Jillian Platt BFA, MS
Masters of Science in Medical Illustration, Augusta University, Augusta, GA. 1997.
Bachelors of Fine Arts, concentration in painting., minor in Art History, Boston University, Boston, MA. 1992.
Co-Owner and curator of Scarlet Seven Fine Art Gallery, Troy, NY 9/2017 - 4/2018. Fine art, multi-media and entertainment . The first gallery in Troy to feature the diversity of contemporary art and functional art while bridging the exposure between local, regional and national artists and the growing community. www.scarletsevengallery.com
Art Curation and Production
Guest curator at Art Associates Gallery, May 2019. “The Power of Color in Art" - 9 person multimedia art show. Albany, NY. May 2019.
Co-producer of a yearly studio show and sale with 10 artists Five Arts Studio Show and Sale, Wynantskill, NY. 2014-present.
Produced and curated This is Where the Magic Begins. An eight-person multi-media pop-up fine art show during the holiday season. 86 Congress St. Troy, NY. November 2016.
Produced and curated Hair Spray and Opinions. Thirteen-person multimedia pop-up art show with live entertainment. 86 Congress St. Troy, NY. September 2016.
Co-produced and curated a three person abstract art show, Harmonious Subtleties, at the apartments at The Shop. Troy, NY. July 2016.
Lectures and Classroom Experience
Guest artist at The Sage College of Albany. Basic drawing. Fall 2007.
Long term substitute art teacher at St. Jude the Apostle School, Wynantskill, NY 2007.
Art enrichment for WWAARC clients (formerly New Visions. ). Albany, NY 1994.
Fine Art - Exhibitions and Commissions
Commissioned by Greco Construction to paint an 8’ x 6’ painting to celebrate the opening of their new location in Troy, NY. August, 2019.
Part of the group exhibition, “2nd Annual Winter Salon”, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY November 2015.
Part of the group exhibition, “Where Art and Homes Connect” , Albany Center Gallery at the Empire State Plaza. February 2015.
Part of the group exhibition, “The Spaces Between”, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY. October 2014.
Wall Street International Art Section. Featured in an article about the exhibition, “The Spaces Between”. September 2014.
Distinguished Artist in the 70th issue of Art Ascent magazine for the painting “Desire”. June 2014.
Part of the group exhibition, “Nature as Muse”, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY. September 2014.
Featured artist for the website ArtandArtDeadlines.com. April 2014.
Advertising and promotional artwork for Piper Theater’s production of “Frankenstein”. Brooklyn, NY, 2013.
Part of the group exhibition, “Times Union Home Show”, Albany Center Gallery. February 2013.
Placed runner up in Creative Quarterly Vol. 28, for the series of paintings “Dredging” September 2012.
Placed runner up in the fine arts category of Creative Quarterly Vol. 23, for the painting “Desire". June 2011.
Represented by Hudson and Laight Fine Art Gallery, Hudson, NY. 2011-2013.
Design and painting of the first floor façade at historic 221 River St. Troy, NY. Including a 14-panel mural of the Hudson River. October 2007.
Medical Illustration - Exhibitions, Book, Journal & Film
Medical animations of Colonoscopy for Qurve Educational Patient Learning LLC Queensbury, NY 2013.
Medical illustrations created for the PBS documentary, The Whisper. The illustrations served as a visual teaching aid in a film about ovarian cancer. The disease, progression, and treatment. 2010.
Illustration of the immunology of breast milk. Medicus Life Brands 2008 Cover art for the December issue of The Journal of Contemporary Surgery. November 2007.
Medical illustration (anterior cut away view of the female reproductive system) for Duncan Baird Publishers. 2007.
Commissioned by Ken Monastersky director of operations at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies to create a painting for the department showing ATP production in cells. 2007.
Juror for the Salon at the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) National Meeting, Boston, MA. August 2006.
Exhibited artwork at the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) National Meeting, Boston, MA. August 2006. Atlanta GA, July 1999 and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. July 1998.
Illustrations created for Corus Pharma’s respiratory drug research and promotion. July 2004.
Illustrations created for Advanstar Medical Economics’ journal, Contemporary Urology. December 2003 and March 2004 issues.
Anatomical illustrations for the Seattle Prostate Institute’s book, “The Prostate Cancer Treatment Book.” Published by McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Illustrations of the 4 stages of colorectal cancer created for OrthoBiotech Oncology Product’s, “Colorectal Cancer Awareness” campaign, November 2003. Similar illustrations created for “Lung Cancer Awareness” campaign, September 2002, ‘Ovarian Cancer Awareness’ campaign, July 2002, and Strength for Living with ‘Breast Cancer campaign’, September 2001. Artwork commissioned by Thomas Ferguson Associates, A Division of CommonHealth LP.
Anatomical illustration created for Dr. Benjamin Chang of The Vascular Institute at Albany Medical Center, for an article titled, “Treatment of Inframalleolar Venous Ulcers with Open Perforator Ligation”, for The Journal of Vascular Surgery. February 2002.
Surgical illustrations created for Dr. Clement Darling of The Vascular Institute at Albany Medical Center, for the chapter titled, The Management of Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms, for the book, Current Surgical Therapy, 7th edition, edited by John L. Cameron MD. Published by Mosby, June 2001.
Cover art created to reflect the article, “New Frontiers in the Treatment of. Alzheimer’s Disease”, for the medical journal Pharmacy and Therapeutics. Volume 26, Number 5, May 2001.
Embryology illustrations for the book “Embryogenesis: Species, Gender and Identity”, by Richard Grossinger. Published by North Atlantic Books, 2000.
Surgical illustrations for Dr. Clement Darling's book chapter The Albany Experience with Autologous Bypasses to Pedal Arteries for the book, “Critical Limb Ischemia of the Foot: The Limits of Revascularization”. Published by Futura Publishing, 1999.
Medical legal (Selected from over 25 cases)
Medical Illustrations for the following firms:
E. Stewart Jones - Troy, NY - Medical illustrations helped to win the highest product liability case in NYS in 2000.
Featherstonhaugh, Wiley, Clyne & Cordo, LLP - Albany, NY.
Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany - Latham, NY.
Linan and Fallon - Albany NY.
DeLuca & Weizenbaum - Providence, RI.
The Law Offices of Christopher P. Di Giulio - New York, NY.
The Spada Law Firm, Albany, NY.
Boards and Professional Organizations
AMI: Association of Medical Illustrators http://www.ami.org
Board member of Albany Center Gallery www.albanycentergallery.org Albany, NY. June, 2019-present. Member of the PR/Marketing and Exhibition Committee.
Media and Software
Proficient in software applications: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Muse, Flash, InDesign. Basic HTML and CSS.
Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Gouache, Encaustic paint.
Pen and Ink and pencil.