She has also served as guest program director for several design and culture conferences, including the American Institute of Graphic Arts
1999 national design conference.
The Orchids and Onions awards are organized by the San Diego chapters of some associations that know a lot about planning, design, and architecture--the American Institute of Architects, Association of Environmental Professionals, American Institute of Graphic Arts
, American Planning Association, American Society of Designers, American Society of Landscape Architects, Illuminating Engineering Society, International Interior Designers Association, San Diego Architectural Foundation, and American Society of Marketing Professionals.
Massee was the first woman member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
and in 1959 was awarded the gold medal by that institute, the first woman to be so honored.
To help smooth out the bumps in the print design road, the American Institute of Graphic Arts
(AIGA), New York City, produced a brochure covering the basics and then some.
Her lithograph, "Elevated Station, 1926," was selected as one of the "Fifty Prints of the Year" by the American Institute of Graphic Arts
Over the years, the American Institute of Graphic Arts
selected a dozen of his books among its annual "Fifty Best Books of the Year." Even with the reception of numerous awards, Jacobs was always best known for his work on behalf of Cummings, beginning with Tulips and Chimneys (1923).
His department was named aACAyDesign Team of The Year' by the Art Directors Club (ADC) for three consecutive years (2008-11), while the magazine has also won gold and silver medals from The American Society of Magazine Editors, Type Directors Club, American Institute of Graphic Arts
and American Photography and American Illustration.
They were involved in founding the American Institute of Graphic Arts
, and they received half of the Institute's first twenty-eight medals.