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 focuses on creating beautiful and accurate visual solutions for a variety of clients in biomedical industries. Her custom work serves of 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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Medical Illustrator




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Amanda Frataccia, MSMI, CMI

Founder & Creative Director




Education & Certification

Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI)  2019 - Present

Board of Certification of Medical Illustrators

A CMI has successfully passed examinations in business practices, ethics, biomedical science, and drawing skills and has undergone a rigorous portfolio review.

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)


BVIS Course 522: Illustration Techniques - Approach Demo  2022


GWIS, Los Angeles Chapter – Across the STEMverse  2022

Round Table Facilitator

Medical Illustration Virtual Student Event  2021


OA Parkes Symposium  2020

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

USC Medical Humanities Students Group  2020

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

GWIS, Los Angeles Chapter – Across the STEMverse  2020

Round Table Facilitator