I made a purchase from across the water recently. My parcel arrived in a beautiful envelope and contained this message. The artwork is by Rick Beerhorst from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here is his etsy shop.
"Mandy Prowse studied painting and printmaking at Maidstone College of Art. She explores natural and human forms and the interconnectedness of all things. Themes in her work relate to birth, mortality and metamorphosis. Her altered books are minimalistic and organic combining a modern aesthetic with an almost Victorian touch. If you told me these books were 100 years old I wouldn’t think twice about it.”
Jason Thompson, The Rag and Bone Bindery