Bridget O'Malley | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Bridget O'Malley

Portrait of Bridget O'Malley


Adjunct Faculty
MFA, MA, University of Iowa

Bridget O'Malley is a master papermaker. She worked from 1994-2017 as a designer and production manager at Cave Paper Inc., a handmade paper mill specializing in natural-dyed flax papers. She teaches papermaking at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and offers book, paper, and print workshops around the country. She studied papermaking with Timothy Barrett at the University of Iowa Center for the Book, research, and production paper facilities. While there she completed a five-year papermaking apprenticeship. She also received her MA and MFA in printmaking from the University of Iowa. Her artwork focuses on forms found in nature, and bringing those to life through the interplay of print, paper, and sculpture.