Alice Austin is a Philadelphia printmaker, painter, sculptor and book artist.

Her work is held in museums, private, public and special collections worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Tate Gallery, London.

See a video of Alice's presentation at the Library of Congress in 2015.

Her art work is also featured in the books 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 in the New Yorker magazine's Book Bench blog.

Featured new work

Covid Year



Designer Bookbinders International Bookbinding Competition 2022 "A Gathering of Leaves"

Alice’s book “COVID Year” has been selected for exhibition in the Designer Bookbinders International Competition 2022, “A Gathering of Leaves."
Currently on display in Edinburgh.

University of Edinburgh, Main Library Gallery, November 4, 2022 - February 25, 2023
Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, UK, July 6 - Sept. 18, 2022


“Abstraction: Landscapes and Otherscapes”

An Exhibition of work from The Ballinglen Museum of Art Permanent Collection. Curated by Ruth Fine. Open by appointment until March 11th 2023.
January 2 -March 11 2023

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To The Ocean
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Venice - Tunnel Book
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