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Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor: Grand Canyon University

Teach on-ground and online courses in photography, video production/lighting/editing, social media, and social media marketing. Current courses include:

  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Photography and Video for Social Media
  • Introduction to Social Media

Avondale, AZ
August 2022 - Present

Adjunct Professor: Maricopa Community Colleges

Within the Maricopa Community College district teach and develop on-ground and online courses in art, technology, and multi-media. Current courses include:

  • Visual Arts: Photography (Digital/Traditional), Graphic Design, 3D Design & Sculpture, Drawing, Color Theory, History of Photography, Computer Art, 2D Animation, Digital Imaging (Photoshop), Vector Graphics (Illustrator), Motion Graphics (After Effects)
  • Technolgy: Web Design & Development (Wordpress, HTML/CSS/Javascript, Bootstrap, interactive applications (Animate), Information Architecture, User Interface Design, Web Analytics, Web Marketing)

Avondale, AZ
Aug. 2014 - Present

Professor: Maricopa Corporate College

Developed and taught the Web Developer Boot Camp course curriculum that consisted of 12 weeks of front-end web developer training. Course topics included:

  • Core: HTML 5, CSS, Javascript, Portfolio Development
  • Supplemental: Wordpress, Bootstrap, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, PHP, mySQL, Web Marketing (SEO, Social, PPC), and Web Analytics

Tempe, AZ
Sept. 2015 - June 2017


Adjunct Professor: The Art Institute Phoenix

Taught and developed courses in the following subjects:

  • Digital Imaging (using Photoshop), Information Architecture, User Experience Design, HTML/CSS, Photography, Design Fundamentals & Color Theory

Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 2014 - May, 2016


Faculty Professor: University of Advancing Technology

Taught and developed technology and core art courses, as well as developing the university's Web & Social Media Degree Program. Courses included:

  • Intro & Advanced Web Design (HTML/CSS/Javascript, Wordpress), Social Media, Web Marketing & Web Analytics, Interactive Design & Information Architecture, 2D animation (using Animate and After Effects), 2D Design Principles, Color Theory, Vector Art, Digital Imaging, Photography, and the History of Photography

Tempe, AZ
Aug. 2011 - Aug. 2014


Adjunct Professor: Art Institute, Orange County

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
Jan. 2011 - July 2011


Adjunct Professor: Westwood College

Taught classes and developed course content in the following areas:

  • Web Design & Development (using HTML, CSS, & Javascript), 2D Animation (using Adobe Animate), Interactive Design, Motion Graphics (After Effects), Video Editing (Final Cut Pro), Photography & the History of Photography; Foundation 2D design and Digital Imaging (Photoshop)

Torrance, CA
Aug. 2006 - July 2011


 

 

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Photography & Related Media

  • School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1997

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography/Graphic Design/Sculpture

  • Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, 1992


 

Related

Student Film Program

  • Established and direct the student film program at Estrella Mountain Community College

Independent Curator

  • Curate art exhibitions for local and regional gallery spaces in both group and individual capacities


 

Affiliations

Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

Advisory Board Member

  • Based in Tempe, AZ, Fine Art Complex 1101 is committed to developing contemporary progressive art programming that challenges how we think about the intersection of culture and society.

JAVA Magazine, Tempe, AZ

Writer/Photographer

  • Local print/web magazine that focuses on art, music, and fashion in the valley.

Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ

Director/Curator Dec. 2011 – Dec. 2012/ Guest Curator - Present

  • Established in 1999, Modified Arts is a landmark art gallery/performance space with revolving monthly exhibitions of contemporary art created by local, national and international artists.

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.

 

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)