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Adjunct Professor: Estrella Mountain Community College
Within the Maricopa County system I teach and develop on-ground and online courses in art, technology and multi-media. Current courses include:
- 2D Design, 3D Design & Sculpture, Computer Art, 2D Animation (Flash & Actionscript), Digital Imaging (Photoshop & Gimp), Vector Illustration (Illustrator), Motion Graphics (After Effects), Web Design & Development, Introduction to Technology, and Microsoft Suite applications.
August 2014 - present
Professor: Maricopa Corporate College
At MCOR I built and teach the Web Developer Boot Camp course curriculum that consists of 12 weeks of front-end web developer training. Course topics include:
- Supplemental: Open Source, Bootstrap, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, PHP, mySQL, Web Marketing (SEO, Social, PPC), and Web Analytics
Sept. 2015 - present
Adjunct Professor: The Art Institute Phoenix
At the Art Institute Phoenix, I teach and develop course content for classes in the following:
- Image Manipulation (Photoshop), Information Architecture, User Experience Design, Web Coding in HTML/CSS, Design Fundamentals, and Color Theory
October 2014 - present
Faculty Professor: University of Advancing Technology
At UAT, I taught and developed technology and core art courses, as well as developing the university's Web & Social Media Degree Program. Courses included:
- Intro to Advanced Web Design (HTML/CSS), Social Media, Web Marketing & Web Analytics, Interactive Design & Information Architecture, 2D animation (using Flash and After Effects), 2D Design Principles, Color Theory, Vector Art, Digital Imaging, Photography, and the History of Photography
August 2011 - Aug. 2014
Adjunct Professor: Art Institute, Orange County
At Art Institute Orange County I taught classes and workshops in the following areas:
- DVD authoring (using Adobe Encore & DVD Studio Pro), Digital Imaging (Photoshop), Interface Design, Packaging, and Video Editing (using Final Cut Pro, Premiere).
Orange County, CA
January 2011 - July 2011
Adjunct Professor: Westwood College
While at Westwood College for five years I taught classes and developed content in the following areas:
Aug. 2006 - July 2011
Master of Fine Arts in Photography & New Media
- School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1997
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography/Graphic Design/Sculpture
- Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, 1992.
Awards & Grants
2011 Arts Council Long Beach Micro-Grant
- for S.O.S. (Save our States) group exhibition in Long Beach, CA and Phoenix, AZ
2007 Open Call LA Selected
- for “Cluster Bombs,” Video, 2007 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA (720 entries/10 Awards)
Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ
Director/Curator - Dec. 2011 – Dec. 2012
- Modified Arts breaks down the traditional art gallery model in its presentation of contemporary art in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The gallery seeks to present conceptually rigorous work, and strives to connect and cultivate regional, national, and international artists and collectors.
D-Block Projects, Long Beach, CA
Co-founder / Director - Sept. 2010 – June. 2011
- D-Block Projects provided exhibition space, curatorial direction, and support for alternative art exhibitions. First launching as a physical space in Long Beach, CA, D-Block has evolved into a nomadic organization, focusing on site-specific presentations of art and media.
Foundation for Art Resources (FAR), Los Angeles, CA
Board Member/Board Advisor - Sept. 2005 – Sept. 2011
- FAR is a non-profit arts organization that was founded in 1977 to facilitate the production and presentation of art in Los Angeles. FAR currently serves the art community by hosting art lectures, exhibitions and multi-media events.