About Sabine


Sabine Baeckmann is a seasoned artist and designer with over 40 years experience in medical and scientific illustration, pharmaceutical advertising, design and marketing, as well as in teaching and training in the fine art and digital art fields. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts degree from Pace University, NY, majoring in Medical and Scientific Illustration, with a minor course study in Pre-med and Psychology. Over the last 40+years, she has worked as an illustrator and creative director on numerous medical and pharmaceutical marketing projects. She has illustrated surgical guides for medical prosthetics manufacturers, worked as a designer and advertising manager for a medical products manufacturer, and was an art director on numerous pharmaceutical product launches over the course of her career.

Sabine left the NY/NJ advertising field and moved to Pagosa Springs, CO with her family in early 2002. Over the course of nine years, Sabine was a commissioned artist on various public art projects, such as the 2005 San Juan Mountains Association Pumas on Parade, the 2006 International Cow Parade in Denver, the Catskill Mountain Catn’ Around Catskill Project from 2007 through 2017, and coordinated Pagosa Springs’ first public art project in 2008, Birdhouses for Habitat for Humanities. She has had one-woman shows at the Pagosa Springs Arts Council, of which she was a board member. She also served on the board of directors, and was an exhibiter, in the Pagosa Springs Art in the Garden Festival for several years. She has collaborated as illustrator on a recently-published humorous coffee table book called “Animal Verses for Grown Up Children” and is the cover illustrator and designer of the Native American book on Shamanism “Coyote Goes Global.”

Now living in NY, Sabine has been freelancing as a designer and on-line marketing consultant, and is working on her own paintings and illustrations. She currently serves as President of the Evans Art Guild, and teaches art privately and conducts art workshops, including painting on glass.  See some of her GLASS DESIGNS.

Creative excellence is a priority in Sabine’s work, and has been reflected throughout her extensive career as a graphic designer and trainer in the creative arts field, as well as in her own personal work as a fine artist. Her fine art portfolio can be viewed on this site,  as well at her blog galleries:   Sabine Baeckmann Illustrations and Southtowns Creative Services