Title: Art Director, Painter
Location: Studio City, California, United States
Seraphine Segal, Art Director and Painter, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of art direction, painting, and graphic design.
Ms. Segal had her paintings first displayed at an exhibition in 1967, at the New Orleans Museum of Art. On her way home from another exhibition in Louisiana, she met legendary artist Georgia O’Keeffe, who asked her to display all of her paintings. Ms. O’Keeffe then critiqued Ms. Segal’s work, giving her pointers and boosting her confidence as an artist. Ms. Segal has since had her work displayed in exhibitions in a variety of locations worldwide, including Shanghai, Florence, Venice, Paris, and London. She has also had her work featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions within the United States. She directed the film “Return of the Country” in 1984, and created props for the television series “Little House on the Prairie.”
After studying at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and Tulane University, Ms. Segal earned a Bachelor of Arts from California State University in 1975. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Center College of Design in 1984, and worked as an art director for Freeman & Associates. In 1985, she took on a role as art director for the Independent Automotive Professionals Association & Specialty Automotive Magazines. She worked as an instructor of graphic design and advertising from 1987 to 1992, for Glendale College, Pierce College, and California State University. At the University of California, Los Angeles, Ms. Segal worked as an instructor of painting and drawing from 1987 to 1990. Since her first show in 1967, she has worked as a freelance painter, and since earning a BFA, she has worked as a freelance advertising graphic design artist. Currently, she is working on an exhibition in California, and her work is going to be published in multiple books in the near future. While at the Tokyo Museum of Art at the Tokyo Art Center in Japan in November and December 2019, she won an award for excellence as a fine art painter.
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