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2020 Artist in Residence, Farah Hamade

About the artist

Farah Hamade is a biomedical illustrator and animator based in California. She completed a Masters of Biomedical Communications (MScBMC) at the University of Toronto. She received a BS in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior at the University of California, Davis where she also studied studio art and sociocultural anthropology.

Farah’s experiences volunteering and working with patients in clinic and through research inspired her to seek more effective ways to communicate scientific topics to different audiences. She draws upon her interdisciplinary background in scientific research and the creative arts to visualize complex topics, explore ways to make the sciences more accessible, and tell healthcare stories.

Learn more about Farah’s work: LinkedIn@farahamade on Instagram

Final project

Watch The City is a Body animation and learn more about Farah’s residency.


Farah developed and led these workshops throughout the residency.

News stories

Farah published these stories throughout the residency.

Other projects and collaborations

These are additional projects Farah contributed to throughout the residency.