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Creative director

Richard E. DeDonato, American creative director. Recipient Humor award, Society of Illustrators, New York City 1988, Clarion award 1988, Art Directors Club award, Advisory Club, New York City 1987. Creative director Habitat for Humanity, Philadelphia 1988, Ronald McDonald House for Kids, Philadelphia 1986-1988, Amnesty International, Philadelphia 1988.

Background

DeDonato, Richard E. was born on March 27, 1955 in Totowa, New Jersey, United States. Son of Emil Joseph and Audrey Mary (Steinberger) DeDonato.

Education

Bachelor in Advisory, Penn State University, 1977. Student, School of Visual Arts, New York City, 1981.

Career

Junior art director KSW & G Advisory, New York City, 1977-1978, studio manager, 1978-1979, art director, 1979-1981, Doyle, Dane, Bernbach, New York City, 1981-1982. Freelance writer/adt director Levit & Sherman Advisory, 1982. Senior art director Silberman, Whitebrow, Dolan, Philadelphia, 1982-1986.

Associate creative director Shimer VonCantz, 1986-1989. Creative director, principal DeDonato, Gladstone & Quinn, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1989. Teacher Graphic Arts Education Center, Philadelphia.

Creative director Beneficial National Bank, Delmarva Power and Light, DuPont, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Graphic artist: Okidata Printers, 1986, 1987 (Addy 1986, '87), Psychology Today 1981 (Advisory award 1981).

Membership

Creative director Habitat for Humanity, Philadelphia 1988, Ronald McDonald House for Kids, Philadelphia 1986-1988, Amnesty International, Philadelphia 1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, children's books, family, travel, tennis.

Connections

Married Barbara Jean Masucci, March 17, 1984. Children; Alexis, Matthew.

father:
Emil Joseph DeDonato

mother:
Audrey Mary (Steinberger) DeDonato

spouse:
Barbara Jean Masucci