Visual communication of nature, science and medical concepts.

Emma Scheltema is a freelance illustrator based in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
She specialises in creating illustrations that communicate and clarify technical information and scientific and medical concepts,
based on her training in ecology, biomedical science and visual design.
 If you have an idea that could use some visual explanation, please get in touch!
Tel: +64 21 206 4031

Children's illustration portfolio is available to view at Sandra Morris Illustration Agency

Bachelor of Design Honours, First Class (Medical Illustration focus), Auckland University of Technology –2016
Bachelor of Science (Ecology and Conservation), The University of Auckland- 2011
2018 | CLNZ Education Awards Finalist for Sam and Flo's Amazing Watery Adventure - Watercare Services
2017| Best Design Awards SILVER, Public Good Category for Modality in Medical Illustration
2016| Gavin Bishop Childrens Illustration Award Finalist
2014| Department of Conservation 'Big Picture' award for Natures Ghosts stop-motion animated film

Member of the Botanical Art Society of New Zealand (BASNZ)
Member of the Australian Institute of Medical and Biological Illustration (AIMBI)