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artist/illustrator

Ronald Lynn Gifford, artist/illustrator. Gooch scholar, University Tennessee, 1973-1977; Ford Foundation scholar, 1973; recipient Excellence award, Josten's Public Company, Inc., 1988. Member Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Confederacy, Tennesseans for the Arts, Tennessee Education Association, National Education Association.

Background

Gifford, Ronald Lynn was born on September 5, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Gene Jay and Mary Sue (Perry) Gifford.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honours, University Tennessee, 1977.

Career

Testing engineer Universal Oil Products, Inc., Darien, Connecticut, 1977. Teacher Dresden (Tennessee) High School, 1978-1981. Graphic design consultant Rosewood Studio, Richmond, Virginia, 1981-1983.

Teacher Sharon (Tennessee) High School, 1983-1985. Teacher/counselor Palmersville (Tennessee) High School, since 1985. Artist/illustrator Rosewood Studio, Palmersville, since 1977.

Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: The Upstart Crow, 1978-1986, The Comparatist, 1977, 78 (journals). Illustrator books: Selling: Personality, Persuasion and Strategy, 1979, Medical and Scientific Vocabulary, 1980. Artist numerous corporate, institutional, museum and private art collections.

Membership

Member Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Confederacy, Tennesseans for the Arts, Tennessee Education Association, National Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, antiques, horsmanship, rope pulling.

Connections

Married Judith Lynn Keightley, November 15, 1987.

father:
Gene Jay Gifford

mother:
Mary Sue (Perry) Gifford

spouse:
Judith Lynn Keightley