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Peter Milton Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Milton has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the arts industry

    FRANCESTOWN, NH, May 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Peter Milton with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Milton celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all marquis who's who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 60 years of professional experience, Mr. Milton is a renowned artist whose work has been featured in public collections, including in the Yale University Art Gallery, the Seattle Art Museum, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Baltimore Museum of Art., the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. In addition, he has had pieces in the Brooklyn Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, the High Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Modern Art, the Fine Arts, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the MH de Young Memorial Museum of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Mr. Milton has also been displayed in Library of Congress, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Collection of Fine Art, the National Gallery of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Phillips Collection. His work has also been shown in museums and galleries around the world, including the National Library in Paris, France, the Tate Gallery and British Museum in London, England, and in the Museums of Modern Art in Bogota and Cali, Colombia.

In addition to his pieces in public collections, Mr. Milton has been featured as a visiting artist with numerous institutions, including Dartmouth College, Yale University, Columbia University and Middlebury College. He was also recognized as a visiting artist with the Tyler School of Art, the University of Florida, the State University of New York at Purchase, the Rhode Island School of Design, Two River Printmaking Studio, the Mint Museum and Winthrop University.

A respected voice in the field, Mr. Milton has served as an artist-in-residence with Weber State University, Pasadena City College, the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy, Dartmouth College, and the University of Tasmania in Australia. In addition to his own creations, he served as an educator earlier in his career, including as an art teacher with the Maryland Institute from 1961 to 1968 and at the Yale Summer School of Music and Art at Norfolk in 1970. Mr. Milton has also served as a guest lecturer with the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Mr. Milton began his career at the Virginia Military Institute, where he served from 1948 to 1950. Awarded a Yale-Norfolk residency in 1953, he completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Yale University in 1954, when they also awarded him a traveling fellowship. He later earned a Master of Fine Arts with the school in 1962.

Throughout his career, Mr. Milton has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades for his achievements, including as a grantee from the Australia Council to the Arts and of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. He won First Prize at the Graphic Arts Festival in Cali, Colombia, the Medal of Honor, Interprint '90, in Lvov, Ukraine, the Grand Prize at the Second Festival of Art in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and the Honorable Gold Diploma at the Ninth International Print Biennial in Varna, Bulgaria, where he also later won a Special Jury Award at the 13th International Print Biennial. He received an Awards Exequo of the Triennial at the International Triennial of Graphic Arts in Cracow, Poland, in 1991, where he also received a Triennial Special Prize at the International Print Triennial in 1997, a Gold Medal in 1998, and an Honorable Mention in 2003. He won the Gold Medal at the International Print Triennial in Friedrikstad, Norway, a Commendatory Award from the Second International Miniprint Triennial in Lahti, Finland, and the Purchase Award from the Art Students League at the Society of American Graphic Artists Centennial Exhibition in New York City. The National Academy also honored Mr. Milton for 39 years as a National Academician in 2014.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Peter Milton has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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