing, relaxation and creative connection.
Shawn is an avid lover of coffee, crystals, flowers, plants, essential oils, candles, reiki and design. He now lives in Fort Worth, TX, and runs his own design and coaching business. His favorite saying once said to him by his long-time mentor is:
"Whenever you feel lost, you'll always find yourself deep in the woods."