Travis Vermilye
4567 W. 33rd Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80212
travis@tvermilye.com
720-936-0050
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University of Colorado Denver
1250 14th Street
Suite 800E
PO Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217-3364
travis.vermilye@ucdenver.edu
303-315-1503

Education

2002 M.F.A. Medical & Biological Illustration, University of Michigan

2000 B.S. Biological Illustration, Southwest Missouri State University

Professional Experience

2009-present Assistant Professor, Digital Design Area, Department of Visual Art, College of Arts & Media, University of Colorado Denver

2006-present President/Owner, Anatomia Creations, Denver, Colorado – Online sales of virtual 3D models of the human body created from medical image data

2004-present President/Owner, Travis Vermilye – Medical & Biological Illustration, Denver, Colorado – Professional medical illustration and animation services

2002-2006 BioMedical Visualization Specialist, Medical Modeling LLC, Golden, Colorado

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Hyper-stasis, Center for Faculty Development, University of Colorado Denver, Denver CO

2013 Hyper-stasis, Fulginiti Pavilion for BioEthics and Humanities, University of Colorado Denver Anchutz Medical Campus, Aurora CO

Juried Film Exhibitions

2014 Smoke, Urban MediaMakers Film Festival 2014 – Official Selection, Norcross, GA

Smoke, Best Shorts Competition Fall 2014 – Award of Merit, LaJolla, CA

Juried Group Art Exhibitions

2012 BioCommunications Association Salon Gallery, Tuberculosis Invasion, Bar Harbor, Maine

2011 TEDMED 2011 Medical Illustration Exhibition, Waiting Series, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego California

2009 CU Denver Health Sciences Library Art Show, Portrait of a Visible Male, Dec 18 – Jan 28

Non-Juried Group Art Exhibitions

2015 Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Cataract Surgery: Understanding Your Options, Cleveland, OH,

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, What is an ICD?, Cleveland, OH

2014 Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Nine Series: Heart Disease, Rochester, MN

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Nine Series: Obesity, Rochester, MN

2013 Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Waiting Series: Hepatic Labyrinth, Salt Lake City, UT

Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Waiting Series: Renal Labyrinth, Salt Lake City, UT

2012 Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Tuberculosis Invasion,Toronto, Canada

2009 Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, VASER® Ultrasound Assisted Liposelection, Richmond, VA

 

Illustrations in Peer Reviewed Books and Book Chapters

2015 Rez, Juan A., and Mark Schafer (contributor). “Ultrasonic Surgical Devices and Procedures.” In Power Ultrasonics Applications of High-intensity Ultrasound, 633-660. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Waltham, MA: Elsevier Press, Woodhead Publishing, 2015 – Illustrated Figure 21.5

2014 Herman, Charles K., and John Millard (contributor). “Body Scultpting in the Normal- Weight Patient Using Both Lipoaspiration and Simultaneous Augmentation with Fat Grafts: Four Dimensional High-Definition Liposculpture.” In Encyclopedia of Aesthetic Rej uvenation through Volume Enhancement, 394-409. 1st ed. New York, NY: Thieme, 2014 – 19 illustrated color figures.

2011 Mendieta, Constantino G. “Aesthetic Liposculpting and Fat Grafting.” In The Art of Gluteal Sculpting, 160-161. 1st ed. Vol. 1. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Pub., 2011. – 2 illustrated color figures (credited to Sound Surgical Technologies.)

2009 Malamed, Connie. Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics That People Understand. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2009 – Post Liposculpture Skin Retraction Pg. 190

Malamed, Connie. Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics That People Understand. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2009 – Memory Loss Pg 222

Recognitions, Honors and Awards

2012 Award of Merit in Animation for Broadcast and Film, Tuberculosis Invasion, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Salon, Toronto, Canada, International

2008 Honorable Mention, Non-Interactive Media, Window Into Life, 2008 National Sicence Foundation Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, International

2006 First Place, Interactive Media, Cerebral Vasculature of Conjoined Twins , 2006 National Sicence Foundation Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, International

2003 First Place to Medical Modeling LLC, Materialise™ Innovation award in Stereolithography, Stereolithography model of craniopagus conjoined twins, International

Exhibit Curation

2015 The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Surgical Illustration, Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

2014 Study Abroad Student Show 2014, Marriot Gallery, Denver, CO

2012 Form and Function,  Health Sciences Library Gallery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

CU Denver Juried Student Show, Marriot Gallery, Denver, CO

2011 Experiments – Intermedia Foundations Final Projects, Starz Theater, Denver, CO

Reviews and Interviews

2015 “The Cutting Edge” Offers Arresting Body of Works, Tyler Smith, UC Health Insider, Vol. 8 Iss. 14. February ,2015

2014 A Denver art exhibit meant to get under your skin, Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post Fine Arts Critic, Entertainment, December 19, 2014

2013 Exhibition Reveals the Art of Science and the Science of Art, Tyler Smith, UC Health Insider, Vol. 7. Iss. 4. July, 2013

Self Published eBooks

2014 Davidson, Richard, and Travis Vermilye. Cataract Surgery: Understanding Your Options. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Denver, CO: Queensboro Publishing LLC, 2014. 28 – illustration and design of book.

Refereed Presentations

2015 Real-Time Online Collaboration for the Biomedical Artist, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, July, International

2014 Hyperstasis – Public Health Visualization, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, July, International

Workshop: High-Quality 3D Models from Medical Image Data – Osirix to ZBrush® and Beyond, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, July, International

Visual Health Communication, Guild of Scientific Illustrators Annual Conference, Boulder, CO, June, International

Comics with a Heart, Graphic Medicine Annual Conference, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD, June, National

2013 3D Biomedical Animation in Cinema 4D – Techniques Showcase Presentation, Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, July, International

2011 Illustrating the image of Health, Virtual presentation, International Conference on the Image, San Sebastian Spain, September, International

2010 Medical Visualization of Conjoined Twins, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference, Portland, OR, International

External Grants

2012 Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for “Development of Three Patient Decision Aids for Implanted Defibrillators”, PI: Dan Matlock, MD, Total grant funding $235,492 over a period of two years. Co-Investigator for $19,439 over a period of two years.  Funded.

2011 Collaborative Visualization Laboratory (VisLAb) Appropriations Project, Fiscal Year 2011, Office of Government Relations, University of Colorado. Requested $800,000.  Not funded.

University Grants

2015 CAM Faculty Development GrantS, $1500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Cleveland, OH.  Funded.

YUMPS, $500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Cleveland, OH.  Funded.

InWorks Course Development Grant, Design and Healing Spaces, 3 Week Hybrid Maymester Course. $10000 request, $9000 funded.

2014 Center for Faculty Development Grant, $5000. Sculpting for Surgeons Workshop, Las Vegas, NV.  Funded.

CAM Faculty Development GrantS, $1500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Rochester, MN.  Funded.

YUMPS, $500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Rochester, MN.  Funded.

2013 CAM Faculty Development GrantS, $1500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.  Funded.

YUMPS, $500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.  Funded.

2012 CAM Faculty Development GrantS, $1500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Toronto, Canada.  Funded.

YUMPS, $500. Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, Toronto, Canada.  Funded.

2011 YUMPS, $500, TEDMED 2011 Conference, San Diego, CA.  Funded.

CAM Faculty Development Grant, $1500, TEDMED 2011 Conference, San Diego, CA.  Funded.

2010 Faculty Development Grant , Center for Faculty Development, research and creative work involving Touch Based User Experiences for Biology and Medical Education.  Funded.

CAM Faculty Development Grant, travel to the annual Association of Medical Illustrators Conference in Portland Oregon.  Funded.

YUMPS travel grant for 2010, travel to the Association of Medical Illustrators Conference in Portland Oregon.  Funded.

Commissioned BioMedical Animations (Selected)

2015 Dan Matlock, MD, Colon Cancer, Public Health/Patient Education

IGNIS Forensics, Stabbing Victim, Medical-Legal animation

2012 Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, How the Heart Works, Patient education

2011 Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, TopHat Aortic Valve, Medical device/marketing

2008 Winnercom/BASF, Metaflumizone MOA, Consumer education/marketing

2007 Kohlor/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Series of six 3-4 minute animations, Role: animator

Commissioned BioMedical Illustrations (Selected)

2015 Ali Wiersma, MD, Paranasal Sinus Development, Journal article

2012 Millard Plastic Surgery Center, VASER High Definition Liposculpture with EVE Abdominoplasty, Patient education/Surgical

Millard Plastic Surgery Center, VASER High Definition Liposculpture with Mini Tummy Tuck, Patient education/Surgical

Millard Plastic Surgery Center, Male and Female Fat Layers/Areas of Interest, Patient education/Surgical

Millard Plastic Surgery Center, Male Fat Grafting and Extraction Areas, Patient education/Surgical

2011 C. Corbett Wilkinson, MD, Baclofen Pump Implantation, Series of Illustrations, Surgical/Journal article

Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, Glauber Clamp, Medical device

Sound Surgical Technologies, Power X, Medical device

2010 Sound Surgical Technologies, Vaser Shape, Medical device

Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, PrimO2X, Medical device

2009 Sound Surgical Technologies, Thermal Effect, Medical device

Sound Surgical Technologies, Cavitation, Medical device

Sound Surgical Technologies, Adipose Tissue Anatomy, Patient education

Sound Surgical Technologies, Accoustic Streaming, Medical device

Snyder Plastic Surgery, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap Surgery, Patient education/Surgical

Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, TopHat Aortic Valve, Medical device

Natural Health International, HPA Series, Patient education

2008 Broadway Plastic Surgery Center, VASER Assisted Breast Enhancement, Patient education/Surgical

Armada Medical Marketing/Sorin Group, MitroFlow Aortic Valve, Medical device

2007 Millard Plastic Surgery Center, Male and Female Fat Grafting, Patient education/Surgical

2006 Millard Plastic Surgery Center, VASER Liposculpture – Male and Female, Patient education/Surgical

Illustrations in Non–Peer Reviewed Magzines and Journal Articles

2011 Schafer, M.E. Principles of Ultrasound, Aesthetic Trends and Technologies, January/February 2011

2010 Wilson, K.A. VASER 2.0 Streamlines Body Sculpting, The Aesthetic Guide, May/June 2010

Ultrasonic Body Contouring, Healthy Aging, May/June 2010

2009 Body Contouring Players, Plastic Surgery Practice, November 2009

2008 2008 Visualization Challenge Winners, Rachel Zelkowitz, Science, 26 September, 2008: 1768.

2006 2006 Visualization Challenge, Rhitu Chatterjee, Science, 22 September, 2006: 1730-1735

Non Refereed Presentations

2011 Medical Visualization of Conjoined Twins – Arts in Medicine Lecture Series, Presenter in the Arts in Medicine Lecture Series at building 500 on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

2010 CAM Connects, College of Arts & Media, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

2009 CAM Live @ Starz lecture series, Medical Visualization of Conjoined Twins, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

2009 CAM Convocation, Brief 8 minute lecture on my creative work designed to inspire students at start of new term, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

Courses Taught

3D Motion Design

Anatomy for the Artist

Biomedical 3D Animation

Design Studio 1

Drawing 1

Intermedia Foundations

Introduction to Digital Design

Motion Design

Scandinavian by Design – Study abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark

Visualization and Infographics

Professional Service

2015 Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Biocommunications

Consultant, Pixologic/ Association of Medical Illustrators  for Zbrush Webinar

2014 Professional Guidelines Committee – Association of Medical Illustrators

University Service

2015 Instructor search committee, Visual Arts, College level

2009 – Present Visualization MFA committee, College Level

BFA Thesis student advisor, College level

2011 – present Research and Creative Activities Symposium committee, University level

2014 – Present Downtown Campus Faculty Assembly, University level

2010 – 2013 Judge, Digital Visions, College level

Visibly Human Symposium Planning Committee, Anschutz Medical Capmus

2012 CAM Web Committee, College Level

2013 Online Envisioning Taskforce, University level

2010 Judge, Denver Metro Regional Science Fair, Regional

Enriching STEM Education through Creativity and Innovation, Webinar, Regional

MFA in Visualization Think Tank, College level

Professional Organizations

2015-present College Art Association

2014-present Institute of Medical Illustrators

2013-present AIGA

2008-present Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

2002-present Association of Medical Illustrators

Continuing Education

2015 Augmented Reality for Biomedical Artists – Unity, Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, July 2015

ePMV Advanced molecular Techniques, Association of Medical Illustrators Conference, July 2015

2014 Sculpture for Surgeons: Andrew Carwse – Anatomy Tools LLC, Las Vegas, NV – 5 day workshop about sculpting the human form, August 2014

2012 Harvesting Medical Imaging Datasets: An Open Source and Multi-Platform Workflow Instructor: Patrick Kania, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 25

Information Visualization using Processing – Instructors: Ryo Sakai and Bang Wong, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 25

2010 Presenting Data and Information, Edward Tufte Master Class, Demver, CO, June 201