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Kerig Rodgers Pope Edit Profile

magazine executive

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.


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


Graduate, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1958.


Designer, Jack Denst Wallpaper Designs, Chicago, 1958-1960;designer, Continental Casualty Insurance Company, Chicago, 1960-1962;designer, Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, Chicago, 1962-1963;art director, Mercury Records Corporation, Chicago, 1963-1966;managing art director, Playboy magazine, Chicago, since 1966.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


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).


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.

Kerig James Pope Troemel

Mildred (Offerman) Troemel

Claudia T. Koralewski

Beth Leslie Kasik

Kerig William Pope

Giles Thomas Pope

Kolin Jared Pope

Zoe Alissa Pope