Amanda S. Almon, M.F.A; C.M.I, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Art & Visualization, Department of Art, College of Communications & Creative Arts, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ.
Amanda Almon’s work spans from traditional scientific and medical illustration to new media in medicine and science through the use of animation and interactive application development. Almon graduated from the A.M.I (Association of Medical Illustrators CAAHEP) Accredited University of Michigan Biomedical Visualization Program with an M.F.A. in 2000. She received her Certification as a Medical Illustrator from the A.M.I. in 2005.
Almon has created numerous published works for educational and commercial purposes for both natural science, and medical institutions. Her animations and illustrations through her employment at Visible Productions L.L.C. and her own BiomedArt Media company; have been seen on The Discovery Health Channel, National Geographic, Oprah Winfrey Show, Novartis Animal Health, Merck, Bayer Pharmaceutical companies and ThatsNice Productions.
Almon’s medical and scientific illustration have been printed by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., University Readers, Pearson Education Inc, and Prentice Hall. Almon has expanded her recent research and work to include serious/educational game design for kids, patients and doctors. Her instructional design, animation and illustrations are used in collaboration with Lemming Labs LTD. to design new methods of interacting with information to turn play into learning.
Almon formerly worked at the Cleveland Institute of Art from 2006 - 2014 as the Chair of Biomedical Art, Animation, Game Design, building departments and innovative curriculum in arts education.