Amy LeePard is a book artist who creates one-of-a-kind and editioned handmade books and prints under the imprint Painted Bunting Books. With a background in photography and architecture, Amy received her Masters of Fine Arts in Book Arts degree from The University of Alabama. Her work incorporates printing processes that span the history of print technology, from traditional printmaking to letterpress printing to giclee printing. As a hand bookbinder, Amy has a special interest in historic book structures. Her handmade paper can be found in many of her books and she enjoys experimenting with paper sculpture. Curator for the biennial national traveling juried exhibitions Horizon and Vessel, Amy served the Guild of Book Workers as National Exhibitions Chair from 2010 to 2016.


The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
MFA in the Book Arts, May 2016

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies, May 2009

Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Architecture, 1998-2000