Cynthia is a certified medical illustrator and a Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University, 1979, and a Master of Arts in Biomedical Illustration from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1982. Her work focuses on the visual needs of the pharmaceutical and biotech research for their investor and advertising markets, including large scale illustrations for medical conference exhibitions and event and print collateral. She is known for creating striking visuals with clarity of message and a dramatic use of color. Cynthia’s work was selected for inclusion in the juried Art of Medicine exhibition, New York, NY and the juried Dream Anatomy exhibition at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD. Johnson & Johnson honored her with a one-man show of The Medical Art of Cynthia Turner. She exhibited at the University de Andres Bello Art Gallery and the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile and those works were later included in the permanent collection of the Universidad Andres Bello Medical School. Recently, Cynthia was the Artist-in-Residence for Varian Surgical Sciences for 4 years, producing several 3' x 4’ limited edition prints for Varian’s Take a Closer Look campaign, highlighting their role in advancing radiation medicine for cancer treatment of previously inoperable early stage lung, breast, prostate, brain and liver cancers. Cynthia is the recipient of 2014 Brödel Award for Excellence in Education and the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Medical Illustrators. She is represented by Gail Thurm, Senior VP of Pharmaceutical Services, Shannon Associates LLC, NYC.
Airbrush, Color, 3D
Allergy / Immunology, Anatomy, Biology, Biotechnology, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, Cell biology / Histology, Dermatology, Disease Management, Gastroenterology, Medical Devices, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Pharmacology, Reproductive Biology, Respiratory, Urology, Vascular Surgery, Virology, Oncology, Mechanism of Action (MOA), Hemophilia, Pathology, Plastic Surgery