Amy Pirkle established Perkolator Press in 2005 and received her M.F.A. in Book Arts from The University of Alabama in 2007. She has taught at the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, and worked as a freelance printer at Pace Prints in New York. Her work resides in over 50 permanent collections across the United States including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Meridian Museum of Art, and Yale University’s Robert B. Haas Special Collections. Amy is a full-time instructor at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she teaches book arts, design, and interdisciplinary studies.