Walter S. H. Hamady Photo

Walter S. H. Hamady

Born: Sep 13, 1940

Birthplace: Flint

Nationality: United States

Walter S. H. Hamady

Date of Birth : Sep 13, 1940
Birth Place : Flint

Walter Hamady or, in full, Walter Samuel Haatoum Hamady, is an American artist, book designer, papermaker, poet and teacher. He is especially known for his innovative efforts in letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking. In the mid-1960s, he founded The Perishable Press Limited and the Shadwell Papermill, and soon after joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he taught for more than thirty years.

Also known as


  • Walter Samuel Haatoum Hamady
  • Walter Hamady

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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