Alexandra Webber

Alex has been interested the intersections of art and science since childhood.

She attended the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (double major in Scientific Illustration and Zoology).

She received her Master of Science with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the Medical College of Georgia.

She has worked at a vet school, an ecology lab, and as a creator of medical legal exhibits.

She later moved to New Orleans to join the Department of Fine Arts at the University of New Orleans, and she served as adjunct faculty at Dillard University in New Orleans.

For the past 20 years, Alex has worked as a freelance illustrator at DNA Illustrations. Her background includes extensive experience in creating editorial art and illustrating surgical volumes. She has received numerous awards for her work.


• Healthwise
• Royal Pharmaceutical Society
• Pharmaceutical Training Institute
• Wiley & Sons
• Blue Door Publishing
• Evolution Medical Communications
• Science Branding Communications
• Clinical Care Options
• Elsevier, Inc.
• Wolters Kluwer
• John Wayne Cancer Institute
• James Publishing
• John Wiley & Sons, Inc
• Harborside Press
• Dowden Health Media
• Clinical Care Options
• Quadrant HealthCom Inc.
• Annual Reviews
• Elsevier/Harcourt Health Sciences
• Core Knowledge/Doubleday books
• SparkNotes/Barnes and Noble
• Quality Medical Publishing
• Thieme Medical Publishers


Medicine Today
• The Female Patient
• Contemporary Pediatrics
• Contemporary Urology​
• Contemporary OB/GYN Patient Care ​
• The ASCO Post​
• Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology​
• Journal of Supportive Oncology
• Medical Laboratory Observer
• RN Geriatrics ​
• OBG Management
• Veterinary Medicine
• The Federal Practitioner


Specialist in medical and scientific illustration for print and web publication with a strong background in human anatomy with emphasis on surgical anatomy. Alex provides high quality illustrations to suit audiences from patient education to advanced surgical techniques and procedures.  She loves a good challenge.


Medical Illustrator
October 1997 - Present
DNA Illustrations, Inc.
Creation of custom illustration for print and web.

Adjunct Instructor
January 2003 - August 2005
Division of Humanities, Fine Arts, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA.
BoR Grant Recipient, 2002 (Consultant)

Adjunct Instructor
June 1998 - January 2001
Fine Arts Department, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.
LEQSF Grant Recipient, 1999 (Co-Investigator)

Director of EiLAB
September 1996 - June 1998
Fine Arts Department, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

Medical Illustrator
June 1995 - September 1996
MediVisuals Inc., Dallas, TX.
Medical legal exhibits for courtroom display.

Teaching Assistantship
September 1993 - June 1995
Medical Illustration Graduate Program, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA.
Maintained computer lab and assisted in computer usage. Tutorials in Photoshop, Illustrator and Macromind Director.

Computer Graphic Artist
July 1992 - August 1993
Educational Resource Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
Production of medical graphics and illustrations for print, PowerPoint and display.

Graphic Artist
January 1992 - July 1992
Savannah River Ecology Lab, The University of Georgia, Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC.
Produced scientific displays and information graphics in print, slide and 2D motion.


The Medical College of Georgia (now Augusta University)
1993 - 1995
Master of Science in Medical Illustration, Medical Illustration Graduate Program,
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA. Magna Cum Laude.
Disciplines studied:  Illustration, Medical Gross Anatomy, Cell Biology & Histology,
Embryology, Neuroanatomy, Pathology and Surgical Techniques.

The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
1987 - 1992
B.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (double major in Scientific Illustration and Zoology)
Cum Laude with a Junior’s Honors Certificate awarded.
Exchange program with Oriel College, Oxford University, 1989
Disciplines studied: Painting, Illustration, Human Anatomy & Physiology,
Chemistry, Biology and Vertebrate Zoology.