“This book is well written, easy to read, practical, authoritative, and useful, not only for artists but also for teachers and industrial hygienists.” —The American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Monona Rossol is a chemist, artist, industrial hygienist, and founder of ACTS (Arts, Crafts, and Theater Safety), a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing health and safety services to the arts. She holds degrees in chemistry and art, and since 1977, she has worked as an industrial hygienist specializing in visual and performing arts hazards. A full member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, among other organizations, she lectures and consults in numerous countries around the world. Monona also provided the industrial hygiene specifications for ventilation and safety equipment for more than eighty new buildings, including the University of Wyoming’s Visual Arts Facility, which won the American Institute of Architects committee on the environment award as one of the top ten buildings for environmental design in 2016. She lives in New York City.