Amy Thompson is an Assistant Librarian and the Designer for the Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press. She is also the proprietor of Paper Boat Studios. Formerly, Amy was the Manager of the Black Rock Press at the University of Nevada, Reno. She holds a BS in Studio Art & Biology from Willamette University and an MFA in Visual Art from Washington University in Saint Louis. Amy has taught book arts, typography, bookbinding, printmaking, painting, and a breadth of design courses at the college level. Amy has exhibited widely, and her work is held in multiple institutional collections.