Tuesday, October 1 - Friday, October 18
Masters Series: Lou Dorfsman
School of Visual Arts to Present Its Highest Award, the "Masters Series Award", to Lou Dorfsman
Dorfsman Retrospective to be Exhibited at the Visual Arts Museum from October 1 to October 18, 1991
A native New Yorker, Mr. Dorfsman served as Vice President and Creative Director of Advertising and Design at CBS. He is the fourth winner of the SVA Masters Series Award. A past President of the Art Director's Club, Mr. Dorfsman has been honored through the years by that organization with 13 Gold Medals and 23 awards of Distinctive Merit in such categories as print and television advertising, packaging, film titling, book design and direct mail.
Dorfsman graduated from Cooper Union with a BFA and was the recipient in 1984 and 1989 of an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the New School of Social Research and the Long Island University, respectively. Mr. Dorfsman is now a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture. Dorfsman entered the Art Directors Hall of Fame in 1978 in recognition of his contributions to the fields of corporate design and advertising. In the same year, the American institute of Graphic Arts awarded its annual AIGA Gold Medal to Mr. Dorfsman. The medal is the AIGA's highest honor for career-long contributions to the graphic design field.