M.P. “Patty” McAuliffe – BUGS


c. 2020
edition of: 3 v.e.
dimensions: 6.5 x 6.75 x 2.25

This is an artist book enclosed in a tray over a mylar covered section showing a dried specimen of a dragonfly. All are housed in a handmade hinged box. The book includes several etchings of bugs that fly. A verse of Emily Dickinson is used as text in letterpress to accompany the etchings in the book. The book is a one dowel piano hinged accordion structure.


paper, ink, bookcloth, wood, ribbon, mylar

About the artist:

Patty McAuliffe lives in Colorado where she has a printmaking studio, Songbird Studios. She renders drawings from nature to then make into etchings. She likes to make artist books of some of her smaller etchings. She also enjoys letterpress.


M.P. “Patty” McAuliffe – BUGS