Norman Wilford Perman Edit Profile
Student, Corcoran School Art, Washington, 1946-1947; student, Northwestern University, 1948-1950; Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1951.
Assistant to designer, Everett McNear, Chicago, 1951-1952;
independent graphic designer specializing booklets, annual reports, exhibits, packaging and books, Chicago, since 1953. Guest lecturer University of Illinois, Chicago. Curator 75th Anniversary Exhibition Arts Club of Chicago, 1992.
Lecturer in field; juror various national and regional exhibitions.
With United States Navy, 1946-1948. Fellow American Center for Design (board directors, chairman Allerton Park Conference 1962, national president 1965-1966, exhibits 1952-1989, award 1952-1986). Member Association Corporation Art Curators (vice president 1982), American Institute Graphic Arts (award 1960-1985),27 Chicago Designers, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (chairman alumni fund), Oriental Institute, Council Foreign Rels., Arts Club of Chicago (board directors).
Married Lorraine Shaffer, July 22, 1956. Children: Jonathan Dean, Margot Bess.