Craig Foster

Medical Illustrator and Animator


Foster Medical Communications
President (October 1996 - Present)

Produce and direct medical illustration and animation projects for print, broadcast, and other media.

Time Life Medical/Patient Education Media, Inc.
Medical Illustrator and Animator (February 1995 - October 1996)

Created and directed artwork and animation for 36 different patient education videos. Prepared artwork for associated marketing and packaging materials. Maintained SGI computer network. Contributed to entire production process, from storyboards through animation output to tape.

Studio Optix
Illustrator and Animator (June 1994 - January 1995)

Produced medical illustration and animation for various pharmaceutical companies. Developed artwork for multimedia CD-ROM projects. Demonstrated software packages for sales presentations.

VAS Communications, Arizona Heart Institute
Medical Illustrator (October 1992 - June 1994)

Produced medical illustrations for projection, print, and video. Pioneered transition from traditional slide production techniques to computer production techniques. Art directed computer animation for the award winning "A Woman's Heart" and several other in house video productions.

Technical Skills

Work produced on Silicon Graphics and Macintosh platforms


  • Several awards from the Association of Medical Illustrators

  • Telly for Breast Cancer At Time of Diagnosis (a Time Life Medical videotape)

  • Cine Golden Eagle for Coronary Artery Disease At Time of Diagnosis (a Time Life Medical videotape)

  • Gold award from the Rx Plus showcase for the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Association of Medical Illustrators poster


University of Michigan
Bachelor of Fine Arts (1990)

Medical College of Georgia
Master of Science in Medical Illustration (1992)

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