As a medical illustrator, Mark Lefkowitz lives at the intersection of art and science, transforming intricate scientific concepts into clear and compelling visuals that capture and convey his subject matter's complexities and subtleties.
Mark received his master's degree in medical and biological illustration from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This rigorous academic training and more than 30 years of professional experience enable Mark to communicate sophisticated biomedical information to diverse audiences, without compromising the depth of its content or the accuracy of its presentation.
Mark is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI), and Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI). He has been an active professional member of the AMI since 1980, serving the organization as a member of its Board of Governors and more recently as its national president. Mark's many contributions to the AMI were recognized in his receiving the organization's prestigious “Outstanding Service Award.” Ongoing continuing education and prominent leadership activity within the AMI have enriched and propelled Mark's growth as a medical illustrator.
Mark has garnered more than 30 awards for his medical and biological illustrations from an array of institutions, including the Association of Medical Illustrators, the RX Club, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, the New York Society of Illustrators, and the National Science Foundation.
For the past several years, teaching has become an evolving and very satisfying component of Mark's professional life as he has taken his talent from canvas to classroom by teaching a course entitled "Anatomy for Artists. "My greatest satisfaction is observing my students master and implement the new skills I’ve taught them, as they explore their own artistic vision for depicting the human form with a greater understanding of human anatomy."