Elvis PresleyElvis Presley was an internationally recognized and beloved singer and performer during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Over the course of his career, Elvis was nominated for fourteen Grammys (three wins) and sold over a billion records worldwide, more than any other artist. At the age of thirty-six, Elvis received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 1970 he was named ne of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of America by the United States Jaycees. In addition to his musical accolades, Elvis also starred in thirty-three films and made numerous television appearances. Elvis died at his home in Memphis on August 16, 1977. Today, he is regarded as the king of rock and roll and one of the most influential pop culture figures of the twentieth century.
Stephanie Graegin spent her childhood drawing and collecting fauna in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Houston, Texas. She received her BFA in fine arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and her MFA in printmaking from the Pratt Institute. Stephanie now lives in Brooklyn, is still drawing, and has managed to keep her collection down to one orange cat.