What I Do

A few of my passions and projects

Art Art

This page is currently under construction, but while you’re here, you can check out a few places I’ve published my work. Where my artwork has been published: Een goed gevoel bij biokatoen, Het Parool, 5.13.2013 Made in Bangladesh, [French] ELLE, 5.02.2013 Learning Korean through Art, Chincha, 4.24.2013 Sarah Shaw, [b]racket, February 2013 issue, (pgs. 24-27) “Global Perspectives” issue, Prattfolio, […]

Travel Travel

This page is currently under construction, but while you’re here, you can check out some trip reports I’ve written. *Adventure Korea Learning how to paraglide in Korea, 5.05.2013 Spring Festivals in Korea: the Jindo Sea Parting and Butterflies, 5.01.2013 Biking around Upo Wetland, strawberry picking, and experiencing my own funeral, 4.18.2013 Skiing in the Year […]

Writing Writing

This page is currently under construction, but while you’re here, you can check out some writing I’ve published on the web. Narrative writing Riding the white horse: On being foreign in South Korea, Glimpse, 4.19.2013 Notes from the covert world of Korean shamanism, Glimpse, 11.30.2012 Eavesdropping on Line 6, Asia Pundits, 8.26.2012 Sneaking in on Sarah in […]

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Summer Reading: 5 graphic novels

Summer Reading: 5 graphic novels

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 | No Comments

Welcome to my latest obsession: the graphic novel. I’ve realized that the combination of illustrations and text to tell a story is not only reserved for superheroes, children and fantasy. Lately I’ve been reading a selection of (mostly) non-fiction graphic novels, intended for adults. Not only are these stories interesting, entertaining and well-rendered, but they’ve inspired […]

The House of Animals

The House of Animals

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 | 11 Comments

            -Text and illustrations by Sarah Shaw @ www.mappingwords.com. All rights reserved.

La Boquilla Tour

La Boquilla Tour

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Even though I’ve hit the ten month mark in Colombia, I’ve failed to really show you how wonderful my Peace Corps site is. Now is your chance to glimpse some important places in La Boquilla through the eyes of my 9th grade English conversation club. Last semester, I worked with this group of students to film a […]

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