Meet the Team
Favorite pen at the shop: Tombow Fudenosuke Hard Brush Pen
Born and raised in West Newton, Victor has dreamed of owning a business in his neighborhood since kindergarten. After stepping away from a 20 year career in engineering, he has finally realized his dream by building The Paper Mouse with the love and support of his family and friends. You can find him at the shop indulging its patrons with fine paper, writing instruments and unique gifts, or at Atelier helping to guide its guests through fun creative experiences.
Favorite pen at the shop: Sakura Pigma Micron 003
The Paper Mouse was named for Jenny, who was born in the Year of the Mouse. Jenny keeps the shop running from day to day. You can find her there during the week, helping customers and adorning the shop with her delicate paper flowers and origami. She loves making things by hand and writing small with fine-tipped pens. Come meet her and say hello!
Favorite pencil at the shop: Ivory A.G. Spalding & Bros Mechanical Pencil
Felix is the architect and designer of the The Paper Mouse experience. When he’s not building furniture or giving art and calligraphy lessons at Atelier, he is the watercolor artist and designer behind the international stationery and gift brand, Felix Doolittle.
Favorite pencil at the shop: Hot-pink Mark’s Tous Les Jour Ballpoint Pen
Loren grew up poring over her father’s product catalogs and excited to see the UPS guy at the door delivering beautiful samples from around the world. She finds life repeating itself: She’s sourcing beautiful things from around the block and around the world, still excited to see the UPS guy at the door, and sharing those finds with the community she loves.
Program Coordinator / Artist
Favorite pen at the shop: Ohto Horizon Needle Point
Sara dreams up many of our creative classes and events and helps things run smoothly around our space. She is a devoted crafter, artist and textile enthusiast, teaching classes in rubber stamp carving, tea towel printing and paper arts.
Lead Visual Designer / Artist
Favorite pen at the shop: Sakura Pigma Micron 005
Jean creates layouts and illustrations for Atelier’s flyers, newsletters and handouts, and makes the posters and sandwich boards decorating the classroom space. Her paintings and illustrations are guided by a love of color, nature, and all manner of visual storytelling.
Favorite pen at the shop: Ohto Horizon ballpoint pen
Yulan is a college student and a shopkeeper here at The Paper Mouse. She can be spotted in the shop on weekends and occasionally on weekdays as well. Yulan is passionate about every product in our shop and is always happy to help you choose the perfect items to take home. She also assists with classes and birthday parties at Atelier.
Favorite pencil at the shop: Batle Studio Graphite Owl
Dan is an artist who specializes in watercolor illustrations. He teaches many of our children’s classes and runs our After-school Arts and Crafts program. He is an avid collector of all things nature related, and uses his artistic expression to capture and preserve the natural world. He loves to create and share his passion with those around him.