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Ken Heyman currently is an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton on the Creative Media Solutions team, specializing in the creation of original info graphics, graphic design, cartographic products, and interactive graphics to communicate complex ideas in the most concise and visually powerful presentation. Previous to this position, Ken was a Visual Information Specialist at the Department of Defense, managing and creating information graphics, Geographic Information Systems in coordination with editors and content experts to condense data into pinpoint messaging.

After receiving his Master's Degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Ken Heyman began applying his skills developing Virtual Reality Surgical Simulators at Immersion, a leading maker of medical training devices.  For this work, Ken and the Immersion team were recognized with the 2002 Vesalius Trust's Dr. Frank Netter Award for Special Contributions to Medical Education. Iniatially hired as a Medical Illustrator, Ken was promoted to Senior 3D Medical Modeler and Product Developer, taking on new areas of responsibility in the product developement process including: graphic design, industrical design, computer 3D modeling of patient anatomy and surgical instruments, project management, quality improvement, and new product inniatives.

During his studies at Hopkins, Ken was awarded a Vesalian Scholar to research 3D computer modeling methods to visualize embryos from MRI data.  Mr. Heyman received his B.F.A. from Pratt Institute; graduating with Highest Honors, and receiving the Circle Award for academic achievement.  Ken is an avid painter, and converted his van into a mobile studio to plein air landscape paint.

 

Kenneth Heyman, Self Portrait 2001
Oils of canvas, 30" x 20