Biography

HOPE KROLL
2545 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
http://www.hopekroll.com
hopekroll1@mac.com
805-400-8499
Born: Skokie, IL, 1968

Solo Exhibitions

2019 FRAGMENTED MEMORIES
Hashimoto Contemporary Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018 THE COLLAGE WORK OF HOPE KROLL
Tooth & Nail, Paso Robles, CA

2016 LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER
KP Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2015 HOPE KROLL: UNBOUND
Joseph Gross Gallery, New York, NY

2012 PAPER SURGEON: The Collage Art of Hope Kroll
Vale Fine Art Gallery, Paso Robles, CA

2011 THE INTRICACIES OF THE HEART AND ITS CHAMBERS: THE COLLAGE ART OF HOPE KROLL
International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Fort Worth, TX

2009 HOPE KROLL
Big Sky Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2009 HOPE KROLL: COLLAGE
Shasta College of Art, Redding, CA

2007 CUT PAPER COLLAGES
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999 SOLO EXHIBITION
Carl Cherry Center, Carmel, CA

1999 SEALED AND PRESERVED
Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1997 GUEST ARTIST EXHIBITION
Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR

1994 HOPE KROLL: Resin Works
William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993 HOPE KROLL: Works on Paper
Wren & Culpepper Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018 PLANNED OBSOLESCENCE
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2018 SECRETS, LIES AND DISINFORMATION
Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018 WISHLIST 6
Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 SECRETS, LIES AND DISINFORMATION
Arc Studios and Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018 REMIX: THE ART OF MUSIC
Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 MOLESKIN PROJECT VII
Spoke Art Gallery, New York, NY

2018 ART ON PAPER
Spoke Art, New York, NY

2018 PAPER CUTS: LARGE SCALE COLLAGE
Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

2018 MUSEUM OF CURIOUS PERCEPTIONS
Pajaro Valley Arts, Watsonville, CA

2017 6th ANNUAL MOLESKIN PROJECT
Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017 CUT IT OUT – An All Collage Show
Revolution Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2017 SONIC SPLENDOR
Revolution Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2016 DADA CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION: DAY OF THE DEAD
International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Santa Fe, NM

2016 5th ANNUAL MOLESKIN PROJECT
Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016 SMALL IS THE NEW BIG: Small Works by Big Names in the World of Collage Art
Nisa Touchon Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2015 EXQUISITE CORPSE: The Surrealistic Tendency in Collage
Nisa Touchon Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2015 13th HOUR
LAST RITES GALLERY, New York, NY

2015 PAPER CUTS
E6 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 CUTTING CLASS
Limited Ink Studios, Los Angeles, CA

2015 COOL AGE
Counter Culture, Saginaw, MI

2015 SAVAGES
Steynberg Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2015 FOUR SQUARED
Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 WINSTON SMITH’S 17th ANNUAL MID-SUMMER NIGHT’S SCREAM
The Collage Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

2015 GROUP EXHIBITION
Nisa Touchon Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2015 PAPER CUTS: Collage Exhibition
Redux Gallery, Alameda, CA

2014 KOOL-LAYERED: The Art of Collage
The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 METAMORPHIC
Converge Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2014 THE FLIPBOOKIT SHOW
Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

2014 SPRING FLING
Highway 20 Gallery, Lucerne, CA

2014 UNIQUE SURFACES: A Collage
Gary Francis Fine Art, Alameda, CA

2014 SELECTED WORKS from the Int’l Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction
Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

2013 JUXTAPOSITION: The Madness of Collage
Next Gallery, Denver, CO

2012 UNITED DEAD ARTISTS
Arts Factory X Galerie, Lavignes Bastille, Paris, France

2012 WINTER GROUP SHOW
Vale Fine Art Gallery, Paso Robles, CA

2011 MEANING TO GLUE: A Collage Invitational
Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

2010 THE OPEN DAYBOOK EXHIBITION
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

2010 FLUXFACE IN SPACE
The Flux Museum, Fort Worth, TX

2010 COLLAGE! A GROUP SHOW
SNP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 LOST AND FOUND: THE ART OF COLLAGE
Fine Arts Center, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

2010 TRIANGLE GALLERY: 50 YEARS OF ARTWORK
North First Artspace, San Jose, CA

2009 COLLAGE
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 OLD FRIENDS NEW FACES 3
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 GROUP SHOW
Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008 TIME WILL TELL
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 FIGURATIVE
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 GALLERY ARTISTS EXHIBITION
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 THE ART OF RECYCLING
San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA

2007 THE ANIMAL SHOW
Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 LOCAL PAPERS
San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, CA

1993 TRIBUTE
William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993 INTRODUCTIONS ’93 GROUP EXHIBITION
Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993 SFADA INTRODUCTIONS ’93
William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE MFA GRADUATE EXHIBITION
Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

Publications

THE MOLESKIN PROJECT, Volume II
Authors Ken Harmon Hashimoto, Rod Luff, Paragon Press, 2018

THE ILINOT REVIEW, Fiction, Summer Issue
Shaindy Rudoff Program, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, 2018

THE ART OF WAR – 12 Collage Artists Respond to the State of Emergency – Inspired by Master Political Artist John Heartfield
Topic. Com 2017

BREATH BETWEEN THE CUTS by Hope Kroll
Kolaj Magazine #20, 2017

MAINTENANT, A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DADA WRITING AND ART, Issue 11
Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges, Editors, New York 2017

CAFÉ REVIEW, Volume 28, Winter 2017
Published by the Café Review, printing and production Xpress, Portland, ME

DADA Centennial: Day of the Dead
by Cecil Touchon, Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, 2017

ANATOMY ROCKS: Flesh and Bones in Contemporary Art
by Rudulphe Lachat, Cernunos Press 2016

MAINTENANT, A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DADA WRITING AND ART, Issue 10
Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges, Editors, New York 2016

MAGAZINE LA TRANCHÉE RACINE 8-10
Curated by Stephan Blanquet, France 2016

MAKING THE CUT: COLLAGE ARTISTS HOPE KROLL, SHERRY PARKER AND FRANK WHIPPLE
Pasatiempo Magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2015

HOPE KROLL’S SINISTER THREE-DIMENSIONAL COLLAGES by Roxanne Goldberg
Hi Fructose Magazine, 2015

THE WONDERFUL COLLAGE WORK OF HOPE KROLL by John Sebastian
The New York Optimist, 2015

PRICE RANGES AND STUDIO IMAGES OF 20 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS by Jason T. Borbet
Forbes, 2015

WHERE THE WILD THINGS STAR by Hayley Thomas
New Times, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2015

ART ON THE FRINGES by Sarah Linn
The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2015

HOPE KROLL: ART BY A THOUSAND CUTS by Gordon Fuglie
Journal Plus Magazine, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2015

MAINTENANT, A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY DADA WRITING AND ART, Issue 9
Peter Carlaftes & Kat Georges, Editors, New York 2015

THE TRUE STORY OF A MAD SCIENTIST AND HER TINY SCISSORS by Deianira Tolema
White Hot Magazine of Contemporary Art, New York, 2015

BOKEN BODIES; EXHIBITION IN PRINT by Kasini Kadour
Kolaj Magazine, Issue Eleven

WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE PATINA AGE? by Corey Peeke
Kolaj Magazine, Issue Two, 2012

PAPER OASIS by Anna Weltner
New Times, San Luis Obispo, CA 2012

COLART #1
Introduction Article, Brazil 2012

ANATOMY ON ACID by Anna Weltner
New Times, San Luis Obispo, CA 2012

THE INTRICACIES OF THE HEART AND ITS CHAMBERS: THE COLLAGE ART OF HOPE KROLL
Curated by Cecil Touchon, Lulu Publications 2010

VIVANDE de CHEVET
Curated by Stephan Blanquet, France 2010

MASTERS: COLLAGE – Major Works by Leading Artists
Curated by Randel Plowman
Lark Books, New York/London 2010

THE OPEN DAYBOOK
Curated by David P. Earle
Mark Batty Publisher, New York City 2010

FLUXFACE IN SPACE
Curated by Cecil Touchon and Gary A. Bibb
Ontological Museum Publications 2010

Museum Acquisitions

Men of Industry
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT

Root of the Problem
International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Santa Fe, NM

Set of 60 Untitled Micro-collages and cut-outs
Fluxcase Micro Museum, Santa Fe, NM

Simple Gestures
California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA

Awards

Featured Artist: Putting-It-All-Together. Climate Gallery, Long Island City, NY 2009

California Small Works Exhibition – Purchase Award. Permanent Collection Committee of the California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA 1997

Judge’s Artist Award – California Small Works Exhibition, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA 1997

Education

Master of Fine Arts – Painting – 1992
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts – 1990
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL