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Samuel Shumway is a stop motion animator, paper fabricator, and prop designer living and working in New York City. He graduated from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Illustration.

Samuel has worked with multiple children's media companies, including Nickelodeon, HarperCollins Children's Books, and Klutz. He has also taught at The Montessori School in Park Slope, Brooklyn. When he's not working, he likes listening to podcasts, playing pool, documenting his travels, and taking pictures of his cats, Wally, Rae, Lola and Gatsby.