Ann Caudle is the Science Illustration Program Director and an Instructor. She teaches Introduction to Science Illustration, Science Illustration in Color, Botanical Illustration, and Exhibit Preparation and Portfolio Development. A lifelong passion for combining art and science led to a freelance career in natural science illustration. Since 1983, she has been the primary color illustrator for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, creating hundreds of images of fish, shorebirds, marine mammals, invertebrates, marine algae, shore plants, habitats, and human models. Her work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA; and National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.
Jenny Keller is the Science Illustration Program Coordinator and an Instructor. She teaches Special Topics in Science Illustration, and Applied Techniques in Science Illustration. Jenny combined her lifelong interests in both art and science when she began keeping illustrated field journals in 1981. Since that time, sketching natural subjects from life has continued to inspire and inform her other illustration projects, which have centered around mammals, birds, and botanical subject matter. Her special interests include studies of skeletal anatomy and describing movement through animated sequences. In 1992, Dolphin Days (W. W. Norton),for which she was the sole illustrator, won the John Burroughs Award for best book of the year in natural history.
Amadeo Bachar is an Instructor for the Science Illustration Program. He teaches Introduction to Digital Media, Advanced Techniques in Color Science Illustration, Design of Graphics for Motion, Web & Print, and Applied Integration of Digital Media.
Andrea Dingeldein is the Program Assistant and an Instructor. She supports all computer graphics courses and is the instructor for Field Sketching. Her love of nature and natural history was inspired by insects she found and raised as a child, but she discovered her true passions when she began SCUBA diving at the age of 12. Andrea holds a B.A. in Studio Art, and a B.S. & M.S. in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her academic background in marine biology and her passion for art led her to attend the science illustration program from 2015-16. She thoroughly enjoys partnering with scientists, environmental organizations, and local recreation businesses to highlight the incredible diversity of life in the Monterey Bay area and around the world.