Shawn Sheehy

Shawn

Shawn Sheehy has been teaching book arts courses and workshops on the national level, primarily in paper making and paper engineering, since 2001. His broadsides and artist book editions have been collected by numerous prestigious universities, including Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago, Library of Congress, UCLA, and Harvard. His pop-ups have been featured twice in both Hand Papermaking magazine and Vintage magazine. Sheehy’s trade pop-up book Welcome to the Neighborwood (a mass-market version of his artist book) was released in 2015, winning numerous awards. He’s currently at work on his next trade book, a mass-market version of his artist book Beyond the Sixth Extinction, which will be released through Candlewick in autumn 2018. He holds an MFA in the Book Arts from Columbia College Chicago.

Workshops

Cereal Box Mechanical Cards

Date & Time Saturday, November 7th ~ 10:00am-12:00pm EST Create this fun and engaging set of four movable, mechanical cards, each featuring a traditional mechanism made entirely from cereal box […]

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Cabinet of Paper Curiosities

Dates & Times Saturday, January 9th ~ 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm EST Sunday, January 10th ~ 1:00-3:00pm EST Saturday, January 16th ~ 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm EST Sunday, January 17th ~ 1:00-3:00pm […]

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