2017 Breathing Underwater, images by Ralph Petty, text by Lisa Davidson, 2017, Sylph Editions, London,
92 pages, (distributed in the US by the University of Chicago Press)
2013 A Decade of Art at the AUP Fine Arts Gallery, 15-page color catalogue reviewing over
100 exhibitions at the Fine Arts Gallery of the American University of Paris.
Edited and written by Ralph Petty, published by Sylph Editions i in the UK
2013 Listening,12-page brochure on granite sculpture in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The American University of Paris. It is on permanent display in front of the main building of the university, 6 rue de Colonel Combes, Paris 75007 and is part of the university’s
Permanent Collection. The introduction, Still Not, was written by Nancy Huston
2013 Shades from the Other Shore, images by Ralph Petty and text by Jeffrey Greene, published by Sylph Editions in the UK and The Center for Writers & Translators (The American University of Paris). This book, number 20 in the prestigious Cahiers Series, is distributed in the US
by the University of Chicago Press
2011 Démons Quotidiens is an intimate French journal, a dialogue of a writer and a painter, with texts by Canadian/French writer Nancy Huston, and drawings by American/French artist Ralph Petty. Twelve months of taking in the world as it is, funny, incisive, at times dark, this book offers a new and unique view of our contemporary life that is both political and intimate.
Les Editions L’Iconoclaste, Paris, 2011, 400 pages, 150 colored r reproductions of drawings.
2010 Creer avec Magritte, Contributor (drawing and exercise): for children, Editor: Jean Poderos, Editions Courtes et Longues, 16, rue Saint-Paul, Paris 75004
2009 Encounters: A Riff on the Senses, Limited edition fine artist book, by Ralph Petty and Charles Jones, La Nana Creek Press, 2009, Nacogdoches, Texas, edition of forty hand printed and hand bound hard cover books using original writings and drawings of Ralph Petty and Charles Jones.
2008 Dolce Agonia, Book cover illustration for the Brazilian publisher L&PM Editores by Nancy Huston (publication date: January 2009) The Computer, The Painter, The Image and His Brushes, article written for the website: (under ‘Art Commentary’).
The Computer, Slow Food and Stone, article for the website: www.digitalapplejuice.com
2007 Créer avec Warhol, Illustration and text for children’s book , published by Editions Courtes et Longues.
Créer avec Vermeer, Illustration and text for children’s book , published by Édition Courtes et Longues.
2006 The Permanent Art Collection of The American University of Paris, Co-Editor of Catalogue
2001 Dolce Agonia, Cover illustration , Nancy Huston (Actes Sud, 2001)
2000 Ralph Trio, Cover and illustrations of CD jacket.
Variations, featured artist (illustrations and article entitled Festin), published by the Fédération des Relais Enfants-Parents, Montrouge, France.
Our Lady, Illustration for book cover, Dale Gershwin (Mosaic Press, 1999).
1993 Itinéraire 93, Catalogue of group exhibition,” La ville de Levallois, France.
1998,90 Frank, (International art and literary journal)—Interview and reproductions of work, Paris.
1982 Zephyr Calendar—Design: Davidson/Petty, Illustrations: Petty. L.N. Fowler and Co. London.
PUBLICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
2010,09,08,07,05,04, Paris Atlantic, illustrations and before.
2001,08,09,10, Core, illustrations,
2005, Keystone, interview and painting illustration,
2007, Language without Words, Scissors and Tooth.