A Portland, Maine artist, Rebecca Goodale is noted throughout New England as a creator of unique and limited edition artists books, many with sculptural components. Her work includes hand-made books and prints. Goodale studied printmaking and textile design at the Portland (ME) School of Art, the Memphis College of Art, and Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. An adjunct professor in the Art Department at the University of Southern Maine since 1981, she has also taught book arts courses at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine and was recently a visiting professor at Bowdoin College. She has exhibited nationally and her work is represented in many public collections, including the New York Public Library, Bowdoin College, the University of New England, Wellesley College, the Portland Museum of Art, The White House Ornament Collection and Hawaii State Art Museum.