Corinne Sandone is an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Professor Sandone has served as director of the graduate program in medical and biological illustrations in the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine since 2013.
Professor Sandone specializes in surgical illustration and has used watercolor to create several large, color surgical atlases. She is the co-author of the Cameron-Sandone Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery and is a board-certified medical illustrator (CMI).
She grew up in Connecticut and received her B.A. in studio art from Oberlin College in 1982. She did graduate work at Johns Hopkins, receiving her M.A. in medical and biological illustration in 1986. She has been a professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) for more than 20 years and currently serves on the AMI Board of Governors and as chair of the Communications Editorial Council.
Professor Sandone teaches coursework in drawing, watercolor, surgical illustration, operating room sketching and portfolio preparation, and is an advisor for graduate student research. She enjoys developing curriculum to reflect topics in the medical illustration profession and has lectured on a variety of subjects, including the related histories of dissection and anatomical illustration; illustration for patient education; illustrating minimally invasive surgery; and combining teaching and illustrating careers. She combines traditional media with digital tools and strives to retain a handcrafted look and feel to her images. She is a voracious reader and is proud to be a resident of Baltimore.