Lifetime Achievement Award

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Joyce E. Gordon

Title: Calligrapher
Industry: Art/Calligraphy
Type of Organization: Self-Employed
Major Product/Service: Providing calligraphy and original artwork for private and public collections as well as businesses
Expertise: Joyce Gordon is an accomplished Calligrapher. She designs original calligraphic pieces, such as proclamations, charters, resolutions and awards of recognition, appreciation and the like for businesses, organizations and private individuals. Her work has been commissioned by groups such as Sprint Corporation, Armco Steel Corporation, Apparelmaster, The International Drycleaners Congress, The International Ozone Association and the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. Joyce Gordonís work has also been utilized by Universities including, Miami University, (Oxford, Ohio), Butler University and Indiana University (IUPUI and Bloomington). She has created artwork for social fraternal organizations including Sigma Chi, Delta Zeta and Beta Theta Pi and the professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
University/Degree: Foods and Nutrition, Michigan State University, 1960; Masterís Calligraphy Class, taught by Herman Zapf; Studied Bookbinding, Nobe Okano Studio, Tokyo; Workshops; 4 summers studying, England
Hobbies/Sports: Travel, food, wine
Spouse: Gilbert Gordon
Married: 1957
Children: Tom, Lyndi
Honors & Awards: Created the Dedication Page to Queen Elizabeth for the recently published special edition of E. Charles Nelson and David Elliotís "The Curious Mister Catesby," of which copy number 1, with original artwork, resides at Windsor Castle in England; Other copies of the Special Edition are in private or public collections including the Smithsonian in Washington, DC
Published Works: Included in numerous books
Career Accomplishments: Joyce Gordon's American Forests and MasterCard Global ReLeaf /Jean Giono Award was presented at the Executive White House. At the time of the Millennium, she was invited to create a piece for the Musíee du Stylo Exhibition in Paris. Her work was selected for exhibition in the 13th Annual Art Competition and Exhibit by International Graphics, Inc. and she received an Award of Distinction by the Nationwide Paper Company for her book Miami Album.