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Geoffrey Moss

Geoffrey Moss, cartoonist, illustrator. First nationally-syndicated political cartoonist to be featured exclusively without captions. Metropolitan Museum Art grantee, 1970. Member Art Directors Club New York (Gold and Silver medals for illustration 1977, Gold award for book 1978), Society Illustrators, Society Publication Designers (Silver medal 1977), Tau Epsilon Phi.

Background

  • Moss, Geoffrey was born on June 30, 1938 in Brooklyn. Son of Lee and Betty (Epstein) Moss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Vermont, 1960. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1962. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1964.

    Career

    • Art restorer conservation department Metropolitan Museum Art, 1963-1971. Guest lecturer Pratt Institute. Lecturer Parsons School Design.

    Major achievements

    • First nationally-syndicated political cartoonist to be featured exclusively without captions.

    Works

    • Free-lance illustrator, since 1972. Free-lance illustrator political drawing syndicated through, Washington Post (Washington Post Writers Group), since 1974. Creator: Mossprints.

      (Recipient Merit awards Society Illustrators 1973, 75, Pulitzer prize nominations Washington Post 1974, 76). Author: Arthurs Artichoke, 1970, The Art and Politics of Geoffrey Moss, 1977. Illustrator: Catch a Whale By The Tail, 1969, Agent K-13 The Superspy, 1974.

    Membership

    Member Art Directors Club New York (Gold and Silver medals for illustration 1977, Gold award for book 1978), Society Illustrators, Society Publication Designers (Silver medal 1977), Tau Epsilon Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Marion Moskowitz, September 20, 1970.
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    Born June 30, 1938
    • 1960
      University Vermont
    • 1962
      Yale University
    • 1964
      Yale University
    • 1963 - 1971
      Art restorer conservation department Metropolitan Museum Art

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