Iris Jean Nichols Edit Profile
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, University Washington, 1978.
Freelance illustrator, graphic designer, Seattle, 1966—2004. Medical illustrator, head department illustration Swedish Hospital Medical Center, 1981-1986. Owner, medical and science illustrator Art for Medicine, 1986—2003.
Medical illustrator University Washington, Seattle, 1966-1967. Part-time medical illustrator, graphic coordinator department art The Mason Clinic, 1968-1978. Instructor advanced illustration Cornish College Arts, Seattle, 1988-1990.
Organized, coordinated and gifted the artwork of Professor Glen E. Alps of University Washington after his death in 1996.
President ArtsWest (formerly West Seattle Arts Council), 1983. Chairman West Seattle (Washington) High School Art Acquisition Committee, since 2003. Member Association Medical Illustrators (Murial McLatchie Fine Arts award 1981), National Museum Women in the Arts (Washington state committee, board directors 1987-1995, president 1993-1994), Women Painters of Washington (president 1987-1989), University Washington Alumni Association, Lambda Rho Art Association (president alumni association 1995-1998, treasurer 2002-2004).
Daughter of Charles Frederick and Velma Irene (Hacker) Beisner. (divorced June 1963). Children: Reid William, Amy Jo.
Married David Gary Nichols, September 21, 1966.