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artist , graphics designer

Lynn Robert Kaatz, American artist, graphics designer. Recipient award of merit for packaging design Society Illustrators, 1969, National Paper Box, 1971, Pacific Paper Box, 1971, Best of Show award for waterfowl Ducks Unlimited, 1979, Advertising Excellence award Graphex Art Director Club, 1980, Plate of Year award Bradford Exchange, 1991; named Artist of Year Genesse du Artist of Year, 1994.


Kaatz, Lynn Robert was born on April 28, 1945 in Elyria, Ohio, United States. Son of Herbert and Mildred Kaatz.


Student, Ohio State University, 1964-1965;student, Cooper School Art, Cleveland, 1965-1968.


Designer, art director, Evans Type Art, Elyria, 1964-1968;designer, art director photography, packaging, advertising, Buzza Cardosa Greeting Cards, Anaheim, California, 1968-1971;artist/principal, California Graphics, Anaheim, 1972-1974;artist/principal, Great Lakes Graphics, Elyria, 1974-1981;artist/principal, Sportsman's Collection, Inc., Lagrange, Ohio., since 1978. Speaker Elyria Art Council, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Designer Ducks Unlimited 50th-year logo, 1985, Ohio wetlands habitat stamp/print, 1986, 89, 99, Kentucky duck stamp/print, 1987. Illustrations in book The Labrador Retriever. Designer various corporation logs.

      Participant in many fine art shows and exhibits.


Member Ohio Watercolor Society (bronze medal 1987), Watercolor United States of America (honorary, Purchase award 1994), Fretted Instrument Guild American, Ducks Unlimited (sponsor, Pallet and Chisel award 1987, National Artist Year 1999), St. Augustine Art Association.


Married Linda Lee Sarnovsky. August 8, 1945; children: Stephanie Lyn Lugo, Tiffaney Lyn Lambert.

Herbert Kaatz

Mildred Kaatz

Linda Lee Sarnovsky. August 8

Stephanie Lyn Lugo Kaatz

Tiffaney Lyn Lambert Kaatz