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 Pop-Up Now II at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, OR in 2016, Re(f)use at Artspace in Raleigh, NC and It’s Alive!: Frankenstein, 200 Years at Asheville BookWorks in Asheville, NC; both 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.