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photographer , company executive , graphics designer

George Michael Lotz was American computer company executive, graphics designer, photographer. Recipient 38 national awards for art direction, graphics design including 1st place newsletter design National Association Industrial Artists, 1970, 1st place award Associate Printing Industries American, 1976, award of excellence Printing Industries Maryland, 1978, 79, 1st place in photography 1982 World's Fair Design Competition.

Background

Lotz, George Michael was born on August 28, 1928 in Baltimore. Son of Michael Henry and Mina Catherine Lotz.

Education

Student, Maryland Institute Art, 1958. Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1958. Student, Catonsville Community College, 1975.

Student, Essex Community College, 1978.

Career

Mechanical draftsman, designer Sinclair Scott Canning House Machinery Company, Baltimore, 1948-1950. Illustrator, designer Communications division Bendix Corporation, Towson, 1950-1969, supervisor graphic arts, photography, 1969-1973, supervisor computer graphics and drafting, 1972-1981, manager technical, publications, engineering library, transformer design, multilith department, special services laboratory, engineering print department graphic arts & photography departments, 1981-1983. Manager electrical public & technical services departments Allied Signal Company (formerly Bendix Corporation), 1983-1993, retired, 1993.

Owner George M. Lotz Designer/Photograper, since 1993. Art director, president Glen Arm Graphic, 1963-1974. Advisor Maryland State Department Art Education, 1973-1978, University Maryland College Human Ecology, since 1981, Essex Community College Computer Graphics, since 1981, Community College Baltimore Graphics, since 1978, Goucher College, since 1991.

Member panel National Endowment Arts, 1977-1978. Conference chairman Industrial Graphics International, University Maryland, 1974, advisory College of Human Ecology & Art Design, since 1981. Advisor graphic arts Community College Baltimore, since 1978, Essex Community College, since 1981.

Teacher technical writing Goucher College. Guest speaker various locals colleges, 1973, 77, professional groups, 1967-1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on graphic art and education to professional journals.

Membership

Judge Junior Mississippi Pagent, Reisterstown, Maryland, 1971, 72. With United States Naval Reserve, 1947-1948. Member Industrial Graphics International (president 1975-1977, executive director since 1980, award of merit 13th annual design competition for promotional photography Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1986), Council Communications Society (director 1984-1985), Advertising Association Baltimore (director 1971-1978), Society Technology Communications (1st place award 1977), Bendix Emblem Club, Bendix Management Club (president 1982-1983), Baltimore Camera Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scenic photography.

Connections

Married Anna Mae Carlson, July 21, 1951. 1 child, Georgeanna.

father:
Michael Henry

mother:
Mina Catherine Lotz

spouse:
Anna Mae Carlson

child:
Georgeanna Lotz