Indianapolis – Medical Illustrations, an exhibition featuring illustrations by Amanda Tomasikiewicz, will be on display in the Marian University Art Gallery located in the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences from August 26-October 4, 2019. An artists’ presentation and reception will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 5-7 p.m. Tomasikiewicz will present a workshop discussing various strategies on critique on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 1-2:30 p.m. The workshop will take place in the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Room 213B. The exhibit, reception, and workshop are generously funded by the Talbot Street Art Fair and are free and open to the public.
Amanda Tomasikiewicz is a board certified medical illustrator who provides medical illustration services worldwide. Tomasikiewicz specializes in plastic and aesthetic surgery topics. Her illustrations are included in textbooks, patient education, surgical video content, and interactive applications. Most of Amanda’s illustrations demonstrate surgical technique-based instruction allowing the target audience to grasp difficult and intricate anatomical concepts.
Tomasikiewicz graduated from Alfred University School of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2009. In 2011 Tomasikiewicz graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas with a Master of Arts degree in Biomedical Communications. Amanda has received several awards for her illustration work including Dean’s Excellence Award for Scientific Illustration in honor of Lewis Boyd Waters, Association of Medical Illustrations Award of Merit for Illustrated Textbook, and she became a Board Certified Medical Illustrator in 2015.
The Marian University Art Gallery (Evans Center) is located on the north end of the second floor of the Michael Evans Center for Health Sciences on the Marian University campus. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Please contact the Director of Galleries Crystal Vicars at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317.955.6665 for additional information.
About Marian University Indianapolis
Marian University (www.marian.edu), founded in Indianapolis in 1937, is the only Catholic liberal arts university in central Indiana. It serves a student body of nearly 3,000 through dedication to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. Marian University is one of Indiana’s 31 independent colleges and one of 244 Catholic colleges and universities nationwide.
Since 2001, Marian University has been led by President Daniel J. Elsener, whose vision and leadership are transforming the university. In 2013, Marian University opened the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, home to its College of Osteopathic Medicine. Marian University has amassed 33 national championships in cycling, and won the NAIA Football National Championship in 2012 and 2015.