Jamie Shannon is a Toronto born artist that specializes in bringing things to life. He teaches workshops, creates events of public intervention and hosts gallery spaces. Jamie is also a writer, director and producer of films and television.
Most recently, he built two life-size Cheetah puppets for a performance at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Last year he built a 10ft tall lion and led a team of 5 puppeteers to puppeteer it on the film Higglety Pigglety Pop, produced by Spike Jonze. Jamie has recently created and performed an object based puppet show at the Don Blanche residency and exhibited his puppet creations at the Mikhail Zakin Gallery in New York.
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