Gerald Lester Matthews Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University of Wisconsin, 1956.
Free-lance artist Commercial Art Service, Wisconsin Rapids, 1946-1948. Illustrator technical United States Air Force, United States, 1948-1952. Free lance artist/designer Bassett Art Service, Madison, Wisconsin, 1952-1957.
Television artist, performer, freelance television producer of programming State History Society Wisconsin and Station WMTV, 1954-1956. Artist General Electric Company, Advertising department, Schenectady, 1957-1961. Artist/designer Swan Studios & Raven Ent., Chicago, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1961-1962.
Free lance artist/designer Exhibit Builders, Del-Art Productions, Places & Spaces, Wisconsin Dells, 1962-1973. Freelance artist/designer Western River Steamboat Company, 1968-1972. Architectural designer/artist, designer Exhibit Builders Walt Disney Productions, WED Imagineering, Orlando, Florida and Glendale, California, 1974-1984.
Architectural designer, artist Tokyo Disneyland, Epcot, 1978-1981. Freelance consultant, designer Walt Disney World, Epcot Schweizer Inc., Orlando, 1984-1989. Freelance artist/architectural designer Design:4, Lake Buena Vista/Apopka, Florida, since 1984.
Sculptor, painter, artist, since 1956. Consultant designer Tokyo Disneyland, Epcot, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, 1978-1984. Freelance artist Walt Disney World Design & Engineering, 1987-1988.
The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.
As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.
With United States Air Force, 1948-1952.
Married Marilyn Elsie Westfall, December 28, 1950. Children: Trudee Langford, Tarra Kaschub, Tangee and Tamee.