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Renata Gordon

December 6, 2018 - Sculptor-Engraver Renata Gordon received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia December 2010. In addition to her interest in sculpture, she is a gifted painter and created many beautiful public and private...

Michael Gaudioso

December 6, 2018 - Sculptor-Engraver Michael Gaudioso is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He earned his Master of Fine Arts from the New York Academy Graduate School of Figurative Art in New York City. From 1995 to 1999, he...

Phebe Hemphill

February 20, 2019 - Sculptor-Engraver Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts graduate Phebe Hemphill studied for three years with sculptor EvAngelos Frudakis in Philadelphia. In 1987, she joined the sculpture department at the Franklin Mint and, for the next 15 years, worked on many...

Joseph Menna

February 13, 2019 - Chief Engraver Joseph Menna became the 14th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint on February, 4th 2019. Menna joined the Mint in 2005, and has over three decades of professional experience and classical training. He was the first full-time...

Frank Morris

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist “Designing coins for the U.S. Mint combines two of my most favorite things… art and history. The greatest challenge is to make a big visual impact on that tiny metal canvas.” Frank Morris is an award-winning artist, designer...

Donna Weaver

December 7, 2018 - AIP Artist “When I am given an assignment by the U.S. Mint, it is an opportunity to learn about and interpret another facet of our history.” Donna Weaver studied sculpting, painting and print-making at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, graduating...

Chris Costello

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist Chris Costello is a professional graphic designer, illustrator, typographer and fine artist with proficiencies in traditional and digital media. He studied advertising design at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and earned a B.S. in graphic design and...

Benjamin Sowards

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist Benjamin Sowards is an artist and illustrator whose portfolio includes official portraiture, gallery painting, fully illustrated picture books and young adult fantasy. His works are included in public and private collections internationally. He loves the preparation, research and...

Barbara Fox

October 9, 2018 - AIP Artist Barbara Fox—a graduate of the University of California, Davis—works as a fine artist and illustrator. Her paintings are exhibited and collected internationally, have received numerous awards and have been selected for publication in fine art magazines and books....