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MFA Candidate, Industrial Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
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Bridget Sheehan was born in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago in 1987. She is a designer with focuses in industrial and graphic design, and holds a M.F.A in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and a B.F.A. from Ball State University. Sheehan was the recipient of the RIT Industrial Design GlassL… Read More
Bridget Sheehan was born in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago in 1987. She is a designer with focuses in industrial and graphic design, and holds a M.F.A in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and a B.F.A. from Ball State University. Sheehan was the recipient of the RIT Industrial Design GlassLab Fellowship Award in 2014.

As a graduate student at Rochester Institute of Technology, Sheehan served as Graduate and Teaching Assistant to Professor and Department Chair, Josh Owen. She served as curator and designer of the annual RIT Industrial design alumni exhibition, Design Autopsy and acted as exhibition and graphic designer for the inaugural Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.

Sheehan currently resides in Rochester, NY where she works full-time as a craftsman at designer Wendell Castle’s studio. Sheehan also works as an independent designer, and is an Adjunct Professor for RIT’s School of Design. Read Less
  • Craftsman, 3D Modeler
    Wendell Castle, Inc. — Rochester, NY, USA
  • Adjunct Professor of Design
    Rochester Institute Of Technology — Rochester, NY, USA
  • Graduate Assistant/ Teaching Assistant
    Rochester Institute Of Technology — Rochester, NY, USA
  • Apprentice/Intern
    Wendell Castle, Inc. — Scottsville, NY, USA
  • Graphic Design Intern
    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum — Chicago, IL, USA
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To solve problems in a responsible manner.

Create objects that will better the lives of their users.

It's my passion, and it's the one thing I can't stop thinking about.
"Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life." - Fred Rogers

"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination..." - Edwa… Read More
"Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life." - Fred Rogers

"Great art is the outward expression of an inner life of the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination..." - Edward Hopper

"A good friend is a connection to life - a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world." - Lois Wyse Read Less
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