CV: Exhibitions/Media Exposure

2017

Self-titled show. Bank Street School. New York, NY

 

Focus on Book Arts Instructor Show. Various venues. OR

2016

Pulp and Possibilities: Paper Sculpture. Peninsula School of Art. Fish Creek, WI

 

Making Matters (Instructor Show). Peters Valley School of Craft. Layton, NJ

 

2016 Instructor Show. Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Gatlinburg, TN

2015

words|matter. Arts on Elston. Chicago, IL

2014

Artist Books and Prints. Watkinson Library, Trinity College. Hartford, CT

 

2D, 3D, 4D?! Solo Show. Lawrence University. Appleton, WI

2013

Veggies, Bugs & Seeds. North Main Gallery. Salem, NY

 

Solo Show. St. Ambrose University. Davenport, IA

2012

September Featured Artist. ArtPlantae Today.
artplantaetoday.com/2012/09/01/teaching-ecology-with-pop-up-books/

 

Letters. Words. Books. Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture. Fort Wayne, IN

 

Thinking Outside the Book. werkspace. Chicago, IL

 

Sense of Place in Artist Books. Architecture Library, University of Minnesota. Twin Cities, MN

 

San Diego Book Arts Fourth National Juried Show. UC San Diego. San Diego, CA

 

Beaten and Bound Invitational. Lubeznik Center for the Arts. Michigan City, IN

 

In, On, Of Paper Juried Show. Paper Circle. Nelsonville, OH

 

Solo Show. Illinois Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL

 

No Library Card Required Invitational. Santa Fe Community College. Santa Fe, NM

 

Wallbound. Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur. Atlanta, GA

2011

Natural Cycles: Sustainable Book and Paper Arts (co-curator and participant).

    Ryerson Woods. Lincolnshire, IL

 

Solo Show: Process in Action. Kalamazoo Book Arts Center. Kalamazoo, MI

 

Il Libro: The Art of the Book. Barton Art Galleries. Barton College. Wilson, NC

 

One Book, Many Interpretations. Harold Washington Library. Chicago, IL

 

Focus on Book Arts Conference; Instructor’s Exhibition. Forest Grove, OR

 

Paper Toy II. Pink Hobo Gallery. Minneapolis, MN

 

Pop-Ups: They’re Not Just for Kids! Bowdoin College Library. Brunswick, ME

 

Cut. Evanston Art Center. Evanston, IL

 

Beyond the Text: Artists’ Books from the Collection of R. Ruben. Bailey/Howe Library,

   University of Vermont.  Burlington, VT

 

Paper Craft Exhibition. online: yeesjob.com. Montreal, Canada

2010

Artist Sketchbooks. North Branch. Chicago, IL

 

The Haunted Library (curator). Ragdale Foundation. Lake Forest, IL

 

The Book as Sculpture. Peninsula School of Art. Fish Creek, WI

 

Pop-Up Now! 23 Sandy Gallery. Portland, OR

 

I will cut thrU: Pochoirs, Carvings and Other Cuttings. Sarah Lawrence College. Bronxville, NY

 

I will cut thrU: Pochoirs, Carvings and Other Cuttings. Center for Book Arts. New York, NY

 

The Inaugural Exhibition. The Morgan Conservatory. Cleveland, OH

 

The Instructor’s Show. BookWorks. Asheville, NC

 

Beyond the Text: Artists’ Books from the Collection of Robert J. Ruben. The Grolier Club

   New York, NY

 

Somewhere Far From Habit. Longwood Center for Creative Arts. Farmville, VA

 

The Book as Vessel. University of North Florida. Jacksonville, FL

2009

The Book as Its Own Addendum. Marwen. Chicago, IL

 

Somewhere Far From Habit. Pierre Menard Gallery. Cambridge, MA

 

Scissors: Pop-Up. Florida Craftsmen, Inc. St. Petersburg, FL

 

Fiber Focus 2009. Art Saint Louis. St. Louis, MO

 

Paperworks 2009. b.j. Spoke Gallery. Huntington, NY

 

beyondWords: Bookfest 2009. Long Beach Island Foundation. Loveladies, NJ

 

Paper Toy and Pop Out Show. Pink Hobo. Minneapolis, MN

 

Processes: Solo Show at Millikin University. Decatur, IL

 

Range of Possibilities, Faculty Show at Penland. Penland, NC

 

The Codex and The Helix: Book Arts Exploring Evolution. Gonzaga University. Spokane, WA

2008

7th Anniversary Bright Hill Press Juried Book Arts Exhibition. Treadwell, NY

 

Handpapermaking Movables at Pyramid Atlantic. Silver Spring, MD

 

‘Portfolio: Book & Paper Arts’. DEM07, Summer

 

Mystery in the Natural World. Calladan Gallery. Online Exhibition

 

The 5th International Book & Paper Arts Triennial. Chicago, IL

 

6th International Paper Triennial. Museé de Charmey. Charmey, Switzerland

 

Sunrise Gallery at Unity: The PIT Show. Chicago, IL

 

Enter into Circulation: Artists' Books at Finch Gallery. Chicago, IL

 

The Illustrated Word: An Exhibit of Letterpress Broadsides. Eugene, OR

2007

Beyond the Sixth Extinction: A Pop-Up Bestiary at Vespine. Chicago, IL

 

Action/Interaction, Conference Exhibition Committee ChairColumbia College. Chicago, IL

 

Self-titled show at BookWorks. Asheville, NC

 

Reverence for All Living Creatures. Jersey City, NJ

 

Off the Grid, Exhibition CuratorColumbia College. Chicago, IL

2006

Connective Fibers. East Lansing, MI

 

More Than the Sum of Its Parts. Farmville, VA

 

5th Anniversary Bright Hill Press Juried Book Arts Exhibition. Treadwell, NY

 

Juried Members Show, Friends of Dard Hunter Annual Meeting. Chillicothe, OH

 

A Movable Feast. Columbia College. Chicago, IL

 

The Printed Image. The Depot. Steamboat Springs, CO

 

After Words. South Suburban College. South Holland, IL

 

Madison: People, Places and Events. Madison, WI

2005

Artists' Books. Earlham College. Richmond, IN

 

35 Annual Chicago Arts District Artwalk Curated Show. Chicago, IL

 

Paper and Wood. Hue Gallery. Madison, WI

 

WordArt. Cincinnati, OH

 

Fiber Focus 2005. St. Louis, MO

 

The 4th International Book & Paper Arts Triennial. Chicago, IL

 

…with a little help from my friends (Book Arts at The Paper Studio). Tempe, AZ

 

Word & Image: An Exhibition of Poetry Broadsides by 8 Small Presses. 

   New England College Gallery. Henniker, NH

 

The Intensive Spirit: 22 Years of the Paper and Book Intensive. 

   The Depot. Steamboat Springs, CO

 

The Art of Printmaking. Anne Lloyd Gallery, Madden Arts Center. Decatur, IL

 

Book Marks. Suburban Fine Art Center. Highland Park, IL

 

Self-titled Show. Vespine Gallery. Chicago, IL

 

Word & Image: Poetry Broadsides by 8 Contemporary Small Presses. 

   The Putney School. Putney, VT 

2004

Juried Members Show, Friends of Dard Hunter Annual Meeting. 

   Southwest School of Art & Craft. San Antonio, TX

 

Self-titled Show. Union League Club of Chicago. Chicago, IL

 

Stand and Deliver: Sculpture in the Book Format. Brookfield CT, San Diego, Boca Raton,

    Denver, Chicago

 

Altered States: Printmaking after Modern Technology. Suburban Fine Art Center. 

   Highland Park, IL

 

Innovative Printmaking on Handmade Paper. Robert C Williams American Museum

   of Papermaking. Atlanta, GA

 

Artist’s Book Show. Myopic Bookstore. Chicago, IL

2003 and before

Shawn Sheehy: Models for a Pop-Up. Vespine Gallery. Chicago, IL, 2003

 

Innovative Printmaking on Handmade Paper. Handpapermaking Journal, 2003

 

Art of the Broadside. Vamp & Tramp Booksellers. Birmingham, AL, 2003

 

Print Regional Design Annual. 2002,2003. Print Magazine/LVI:IV, 2002; LVII:IV, 2003

 

‘The Book People’. Gravity Magazine. Autumn 2002

 

Books! Chicago Bound and Bedecked. Harold Washington Library Center. Chicago, IL, 2002

 

2nd National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Show. Atlanta; Philadelphia; Tuscaloosa;

   Louisiana; Minneapolis, 2002-03

 

32 Annual Chicago Arts District Artwalk Curated Show. Chicago, IL, 2002

 

Weisman Scholars Exhibition. Hokin Gallery. Chicago, IL, 2002

 

MFA Thesis Show: “Out of the Loop." Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 2002

 

Artist-in-Residence Contest Exhibit. Nexus Press. Atlanta, GA, 2000

 

1st National Collegiate Handmade Paper Art Show. Chicago, Atlanta, Buffalo, Washington DC, 1999

 

‘Editions’ Show. Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 2002

 

‘Pages’ Show. Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 2000

 

‘Archibookture’ Show. Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 2000

 

‘Visual Environments’ Show. Hokin Gallery. Chicago, IL, 1999