Ron Guastaferri / Synapse Studios
Vesalius figure with computer- <br>generated elements<br><br>
Vesalius figure with computer-
generated elements

B.A. - Biology from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
M.A.M.S. - Biomedical Visualization, University of Illinois at Chicago

For the past 12 years I have produced medical graphics and animations for Art Directors, Web Site Designers, Physicians and Attorneys. Prior to opening Synapse Studios in 1998, I was employed as Senior Medical Illustrator / Animator at Biomedia Corporation. I have also held illustrator positions at Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago and at Chiang Mai University Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand. While in Thailand, I designed and produced a series of teaching exhibits for the Department of Surgery.

Pharmaceutical advertising, Professional journal cover / article illustration, Web site graphics and animation, Textbook illustration, Medical-legal exhibits and animations.


Prentice Hall

Medical Economics - Thomson Healthcare

Quadrant HealthCom


Landes BioScience

Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center

Chiang Mai University Hospital

Odyssea Publishing

Female Patient Magazine

Emergency Medicine Magazine

National Board of Forensic Chiropractors

Surgical Physician Assistant Magazine

Patient Care Magazine

All-Care Animal Referral Center

Augustana College Magazine

Patient Care for the Nurse Practitioner Web Site

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard

Hinshaw & Culbertson

Corboy & Demetrio

Ashcraft & Gerel

Swanson, Martin & Bell

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel