Call and programme



Francis VAN GLABBEEK, Belgium


  • Coskun ARKAZ 
  • Zakaria  MOUSATI
  • Ibrahim OCAK 
  • Sanad OULKADI


Invited Speakers

  • Vega ASENSIO, Scientific Illustrator, Spain
  • Wendie BIRCH, Forensic Medicine, UK
  • Peter BOLS, Veterinary Surgeon, UAntwerp, Belgium
  • Carlos BRANCO FERRIERA,  Surgeon, Portugal
  • Ieva LEBIETE, New Anatomy Museum 2019 Riga, Latvia
  • Stephanie PHILIPPAERTS, Medical Illustrator, Belgium "From ordinary to extraordinary: more than an artist" 
  • Juris SALAKS, Director Stradins Museum of the History of Medicine Riga, Latvia
  • Athar JABER, Sculptor, Belgium
  • Mark Roughly, Face Lab Research Group, Liverpool University, UK
  • Leon VAN TOL, President CHIMES, The Netherlands/Begium
  • Francis WELLS, Cardiac Surgeon, UK: "Surgery as an Art form"
  • Uldis ZARINS, Author 'Anatomy for the sculptor' and 'Anatomy of facial expression'

(Final programme with all lecture titles will follow soon.)



The 2018 AEIMS Congress will feature a Salon of Student and Professional Artwork.

Submission of Entries

Submission of works for exhibit in the Salon is open to any alumni, faculty or student of a medical or scientific illustration program and professionals. You may enter a maximum of 2 pieces. The entry is free.

All 2D artwork must be submitted in digital form. We will take care of the printing. The maximum printable image size is 30 x 40 cm, and images can be either portrait or landscape orientation. Resolution should be 300dpi. The prints will be bordered in white. Preferred file format is JPG. Preferred color spaces are Adobe RGB 1998 or sRGB.

Animations must be submitted as .MOV, .MP4

By entering this exhibition, the artist/entrant authorizes the Medical Illustration Graduate Program at GRU to make, display and sell (via silent auction) one printed copy of the submitted artwork. All other rights are reserved to the copyright holder. Animations are excluded from the silent auction.

Entry Deadline

The deadline for receipt of entry forms and digital file(s) is the close of business on Monday, 1 October 2018.

Disposition of Entries

To close the exhibit, the prints will be sold via silent auction on Sat 13 Oct 2018.

Awards ceremony and auction results

A prize will be awarded for the best entry from a professional and student.

The awards ceremony and announcements at the auction results will take place at the social event after the silent auction. Please label your artwork, explain the subject, the dimensions and medium employed.