Shifra Whiteman was born and raised in New York City and now calls Chicago home. She is a University of Michigan, STAMPS School of Art & Design graduate with a BFA in 2011 and in 2016 received her masters degree in Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. Shifra is a freelance illustrator, piñata builder,  papercut artist , exhibition curator, fair trade advocate, teacher, social entrepreneur enthusiast, and surface designer. 

 

Shifra Whiteman working in her studio. Winter 2011.

Shifra Whiteman working in her studio. Winter 2011.