Ellen Davis, MSMI
Owner & Creative Director
Ellen Davis creates precise medical illustration and playful children's book illustration. As a certified medical illustrator she focuses on accuracy, clarity, and creativity. Ellen received a BFA in Scientific Illustration from the University of Georgia and continued on to earn a Master of Science in Medical Illustration from Georgia Regents University (formerly Medical College of Georgia). Her highly specialized training incorporates extensive study of the sciences and the arts. Her scientific coursework included Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Human Anatomy and Physiology with cadaver dissection, Neuroanatomy, Histology, and Pathology. She enjoys observational drawing, painting, illustrating, and animating. Ellen has an affinity for figure drawing, having studied works of the masters in Italy.
Ellen’s professional experience reflects the multidisciplinary nature of her field of study. She taught fine art classes and summer camps for children and adults throughout her undergraduate years. Ellen gained valuable intern experience at the American Museum of Natural History, where she illustrated and photographed paleontological specimens. She is a member of the Association of Medical Illustrators and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Ellen currently serves as the recent graduate member of the Accreditation Review Committee for the Medical Illustrator.
Ellen has held various leadership and community service roles at the graduate and undergraduate levels and was awarded for her research and writing skills by the University of Georgia English Department.
She strives to produce research-based, precise medical visuals for the health sciences. Ellen can also be found illustrating children's books, creating custom pet portraits, and spending time with her Labrador.
Résumé available upon request.
Ellen has worked with:
Children's Hospital of Georgia
Quality Medical Publishing
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
The American Museum of Natural History
...and a host of individual researchers, scientists, and physicians