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#AMI2017 Salon

See this year's very best in Animation, interactive Media and Illustration. Follow #AMI2017 on Facebook / Twitter.
AMI2017 meeting wrapup

Batting a Thousand!

Highlights of AMI 2017 meeting — batting a thousand in inspiration and excitement!.
AMIwebinar Nick Klein SHOUT

Online Learning

Nick Klein teaches Post Production Look Development Techniques for Biomedical Animation — view the webinar.
OriginStories Westwood

AMI Origin Stories

Members tell their story of the path that brought them to medical illustration — Bill Westwood.
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In Support of Science

Suppressing scientific evidence is detrimental to society. AMI supports the facts because #ScienceMatters.

RT @IAmSciArt: Let's talk about rejection. It's an integral part of science and academia. And it's also part of art too. People don't like…

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RT @DRVisionTech: Love her #sciart! @thehungrybrain is a judge in the #neuroscienceawards, founder of the Hungry Brain and a PhD candidate.…

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Journal of Biocommunication


JBC announces Issue 41-1, 2017. Read insightful articles about user-centered app design, visualization with Processing, augmented reality with Google GLASS and LeapMotion, and accurate visual representation of G protein-coupled receptors. JBC is free to read - no login required. Visual works are displayed in the Showcase: Gary Schnitz and Marcia Hartsock, Gallery: 2016 AMI Salon Winners.

Call for papers — submit today
Journal of Biocommunication 41:1, 2017

Sourcebook Marketing


Complete marketing for biomedical, life science and natural science artists

The Medical Illustration & Animation marketing program maximizes your reach to creative buyers. Published by the AMI and Serbin Communications, this annual publication and companion website are where you should be if you are looking for work in the science and healthcare market. Reserve your space in the 2017 program today! Call 800-876-6425 or

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Board Certification

Physicians, lawyers, and plumbers are board certified, what about you?

Certification is endorsed by the AMI to encourage lifelong learning and to measure professional competency for illustrators and employers. Similar to specialty certification for physicans, the competency evaluation consists of a written test and portfolio review.

Certification matters!

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CMI Aoki

"With board certification, I'm able to leverage the trust of new animation clients. Reciprocally, those clients feel confident in promoting me as part of their roster when pitching to their clients or investors."
Shizuka Aoki, CMI—


"I work with highly trained science educators from many backgrounds. Board certification demonstrates that I have the contemporary skills and knowledge to develop informed illustrations and animations as part of the team."
Fabian de Kok-Mercado, CMI—