Medical ~ Scientific ~ Wildlife ~ Illustration ~ Fine art
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Having begun my illustration career at Hornsey College of Art studying Scientific Illustration Degree BA Hons, which included Medical Art. Jo continued onto St. Bartholomew’s Hospital to train under Professor Peter Cull on the Medical Artists’ Assocaition Postgraduate Medical Art Programme MAA Dip, studying medical art techniques and anatomy; qualifying as a Professional Medical Artist, this led onto a full-time and busy freelance career working in medical and scientific illustration.
Jo immediately became involved helping this medical art educational charity by becoming their Honorary Secretary and has continued supporting this Charitable Educational Trust, the Postgraduate Training Programme in Medical Art (MAET) ever since and then became the Director of Education for the MAET Educational Trust in 2008, currently running the course based within King’s College, London. Venues have included University College Hospital and the Royal College of Surgeons, London. www.maet.org.uk Jo independently completed Postgraduate Teacher Training Certificate PGCE.
Subsequently, for the continued medical art educational charitable works, Jo was awarded a Fellowship of the MAA, FMAA by the Medical Artists’ Association of GB whilst at the MAA Liverpool School of Medicine Conference.
Alongside continuing with a busy freelance medical and scientific art and teaching career, which has included working on numerous projects for many private clients, designers and publishers; which also included working in-house at Dorling Kindersley for over ten years planning design projects and preparing illustration for completion or commission such as the BMJ Medical Library series and travel guides being just a few.
Teaching a variety of art techniques at workshops, subjects including Scientific and Botanical Illustration for the Surrey Wildlife Trust.
Fine art paintings are exhibited within galleries, alongside participating in past Surrey Studio Art Trails. Jo also welcomes private fineart commissions and sales.
Jo has also supported, exhibitied within and organised the Bedhampton Charity Art Show for over a decade.
Commissions ~ Sales
Artworks may be commisioned or purchased, being created either by traditional methods i.e. pencil, watercolour, carbon dust or inks, or created digitally within Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, or designs within InDesign depending on each project requirement.
Projects may be for patient information, scientific posters, medical textbooks and information texts, or for specialised operative surgical texts and design publications. Create, design, illustrate and compose text.
For artwork purchases, commissions or enquiries, please send a message via the Contact Page ~ thank you.