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Michael Dunning Salisbury Edit Profile

Advertising executive

Michael Dunning Salisbury, American Advertising executive.


Salisbury, Michael Dunning was born on March 12, 1943 in Provo, Utah, United States. Son of Harley George and Lena Mae (Dunning) Salisbury.


Student, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1959-1960; student, Chouinard The Art Institute of Chicago, 1960-1961; student, Orange Coast College, 1961-1963; student, San Diego State University, 1963-1964.


Art director, West Magazine, Los Angeles Times, 1967-1972; creative director, United Artists, Los Angeles, 1972-1973; art director, Rolling Stone magazine, San Francisco, 1974-1975; creative director, Seiniger & Associations, Los Angeles, 1975-1976; creative director, Coppula Magazine, 1976-1977; partner, Salisbury-Ziff Design, Los Angeles and San Francisco, 1976-1977; vice president, senior creative director, Wells Rich Greene, Los Angeles, 1977-1980; senior vice-president, director creative services, FCB, San Francisco, 1980-1981; creative director, Young & Rubicam, Los Angeles, 1982; Mike Salisbury Creative, Mike Salisbury Communications, Torrance, California, since 1982. Instructor Art Center, Pasadena, University of California at Los Angeles, Chouinard The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles.


  • Other Work

    • Director television Commercial, Levis 501, 1980, Clio award 1980. Art director record albumn, 1972, Grammy award 1972, magazine design, 1967-1989, numerous awards. Photographer, 1970, Moma Collection 1970.

      Art director motion picture, 1975, Oscar award 1975.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: motorcycle racing, surfing, old cars.


Married Sharon Jane Eberhardt, September 2, 1964 (divorced 1979). 1 child, Christopher Michael. Married April Dale Heates, July 14, 1979.

Children: Elizabeth, Victoria.

Harley George Salisbury

Lena Mae (Dunning) Salisbury

Sharon Jane Eberhardt

April Dale Heates

Victoria Salisbury

Christopher Michael Salisbury

Elizabeth Salisbury