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Graphic designer

Paula Joan Scher, American graphic designer. Fellow Museum Modern Art; member American Institute Graphic Arts (board directors 1980-1983, chairman national conference 1991), New York Art Directors Club (Gold and Silver medals 1974-1991), Type Directors Club (merit awards 1979, 89), Graphis (merit awards 1974-1993), Alliance Graphic Internationale.

Background

Scher, Paula Joan was born on October 6, 1948 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Marvin Bertram and Gladys (Schecter) Scher.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler School Art, Philadelphia, 1970.

Career

Art director, Columbia Broadcasting System Records, New York City, 1975-1982; consultant, Time Inc., New York City, 1983; principal, Koppel & Scher, New York City, 1984-1991; partner, Pentagram Inc., New York City, since 1991. Professor graphic design School Visual Arts, New York City, 1983-1991.

Membership

Fellow Museum Modern Art. Member American Institute Graphic Arts (board directors 1980-1983, chairman national conference 1991), New York Art Directors Club (Gold and Silver medals 1974-1991), Type Directors Club (merit awards 1979, 89), Graphis (merit awards 1974-1993), Alliance Graphic Internationale.

Connections

Married Seymour Chwast, October 14, 1973, June 16, 1989.

father:
Marvin Bertram Scher

mother:
Gladys (Schecter) Scher

spouse:
Seymour Chwast