Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking
Eleanor Crook is an artist with a special interest in anatomy, archaeology and mortality. She trained in London in the 1990s at Central St Martins and the Royal Academy Schools and works internationally, exhibiting fine art and specialising in wax modelling and bronze sculpture. She is artist in residence at the Gordon Museum of Pathology London.
Her sculptures are in a number of public collections including the Science Museum London, the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Gordon Museum, Kings College London, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Vrolik Museum Amsterdam, the Anatomy and Pathology museums of Padua and of Careggi in Florence. She works as a specialist in historical wax anatomical models with the collections of the Gordon, Ghent University and Vrolik Museums and the Anatomical Museum of Cagliari, Sardinia.
TODAY I'M WORKING ON....
A memento mori painting in cold wax encaustic paints from @paintclubuk - the same materials used for wall paintings in the ancient world. I'm learning this new material by tackling subjects dear to my heart - skeletons, and mortality.....