Exposing the intricate beauty of human anatomy through artistic interpretation
Artist: Penny Oliver
On exhibit: October 1 to 31, 2015
Meet the Artist: October 22, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Third Floor Gallery
Health Sciences Library
Lakewood Business Focus: DiagnosisART
The Denver Post, Seth McConnell, January 14, 2014
Interview with Penny Oliver, owner-artist:
Along with images of the natural world, I use medical and research diagnostic imagery such as CT, MRI, histology, pathology and other microscopy to create my paintings...Although my business name DiagnosisART harkens to the medical field, people are often surprised that my works represent the anatomy of the human body. Read more
Inner Landscapes: An interview with Penny Oliver
The Sterile Eye: Life, death and surgery through a lens, Øystein Horgmo, Augus 10, 2010
If I choose to paint something that is very much like the diagnostic image, I always seek permission to do so. I have found that most of the people I contact for permission to use their research images are very excited at the prospect of their hard work being turned into a dynamic piece of art. Really, this is what first inspired me to begin DiagnosisART; the joy and pride I could extract from the physicians, professors, and researchers who spend so much of their lives generating these images in the pursuit of helping others! Read more
Location: Second floor landing
Trepanation or trepanning, the surgery of opening the skull, may be one of the oldest surgeries that mankind has performed, and performed successfully.
Visit the Health Sciences Library’s second floor landing to view our newest exhibit, a selection of trepanation instruments.