Heidi Hooper

Heidi Hooper is the Dryer Lint Lady—Believe it or Not! Her unusual art is featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museums all over the world and in their books. She’s also a two-time winner of the prestigious Niche award, and has been the Artist Guest of Honor at Albacon and Heliosphere. You may have also recently seen her on ABC TV’s To Tell The Truth where she showed off her dryer lint art to celebrities like Mel Brooks.

Heidi has a Bachelors in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master’s in Metalsmithing from the Massachusetts College of Art. Her work has been seen in many galleries across the country and can be viewed on her web page at heidihooper.com.

Heidi has won many costuming awards for her metal armor pieces, including a Best Craftsman award at the Worldcon level. She has been a masquerade judge at Worldcon, Balticon, and RavenCon.