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Milton Glaser portrait
President, creative director, Milton Glaser Inc.; faculty emeritus, MFA Design Department, School of Visual Arts
MFA Design

The Cooper Union; Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy

Professional experience includes

Co-founder, Push Pin Studios; co-founder, New York magazine

Graphic and architectural commissions include

"I Love NY" logo; complete graphic and decorative programs for the World Trade Center restaurants; design of the Observation Deck for the World Trade Center; redesign (architectural, interior, packaging and advertising design), Grand Union supermarket chain; redevelopment of the Rainbow Room complexes, Rockefeller Center Management Corporation; design of an international AIDS symbol, World Health Organization; logo for Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Angels in America; identity and interior elements, Rubin Museum of Art and the SVA Theatre. More than 400 posters for clients, including Carnegie Hall, World Health Organization and Lincoln Center

One-person exhibitions include

Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Group exhibitions include

AIGA; Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Cloister of Voltorre, Varese, Italy; Nuages Gallery, Milan; The Atelier; Gallery 138; Avram Gallery, Stony Brook Southampton, NY; Musei Civici di Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza, Italy; Emzin Institute of Creative Production, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Society of Illustrators; Galerie Martel, Paris

Publications include

Graphic Design, Art is Work, Drawing is Thinking, In Search of the Miraculous Or One Thing Leads to Another

Awards and honors include

National Medal of Arts, awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts; Hall of Fame Laureate, Art Directors Club; Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal; Illustrators Hall of Fame, Society of Illustrators; Fulbright Scholarship; Honorary Fellow, Society of Arts, England; Augustus Saint-Gaudens Award, The Cooper Union; Masters Series Award, School of Visual Arts; AIGA; Urban Visionary Award, The Cooper Union; Cooper-Hewitt Lifetime Achievement Award. Honorary doctorates: Moore College of Art; Philadelphia Museum School; School of Visual Arts; Minneapolis Institute of Fine Art; Queens College; Accademici Clementi, Bologna; Royal College of Art, London