Medical Illustration

Street Anatomy presents OBJECTIFY THIS: Female Anatomy Dissected and Displayed

OBJECTIFY THIS Female anatomy dissected and displayed gallery show poster September 7-29 Design Cloud Chicago

OBJECTIFY THIS: Female anatomy dissected and displayed September 7th through September 29th Opening event September 7th, 6–10p.m. with burlesque performances by Vaudezilla Design Cloud Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St. 2N, Chicago, IL Curated by Vanessa Ruiz, founder of Street Anatomy RSVP via Facebook Street Anatomy is proud to present OBJECTIFY THIS,… Read More »Street Anatomy presents OBJECTIFY THIS: Female Anatomy Dissected and Displayed

Amanda Lilleston

Amanda Lilleston MFA thesis medical illustration woodblock prints (2)

MFA ’12 candidate at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Amanda Lilleston takes the study of anatomy and turns her vision into large woodblock collage prints. Amanda says of her work: “I am interested in understanding the vulnerability and strength of the human body. In much of… Read More »Amanda Lilleston

BONE – Anatomy Illustrated

Josip Kelava BONE (4)

Extremely talented Melbourne-based designer, Josip Kelava, created this book featuring the master illustrators of the 16–19th centuries. Josip says of the book, … it focuses on the illustrator William Cheseldon who was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy, and who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profession.… Read More »BONE – Anatomy Illustrated

Marcin Oleksak’s Medical Illustrations

Marcin Oleksak eye medidcal illustration

There is something about these medical illustrations by Poland-based illustrator and painter, Marcin Oleksak, that is very light and painterly.  We don’t often post straightforward medical illustrations, which is a shame, I should do more to promote our wonderful medical illustrators out there!

Patcho Quinto XXX

Patcho Quinto XXX detail

XXX by Philippines-based fine artist, Patcho Quinto.   Love how the muscles almost glow on that dark textured background.


Frank Scali Anastomosis

Illustrator, dissector, and physician, Dr. Frank Scali, created this piece inspired by the anatomical definition of anastomosis. Scali says of his piece, “The female portrays the superficial venous blood flow, the male depicts deep arterial blood flow. Together they form the complete circulatory system. Anastomosis is the term used in… Read More »Anastomosis

A Testamanent to Hard Work

Gorgeous neck anatomy tattoo taken from Atlas of Anatomy by Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery. The physician who submitted it got this tattoo after spending years in medical school and residency, “I decided to get the tattoo as a symbol of the effort I put into my career.”  I think I like… Read More »A Testamanent to Hard Work

Giselle Vitali

Giselle Vitali Mi Corazon

Giselle Vitali is a young Venezuelan Illustrator currently living in Barcelona, Spain.  Aside from creating the more traditional medical illustrations, Giselle takes anatomy into her more expressive art.  I love a medical illustrator that can go from accuracy to surrealism. Giselle is currently doing a master’s degree in 3D modelling.… Read More »Giselle Vitali

Brush Up On Your Dream Anatomy


Dream Anatomy from Owen D. Young, Jr. on Vimeo. An inside look at the National Library of Medicine’s Dream Anatomy exhibit detailing the history of art and medicine.