Kyle Olmon

Kyle Olmon

Visiting Instructor

Kyle Olmon is a children’s pop-up book creator and author. He was born outside Chicago, Illinois and began to create dimensional artist books after receiving degrees in painting and art history at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.  His first major project was Celebration, a collaborative pop-up book sponsored by the Movable Book Society. Shortly thereafter, he moved to New York City, where he worked with Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart for eight years. Kyle is the author and designer of the New York Times bestselling pop-up book, Castle: Medieval Days and Knights. His subsequent book, Baby Signs: A Pop-up Book, focuses on teaching sign language to preverbal children. He regularly partners with individuals and organizations on pop-up projects and exhibitions, both artistic and commercial. Kyle is an active board member of the Movable Book Society and has taught at Pratt since 2005.

Kyle teaches Pop-Up Paper Engineering.

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