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Medical Illustrator, Principal Creative at DNA Illustrations...
Alex has been interested the intersections of art and science since childhood. She attended the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (double major in Scientific Illustration and Zoology). She received her Master of Science with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the Medical College of Georgia. She has worked at a vet school, an ecology lab, and as a creator of medical legal exhibits. She later moved to New Orleans to join the Department of Fine Arts at the University of New Orleans and was also adjunct faculty at Dillard University in New Orleans. Most of the last twenty years have been spent as a freelance illustrator at DNA illustrations. Her background includes extensive experience in creating editorial art and illustrating surgical volumes.
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DNA Illustrations is a biomedical visualization company specializing in custom concept illustrations for editorial and advertising use. Our award winning illustrators each have twenty years of experience working with images for surgery, anatomy, disease process, mechanism of action, patient education and immunology.
Taught courses in illustration and drawing.
Taught courses in figure drawing, illustration, and graphic design.
Ran a Mac-based visually driven lab in the Fine Arts Department. Responsibilities included grant writing and funding, upgrades and maintenance of departmental computers and teaching.
Production of custom boards for legal cases to explain accident, disease processes or surgical procedures to the jury.
•Research grant recipient of the Alan Cole Award from the Vesalius Trust. 1995. •Teaching Assistantship at MCG in the Dept. of Medical Illustration. September 1993 - June 1995. •Workshop presenter at the World Congress of Biomedical Communications in Orlando FL, June 1994.
•Double major in Scientific Illustration and Zoology. •Awarded Junior Honors Certificate. •Exchange student at Oriel College, Oxford University, UK, 1989. •Internship with Kip Carter at the College of Veterinary Medicine, 1990-1992.