Gabriela Sanchez Petitto

PORTRAIT OF A NEW ANATOMY by Gabriela Sanchez Petitto


Gabriela Sanchez Petitto is a Venezuelan-Italian physician, artist and pro-social worker, who grew up in a family with deep cultural roots. She studied her Medical School in the “Universidad Central de Venezuela”, where her profound study of human biology often prompted her to illustrate its complexity through drawings and sketches. Soon after finishing her Medical School, she worked as the only physician of a rural primary care center in an isolated indigenous community located in the Amazon. She is currently a first year Internal Medicine resident at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She continues drawing and writing poetry.