Karen Ackoff is a freelance illustrator with a BFA in Illustration from the Philadelphia College of Art and an MFA in Medical Illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
From 1987 to 1997, Ackoff worked as Scientific Illustrator at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. She presently teaches and coordinates the Graphic Design program at Indiana University South Bend.
She has published and exhibited widely in the United States and abroad.
[Karen Ackoff, April 2004]