Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), BFA in illustration, Providence, RI
Sarah Lawrence College (SLC), Bronxville, NY
Relevant Work Experience
Bartels Science Illustrator, Ithaca, NY - Science Illustrator - January 2022-December 2022
Selected from over 200 applicants for the Bartels Science Illustrator Residency at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Worked directly with researchers and staff to create artwork for departments across the lab. Attended weekly editorial team meetings and produced artwork for Living Bird Magazine. Acted as a teaching assistant for the undergraduate class The Art and Science of Birds and designed lessons, workshops and tutorials for students and visitors to the lab.
Buoy Health, Boston, MA - Medical Illustrator - October 2020-September 2021
Working directly with art director to create original medical illustrations for Buoy Health, an online symptom checker and diagnostics platform driven by artificial intelligence. Illustrations are made using a combination of traditional and digital media which are then checked by the Buoy Medical team for anatomical and medical accuracy. The images are then displayed alongside articles on the Buoy Health website.
New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY - Botanical Illustrator/Graphic Designer - 2019-Present
Working directly with Dr. Kate Armstrong on her publication project The Medicinal Flora of Myanmar. Creating original illustrations of fruits, flowers and leaves of various plants included in the book for which there are no available photographs. To be used as a field guide for medicinal plants in the region. Designing photo plates using photographs and illustrations.
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY - Scientific Illustrator - December 2020-April 2021
Worked directly with Dr. David Grimaldi, a researcher in entomology, to digitally render graphite drawings of fruit fly anatomy to be used in a thesis research publication.
Glority Software, China - Botanical Illustrator - April 2020-August 2020
Created nearly 40 original watercolor botanical illustrations to be used for a printed planner/calendar sold to users of the Glority Software App Picture This, a plant identifying app, in China. Worked directly with the art team to create anatomically accurate botanical illustrations and delivered print-ready digital files for use by Glority Software.
Dr. Christine Heisler, US - Medical Illustrator - November 2020-December 2020
Created original pen and ink illustrations of various anatomies and surgical techniques to be used in a medical research publication. Studied illustrations and photographs provided by Dr. Heisler to produce specific images related to the research being published.
Kimball , US - Illustrator - October 2020-November 2020
Created watercolor illustrations of various furniture pieces within the Kimball product line to be used in a new marketing campaign for both print and web media.