Gail Anderson is a New York-based designer, writer, and educator. From 2002 through 2010, Anderson served as Creative Director of Design at SpotCo, a New York City advertising agency that creates artwork for Broadway and institutional theater.  She was among AIGA's 2008 medalists for her accomplishments in Graphic Design. She is a partner, with Joe Newton, at Anderson Newton Design. Anderson’s work, which has received numerous awards, is in the permanent collections of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and the Library of Congress. She … More about Gail Anderson 2004 AIGA Medalist Gail Anderson is the award winning creative director at Visual Arts Press at the School of Visual Arts. Gail Anderson is the former creative director of design at SpotCo.  Gail Anderson has 49 books on Goodreads with 2184 ratings. She was the first-generation American, and first-generation college-educated in her family. Anderson is a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in the Designer as Author MFA department, where she also teaches graduate, undergraduate, and pre-college courses in graphic design. Gail Anderson is an American graphic designer, writer, and educator. From 2002 through 2010, she served as Creative Director of Design at SpotCo, a New York City advertising agency that creates artwork for Broadway and institutional theater. Gail Anderson is a designer, writer, and educator who actually has her own Paul Davis portrait—and loves to show it off since she’ll never look that good again. Gail Anderson’s most popular book is New Vintage Type: Classic Fonts for the Digital Age. Biography Early life and education. Anderson is currently based in Manhattan where she is working as a graphic designer, writer and educator. Gail Anderson’s family migrated to the Bronx, New York from Jamaica. Anderson's trajectory would soon turn her into a valuable artist to the world of future graphic design, with contributions in visual art, education, magazines and more. From 1987 to early 2002, she served as senior art director at Rolling Stone magazine.