Seymour Chwast

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Seymour Chwast

Seymour Chwast is a founding partner of the celebrated Push Pin Studios, whose revolutionary work altered the course of contemporary graphic communication in the 1960s, and continues to affect the field of design worldwide.

Chwast’s illustrations have graced posters, packaging, record covers, advertisements, and animated films, as well as corporate and environmental graphics. He has created backgrounds for productions of Candide at New York’s Lincoln Center, and for The Magic Flute, performed by the Philadelphia Opera Company. Chwast is the author of over 30 children’s books, four graphic novels, and several typefaces. His work has been exhibited in museums in the United States, Europe, Japan, Brazil, and Russia.

A member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, and a recipient of the AIGA Medal, Chwast also holds honorary PhDs from Parsons School of Design, and the Rhode Island School of Design.