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graphics designer

Joan Nadia Rivers, American graphics designer. Recipient Certified Recognition National Association Educational Broadcasters, 1977-1978, Best of Show award International Association Business Communicators, 1986, Certified Merit Printing Industries American, 1986. Member American Institute Graphic Arts, Austin Graphic Arts Society (award of Excellence 1986), Society Technology Communication (Achievement award 1986).

Background

Rivers, Joan Nadia was born on November 1, 1944 in Santa Ana, California, United States. Daughter of Hubert Murray and Alix (Bredé) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, 1978.

Career

Staff artist, Station KLRN/KLRU television, Austin, Texas, 1975-1978;art director, J. Walter Thompson Company. New York City, 1979-1981;designer, Steck-Vaughn Public Company, Austin, 1982-1983;designer, Texas Instruments, Austin, 1984-1985;designer, owner, Rivers Graphic Design, Austin, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Avocations: fresh water aquarist, gardening. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, illustrator cartoon: Word Processing and Information Systems magazine, 1980-1983.

Membership

Member American Institute Graphic Arts, Austin Graphic Arts Society (award of Excellence 1986), Society Technology Communication (Achievement award 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fresh water aquarist, gardening.

Connections

Married David Allen Rivers, September 3, 1965. 1 child, Kristan David.

father:
Hubert Murray Brown

mother:
Alix (Bredé) Brown

spouse:
David Allen Rivers

child:
Kristan David Rivers