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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
Figure Painting

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 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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Joe Del Rosario

EDUCATION

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

CLASSES

Dynamic Drawing
Intro to Transportation Design

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Gaylord Eckles
Independent designer/artist.

EDUCATION

B.S. U.S. Air Force
B.S. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Personal Mobility/How We "Go"

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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

Daniel Garcia

CLASSES

Graphic Design

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

Jenna Gibson

EDUCATION

A.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Illustration Workshop

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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

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

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

Sal Huerta
Salomon Huerta is a painter based in Los Angeles, California who comes from Tijuana, Mexico and grew up in the Boyle Heights Projects in East Los Angeles. He received a full scholarship to attend Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and completed his MFA at UCLA in 1998. Huerta gained critical acclaim and commercial attention in the late ''90s for his minimalist portraits of the backs of people''s heads and color saturated depictions of domestic urban architecture. He was included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial and has been featured in numerous exhibitions around the US, Europe and Latin America such as The Gagosian Gallery in London, England and Studio La Citta in Verona, Italy. Huerta is currently represented by Christopher Grimes Gallery in Santa Monica, California.

EDUCATION

M.F.A. UCLA

CLASSES

Illustration

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Jessie Kawata
B.F.A. with Honors, Illustration with an emphasis in Product Design, Art Center College of Design; Study Abroad: INSEAD MBA Program, Fontainebleau; Designer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: art direction, creative strategy, exhibit design, interaction design, and environmental design; Sustainable Development & Design Researcher for Nestlé / Art Center Co-Research Lab. Co-founder & Design Consultant for Ubiqi Health. Inc.; Keynote Speaker at CA Higher Education Sustainability Conference; Exhibitions: Nucleus Gallery, A+D Museum.

CLASSES

Intro to Product Design
Introduction to Product Design

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

Lureline Kohler

CLASSES

Head Painting

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

Jenn Kuca

CLASSES

Intro to Product Design

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Ronald Llanos

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Character Design
Head Drawing
Head Drawing Workshop

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Jeffrey McMillan
Born in San Jose, California in 1977. Jeff moved to southern California to attend Art Center College of Design in Pasadena in 2001 and graduated in 2004 with a BFA in Illustration. He stuck around LA ever since. He has been working as a freelance illustrator, designer, teacher, curator, fine artist and founder of Prigus Sport. I like idea of challenging myself with different subjects and projects. I feel I grow the most that way, it''s not always comfortable but it''s fun. The theme is there''s no theme. He has worked all over the industry with clients such as Nike, Justin Timberlake to Mike Tyson, Mountain Dew and has exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, as well as internationally. His latest current exhibit is touring in Australia focusing on a sport he create called Prigus Sport, he founded back in 2012. The exhibit focuses on the American league and it''s history of the sport as well as the special premier of the Australian League which will feature six pro teams and five minor leagues. Jeff now lives and works in Long Beach with his wonderful wife Liv, daughter Elsa, and a disobedient ex-pageant Siamese cat.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Comic Book Illustration

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

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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Donna Pungprechawat
B.S. Environmental Design, Art Center College of Design. Currently the Design Supervisor of Exhibitions at the Natural History History Museum of Los Angeles County. Formerly worked as an Environmental Brand Designer at Gensler, an Exhibition Designer at The J. Paul Getty Museum and Co-Founder of ReMade Studios.

EDUCATION

B.S. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Environmental Design

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Matthew Segotta
B.F.A., California State University of Long Beach; M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania. Interdisciplinary Artist. Exhibitions: LAX/TXL, Berlin, Germany; Conditional Reflex; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; One Voice One Meter, Santa Monica, California. Commissions: Boy5A, Five Acres, Altadena, California.

CLASSES

Life Sculpture
Sculpture

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

Concept Design Basics
Entertainment Dsn:Char/Worlds

Paul Soady
Art/type director/designer. Worked in Australia and U.K. as type director. Working currently on projects for advertising agencies and direct clients.

EDUCATION

East Sydney Art School, Australia

CLASSES

Getting Noticed/Portfolio Dev.

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

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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

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
Intro to 3D 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/Transp

Mary Yanish
Illustrator, Artist

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design

CLASSES

Creative Sketchbooks, Journals