Glisson, J(ake) T.

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GLISSON, J(ake) T.

GLISSON, J(ake) T. American, b. 1927. Genres: Novels. Career: Artist and writer. Chief executive officer of Motivation Systems and Jaake' Creations. Steinmetz Studio, Sarasota, FL, photographer, 1950; Newman Lynde Advertising Agency, Miami, FL, artist and illustrator, 1951; Advertising Trade Services of New York, Miami, artist and illustrator, 1952; All Florida Magazine Ocala, art director, 1954; Cape Haze Marine Laboratory, Cape Haze, FL, artist, 1955; Social and Visitors Guides, Sarasota, chief executive officer and art director, 1964; Wild Wald Center, Menden, Germany, art director and conceptual artist, 1983. U.S. Army, Chemical Corps College, illustrator, 1956; National Mobile Home Dealers and Owners Association magazine, chief executive officer and art director, 1957; Florida State Museum, art director and designer of traveling museums, 1968. Creator of sets, story boards, and special effects for the film Where the River Flows North. Explored the Manso River in Argentina and Chile, funded by National Geographic Society. Florida Council for the Humanities, member; Southern Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences, honorary member. Publications: The Creek, 1993; Sigsbee (play), 1996.