Wednesday, July 3, 2013 we lost Jacqui Morgan (a/k/a Jacquelynn Moreganstern) – dear sister, significant cousin, beloved friend, esteemed colleague, valued associate, inspirational educator, iconic illustrator, acclaimed visual artist, renowned watercolor painter, noted author, and damn nice, elegant, beautiful lady.

She was a popular Illustration Department faculty member at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in NYC since 2000 and was conducting her Watercolor Compos & Illustration course for the 2013 summer semester.

Jacqui Morgan in class

Photo courtesy Susan Handman, http://www.handmandesign.com.


Illustrator, Painter, Educator, Author

Curriculum Vitae

Education
MA Hunter College, CUNY, Studio Art 1977
Sharon Sprung Realistic Painting 1980
BFA Pratt Institute 1960
Work Experience
Chelm Animation Character Design 2011-2012
Almost Nude: Watercolors from Life book 2011
Mostly Nude book 2010
Jacqui Morgan’s Journey 2008
Props for The Promise, IMDb, Jacqui Morgan II, 2007
Mikimoto Cosmetics Calendar 2002
Dai Nippon Calendar 2001
Yankee Magazine 9/2001
Lights Along the Path Book 1999
Packaging for Alberto VO5 hair products, 1997
Props for The Sun & The Moon feature film 1997
Yukijirushi Calendar, 1996
Thai Aire Billboards Dentsu, Tokyo , 1991
Packaging for Kelloggs, 1998
Land’s End Cover, 1998 Packaging for Nutra Grain Cereals 1997
Packaging for BIC 1996
Wine Spectator Cover 1995
Packaging for Cuisine Cubes – Quaker Oats 1995
American Express 1995
IBM 1994
Corporate Annual report for CMD 1993
New York Times Sunday Magazine Summer Drinks 1992
Most of the Fortune 500
Eddie Bauer Cover 1989
Corporate Annual Reports for Heinz 1988
Film Props design: The Sun & the moon IMDb, Jacqui Morgan II, 1987
Poster for Broadway Play: The Tap Dance Kid 1983
Franklin Watts 1974
The American Optometric Association 1973
Calgon Commercial Animations 1973
Sansui Poster series 1972
Calgon Bath Oil animation 1971
General Mills cereal animated commercial 1970
Burlington Mills 3 animated commercials, Asifa Winner 1969
The Electric Circus Poster, Art Director's Club winner 1967
Teaching Experience
Chairperson of the Sequential Assessment committee 2011
Assistant Chair & editing-rewrites, Curriculum Committee 2010-2012
Wrote course Figure Drawing for the illustrator 2011
Curriculum Committee course editing of several courses 2011
Admission Committee Vice Chair 2010-present
Illustration Department Assessment Committee 2010-present
T&P Committee 2008- through May 2011
Attended many education improvement seminars
the 2020 student 2010,
the CET seminars.2010,
Fundraising 2011
Introduced the Graphic Novel into Illustration Dept. 2005
Wrote many Peer reviews 2002 - present
Wrote Watercolor Comps & Illustration Course,
Painting from Observation 2004
Painting & Perception Workshop for the Illustrator 2003
Contributed to judging, name and measurement recording for FIT Senior Illustration at Art Director’s club show 2003
Melanie Reim, Chair
Wrote courses for Book Illustration I and II 2002
Helped jurying for Senior shows
Sal Catalano Contributor to Website Committee 2000
Taught at FIT 2000-present
Taught at Pratt Institute and Continuing Ed 1998-2003
Active member of Admissions Committee 2000-present
Organized and gave watercolor workshops at: Bloomfield, MI 1989; Greenwich Village, NYC 1988; Fairfield, NH 1987; Santa Fe, NM 1986; Fiesole, Italy 1985
Taught at Pratt Institute Brooklyn Associate Professor 1977-1986
Syracuse University Visiting Instructor MA program 1980-1982
Illustrated Books & Covers
Almost Nude: Watercolors from Life 2011
Mostly Nude: Watercolors from Life 2010
Jacqui Morgan’s Journey 2008
Harriet Tubman 2002
Dancing in the Fire 2000
Lights Along the Path 1999
The Healing Garden 1999
For My Daughter 1994
Watermark Guide to Fishing in Kansas 1991
Fifteen Minute Meals 1986
Tomorrow and Beyond 1978
Survival from Infinity 1974
Children of Infinity 1973
Fantasy & Science Fiction 1973
The Abnormal Personality through Literature 1966
Personality Research 1966
Author
Almost Nude: Watercolors from Life 2011
Mostly Nude: Watercolors from Life 2010
Jacqui Morgan’s Journey 2008
Wet and Free-Flowing Watercolor, Step-by-Step Magazine 1992
Wet-in-Wet Watercolor instructional video 1987
Watercolor for Illustration, Watson-Guptill 1986
Jan Sawka – Print Magazine 1978
Exhibitions SOLO
Society of Illustrators JM’s Journey 2008
Spring Studio, "The Now" 2006
Society of Illustrators, Tuesdays at Society, 2004
Eros Botanicus, Krannert Museum of Art, Champaign, Il 1998
Renewal & Regeneration, Marywood Galleries 1998
Hansen Feuerman Gallery, Females in Process 1980
Art Director's Club 1979
Gallerie Nowe Miasto, Warsaw, Poland 1978
Gallerie Baumeister, Munich 1978
Society of Illustrators NYC, Adding Insult to Injury 1977
Art Director’s Club NYC 1975
Denver Art Director’s Club 1975
J Walter Thompson 1974
Group Exhibitions Include
Society of Illustrators 2004,2006, 2007, 2012
Artevita award winner 2011
Above & Beyond Gallery & Magazine 2011
Beauty School Dropouts, Gallery 13. TC, MN, 2011
Rogue Space-Chelsea, My Nude Valentine 2011
Uncommon Portrayals NY Mercantile Exchange 2001
Fashion Institute of Technology shows:
Story Telling 2000, Works on Paper 2002, Pattern 2003, The Convergence of Art & Poetry 2003, Metal Transfigured 2009, Lightness 2010, Romancing the Common Object 2011, New Work 2012
Edward Hopper House Art center 2006
Kingsbridge Community College - Women Illustrators 2003
Salmagundi 2005
Nat’l Mercantile OIA: Uncommon Portrayals 2001
From the Line to 3D, Maria Feliz Gallery 1998
Woman Illustrators Past & Present, SOI 1997
Illustration West 1997
Mississippi Grand National Watercolor 1990
Adirondack National of American Watercolors 1990
National Watercolor Society 1989
Die Verlassesen schuhe, Germany & Austria 1997
Nat’l Watercolor Society 1996
Adirondack Watercolor Society 1996
Mississippi Watercolor Society 1996
Warsaw Biennale 1978, 1976
Awards
Society of Illustrators, 2009, 2012
Art & Beyond Publication 2011
Artavita painting competition 2011
Barebrush.com Curator’s Choice: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Barebrush.com My Favorite Nude: 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007
Society of Publication Designers 1994
Print Magazine’s Best 1991, 1992, 1993
Federal Design Council 1975
VI Warsaw Int’l Poster Biennale, Special Honors 1978, 1976
Hunter College Alumni Hall of Fame 1984
NY Art Director’s Club 1983
AIGA 1982
Publications
Fifty Years of Illustration, Lawrence King Publ 2013
Art & Beyond Magazine 2011
Ins&outs Magazine 2007
Pratt Folio 2006
Print magazine 1991,1994
Step by Step, Exotic Commission 1994
Step by Step 1992
American Artist 1974, 1988
How Magazine 1987
Outstanding American Illustrators 1985,1986
Upper & Lower Case 1982
Today’s Art & Graphics Vol. 29 No. 12, 1981
Artwerker 1981
Playboy Germany 1981
Art Speak 1980
The East Side Weekly 1980
Graphic Artists Guild Newsletter 1979
Welt Am Sonntag Magazine 1979
Illustrator's Quarterly 1979
Graphis: Who’s Who of Graphic Art 1979
Przeglad 1978
ITD 1978
Projekt Magazine 1978
Novum Gebrauchs Graphic 1978
Monatsschritt - Polen 1978
Upper & Lower Case 1977
Print Magazine 1975, 1970
American Artist 1974

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