Gail Anderson Biography
Gail Anderson was born in 1952 in the United States. She is a designer, writer, and educator. Furthermore, She is the director of design and digital media for Visual Arts Press at the School of Visual Arts, and a partner at Anderson Newton Design.
Gail Anderson Age
She was born in 1962 and is currently59 years as of 2021. Although, her exact date of birth is not yet known and will be updated as soon as it is confirmed.
Gail Anderson Spouse
Her relationship status is still under review and will be updated later.
She has a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches.
Gail Anderson Early Life
Anderson’s family migrated to the Bronx, New York from Jamaica. She was the first-generation American, and first-generation college-educated in her family. In her youth, Anderson created Jackson 5 and Partridge Family pretend magazines.
She looked into what was then called commercial art as a possible career field as she got older. Gail graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in 1984, where she was taught by Paula Scher.
Later, She attended the faculty at School of Visual Arts MFA, undergraduate, and high school design programs, and has served on the advisory boards for Adobe Partners by Design and the Society of Publication Designers.
Gail currently serves on the board for the Type Directors Club and is a member of the Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee for the US Postal Service.
Gail Anderson Work Style
She is passionate about type and is concerned with the element of type and finds ways to improve her skill. However, Gail developed her typestyle and merge it into commercial fonts, lettering, old advertising posters, vintage signage, pages from antique specimen books. Therefore, all these sparks her heartfelt typographic emotions.
Now, She has to focus her career on creating artwork and campaigns for Broadway theater. On the other hand, Gail is also specializing in hand-lettering and packaging design. She has had a chance to publish her work in the book called Hand-Drawn Packaging from around the world. This book has contributed to the document about Anderson’s talent and graphic design skills. As a result, it has won the best illustrating award-winning design.
Anderson Net worth
Her net worth was approximately $1.4 million in 2020.
Gail Anderson Awards
- AIGA Lifetime Achievement Medal in 2008
- Richard Gangel Art Director Award in 2009
- National Design Awards, Lifetime Achievement in 2018
Works And Publications
- American Typeplay in 1994.
- The Designer’s Guide to Astounding Photoshop Effects in 2004.
- Graphic Wit: The Art of Humor in Design in 1991.
- New Modernist Type in 2012.
- Decorative Lettering in the Digital Age in 2010.
- Classic Fonts for the Digital Age in 2009.
- The Savage Mirror: The Art of Contemporary Caricature in 1992.
- Typographic Universe. London in 2014.