SHORTT EDITIONS: Books, multiples and prints made by Paul Shortt. Shortt Editions creates books, prints and editions that play with, mock and appropriate cultural norms, authority and rules. The press works with a mixture of digital printing, Risograph printing and laser cutters to create unique works that manipulate the political that can be found in the everyday.

Paul Shortt received his MFA in New Media Art from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his BFA in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute. He has been in numerous group shows in DC, Chicago, Kansas City, and New York City. His works usually engage the public in physical interactions and conversation that examine everyday experiences and cultural norms often in humorous ways through video, sculpture, books and public art. His videos have been shown at the Museum of the Moving Image, The Phillips Collection and the Corcoran College of Art and Design. He has participated in the Printed Matter Art Book Fair’s in New York City and Los Angeles, in addition to art book fairs in Detroit, Baltimore and Kansas City. Shortt has spoken about his work at the Ullens Center For Contemporary Art In Beijing, China and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been written about in Hyperallergic, The Washington Post, Bmore Art and Review Magazine.  Shortt is currently based in Florida.

International shipping available on request. 

Where you can find my books and editions:


Printed Matter in NYC

Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, OH

Wave Pool in Cincinnati, OH

Wonder Fair in Lawrence, KS

Ejecta Projects in Carisle, PA

Sharjah Art Foundation in Sharjah, UAE

Tiny Town Gallery in Tucson, AZ

Exile Books in Miami, FL

Online Stores:

Draw Down Books


Fuse Works in Brooklyn, NY

Kayrock Screenprinting in Brooklyn, NY

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