Rory Sparks

Born in Minneapolis, MN, Sparks now lives in Portland, OR. She received her MFA from the Hartford Art School Nomad 9 interdisciplinary art program. Her education has also included self-study, residency, apprenticeship, and various institutions including the American Academy of Bookbinding. Sparks is the co-founder of Working Library, Em Space Book Arts Center, and has taught at a variety of schools, including Pacific Northwest College of Art, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Penland School of Craft, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts.