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This guide will help you locate materials at the Pratt Libraries (and beyond) related to paper art & engineering, pop-ups and origami. Happy hunting!
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Books on Paper Arts

The Pratt Libraries have lots of books on paper art and engineering. Listed are a handful of books orient you to our collection!

Click on a book image or link to view its PrattCat record--this will help you determine its location & availability.

Recommended Web Sites

There are many talented artists and designers working with paper.

Also included in this list are organizations related to the papers arts.

  • Becca Zerkin
  • Bianca Chang
    Bianca Chang is designer and artist based in Sydney, Australia.
  • Eight Emperors
    Eight Emperors is Thea Augustina Eck & Matthew Shlian, domestic partners who met at college, collaborate on paper art projects to great effect, as you will see on their Web site!
  • Hand Papermaking
    Hand Papermaking, Inc. publishes a quarterly newsletter and an award-winning journal. Additionally it sells limited-edition portfolios and offers a freely searchable online image registry for those interested in handmade paper art.
  • Helen Friel
    Illustrator and paper engineer, Helen Friel creates gorgeous pop-ups and paper art works for books, advertising shots, book and magazine covers, etc.
  • Helen Hiebert Studio
    Helen Hiebert creates handmade paper and paper art works. She has authored multiple books on paper making and paper crafts / art.
  • International Association of Hand Papermakers & Paper Artists (IAPMA)
    The IAPMA organization focuses on the global promotion and support of hand papermaking and paper art.
  • Katsumi Komagata
    Komagata is an award-winning Japanese graphic designer. Check out his amazing paper art & pop-up works!
  • Kyle Bean
    Artist and paper engineer Kyle Bean creates stunning work for book publications, cards, as well as advertising and cover art.
  • The Moveable Book Society
  • Nahoko Kojima
    Professional papercut artist, Nahoko Kojima, updates the Japanese artform, making it sculptural. View images of Kojima's work on her blog. Also check out Kojima's professional web site at:
  • The Paper Convention Collective  
    The Paper Convention is directed by Lisa Loxley with the help of many hands. It is dedicated to the documentation of Paper Expressionism. It is a simple, powerful statement that aims to encourage and harness emerging paper artists and makers. It is a message that insists on the notion of community and utilises art as a catalyst for documenting and bringing communities together. From designers to artists to paper enthusiasts, the collective believe in collaborative initiatives, exchanging ideas and supporting the paper community.
  • Paper-Cut-Project
    These images of works by the Paper-Cut-Project duo will knock your socks off! Nikki Nye, artist, and Amy Flurry, stylist, comprise this dynamic duo who have realized projects for establishments including Cartier, Christie's, Jen Kao runway, Kate Spade, the Victoria & Albert Museum.
  • Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn
    The Smithsonian's blog on pop-ups.
  • Paper Forest
    This blog celebrates paper art & engineering. Offers great images!
  • Pop Up Kingdom
    The name of this Chinese blog speaks for itself.

PAPER at Saatchi Gallery

Visit the Saatchi Gallery website to view works by those artists included in Saatchi's Paper exhibit in London, June 18 - September 29, 2013.


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