MEGAN E. B. FOLDENAUER is an artist, medical/scientific illustrator, and anatomist based out of Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor, Michigan. They have several degrees and certifications:
Bachelor of Fine Arts - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Science - Eastern Michigan University
Master of Arts - The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Art as Applied to Medicine
Doctor of Philosophy - Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
THEIR WORK IS HIGHLY REPRESENTATIONAL AND DIVIDED BETWEEN:
the scientific/medical topics illustrated for clients
the drawings & paintings of everyday (and often overlooked) small objects
large-format carbon dust portraiture, especially depictions of the human eye
THEY INTERNED WITH:
The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
THEIR WORK HAS APPEARED IN:
Science (Translational Medicine), Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Focus, Neurosurgical Pediatrics, Pediatric Radiology, Journal of Immunology, IVOS, Journal of the American Association of Lab Animal Science, Zoologica Scripta
Educational volumes published by:
Thieme, University Press, Elsevier, Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Pearson Education, Academic Press, ACOG
University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Connecticut, University of Bergen (Norway)
Knock Knock, Men's Health, YouBeauty.com
The City of Milwaukee
Exhibitions & Fairs:
ArtPrize @ The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI
The 2017 Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original in Ann Arbor, MI
Watercolor Exhibition Winner @ Fusion Art, online
Figures & Faces - Exhibition Finalist @ Fusion Art, online
ArtPrize @ The Women's City Club, Grand Rapids, MI (a Top 25 finalist in the public time-based category!)
Black & White Exhibition @ Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI
Light & Shadow @ Fusion Art, online
The 2016 Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original in Ann Arbor, MI (a juried art fair)
ArtPrize @ The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI
Face It @ OnSite:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
Toys, Toys, Toys @ The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Silver Medal Exhibition @ The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
ArtPrize @ The Mitten Brewing Company, Grand Rapids, MI
Derwent Pencil Art Prize Competition in London, UK
Women's Work (Portraits of 12 Scientific Illustrators from the 17th to 21st Century) @ Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology, Kansas City, MO
Bugs, Blooms & Beasts @ The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
STILLEVEN @ The Carlson Tower Gallery, Chicago, IL
Wings & Things @ The Laporte County Symphony Center, Laporte, IN
Noteworthy @ The Laporte County Symphony Center, Laporte, IN
La Petite XIII @ The Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Thalmus (two-person exhibition) in Three Oaks, MI & Michigan City, IN
THEY ALSO LOVE TO TEACH:
Workshops about scientific illustration:
Drawing Science @ Belleville Public Library (kid's program)
Illustrating Science: From Anatomy to Zoology @ The Ann Arbor District Library
From Max to Macs (a retrospective of medical illustration) @ The Taubman Health Sciences Library, The University of Michigan
The Biomedical Illustration Graduate Student Experience @ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Courses in anatomy & physiology:
Supplemental Instructor - Eastern Michigan University
Visiting Instructor - Purdue University North Central
THEIR RESEARCH HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS:
Foldenauer ME, Jiang X, McClellan SA, Barrett RP, Hazlett LD. HGF signaling impacts severity of P. aeruginosa keratitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55(4): 2180-2190, 2014.
Foldenauer ME, McClellan SA, Berger EA, Hazlett LD. mTOR regulates IL-10 and resistance to Pseudomonas aeruginosa corneal infection. J Immunol. 190(11): 5649-5658, 2013.
Jiang X, McClellan SA, Barrett RP, Zhang Y, Foldenauer ME, Hazlett LD. The role of VIP in cornea. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 53(12): 7560-7566, 2012.
Foldenauer ME, McClellan SA, Barrett RP, Zhang Y, Hazlett LD. Substance P affects growth factors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-infected mouse cornea. Cornea. 31(10): 1176-1188, 2012.
AND, THEY LOVE TO VOLUNTEER TIME AS:
A "citizen historian" for The United States Holocaust Museum's 'History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust'.
A digital volunteer in transcription services for The Smithsonian.
Ex Officio, official, and retired skater of The Ann Arbor Derby Dimes.
A Salon Judge & Workshop Presenter for The Association of Medical Illustrators.
A contributing artist in many charity art auction events.
A Donation Center Volunteer for The American Red Cross.