Charles Goslin

Graphic Designer, Deceased Person

1932 – 2007

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Who was Charles Goslin?

Charles Laforest Goslin was an American graphic designer and professor of graphic design and illustration at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He also taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Goslin was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design graduating in 1954. For most of his career, he worked as a one-person studio out of his home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, favoring independence over "filtering my work through another artist." He was also a popular professor known for his candid criticism and unique assignments.

His clients included IBM, Price Waterhouse, Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co., and Harper & Row. His work has been published in Graphis, Idea, Print, CA Art Direction, Step-by-Step, and Dictionary of Graphic Images. He has won numerous awards and recognition from the Society of Illustrators, AIGA and Art Directors Club. He was also awarded the Distinguished Teacher Award 2003–04 at Pratt Institute. His work is in the collections of several museums.

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Born
Feb 23, 1932
Attleboro
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Rhode Island School of Design
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
May 16, 2007

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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