Faculty Bios

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Yelen Aye

Yelen Aye

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

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Fun With Fashion

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Zeina Baltagi

Zeina Baltagi

CLASSES

DIY Printmaking + Textile

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Gabriella Carboni

Gabriella Carboni

CLASSES

Drawing the Clothed Figure

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Christopher Gehl

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

Behind the Scenes

Monica Guzowski

Monica Guzowski

Artist, Muralist, Set Designer, Scenic Artist. Companies: City of Clinton Showboat, The Red Barn Playhouse, Alpha Theatre Project, Body Politic Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Children's Theatre of Western Springs, Murals by Monica.

EDUCATION

B.A. Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin

CLASSES

Animal Sculpture

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Michael Horowitz

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

Illustration
Imagination Workshop
Watercolor Illustration

Gail Howland

Gail Howland

Fine art photographer. Landscape and private portrait commissions for collections in the U.S. and Europe.

EDUCATION

B.A. UC Berkeley
B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Photography
Photography Book Workshop

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Chiaki Kanda

Chiaki Kanda

Creative Director: notNeutral. Senior Associate: Rios Clementi Hale Associates. Lecturer/Guest Critic: LACMA, USC, Woodbury Univ. Previously: Universidad del Diseno, Garnier BBDO Advertising, "Northfork", Hodgetts + Fung Architects, "Being John Malkovich", Form Zero Architectural Books + Gallery, Brooklyn Museum, Guggenheim Museum.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design
B.A. Amherst College

CLASSES

Architecture: Inside Out

Filip Kostic

Filip Kostic

B.F.A., Art Center College of Design. Artist. Co-founder, Stone Soup VR studio. Clients: Pull Creative, Prime Time Seafood Co.

CLASSES

Virtual Reality Exploration

Howard Kouo

Howard Kouo

Little Red Plane, an animated short film. Based on a short story written by Howard Kouo. I served in U.S. Army. I have been teaching animation since 2002. I enjoy anime and video games.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Animation

Tasha Kusama

Tasha Kusama

Fine Artist and Illustrator.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Drawing, Painting, and Making

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Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee

Graphic designer and instructor. Senior Lecturer, Packaging Design, Otis College of Art and Design.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Abstract Drawing

Ronald Llanos

Ronald Llanos

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Illustration

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Cole Montgomery

Cole Montgomery

CLASSES

DIY Publishing From A to Zine

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Nas Oh

Nas Oh

Freelance production designer, working in films, commercials and music videos.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Inventors' Workshop

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Atilio Pernisco

Atilio Pernisco

Atilio Pernisco has been a full time painter and illustrator for the past 15 years, working with such clients as the Walt Disney Company, Build-A-Bear Workshop and Trader Joes. He is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and lives in Los Angeles. Atilio spent his childhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina a place that has given him an unlimited reservoir of nostalgia. Along with his family, his memories of South America are the main source of inspiration behind his work.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Spring 1992
M.F.A. Spring 2012

CLASSES

Still Life Drawing

Bill Powell Jr.

Bill Powell Jr.

Illustrator and muralist. Celebrity portrait artist for KLSX 97.1 FM Frazer Smith Show.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Portraiture / Self-Portraiture
Supersize Me

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Rachel Rogov

Rachel Rogov

B.F.A., Art Center College of Design. Fine artist and illustrator with more than seven years of experience teaching and working with kid of all ages.

CLASSES

Drawing the Clothed Figure
Painting

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Marcel Santos

Marcel Santos

CLASSES

Designing Cars

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Miguel Valenzuela

Miguel Valenzuela

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Fundamentals of Drawing

Nicola Vruwink

Nicola Vruwink

M.F.A., University of Washington. Artist, designer and craft consultant with focus in ceramics, jewelry, sculpture and craft production. Clients: Grey's Anatomy on ABC, Amazon's Transparent, Yifat Oren & Associates, Molly Sims Productions.

CLASSES

Wearable Art

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Steven Weissman

Steven Weissman

Cartoonist and illustrator.

EDUCATION

A.A. San Francisco State University
A.A. Academy of Art College

CLASSES

Cartooning Technique
Cartooning Technique Workshop

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Lisa Zhu

Lisa Zhu

CLASSES

Architecture: Inside Out