Shown above, detail from a book by Emily Sheffer.
Shown above, detail from a book by Emily Sheffer.
Emily Sheffer will be Book Artist in Residence for October at Maine Media Workshops + College, 70 Camden Street in Rockport. Focusing on climate change’s impacts on algae, Sheffer will combine the historic process of cyanotype printing with letterpress text in the books she will produce during her residency at Maine Media. Sheffer earned a BFA in photography with departmental honors from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and her work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the world. In 2017, she founded Dust Collective, a group of makers of handmade photography books; she currently works as an art photographer and studio director in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jim Nickelson will be Book Artist in Residence from November 2019 through May 2020.