Education

M.F.A.
Yale University School of Art and Architecture
1953–1955
Teaching Fellowship

Scholarship
Yale Norfolk Art School
1952

B.A.
Amherst College
1949–1953
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Simpson Fellowship

Adjunct course work
Smith College
1951–1953

Awards

Heisey Award
Design in Glass — Corning Glass

Yale-Norfolk Art School Fellowship

Simpson Fellowship — Amherst

Graduate Assistant Fellowship
Yale University

50 Best Books Award — A.I.G.A.

50 Best Ads — A.I.G.A.

Printing for Commerce — A.I.G.A.

Art Directors Club of New York

Society of Illustrators

Society for World Literacy

New York Employing Printers

Lithographers & Printers National Association — First Prize

International Poster Competition
Commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising — First Prize

Trademarks U.S.A.

Typmundus 20

American Poster 64

A.I.A. Medal

American Television Commercials Festival

Society of Publications Designers Award of Distinctive Merit

Contributing Designer for
the Following Publications

Time Magazine

U.S. News and World Report

Fortune Magazine

CA Magazine (Cancer Society Journal)

Impact 21

Maine Magazine

Beverage World (Keller Publishing Corp.)

Beverage Aisle (Keller Publishing Corp.)

Money Magazine

Financial World

Title Design for the Following Films

Bananas (Woody Allen)

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex* (Woody Allen)

Sleeper (Woody Allen)

Little Big Man (Elliot Erwitt)

Gladys Knight and the Pips (Bill Parrott)

Illustrations/Posters

Norman’s work as an illustrator has been included in countless magazines, annual reports, brochures, advertisements and numerous children’s books. He has also designed posters for such clients as Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, The Smithsonian and Hoffman-LaRoche Ltd.

Bibliography

Print Making with a Spoon, Reinhold, 1960

Printmaking Methods Old and New, MacMillan Co. 1959

Work Shown at

Museum of Modern Art

Brooklyn Museum

Springfield Art Museum

Pennsylvania University

Wesleyan College

Mead Art Museum — Amherst

Smith College Art Museum

Cooper Union

Kansas City School of Art

University of Indiana

Minneapolis School of Art

Maine State University

Typmundus 20

American Federation of Arts

New York Art Directors Club

A.I.G.A.

Collections

Baruch College
New York, NY

Glucksman Ireland House
New York University, New York, NY

Mead Art Museum
Amherst College, Amherst, MA

National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.

Print Research Foundation
Stamford, CT

Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT

Employment

James Eng Associates
1955–1956
Designer

L.W. Frohlich
1956–1958
Designer

Benton & Bowles, Inc.
1959–1968
Vice President
Art Group Supervisor

Norman Gorbaty, Inc.
1968–present
Principal

Instructor

Yale Norfolk Art School
Summer 1955
Instructor

Cooper Union School of Art
1961–1970
Adjunct Professor — Advanced Graphic Design

Silvermine School of Art
1968–1969
Instructor — Graphic Design

Visiting Lecturer

Yale University

Minneapolis School of Art

University of Winnipeg

University of Maine, Augusta

Carnegie-Mellon University

Kansas City School of Art

The Pennsylvania State University

Union College

 

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