Marcus Dickerson was a writer, artist and illustrator of children’s picture books. He left this world unexpectedly on August 9, 2014.This blog was born out of his personal goal to explore creativity and stretch the balloon of imagination. He has written 3 children’s books and was working on getting his first book published.
Professionally, Marcus Dickerson was a senior art director of an interactive agency in Dallas, Texas. He had worked for some of Dallas’s most reputable design and advertising firms on projects ranging from annual reports, branding, corporate identity, traditional advertising, book design, website design, multimedia, outdoor advertising, and television.
His work has been recognized in some of the industry’s most noted publications including Print, Graphis, Critique, Communication Arts, Black Book AR100, and has won awards from The Dallas Society of Visual Communications, the American Advertising Federation, Houston Art Directors Club to name a few. And his graphic design work has been published in numerous design books, including the International Logos and Trademarks 5, Letterhead + Logo Design 5, Large Scale Design book, Third Big Book of Logos, The New Book of Color, Logo Lounge 1, 2, 6. LogoLounge Master Library, Initials & Crest Logos,
Along with his professional work in the field, Marcus also had experience teaching University level design. From 1999 to 2001, he was Adjunct Professor at the University of North Texas School of Visual Art, teaching publication design and served as adjunct professor at Texas Christian University School of Art, teaching computer graphics from 2010 to 2012.
We love and miss you Marcus!