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.