FAN Graphics

Historic Columbus Logo_FAN Graphics

This 30 second promotional spot was produced and aired on Channel 3 in 1976












FAN Graphics

DESIGN, PRODUCTION & ILLUSTRATION: From beginning concept to the printed piece.

Usage, by Tom La Farge, Book Cover Design, 2004
Postindustrial Productions, CD cover and book design/ production. (1999)
DaCapo Press, Book cover designs. (1994-1999)
Facts on File, New York - Maps, plotting and design (1994- )
"Brooklyn Bridge", September issue, line drawings and hand lettering of maps of Coney Island (1995)
Alecia's Specialty Foods, Birmingham, Alabama - Logo design, labels, brochures, illustrations (1993)
Dance Magazine, 33 West 60th St. NYC - Ad concepts and designs, (1992-93)
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY - Exhibition announcements (1990 - )
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY - Exhibition announcements, Stationery design (1986, 93)
Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY - Catalog design, production and printing supervision.(1993)
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY - Exhibition announcements, brochures, events calenders and maps (1986- 92)
Art in General, 79 Walker St., NYC - Gallery announcements, catalogs, brochures (1989-91)
"Brooklyn, Where To Go, What To Do, How To Get There", Maps - Line drawings & plottings, St. Martin's Press (1991, 1999)
Chain-Bridge Systems Inc., Sterling Virginia - Logo design, computer program company (1990)
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY - Logo design, posters, & announcements (1982 - )
Kostabi World, New York - Black and white page design, printing supervision of book publication (1991)
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY - Exhibition announcements, catalogs, 1984 annual report (1984-88)
New York City Dept. of Parks & Recreation, Van Cortlandt & Pelham Bay Parks, Bronx, NY
Concept, design, and printer supervision of promotional and fundraising mailers (1988,90)
New York State Office of Parks & Historic Preservation, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
Brochures, posters, announcements, Outdoor Sculpture Shows (1982-92)
"Black Visions" Catalogs, Tweed Courthouse, NY - Catalog design and production. (1986,87)

ARTS SERVICES: Freelance: 1979 - 84
Goldman, Sachs - 80 Broad St, NYC
Charts, graphs, Report designs, slides: design and mechanicals (1982,83)
Montcalm Publishing - 800 Second Ave., NYC
Magazine design, mechanicals, layout and production (1983,84)
Slide Systems - 1 West 37th St., NYC
Slide presentations, design and produce gels and slides (1980,81)
Chase Manhattan Bank- 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, NYC
Mechanicals, slides, graphs (1983)
Showtime & The Movie Channel - Assistant designer to Michelle Sawyer
"Headliner" magazine, design, mechanicals and production (1983,84)
Scholastic Magazine - 730 Broadway, NYC
Design and mechanicals, ads, displays, book covers, posters (1984)

Catalano & Gornick, Inc. - 200 Park Ave., NYC
Assistant Art Director - 1/78-1/79
Accounts: C&C Cola, Monroe Calculators, Celanese Chemical Company, CBS International Publishing, Ebasco Services
Responsibilities: Ad concepts & layouts, Responsible for concepts, mechanicals, type specifications. Assisted in all aspects (pre-production to editing) of C &C Cola TV Commercial,
Supervision of photographic shooting, Designs for brochures, Company identification & packaging

Telephone Marketing Programs - 605 Third Ave., NYC
Graphic Artist - 3/77-12/77
Responsibilities: Ad layouts, mechanicals, ruling and specifying type for Yellow Page Ads

Historic Columbus Preservation, Columbus, Georgia
30 Second Commercial - 11/76
Concept, design, storyboards, copy, photography, art direction and production supervision
Produced and shown on WTVM Channel 3, Columbus, Georgia
Logo Design & promotional campaign for a new symbol and its applications, Auburn Univ. Thesis Project

Columbus Ledger Enquirer, Columbus, Georgia, 6/74 -8/74
Ad Layouts, comps for Retail Advertising, Newspaper Ads, Responsible for layout of newspaper

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, New York, NY - 1/78 - 3/78, ad course
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Auburn, Alabama - 9/72 - 12/76, BFA, Visual Design

BCAP, Brooklyn Communication Arts Professionals, 1986 -1991















































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