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Warren Attebery
Craig Attebery's works have been featured in exhibitions at the De Young Museum, San Francisco; Fry Museum, Seattle; Arnot Museum, New York; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi; Laguna Art Museum, The American Academy of Art, Chicago; Corning Inc. Gallery, New York; California State University, Fullerton; California State University, Los Angeles; Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut; DNFA Gallery, Pasadena; Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach and LACE, Los Angeles.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design
M.F.A. Otis/Parsons Art Institute

CLASSES

Figure Drawing

Yelen Aye
Graphic designer and illustrator. Pasadena City College Visual Arts Department.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Concept Sketching
Fashion Design
Fashion Design Summer Workshop
Fashion Sketching
Head Drawing
Head Drawing Workshop

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Thomas Broersma
B.F.A., Art Center College of Design, Illustrator, Sculptor, Comic Guy, and Fine Artist. Published in TapCab Books, Pasadena Weekly, OC Weekly, FIND Art. Exhibitions in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. Clients Include: Mattel, SpinMaster, Hasbro, Jakks Pacific. Course: Comic Illustration.

CLASSES

Comic Book Illustration

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Krystina Castella
Professor Krystina Castella has practiced as an industrial designer for over 25 years. Krystina created an industrial design licensing and manufacturing company that has internationally distributed, including furniture, toys, clothing, stationery, housewares and soft goods. Customers include Urban Outfitters, Crate and Barrel, Bed Bath and Beyond, Papyrus, and Target. The Museum of Modern Art, Fortune Magazine and Oprah Winfrey have all praised Krystina''s creative achievements.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design

CLASSES

T-Shirt Start-up

James Chu
Industrial designer, branding strategist, educator, speaker. Extensive experience in multi-disciplinary strategic design (product, branding, interactive, retail, environment, user experience) and global brand strategy for prominent global brands and Fortune 500 companies such as Nike, Nokia, Vertu, and Belkin.Successful track records in leading and building creative/branding teams, cross-functional collaborations, as well as client relationship management.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design
B.S. USC

CLASSES

Brandcamp

Mark Clarke

EDUCATION

B.S. ACCD

CLASSES

Industrial Design: Prod/Transp

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Ryan D'Orazi
Ryan D'Orazi, B.F.A. with Honors, Art Center College of Design, Graphic Design. Work experience includes projects ranging from brand development to interface design. Clients have included: Warner Bros., Honda/Acura, NASA,�  ArtCenter: designmatters, and others. Experimental and productive interaction design specialist. Professor of Digital and Interaction Design, Art Center College of Design.

EDUCATION

M.Ed Pasadena City College
M.Ed Platt College

CLASSES

Intro to Interaction Design

Josefino Del Rosario

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design
B.S. UCLA

CLASSES

Dynamic Drawing
Intro to Transportation Design

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Scott Franklin
NONdesigns: interdisciplinary design firm doing spaces, objects and brand identity. Work includes furniture, lighting and product design, exhibits, installations, and interactive spaces.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Object + Space: Brand Exp.

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Rosi Gabl
Rosi was born and raised in Switzerland. After graduating as a dressmaker Rosi studied fashion illustration at Central Saint Martins College in London. After, Rosi enrolled at the School of Art and Design Basel, where she gratuated with a Diploma in fashion design. In 1996 Rosi immigrated to Los Angeles and soon landed work in the entertainment industry. Rosi teaches Model Drawing at Otis Fashion. Rosi freelances as a costume illustrator and and creates and produces costumes for film and TV.

EDUCATION

Swiss Diploma,
certified,
Swiss Diploma,

CLASSES

Costume Figure Drawing

Christopher Gehl
Chris Gehl, BFA, Art Center College of Design. Director, Writer, and Producer, living in Los Angeles. His work has been shown on PBS, MTV, and has been featured across North America and abroad.

CLASSES

Directing for Film
Film
Film Production Workshop
Writing for Film
Writing for Film Workshop

Lance Glover
Lance Glover, BA in Graphic Design and Fine Art, California State University, Los Angeles. Co-founder of Treehouse Design Partnership, a multidisciplinary design studio in Culver City with focus in environmental graphics, identity design/brand development, book design, interiors and furniture design. Lance is also a founding member of the experimental sound/video collective Health and Beauty. Other activities include woodworking, writing and printmaking.

CLASSES

Brandcamp
Graphic Design

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Andrew Hall
B.A., Exeter College of Art and Design, Exeter, England. Art Center College of Design faculty member and instructor since 2009. Professional photographer since 1984, London (UK) and Los Angeles since 2005. Clients include The BBC, IBM, Lexus, Volkswagen, Olay and the Los Angeles Times. Solo and group exhibitions in London at the Photographer's Gallery and Sadler's Wells; group shows at Andlab and Mandarin galleries in Los Angeles. Winner of Graphis Photography Gold Award 2010. Currently working in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles.

CLASSES

Design 360

Javier Harriman
B.F.A., Art Center College of Design. Illustrator,Instructor. Montecito College of Design Illustration Dept. Chair.Clients: Threewave software, Sony, Los Angeles times, Reading by 9, E! "The Soup", Universal Studios.

CLASSES

Figure Painting

Evah Hart
Collaboration with LA Art Girls.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Ball State University

CLASSES

Intermediate Photography
People and Places: Photography
Photography 2

Michael Horowitz
Artist/Illustrator. Michael Horowitz has worked in the animation industry for over 25 years. Michael has been involved with character merchandise, including the position of Character Art Manager for The Walt Disney Company for the Asia Pacific region from 1996 to 1999. Currently, Michael is a freelance illustrator for various companies including Hallmark, Disney, Random House and Nickelodeon.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Otis-Parsons Art Institute

CLASSES

Exploring Figure Drawing
Figure Drawing

John Howarth
Illustrator/set designer/muralist.

EDUCATION

A.A. Los Angeles Valley College

CLASSES

Advanced Drawing From the Nude
Exploring Figure Drawing
Figure Drawing

Salomon Huerta

CLASSES

Illustration

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Christoph Jess
After graduating from Art Center I spent many years in the Gaming & Entertainment Industries as a 3D modeler and designer. Most recently I worked as a Technical Director at studio|gpu, creators of the real-time rendering software MachStudio Pro.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design
Abitur Altkoenigschule, Kronberg, Germany

CLASSES

Intro to 3D Modeling / Gaming

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Mindy Kang
Mindy Kang B.F.A., Advertising, Art Center College of Design; Clients include: Nestle, Honda North America, Honda Central America/Caribbean, Royal Elastics, Burger Bar, L.A. Marathon, Skechers, Bella+Canvas.

CLASSES

Advertising
Brandcamp

Alla Kazovsky
B.Arch., USC School of Architecture; M.S. Arch & Urban Design, Columbia University. Architect specializing in design for children. Designed and manufactured a line of children's furniture with pieces sold at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store. Recipient of Good Design Award, Best Toy of the Year Award, Graphis Product Design 2 & 3 Awards. Class: Architecture

CLASSES

Architecture

Howard Kouo
Little Red Plane, an animated short film. Based on a short story written by Howard Kouo. Served in U.S. Army. Love animation, and play video game.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Animation

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Roberto Lepiz
B.F.A., Otis College of Art and Design. A practicing artist represented by Gallery 3209 who has worked as a fine art fabricator for more than seven years. Class: Sculpture

CLASSES

Sculpture

I-Ten Liu

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences

CLASSES

Figure Painting

Ronald Llanos
Illustrator, artist, teacher. Ronald enjoys teaching and making art just as much. Possibility is a key factor in both his motivation to continue making art and passing knowledge and information to his students.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Character Design
Head Drawing
Head Drawing Workshop

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Jeffrey McMillan
Jeff McMillan was born in October of 1977 in San Jose, CA. He attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco and graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 2004. He now lives and works in Long Beach with his wonderful wife, Liv and a disobedient Siamese cat.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Comic Book Illustration
Illustration Workshop

Carlos Mendez
B.S., Product Design, Art Center College of Design; Clients include: Samsung Electronics of America, Belkin, RTT USA, Philips Respironics, The Design Academy, Karten Design, M Design, Gorgeous Inc, Pulse Global, Chico&DOG.

CLASSES

Introduction to Product Design

Miao Miao
Environmental, fashion and product design.Interior design practice for commercial and residential spaces.

EDUCATION

B.S. California State University, Northridge

CLASSES

Object + Space: Brand Exp.

Graham Moore
Has worked in various design studios and advertising agencies in London, Dallas, and Los Angeles as an art director/graphic designer. Has periodically worked as a freelance designer for independent record companies, producing packaging and promotional material.

EDUCATION

Wimbledon School of Art, London
College of Technology East Ham, London

CLASSES

Art As Design
Creative Type

Ramone Munoz
Dean of Faculty and Students - 2001, Chair of Foundation Studies - 1991-2001, Associate Chair of Graphic Design -1986-1991. Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Graphic Design 1990-1996. Faculty member in Foundation Studies, Graphic Design--Graduate and Undergraduate levels and the Liberal Arts and Sciences department since 1984. Fine Art: Group shows in Germany, Japan and Thailand. Regular grants panelist for the Los Angeles County Art Commission and DOCA in the visual arts.

EDUCATION

M.F.A. Art Center College of Design
B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Design 360

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Leon Paz
B.A., Art Center College of Design. Transportation/graphic designer.

CLASSES

Interm. Transportation Design

Christian Perez-Morin
Christian Morin B.F.A. with Honors, Art Center College of Design, A.A. Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Designer, Art director, and Sunday painter. Clients: Girl Skateboards, Royal Truck Co., MOCA, The Quiet Life, Paul Frank, Product (RED), A+D Museum. Group exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Paris.

CLASSES

Advanced Graphic Design
Graphic Design

Donna Pungprechawat
B.S. Environmental Design, Art Center College of Design. Currently an Exhibition Designer at The J. Paul Getty Museum and a Furniture/Lighting Designer at Remade Studios. Formerly worked in the fields of Architectural Design, Landscape Design, Costume and Prop Design, Graphic Design, Environmental Graphics.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Environmental Design

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Yuri Ranum

EDUCATION

B.F.A. College for Creative Studies

CLASSES

Entertainment Design

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Robert Sherrill
Landscape, Figure, Still Life for Galleries. Design / Concept for Animation.Set Design Art Director

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Entertainment Dsn:Char/Worlds
Still Life Drawing

Daniel Sorenson
Art Director/Graphic Designer. Photoshop CS2 for Advertising and Marketing: Secrets from an Entertainment Advertising Insider, published by Peachpit Press, shares Photoshop techniques and behind-the-scenes information invaluable to anyone using Photoshop in a commercial situation.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Motion Graphics

David Sotelo

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design
B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara

CLASSES

Fundamentals of Photography
Photography 1
Photography 2

T

Hataya Tubtim
Artist, instructor.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design
M.F.A. Otis College of Art and Design
non-degree New York Academy of Art

CLASSES

Advanced Drawing From the Nude
Drawing With Color
Figure Drawing

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Alexandria Vaux
Freelance illustrator, 3D modeler, painter. Animated short 147 In The Blink of an Eye 148 Big Bear Film Festival. Paintings in several private collections.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design
B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute
B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute

CLASSES

3D Character Modeling/Gaming

Lauren Volk
Teamwork Design; Society of Illustrators, (London).

EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design
Otis College of Art and Design
Slade School of Fine Art
Platt College
Royal College of Art

CLASSES

Alterntv. Sketchbooks/Journals
Surrealist Pen and Ink

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Daisuke Yamaguchi

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Industrial Design: Prod/Trans
Industrial Design: Prod/Transp

Mary Yanish
Illustrator, Artist

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Creative Collage
Creative Sketchbooks, Journals

Z

Thomas Zenteno

CLASSES

Entertainment Design