Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Donald Moss

[USA] (b 1920/d 2010)

Donald Moss was a Graphic Designer specialized in Sports...he showed great drawing Skill since his High School years, and this fact allow him to won a Scholarship to Boston, where he studied in the Vesper George Art School.
After WWII,where he served as a Marine, he started to do small jobs for several New York  Advertising Companies after studying in the New York's Pratt Institute of Art ;  the real Boom in his career came with his first job with 'Sports Illustrated' in 1954...he worked with SI for 30 years , most of the time as a Free lance Artist, and this gave him the visibility he needed in his 1980 he was responsible for the design of the Mascot of the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City...


USA 1976 "Winter Olympics of Innsbruck and Montreal" (4) [Photo] Sc(1695,...,1698)

USA 1982 "Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island" (1) [joint work with Bradbury Thompson] [Recess][Photo] Sc(2017)

USA 1983 "Physical Fitness" (1) [Photo] Sc(2043)

[A Future update is possible , because sources on the Net,talk about 8 stamps designed by Donald Moss,but I can only find these 6 stamps...]

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