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Jamie N. Franki – Designer, Artistic Infusion Program

Artistic Infusion Program

Jamie N. Franki


Jamie Franki earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration from Syracuse University and has been teaching art full-time on the college and university level since 1988. Mr. Franki is a tenured associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he coordinates the illustration program and serves as Associate Chair of the Department of Art & Art History. He currently serves on the board of the American Medallic Sculpture Association. Mr. Franki maintains an artistic practice in exhibition, medallic design, relief sculpture and visual communication. In 2008, Mr. Franki designed the Order of IKKOS Medal, the United States Olympic Committee's perpetual honor society award for Team USA coaches. He has designed and sculpted several National Money Show and World's Fair of Money medals for the American Numismatic Association. In 2011, Mr. Franki was awarded the ANA's Presidential Award for his artistic practice and service to the numismatic community.

Coin Design Credits

  • 2005 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ – reverse
  • 2006 Westward Journey Nickel Series™ – obverse

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