Art of Alma Sheppard-Matsuo

Alma is an illustrator, designer, puppeteer and traditional animator.  She received a BFA in traditional animation from the School of Visual Arts in 2010 and resides in Brooklyn NY.


Alma combines visual arts and storytelling, combing folklore and people's histories for content.  She has also worked with various groups as a puppeteer, including the People's Puppets, Great Small Works, Bread & Puppet and Chinese Theatre Works.


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