Amy graduated from University College Falmouth with a degree in Illustration in 2010. She has worked as an Illustration agent since 2013, while pursuing her love of bookbinding in her spare time.
She has taken various courses over the years, first studying with Nicky Oliver, and later learning vellum and fine binding with Kathy Abbott at City Lit. She now runs beginners bookbinding workshops at Cockpit Arts, Deptford with paper marbler Lucy McGrath of Marmor Paperie. Amy was elected to Licentiateship of Designer Bookbinders in 2022.
An active member of the Society of Bookbinders, she is on the London & South committee and is co-organising the SoB International Competition 2022.
Designer Bookbinders UK Competition 2021 ‘Harmatan & Oakridge Prize for Sympathetic Handling of Leather’
The Society of Bookbinders International Competition 2019 ‘The Wyvern Bindery Award for Best Newcomer’