Shannon Driscoll owns Oil and Cotton along with partner Kayli House. She teaches book and paper arts with a focus on material science and the history of handcraft. 

She received her Bachelor of Art in Art History with a focus on American folk art from the University of North Texas and her Masters Degree from the Kilgarlin Center for the Preservation of the Cultural Record at the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied book and paper conservation in 2006. She received additional conservation training through various AIC courses and through internships and professional experience while at the North East Document Conservation Center, Andover; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore;  Widner Library, Harvard College Libraries, Cambridge, the Pinos Y Serriera Archives, Vilassar de Dalt, Spain before opening a private conservation practice in Dallas. 

Shannon served on the board of Resolana where she also taught art classes to incarcerated women in the Dallas County Jail and served on the board of the Oak Cliff Foundation.