Bernie Vinzani has an MFA in Printmaking from Indiana State University. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally in such venues as The vi International Print Biennial, Cracow Poland, arc Gallery, Chicago, Das Papier, Duren, Germany, Paperworks Caracas, Venezuela, and the Maine Invitational, Portland, Maine. During the past 25 years, he has made paper professionally for book editions and artists at Vinzani Papermakers, his mill in Whiting, Maine.

Vinzani's work and has been featured in such publications as Hand Papermaking, The Book of Fine Paper, American Craft Magazine, and Art New England. He has been guest speaker at Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Maine; Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado; The Southwest Craft Center, Texas and the University of Alabama. He now directs the Book Arts Studios on the campus of the University of Maine at Machias.