About the Book
Evidence-based Art is based upon the principles of Evidence-based Design, and making design decisions on the best available information. There is a small, but significant body of research today on the impact of art on clinical and behavioral outcomes of patients in healthcare settings.
Mark Shoolery, born in San Francisco, California, is a fine art photographer and digital artist currently residing in West Hollywood, California. He studied animation and film history at San Francisco State University before receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from The California Institute of the Arts in 1984. His career in the entertainment industry includes positions as Creative Director at both Capitol Records and The Walt Disney Company. Coupled with his knowledge of digital image manipulation, he continues to pioneer unique methods of photo collage and composition. The recipient of numerous design awards, Mr. Shoolery is part of the permanent collection of The American Institute of Graphic Arts. With a passion for visual communication and for creating imagery that seduces the eye to linger, his works are observations of nature’s perfect geometry and its brilliant designs that inspire all mankind.