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Art director , design consultant

Sara Burris, American art director, design consultant. Recipient award for art direction Communications Arts Magazine, 1989, 1st place award for page design Association Business Magazines, 1989, 5 Silver awards for art direction International Editorial Design, 1983, Roger G. Wolcott award for travel Indiana University, 1968. Member steering committee 305 Riverside Tenants Commission, New York City, 1994.


Burris, Sara was born on July 9, 1943 in Tuxedo, New York, United States. Daughter of Willard and Phoebe (Dicks) Burris.


Student, Orange County Community College, Middletown, New York, 1962. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1968.


Art director, assistant, American Heritage Public Company. New York City, 1970-1976; art director, Sweet's division McGraw-Hill, New York City, 1976; art director, Tree Communications, New York City, 1977-1983; art director, South Florida Home & Garden, Miami, 1983-1984; creative director, vice president, Cosmyl, Inc., Miami, 1984-1987; art director, Insurance Review Magazine, New York City, 1988-1993; art director, Bedrock Communications, New York City, 1993; established art department, Standard & Poor's, New York City, since 1993; director design, production, manufacturing, Standard & Poor's, New York City, since 1993. Design consultant SMB Design, New York City and Miami, since 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Executed murals (designed by K. Munowitz) Garden of Earthy Delights, 1974, PamelaX, 1976.


Member steering committee 305 Riverside Tenants Commission, New York City, 1994.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting.


Willard Burris

Phoebe (Dicks) Burris