Mary Beth Boone
Mary Beth Boone is a book artist and letterpress printer living in Greensboro, NC. She began making books about thirty years ago. Recent exhibits include Re(f)use at Artspace in Raleigh, NC and It’s Alive!: Frankenstein, 200 Years at Asheville BookWorks in Asheville, NC; both in 2018; and Winter Show at the GreenHill Center for NC Art in Greensboro, NC in 2020. Her work was included in 1000 Artists’ Books and 500 Handmade Books, volume 2. A Winter Residency at the Penland School of Crafts in 2012 inspired her to locate and purchase a Vandercook SP 15. She prints under the imprint Purple Pumpkin Press. Her work is in private and public collections. Mary Beth holds a MFA from the University of SC, Columbia.