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Life Sciences Illustration Faculty

Thomas Nowacki

Thomas Nowacki

Title Associate Professor | Chair of Life Sciences Illustration
Department Life Sciences Illustration
Phone 216.421.7454

Courses  Intro to Digital Biomedical Illustration (EP) | Life Sciences Illustration: Advanced Problems, Concepts, + Media

Degree MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology
BFA, Baldwin-Wallace College

Thomas is the Chair of and Associate Professor in the Biomedical Art Department at CIA as well as Adjunct Professor in Anatomy at Case Western Reserve University. He is the founder and principal illustrator of Novie Studio, which produces accurate and aesthetically clear illustrations and 2D animations for print and digital publication as well as exhibit design for litigation. Thomas received his MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Medical Illustration and is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI).

Elizabeth Halasz

Elizabeth Halasz

Title Assistant Professor
Department Life Sciences Illustration
Phone 216.421.7454

Courses  BFA Thesis + Exhibition | LSI: Intro to 3D Animation | Veterinary Illustration

Degree MFA and BFA, Medical Illustration, Cleveland Institute of Art
Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI)

Beth received her BFA and MFA in Medical Illustration from the Cleveland Institute of Art, where she was its first graduate student. As a medical illustrator for over 15 years, she is currently employed by the Cleveland Clinic as a staff medical illustrator.

Matthew Brownstein

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Life Sciences Illustration
Phone

Courses  Digital Color: Style + Representation in Science

Degree MFA, Rochester Institute of Technology
BFA, Muhlenberg College (Pennsylvania)

Owner of mb2media, Matt has more than 25 years of experience in the creation and creative direction of visual media for the medical, pharma, and tech industries. He has done work for many companies, including Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Alcon, Medtronic, Kaiser Permanente, Pfizer, Genentech, Amgen, Boston Scientific, Temple University, and Thomas Jefferson University. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree in medical illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in biology with a concentration in fine art from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Medical Illustrator and a longstanding member of the Association of Medical Illustrators.

Deborah Harris

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Life Sciences Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Principles of Biology II

Degree MS and BS, Wright State University

David Schumick

David Schumick

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Life Sciences Illustration
Phone 216.421.7454

Courses  Cellular + Molecular Illustration

Degree BS, Medical Illustration, Ohio State University
BS, Microbiology, Ohio State University

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