Artist | Designer | Independent Curator

Hello and welcome to my transitional website.

While my new website is being developed, a preview of selected work can be viewed here.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or to see more.

Project inquiries and feedback are also welcome.

Thanks for visiting!


Dividing Lines
hand-bound artists book and site-specific installation

Untitled, A Buson Trio
screenprinted, hand-bound artists books

The World of Biology/Life is a Mystery
4-volume set of handmade slipcased artists books salvaging words+pictures from discarded textbook

Kinds of Blue
handmade folding postcard book documenting the colour of the sky over a period of one month

About Face
hand-bound chapbook prototype with tipped-in Japanese paper flyleaves and die-cut covers


After Janine
series of 32 screenprints and installation at Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence

Double Helix
site-specific installation commissioned by RISD Museum in Providence

site-specific installation commissioned by RISD Museum in Providence


exhibition development and graphics for the American Museum of Natural History, New York

Naked Singularities: New Painting New York
independent curation and organization of art exhibition at NIX Gallery, New York

Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind and Spirit
exhibition development and graphics for the American Museum of Natural History


Chinatown Film Project
brochure/poster for Museum of Chinese in America, New York (MOCA)

College-Montrose Children's Place
two-color annual report for nonprofit children's organization in Toronto

Here+Now: Chinese Artists in New York
exhibition and 136-page catalogue development and design for MOCA New York

Mixed Greens contemporary art gallery
biannual artwork catalogues, print collateral, and website redesign/updates

MoMA Film and Lecture Series Poster
two-color photo-based poster for Museum of Modern Art, New York

Rhode Island School of Design NYC Biennial 2006
catalogue for RISD exhibition curated by Robert Storr

The Virtual Salon: Transnational Chinese Photographers in the Digital Age
catalogue and exhibition for MOCA New York


not-for-profit project space devoted to experimental exhibitions, editions, and related events

TYPOLOGY blog containing project space updates, reviews, images, and links

shani [at] typology [dot] ca