Medical Care in the Nursing Home on the Cover of JAGS

Medical Care in the Nursing Home on the Cover of JAGS

It is my pleasure to have a photo illustrating medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic published on the cover of the May issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also known as JAGS.  The image features Dr. Stephanie Le in full personal protective...
Art, Medicine, and Inspiration

Art, Medicine, and Inspiration

When growing up our family doctor had a set of prints in his waiting room that illustrated scenes from a doctor’s life.  Painted by renowned medical illustrator Frank Netter, the scenes included a late night visit by a country doctor, a busy waiting room with anxious...
Sketchbooks I Have Known and Loved

Sketchbooks I Have Known and Loved

When I first started sketching I was overwhelmed with sketchbook choices. I remember going into New York Central Art Supply and getting totally confused with the variety of books with different size, thickness, color of paper, binding, textures, recommended usage, and...
My Art Library:  Sketching Before Urban Sketchers

My Art Library: Sketching Before Urban Sketchers

Before the explosion of the Urban Sketchers movement that began in 2007 there was very little published on this topic. On a recent visit to Los Angeles I stopped by my favorite art bookstore, Hennesy & Ingalls, and discovered some treasures I’d like to...
Remembering Susan Perl – Illustrator

Remembering Susan Perl – Illustrator

While thumbing through a pile of used books for sale  by a homeless vendor in Union Square I came across one entitled Through Darkest Adolescence by Richard Armour.  The book contained illustrations that depicted the tribulations of young teenagers in concise and...