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Frataccia Studios LLC is a board certified medical illustration studio located in Los Angeles, California. Under the creative direction of Amanda Frataccia, the studio deeply believes that clear, compelling, and inclusive visuals can facilitate a positive relationship between science and society.

As a professional medical illustrator, Amanda creates engaging, beautiful, and accurate visual solutions for a variety of clients in the biomedical industries. Her custom work serves a wide range of audiences, from Southern California, to the East Coast, to locations around the world.

 

Amanda serves as an adviser on Augusta University's National Advisory Council for the Medical Illustration Graduate Program. She is also a professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators.

Amanda currently serves as Art Director for Medical Illustration at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, California.

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Amanda Frataccia, MSMI, CMI

Founder & Creative Director

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Board-certified

Medical Illustrator

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Professional

Member

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Professional

Member

Education & Certification

Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI)  2019 - Present

Board of Certification of Medical Illustrators

A CMI has successfully passed examinations in business practices, biomedical science, and technical drawing skills. They have also undergone a rigorous portfolio review by a jury of their professional peers, and must complete continuing education requirements in a timely manner.

Augusta University (Medical College of Georgia)  2016 

Master of Science in Medical Illustration (MSMI)

University of Georgia  2014 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Area of Emphasis in Scientific Illustration (BFA)

Presentations & Service

University of Illinois at Chicago - BVIS Program  2023

Guest Lecturer

Project Scientist STEM Superstar Program  2023

Volunteer Presenter 

Center Theatre Group - Writers' Workshop  2023

Creative Consultant

Association of Medical Illustrators Exhibit Committee  2022 - Present

Volunteer Co-chair

University of Illinois at Chicago - BVIS Course 522: Illustration Techniques - Approach Demo  2022

Technique Contributor - Demo Video

GWIS, Los Angeles Chapter – Across the STEMverse  2022

Round Table Facilitator

Medical Illustration Virtual Student Event  2021

Panelist

Association of Medical Illustrators Social Media and PR Committee  2020 - 2022

Volunteer

OA Parkes Symposium  2020

Co-presenter - “Academic Employment: Start-up vs Established"with Christina Pecora

USC Medical Humanities Student Group  2020

Presenter - “Medical Illustration – ‘So you draw bodies and stuff?’”

GWIS, Los Angeles Chapter – Across the STEMverse  2020

Round Table Facilitator

Augusta University's National Advisory Council for the Medical Illustration Program  2016 - Present

Member

Exhibits

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2023

 

Guild of Natural Sciences Juried Exhibition  2022

Two pieces accepted

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2022

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2021

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2020

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2016

Student Scientific and Medical Illustration Juried Exhibit  2016

The Stenstrom Award of Excellence in Medical Illustration

Student Scientific and Medical Illustration Juried Exhibit  2016

Award of Merit

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon  2015

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