J. Shea Stanley is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Art at Kentucky Weslyan College. A lifelong resident of Henderson, KY, he earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern Indiana in 1994. Additionally, he earned an Associates of Science from Ivy Tech State College in 2010. He received his Masters of Fine Arts in Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2020.
In addition to teaching at the University of Southern Indiana, J. Shea has had a 25+ year career as a designer, serving in roles including graphics technician, graphic designer, illustrator, art director, department head, and UX designer, working in the publishing, manufacturing, fashion and software development industries.