David A. Peace, MS
David Peace was born in Washington D.C. He graduated high school in Silver Spring, Maryland. Mr. Peace served in the military, in Vietnam with Long Range Patrol and Ranger units and stateside with the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, NC. Mr. Peace received his BA degree in 1975 from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke majoring in Studio Art with a minor in Biology. In 1978 he received his MS degree in Medical and Biological Illustration from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA. Mr. Peace then served as a staff illustrator for the Department of Medical Illustration Services until his employment with the University of Florida, Department of Neurological Surgery, in 1979.
Mr. Peace has illustrated countless journal articles and book chapters dealing with the surgical and microsurgical anatomy of the brain, spine, and peripheral nervous system. He has been an invited speaker and guest lecturer on neurosurgical illustration at national and international conferences. His illustrations have appeared on the covers of The Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, Survey of Ophthalmology, and American Family Physician.
David is a past recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke Alumni Association. Mr. Peace is an active member of The Association of Medical Illustrators, The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and The 75th Ranger Regiment Association.
Above: Basal view of the brain showing cranial nerves related to eye movement. [Adobe Photoshop]
Above: Arterial supply to the uncus and anterior parahippocampal gyrus.
Illustrations depicting Abraham Lincoln¹s head wound. [Mixed media]
Above: Lateral View; Below: Superior View
Below: Third ventriculostomy approach. [Adobe Photoshop]
Left: Basal view of the brain showing cranial nerves related to eye movement. [Adobe Photoshop]
Arterial supply to the uncus and anterior parahippocampal gyrus