headshot - Andrea OttesenAbout the Artist

Andrea Ottesen, PhD

Professional Experience
2011-present Research Microbiologist, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), FDA
2009-present Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Department of Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture, College Park, MD

Science Visualization Exhibits
Hill Center: Rainforest 2014
Art on 8th: Rainforest 2014
United States Botanic Garden USBG (2011) “Flora Photographica ”
New York Hall of Sciences (2010) NSF Scientific

Visualization Winners
United States National Arboretum (2009) “Native North American Plants”
American University Museum – Katzen Arts Center (2009) “Chondrus crispus”
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (2004)
Recuerdos Etnobotanicos: Chemistry and Ethnobotany of Panamanian Rainforest Plants with Dr. Jim Duke, Darien, Panama
US National Arboretum (2002) “Discover the Herbarium of the National Arboretum”
United States Library of Congress (2002) Green Pharmacy with Dr. Jim Duke

Science Visualization Publications
Science American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 9/28/2007
Winner of NSF Science Visualization Competition (cover of Science)
Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science (JASHS) 7/2007 Scientific graphic (cover of JASHS)
National Geographic News 10/28/2007 Best Images in Science
Cover of Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of Latin American CRC Press 2009 Cover and one hundred taxonomic illustrations of Latin American medicinal plants

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