Illustration Department: Chair – Gary Meyer and David Mocarski papers

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28-RG 28.01.02

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Illustration Department: Chair – Gary Meyer and David Mocarski papers


  • 2001-2003 (Creation)


.25 linear feet (1 box)

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(1934 May 13 - 2021 February 12)

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Gary Meyer was born on May 13, 1934 in Oklahoma. After graduating from high school in Burbank, he joined the Marines (1952-1955). When he returned from Korea, he used the G.I. Bill to attend Art Center as an Illustration major, and graduated with honors in 1959. His professional experience includes work for all aircraft companies, all movie studios, record companies, publishing companies and many others. He joined the Illustration faculty in 1988 and was acting co-Chair of the department from 2003 to 2004. He was the second person to be named Master of the College and has won the Great Teacher Award 17 times.

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This collection consists of a few files of Illustration Department Co-Chairs Gary Meyer and David Mocarski. Most of the documents seem to be collected for a 2002 departmental self-study. Also included is a poster of a lecture given by alumnus Syd Mead.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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