NEW YORK, USA // Gail Marowitz is a New York based designer and creative director. After overseeing design at various record labels for more than 25 years, she left the major label system in 2012 to start her own design studio, The Visual Strategist. Since the studio’s inception, Gail has designed music packaging for a diverse roster of musicians including Aimee Mann (whose package designs have garnered three Grammy nominations and one win for “Best Recording Package”), Panic! at the Disco, Gojira, Garland Jeffreys, Betty Buckley, Ted Leo, and The Bacon Brothers. Her work has been featured in Print’s Regional Design Annual and Graphis Magazine Design Annual. She has served as a juror for both American Illustration and American Photography as well as for the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition. Speaking engagements have included the Keynote for Icon 11: The lllustrator’s Conference last year in Kansas City and Making Vinyl Conference this year in Minneapolis.Her studio has been awarded a Graphis Silver Medal and her recent work with musician Jonathan Coulton has earned her a fourth Grammy nomination and won a coveted spot in Communication Arts Design Annual. When Gail is not designing music packaging, she’s splitting her time at her homes in New York City’s meatpacking district and a 200 year old church she converted to a residence/studio in the New York’s Hudson Valley.