Mary Beth Boone is a book artist and letterpress printer who makes her home in Greensboro, NC. She began making books about twenty-five years ago and shows her work extensively. Recent exhibits include Selfies, Real or Imagined at Gallery West in Columbia, SC in 2015, Pop-Up Now II at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, OR in 2016, and Re(f)use at Artspace in Raleigh, NC in 2018.  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.