Shawn Kosmala has taught painting and photography at Niagara University for the continuing education and communication studies departments since 2009. He has also been a public school art teacher since 2003, teaching kindergarten through twelfth grade. Shawn is an award-winning artist and has owned his own studio since 2010.
- M.F.A., Fine Art Painting, Rochester Institute of Technology
- B.F.A., Illustration, Rochester Institute of Technology
- Specialized Associates, Illustration, Art Institute of Pittsburg