Biography

Leanne Shapton

Leanne Shapton is an illustrator, author and publisher based in New York City. She is the co-founder of J&L Books After interning at SNL, Harper's Magazine and for illustator James McMullan, she began her career at the National Post where she edited and art-directed the daily Avenue page, an award-winning double-page feature covering news and cultural trends. She went on to art direct Saturday Night, the National Post's weekly news magazine. In 2003, Shapton published her first book of drawings, titled Toronto.  Her most recent work is Sunday Night Movies, a book of paintings from movies.

Leanne Shapton

Books by Leanne Shapton

by Leanne Shapton - Comic Books, Graphic Novel, Movies

SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIES features Leanne Shapton’s watercolors of resonant moments in black-and-white cinema. Selecting a brief fragment of each chosen film, she creates an indelible image that is both a hand-painted movie still and a personal response to a fleeting celluloid moment.