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Visiting Artist Jodi Slade: Pursuing Illustration as a Career and Passion

Published February 25, 2015

Jodi Slade“Pursuing Illustration as a Career and Passion”

Many young artists want to make a living from their work but aren’t sure how to begin. If you are an aspiring artist unfamiliar with illustration as a career choice, then come see Jodi Slade, Florida State University studio art alumna, Johns Hopkins grad, and current medical illustrator. Explore the many different avenues to begin, maintain and advance a happy career as a professional person who “draws things.”

Jodi Slade is a medical illustrator at the FSU College of Medicine. Jodi will outline her own journey from graphic design student to professional medical and scientific visual communicator, including some of the pitfalls and misconceptions along the way. She will also share some technical and professional tricks she’s learned over the past few years in the business to help get you started.

General Information:

Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Time: 7pm

Location: Fine Arts Building 249

About Jodi Slade

Jodi Slade graduated from FSU in 2008 with two degrees: one in Studio Art and another in Biology. She then attended the Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore and completed her masters in Medical & Biological Illustration. After graduating in 2011, she returned to Florida State and became the medical illustrator and animator for the FSU College of Medicine.

To learn more about Jodi, please visit her blog.