Alma Sheppard-Matsuo

USA

Alma is an illustrator and teacher based out of Brooklyn NY. She utilizes images, textures and storytelling techniques from folklore, animation, puppetry and comics to weave new worlds and explore existing ones, in the classroom and in the streets. Her work has been featured with leftist socio-political organizations and agit-prop theater and spectacle groups like Bread & Puppet Theater, Aftselokhis Spectacle Committee, The People’s Puppets, Free University and the War Resisters League. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2010 with a BFA in traditional animation.

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