Sam Ita is a pop-up and paper engineering artist. Sam is also a Pratt alumnus.
Pratt students, faculty and staff are welcome to view pop-up books from the Libraries' Special Collections. Simply visit the Brooklyn Reference Desk, and we will pull pop-ups for your viewing pleasure!
The Pratt Libraries own all of Sam Ita's pop-up publications, which are housed in Special Collections.
Click on a book image or link to view its PrattCat record--this will help you determine its location & availability.
Susan Mills, book artist & teacher, interviews Sam Ita, pop-up artist on Nov 28, 2012.
Robert Sabuda, Pratt instructor, was named "The Reigning Prince of Pop-Up Books" by The Wall Street Journal. Below is a video of his pop-up, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."
For an in-person look at Sabuda's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," visit the Reference Desk at the Pratt Brooklyn Library.
For further information on Robert Sabuda and his work, see his Web site.
Go with Sam Ita to his studio in Brooklyn where he will personally show you how to create a monster octopus pop-up!
For further information about Sam Ita and his work, visit his Web site.