Hope Kroll

Hope Kroll uses cuticle scissors to painstakingly dissect illustrations and diagrams from old medical texts, technical manuals, Audubon books, vintage photographs, and encyclopedias to create elaborate and multi-layered three-dimensional collages.  She attained her Bachelors of Fine Art from University of Illinois and received her Masters of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute.  She lives in California. Her work has been acquired by museums and shown internationally.