Alice Austin
BFA, Philadelphia College of Art

Alice Austin is a Philadelphia printmaker and book artist.

She has worked as a book conservator since 1999 at the Library Company of Philadelphia, the first library in the U.S., founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin.

She has been a lecturer at the University of the Arts, teaching book structures, and also teaches workshops at the Center for Book Arts, NYC, and other locations. She earned a BFA from the Philadelphia College of Art, now the University of the Arts, and has been an active member of the Guild of Book Workers since 1998.

She has been awarded many artist residencies in Europe, some of which involve teaching and exhibiting. Her work is widely held in private, public and special collections worldwide and you can listen to a podcast about her work from the University of Alabama. Her art work is also featured in “500 Handmade Books,” “Magic Books and Paper Toys,” "1000 Artists' Books" and "Making Handmade Books." Her artist books have been reviewed in Fine Books magazine and online in The New Yorker magazine's “Book Bench” blog. 

Class Schedule, Spring 2016

M04:00PM - 06:50PMBook Arts: Structures

Contact Info

Office: Anderson Hall 8TH
Tel: 215-717-6490
Fax: 215-717-6632