Selected Publications

The following selected books, magazines, and journals include Mathilde Duffy’s drawings. Please visit Press for reviews.


Seashells of Eastern Arabia, Dr. Donald Bosch, S. Peter Dance, Robert Moolenbeck, and Graham Oliver, authors; Motivate publishing, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1995

The Encyclopedia of Colored Pencil Techniques, Judy Martin, author; Running Press, Philadelphia, PA

The Encyclopedia of Seashells, Dr. Gary Rosenberg, author; Dorset Press, New York, N.Y., 1992; Sixteen pages of drawings: including seven full-page spreads at chapter beginnings

Drawing and Painting From Nature, Cathy Johnson, author; Design Press, New York, N.Y., 1989

Selected magazines and journals

Sanctuary: The Journal of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Autumn, 2008 ; Three illustrations for “The Wild Harvest” article

The Nautilus, publication of the Smithsonian Institution, Vol. 109, #4, 1995, “Taxonomic Notes on the Western Atlantic Turridae (Gastropoda: Conoida)”; Illustrations in an article by Dr. Donn Tippett

American Conchologist, quarterly worldwide magazine devoted to shells; Six full-cover illustrations: Dec–1984, 1985, 1989, 1993, Mar–1989, Jun–1995

Of Sea and Shore Magazine, Port Gamble, WA 1991; Full cover illustration

American Conchologist, Vol. 19, No. 3; September 1991,”Spotlight on Mathilde Duffy”; Feature article by Nancy Gilfilan

The Epitonium, Boston Malacological Club publication; Various art contributions and cover illustrations

Flotsam and Jetsam; Massachusetts Marine Educators Quarterly Journal, 1988; Feature article on shells and my career with man of my drawings

“The Legends of the Shells,” 1985, research and copy consultant for the Beckett Paper Company (large promotional portfolio); Project received an Andy Award of Distinction by the New York Ad Club

Sarasota Lifestyle and Decor Almanac, 1985, “Shelters in the Sea”; Article on shell lore that I was asked to write and illustrate

Clubhouse Magazine; Sarasota Bay Area Lifestyle, 1983, “Artists in Their Elements”; Feature story on local Florida artists and writers

Clubhouse Magazine, February/March, 1983, “The Shell Game”; Full–page illustrated guide to Florida West coast shells


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