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Sonia Greteman Inaugural Inductee to Fine Arts Hall of Fame

03.19.15 • Greteman Group

Sonia Greteman, creative director and president of Greteman Group, has been named an inaugural inductee into Wichita State University’s College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame.

The newly established Hall of Fame recognizes the College of Fine Arts’ alumni, community contributors and teaching/staff mentors. The inaugural class serves as the Hall of Fame’s founding members. They will be honored at an event this spring. The complete 12-member group includes:


Joyce DiDonato, international opera star
Bill Gardner, creative director/design firm owner
Sonia Greteman, award-winning creative director/agency owner
Shirley Knight, award-winning actor
Samuel Ramey, international opera star

·       Lewis and Selma Miller, patron of the arts
·       Edwin A. Ulrich, patron of the arts
·       Gladys H.G. Wiedemann, patron of the arts

·       Jacquelyn Dillon-Kraus, professor
·       Mira Pajes Merriman, professor
·       Richard (Dick) Welsbacher, professor

“Being in the inaugural class with my former art-history professor Mira Merriman and the man behind my beloved Ulrich Museum adds such meaning to this already special honor,” says Sonia Greteman, agency creative director and president. “WSU’s commitment to art elevates our entire community.”

About Greteman Group

Greteman Group has developed an international reputation as an aviation-specialty marketing agency based in Wichita, Kan. – the Air Capital. The world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, flight support and aftermarket services entrust their brands to Greteman Group. These include FlightSafety International, Bombardier Business Aircraft, Signature Flight Support, Dallas Airmotive, USAIG, Elliott Jets, the National Aviation Consortium and Spirit AeroSystems. It also supports causes and clients such as the Kansas State Fair, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Verus Bank. Greteman Group has won Telly, Metro Award and Business Marketing Association Pro-Comm awards. It has been recognized in such publications as Adweek, Advertising Age, Aldus, Communication Arts, Designing Identity, Identity, Graphic Design USA, Graphis, Hotels, HOW, Novum, Print, Step-By-Step, and by such organizations as the Mead Top 60, Kansas City Art Directors, Strathmore, International Festivals, Graphex Art Directors, and The National Library Council, American Advertising Federation, American Institute of Graphic Artists, Public Relations Society of America, and American Marketing Association. The firm is a founding member of the Wichita Aero Club, and agency President Sonia Greteman serves on its board. Greteman Group is a longstanding member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and is a certified women-owned business enterprise (NBE).


Deanna Harms
Greteman Group
O 316.263.1004, ext. 111 | C 316.214.3467

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