Shannon Heth

As the founder and president of Milk Creative Communications, Shannon has over 10 years of experience in comprehensive strategy, visioning, brand positioning and media relations execution, with client work that includes the Vancouver Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver, Canadian National Film Board, Interior Design Show Vancouver, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Fjallraven, and Frank + Oak. Prior to opening her own agency in 2009 Shannon lived and worked in New York where she handled public relations for some of the city's largest galleries, art dealers and foundations. Beyond the responsibilities of managing a successful PR firm, Shannon also contributes regularly to lifestyle and luxury magazines.

With an extensive list of press contacts and an eye for design, Shannon has a keen sense of what makes a great story, and knows what it takes to have that story told.

Likes: Em dashes, teacups, collared shirts, bourbon

Dislikes: Soggy bread, flavoured water, sequels

The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it.
— Diana Vreeland