Roy W. Walston Yvonne Wylie Walston, CMI

Co-owner & Vice-President, Creative Imagery, Inc.

Professional Specializations
Biomedical, technical, and general visual communications for legal, editorial, educational, technical, promotional, advertising, and corporate markets. Capable problem solver, communicator and production strategist, using interpersonal skills to communicate with the variety of professionals required to complete the project, large or small. Board certified (CMI) in medical illustration. Ms. Walston keeps abreast of the current digital revolution to produce whatever her clients need.

Techniques range from computer animation and multimedia digital graphics to traditional ink drawings, carbon dust and airbrush renderings, including storyboard design and scriptwriting as well with visual plan production.

Products are for print via books, brochures, and journals; projection via web, multimedia, slides, and video; and display via posters and three-dimensional models.

Interpretations vary from conceptual to representational, depending upon the communication need and the target audience.

Professional Background

  • 1982 - present; Co-owner, Creative Imagery, Inc., President/Principal Illustrator of Medical and Legal Imagery Divisions, Creative Imagery, Inc., 2817 Espanola Street, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110-3522
  • 1982 - 1988; Medical illustrator/ designer/ supervisor , Biomedical Communications, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1982; M.A. in Biomedical Communications, U. T. Southwestern Medical Complex, Dallas, TX
  • 1977 - 1979; Medical Research Assistant, including Senior Research Assistant, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 1975 - 1977; Research Assistant, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California
  • 1975; B.S. in Zoology with an unofficial minor in Art, University.of Kentucky, Lexington.

Published Through
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Mosby-Year Book, Inc., American Society of Radiologic Technologists, Williams & Wilkins, Institute in Basic Life Sciences, W.C. Brown, UNM Press, Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Yearbook Medical Publishing, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Neuropsychologia, Veterinary Economics, Archives Surgery, Clinical Pediatrics, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Spectrum, Endoscopy Review, etc.

Award of Excellence 1992, Association of Medical Illustrators, Category: Book. Best of Show 1989-90 and Distinguished Technical Communication Award, New Mexico Kachina Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, Category: Book. Second Place, 1981, Association of Medical Illustrators, Category: student color illustration.

Association of Medical Illustrators
American MENSA


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