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Claire Sammons is an interdisciplinary artist, printer, and poet who creates text-based artist’s books and works on paper using letterpress, offset, and digital printing methods. A native of Olympia, WA, Claire graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Book Arts and Poetics. In May 2013, she received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago. She has taught undergraduate level letterpress courses at Columbia College Chicago and worked for The Journal of Artists’ Books as a printer and book reviewer. She now works as a letterpress printer in a rural shop in Washington State.


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Some of Claire’s books are sold by Vamp & Tramp Booksellers.