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Kerig Rodgers Pope

Kerig Rodgers Pope was American magazine executive. Recipient silver medal Communigraphics, New York City, 1971, gold medal, 1971, 72; award of excellence Society Publication Designers, 1979, 4 awards of excellence Design Annual, 1984, Silver medal Illustrators 29, 1986, Silver medal Society of Illustrators, 1988.

Background

  • Pope, Kerig Rodgers was born on September 30, 1935 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Kerig James Pope and Mildred (Offerman) Troemel.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Art Institute Chicago, 1958.

    Career

    • Designer Jack Denst Wallpaper Designs, Chicago, 1958-1960. Designer Continental Casualty Insurance Company, 1960-1962, Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1962-1963. Art director Mercury Records Corporation, 1963-1966.

      Managing art director Playboy magazine, since 1966.

    Works

    • Exhibited in group shows Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1969, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1972, Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1973, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, 1974, National Collection Fine Arts, Washington, 1979, Moderno, Mexico City, 1974, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1996. Represented in permanent collections National Collection Fine Arts, Washington, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, Smart Museum, University Chicago.

    Membership

    Member of Society Publication Arts (3 Silver awards 1987), Society Typographical Arts (Silver medal 1998, Gold medal 1999, 2001), Art Directors Club New York, Society Illustrators (Gold medal 1981, 1984, Silver medal 1988, Gold medal 1991, Silver medal 1998, Gold medal 1999), Arts (Chicago), Arts Club (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Claudia T. Koralewski, November 1961 (divorced 1975). Children– Kerig William, Giles Thomas. Married Beth Leslie Kasik, May 24, 1980.

      Children: Kolin Jared, Zoe Alissa.
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    Born September 30, 1935
    • 1958
      Art Institute Chicago
    • 1958 - 1960
      Designer, Jack Denst Wallpaper Designs
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      designer, Continental Casualty Insurance Company
    • 1962 - 1963
      designer, Continental Casualty Insurance Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      art director, Mercury Records Corporation
    • 1966
      managing art director, Playboy magazine