Monday, June 17, 2013

“Women Of Achievement Awards” 2013 by MK Shannon Awards

As the nation's oldest and largest company dedicated to producing and promoting theater created by women, Women's Project is the magnetic force field for innovative artists and adventurous theater-goers from around the world.

For the past several years, the award entitled “Aspire” has been presented by the Women's Project to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of women from the worlds of entertainment and business. These women are recognized for their contribution to New York City and for the inspiration they provide to others. This award is a female figure designed by MK Shannon whose arm is reaching above her head and becomes a star.”

The 2013 recipients of these prestigious recognition awards included Joana Coles, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan; Donna Kalajian Lagani, Senior Vice President/Publishing Director of The Cosmopolitan Group; Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films; Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of the Broadway League; and the late Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, Helen Gurley Brown. –

More information on Women’s Project Theater can be found at their website:

Rosie O’Donnell presented Sheila Nevins with her “Aspire” award by MK Shannon at the Women’s Project Awards 2013 event in New York.

Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell is an American comedian, actress, author and television personality. She has also been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, LGBT rights activist, television host.

Sheila Nevins is an American television producer and the President of HBO Documentary Films. She has produced hundreds of documentary films for HBO and is one of the most influential people in documentary filmmaking.

Monday, June 3, 2013


The past, present and future create the foundation of your organization—its mission, character, and reputation. The design work of MK Shannon Awards & Rewards captures that message and vision in a powerful way by creating an award you present to people in the organization. This symbol is carried forward every time you recognize individuals for their performance, service, and contribution.

MK Shannon creates unique recognition awards that tap into the human spirit and imagination. Whether it be sales, sports achievement, service or fundraising efforts, MK Shannon Awards offer customized incentives that celebrate excellence and achievement.

Here are two examples where an organization contacted MK Shannon to use her creativity in art to produce a custom award.

"For the Love of Animals" SPCA Donor Incentive Award
Here's what was said:

". . . it is all that I had envisioned as a symbol for the SPCA. It integrates mankind and the animals through its graceful curves."

Richard Avanzino, President
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
San Francisco, California

"ALTUS" Achievement Award for Shaklee Corporation

"MK Shannon has an understanding of Shaklee. I recommend her art to anyone looking for truly outstanding and innovative pieces."

Rich Perry
Vice President Sales
Shaklee Corporation