Lisa Nilsson was born in Masschusetts in 1963 and received a BFA in illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. She makes sculptures from Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books by a technique of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper called quilling or paper filigree. Quilling…
"i am sorry folks....I hate this stuff...it's not that I can't see why some of you would love and appreiate the loveliness....
but I have been an RN for thirty years...an I had my fill!
my fill "
"The two works shown here intrigued me sufficiently that I visited the artist's website and looked over each and every work shown there. This process of quilling anatomical artwork is not the artist's "
"The subject matter is a little startling, but the work itself is wonderful."