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.

Work Samples

  • Intrathecal Delivery of Chemotherapy

  • Laparoscopic Injury

  • Renal Robotic Surgery

Work & Education History

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Specialties

Affiliations

Association of Medical Illustrators, Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques

Awards

LEQSF Grant Recipient, The University of New Orleans, 1999 (Co-Investigator) BoR Grant Recipient, Dillard University, 2002 (Consultant) Gold Award, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, 2003. Gold Award, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, 2004. Bronze Award, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, 2008. Silver Award, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, 2012.

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