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Phyllis Bramson Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Bramson has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the academic industry

Phyllis Bramson has been recognized as professor emeritus of studio arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Design since 2007.

    CHICAGO, IL, April 19, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Phyllis Bramson with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Bramson celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her 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 more than 20 years of professional experience, Ms. Bramson has been recognized as professor emeritus of studio arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Design since 2007. Prior to her retirement, she was a professor with the school from 1985 to 2007. Then after she retired, she immediately began teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she still advises drawing and painting MFA students.

Ms. Bramson began her career as a student at Yale University, completing a Yale/Norfolk Art Scholarship in 1962. She then joined the University of Illinois, where she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with high honors in 1963. She continued her studies with the University of Wisconsin, receiving a Master of Arts in painting in 1964. She concluded her education with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, earning a Master of Fine Arts in 1974.

Throughout her career, Ms. Bramson has been recognized for her contributions. She is a Louis Comfort Tiffany grantee, an Illinois Arts Council grantee, a National Education Association grantee, a Johns Simon Guggenheim grantee, and a Rockefeller Foundation grantee. A Senior Fulbright Scholar, she was a recipient of Artadia: The Fund Art and Dialog Jury Award, an Anonymous Was a Woman Award, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Art Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Union League Club of Chicago named her a Distinguished Artist, Anchor Graphics at Columbia College awarded her an Artist-in-Residence, and NewCity Magazine named her a Leader of Chicago. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.

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

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