Gail, a Michigan-native, started playing with paper cutting early in her undergraduate career.  After a few years, she decided to share her love affair with paper with the world.

Gail graduated from the University of Michigan in December 2010 with a BS in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and a BTA (Theatre Arts) and from Penn State University in 2016 with a PhD in Ecology. She is currently a science writer for the Penn State Eberly College of Science.