Craig Gosling, MS ’65

Craig Goodwin Gosling, a 1965 BVIS graduate, passed away July 2021.

Craig Goodwin Gosling, a 1965 Biomedical Visualization (BVIS) graduate, was born and raised in Bronx, New York. He attended Hunter College in New York City, where he graduated with a BA in Zoology and Art in 1959. He then served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1959 to 1962. After the army, he attended UIC and studied under program director, Hooker Goodwin.

After graduation, Craig began working for the Indiana University School of Medicine, Dept. of Medical Illustration, and took over as director in 1972. He led the department for 30 years and retired from Indiana University in 2001. Craig had an active role in the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) and made significant contributions to the profession. He served the Association as President in 1992-93. Recognized for his many accomplishments, he received the AMI’s Brödel Award for Excellence in Education in 2000 and the AMI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002. He also received UIC's College of Applied Health Sciences Alumni Loyalty Award in 2014.

In 2013, Craig donated his life's medical illustration work to the BVIS program and in 2014 he generously donated the entire Indiana University Medical Illustration Department’s library to BVIS, including many of his personal textbooks.

Craig is survived by his wife, Gretchen. A memorial event is being planned for the fall in Indianapolis.