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Jonathan Harwell-Dye’s career in the arts didn’t start out in the most obvious way. The Director of Communications for the Macon Arts Alliance began as a science illustration major at the University of Georgia, where he worked with scientists doing etymological illustrations, translating the world of science into the artistic world.
“It’s a fascinating field,” he says. “It also gave me a foundation of being able to translate art to people who aren’t in artistic fields. I feel like today I’m able to use that to translate on a regular basis.”
He intended to go on after college to work as a science or medical illustrator, but decided to go into the professional world and work as a graphic designer instead, eventually becoming creative director of a local newspaper where he worked for seven years.
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