CATALOG ADDENDUM 22019-2020 SP19 SU19 FA19 SP20 SU20BOARD OF DIRECTORS,ADMINISTRATORS, AND FACULTYFA20TABLE OF CONTENTSBOARD OF DIRECTORS3Board of Directors3KEY INSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEES4Key Institutional Committees4KEY ADMINISTRATORS7Key Administrators7FULL-TIME FACULTY INFORMATION11School of Acting Full-Time FacultySchool of Advertising Full-Time FacultySchool of Animation & Visual Effects Full-Time FacultySchool of Architecture Full-Time FacultySchool of Art Education Full-Time FacultySchool of Art History Full-Time FacultySchool of Communications & Media Technology Full-Time FacultySchool of Fashion Full-Time FacultySchool of Fine Art Full-Time FacultySchool of Game Development Full-Time FacultySchool of Graphic Design Full-Time FacultySchool of Illustration Full-Time FacultySchool of Industrial Design Full-Time FacultySchool of Interior Architecture & Design Full-Time FacultySchool of Jewelry & Metal Arts Full-Time FacultySchool of Landscape Architecture Full-Time FacultySchool of Motion Pictures & Television Full-Time FacultySchool of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media Full-Time FacultySchool of Photography Full-Time FacultySchool of Visual Development Full-Time FacultySchool of Web Design & New Media Full-Time FacultySchool of Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media Full-Time FacultySupport Department: Academy Resource 541

Support Department: English For Art Purposes Full-Time FacultySupport Department: Foundations Full-Time FacultySupport Department: Liberal Arts Full-Time Faculty576364PART-TIME FACULTY INFORMATION69School of ActingSchool of AdvertisingSchool of Animation & Visual EffectsSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Art EducationSchool of Art HistorySchool of Communications & Media TechnologySchool of FashionSchool of Fine ArtsSchool of Game DevelopmentSchool of Graphic DesignSchool of IllustrationSchool of Industrial DesignSchool of Interior Architecture & DesignSchool of Jewelry & Metal ArtsSchool of Landscape ArchitectureSchool of Motion Pictures & TelevisionSchool of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual MediaSchool of PhotographySchool of Visual DevelopmentSchool of Web Design & New MediaSupport Department: Academic Resource CenterSupport Department: FoundationsSupport Department: Liberal 842

BOARD OF DIRECTORSBOARD OF DIRECTORSNAMETITLEDr. Nancy HoustonChairmanDr. Elisa StephensPresidentCaroline DanielsDirectorGreg JonesDirectorJason KonescoDirectorDr. Thomas StaufferDirectorFrank VegaDirectorCarolyn WenteDirectorAnne WilburDirectorDr. Jamie WilliamsDirectorRichard A. WinnDirectorCharlotte YatesDirectorDebra ZumwaltDirector3

KEY INSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEESKEY INSTITUTIONAL COMMITTEESAcademic Steering CommitteeThe Academy of Art University Academic Steering Committee (ASC) represents the faculty of the University andprovides a formal channel for faculty input to the administration. The ASC is comprised of academic and facultystakeholders from throughout the University.Members:Bill Maughan (Chair), Graduate Director of IllustrationJan Yanehiro (Vice Chair), Director of Communications and Media TechnologiesRachel Platkin (Secretary), VP of Institutional Effectiveness/Director of Program ReviewRyan Baldwin, Director of Online PhotographyAntonio Borja, Director of Industrial DesignThomas Durham, Director of Fine Art SculptureEileen Everett, Academic Vice President of Liberal ArtsDavid Goodwine, Executive Director of Game DevelopmentPhil Hamlett, Director of Graphic DesignCraig Nelson, Executive Director of Fine Art PaintingAndrea Pimentel, Director of AdvertisingIliana Ricketts, Online Director, FashionSue Rowley, Chief Academic OfficerMelissa Sydeman, Academic Vice President of Entertainment and Broadcast MediaCatherine Tate, Director of 3D Animation and Visual EffectsNicholas Villarreal, Director of Visual Development and 2D AnimationContact: [email protected] CabinetThe President’s Executive Cabinet works as a cohesive team to oversee and coordinate institutional operations andimprovement initiatives. It is comprised of members of the President’s Executive Leaders (direct reports) and SeniorManagers. The Executive Cabinet members represent, report progress on, and communicate back to the maininstitutional committees (WSCUC Steering Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Academic SteeringCommittee, Student Success Committee). The Executive Cabinet meets in weekly “scrum” meetings and minutesdocument actions taken and are distributed after each meeting.Members:Elisa Stephens, President (Chair)Joe Vollaro, Executive Vice President of Financial Aid/ComplianceSue Rowley, Chief Academic OfficerMartha Weeck, Executive Vice President of FinanceBill Tsatsoulis, Chief Marketing and Admissions OfficerJim Sober, Executive Vice President Business Intelligence and Strategic AnalysisJosh Blazer, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and CommunicationChris Visslailli, Vice President of Human ResourcesGordon North, Vice President of OperationsMike Petricca, Vice President of Campus Safety and Lab ResourcesRoger Gomez, Vice President of Student OperationsSerita Sangimino, Vice President of Student AffairsBrad Jones, Director of AthleticsContact: Joe Vollaro [email protected]

Strategic Planning CommitteeThe Strategic Planning Committee tracks and monitors progress on Academy of Art University’s Strategic Plan 20162021. The Strategic Plan’s focus areas (Institutional Effectiveness, Students and Faculty, Organization and Facilitiesand Finance and Regulatory Compliance) build upon the Academy’s mission and vision. Assigned area leads aretasked with implementing and monitoring initiatives tied to critical success factors for each focus area. The StrategicPlanning Committee meets on a quarterly basis to monitor and track progress on driving the strategic plan forward, inalignment with the annual budgetary approval process.Members:Nancy Houston, Chairman, Board of Directors (Co-Chair)Elisa Stephens, President (Co-Chair)Mike Petricca, Vice President of Campus Safety and Lab ResourcesJoe Vollaro, Executive Vice President of Financial Aid/ComplianceSue Rowley, Chief Academic OfficerMartha Weeck, Executive Vice President of FinanceBill Tsatsoulis, Chief Marketing and Admissions OfficerJim Sober, Executive Vice President of Business Intelligence and Strategic AnalysisJosh Blazer, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and CommunicationKate Griffeath, Executive Vice President of Educational SupportPatrick Adsuar, Vice President Information TechnologyGordon North, Vice President of OperationsJoan Bergholt, Vice President of Institutional EffectivenessRoger Gomez, Vice President of Student OperationsMahina Duran, Vice President of Academic AdministrationSerita Sangimino, Vice President of Student AffairsChris Visslailli, Vice President of Human ResourcesBrad Jones, Athletic DirectorJason Shaeffer, Vice President of Online EducationJan Yanehiro, Director of Communications and Media TechnologiesEileen Everett, Academic Vice President of Liberal ArtsDavid Goodwine, Executive Director of Game DevelopmentContact: Mike Petricca [email protected] Success CommitteeThe Student Success Committee brings together members from student-facing departments across the Academy toplan, drive, and measure initiatives for improving persistence and graduation rates by improving the studentexperience and enhancing student success. The Student Success Committee reviews and responds todisaggregated student data to inform its work, including monitoring and tracking actions taken in response to theresults of the annual Student Satisfaction Survey.Members:Roger Gomez, Vice President of Student Operations, (Chair)Kate Griffeath, Executive Vice President of Educational SupportSue Rowley, Chief Academic OfficerJim Sober, Executive Vice President of Business Intelligence and Strategic AnalysisBill Tsatsoulis, Chief Marketing and Admissions OfficerJosh Blazer, Executive Vice President of Information Systems and CommunicationMike Petricca, Vice President of Campus Safety and Lab ResourcesJason Shaeffer, Vice President of Online EducationDenise Cottin, Vice President of CurriculumSerita Sangimino, Vice President of Student AffairsJessie Eckardt, Director of Institutional ResearchJim Woehrle, Senior Institutional Research AnalystStephen Newman, Director of Student ServicesDana Beeson, Associate Director, Student Services Operations and SupportKatie Taylor, Director of RecordsMartha Breen, Director of Creative Development, Online EducationKenny Ortiz, Associate Director of Financial AidRachel Platkin, Vice President of Institutional EffectivenessEileen Everett, Academic Vice President of Liberal ArtsContact: Roger Gomez [email protected]

WSCUC Steering CommitteeThe WSCUC Steering Committee oversees, coordinates and monitors Academy of Art University compliance withWSCUC Standards and is responsible for the planning and coordinating of committees and teams throughwidespread engagement of campus stakeholders in the accreditation process. The WSCUC Steering Committee isresponsible for driving the self-study, managing timelines, reporting and completion of all aspects of WSCUCaccreditation (offsite review, peer review team visits, reaffirmation, mid-cycle review, annual report etc.) TheAccreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) facilitates communication with our WSCUC Staff Liaison, engages participation inaccreditation across campus and serves as an ongoing resource on accreditation.Members:Cathy Corcoran, Vice President of Accreditation Compliance/WSCUC ALO (Chair)Elisa Stephens, PresidentNancy Houston, Chairman, Board of DirectorsJoe Vollaro, Executive Vice President of Financial Aid/ComplianceSue Rowley, Chief Academic OfficerEileen Everett, Academic Vice President of Liberal ArtsMelissa Sydeman, Academic Vice President of Entertainment and Broadcast MediaRachel Platkin, Vice President of Institutional EffectivenessContact: Cathy Corcoran [email protected]

KEY ADMINISTRATORSKEY ADMINISTRATORSElisa StephensPresident, Academy of Art UniversitySue RowleyChief Academic OfficerVasilios TsatsoulisChief Operating OfficerRobert FisherChief Executive Officer, Automobile MuseumJames SoberExecutive Vice President, Business Intelligence & Strategic AnalysisKate GriffeathExecutive Vice President, Educational Support ServicesRay ChanExecutive Vice President, EnrollmentMartha WeeckExecutive Vice President, FinanceJoseph VollaroExecutive Vice President, Financial Aid & ComplianceJoshua BlazerExecutive Vice President, Information Systems & CommunicationHector VerdugoSenior Vice President, AdmissionsRoger GomezSenior Vice President, Student OperationsMelissa SydemanAcademic Vice President, Entertainment and Broadcast MediaEileen EverettAcademic Vice President, Liberal ArtsMahina Gonzalez-DuranVice President, Academic AdministrationMichael PetriccaVice President, Campus Safety and Lab ResourcesDenise CottinVice President, CurriculumChris VisslailliVice President, Human ResourcesPatrick AdsuarVice President, Information TechnologyRachel LawrenceVice President, Institutional EffectivenessAlana AddisonVice President, Instructional Evaluation & Faculty CoachingJason ShaefferVice President, Online EducationGordon NorthVice President, OperationsSerita SangiminoVice President, Student AffairsAaron SchuylerAssociate Vice President, Online Education SystemsJoyce GomezExecutive Director, Admissions Operations SupportAllen JamesExecutive Director, TransportationReid RaukarSenior Director, AdmissionsAudrey LichtnerSenior Director, ApplicationsStephen NewmanSenior Director, Student ServicesWei HeActing Director/Cross Cultural Specialist, International Admissions & Student ServicesGreg GrundstromDirector, Academic ShopGalina RozinaDirector, Academic Shops and LabsPaula WoodDirector, Academic TechnologyAndrea KeklikianDirector, Accessibility ResourcesJim O'HaraDirector, Art Support and EAP LiaisonDanielle ShermanDirector, Assistant Athletic Operations7

Brad JonesDirector, AthleticLauren JanuschDirector, Career DevelopmentMartha BreenDirector, Creative DevelopmentKevin LaSureDirector, Cross Country & Track and FieldAnthony AlbertDirector, CurriculumRaina RorieDirector, Domestic Undergraduate AdmissionsJennifer YeungDirector, Domestic Undergraduate AdmissionsRobert McDonaldDirector, English for Art PurposesKevin KoczelaDirector, Faculty Evaluation & CoachingCarey NeradDirector, FinanceMark DowneyDirector, Financial AidTorie TolerDirector, Human ResourcesEmily ManwellDirector, Industry RelationsJessica EckardtDirector, Institutional ResearchJulianne KanDirector, International AdmissionsAnne EkkaiaDirector, International Student Services & SEVIS CoordinatorDebra SampsonDirector, LibraryWilliam LiuDirector, Marketing & Strategic DevelopmentAaron FieldDirector, Online Academic SupportChantelle FergusonDirector, Online Language SupportCynthia OrricoDirector, Online ProgrammingMaya FrenklachDirector, Online Student SupportTania WaisbergDirector, Online Video ServicesSalomeh GhanaeiDirector, OutreachLiam AleguireDirector, ProductionGabriel GimaDirector, Public Relations & Special Events, School of FashionKaitlyn TaylorDirector, Records/Office of the RegistrarBrett BoveeDirector, Sports InformationAnne ConnorsDirector, State AuthorizationStephen HomerDirector, Strategic AnalysisDana BeesonDirector, Student OperationsJason SweitzerRegistrarDan EmersonAssociate Athletic Director, Compliance & Student -Athlete DevelopmentRobert GarciaAssociate Athletic Director, Media RelationsLynda EspanaAssociate Director, Accessibility ResourcesChristi HernandezAssociate Director of Production, Online Video ServicesJames HolmanAssociate Director, Campus Safety Academic OperationsAnnette CutcombAssociate Director, Default PreventionKenneth OrtizAssociate Director, Financial AidCrucita PolizziAssociate Director, Liberal Arts AdministrationAustin CarrowAssistant Athletic Director, Academics & AdmissionsMichael MoriniAssistant Athletic Director, Finance & Operations8

Christina EmeryAssistant Director, Domestic OutreachSparsha AnandaAssistant Director, Graduate Student ServicesAristotle ArtadiAssistant Director, Field OperationsOlga NovaAssistant Director, LibraryJaime HopperAssistant Director, Undergraduate Student ServicesJacob KernodleAssistant Director, Undergraduate Student ServicesShaun OsburnArt DirectorJames VolkerTechnical DirectorHector ZavalaTechnical Director & Coordinator, Theater ProgramChristina PetriccaCoordinator, Title IX9

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FULL-TIME FACULTY INFORMATIONSCHOOL OF ACTING FULL-TIME FACULTYJana Sue MemelExecutive Director, Schools of EntertainmentAcademy Award-winning producer and writer.Has Produced 25 movies and 65 half-hour, live-action shorts that have played as television series I more than 30countries. Films she has produced have won Writers Guild and Directors Guild Awards, Emmys, CableACE Awardsand the Humanitas Prize.Educational Background: USC Law School; Pitzer College (BA-Sociology & BA-History)Karen HirstFull-Time Faculty, School of ActingKaren Hirst is a comedian, actor and singer. Karen began her professional career with Second City ImprovisationalTheater in Chicago as part of their touring company. She appeared on stage with Second City alumni Eugene Levy,George Wendt, John Candy, Jim Belushi, Betty Thomas and many others.She was a performing/teaching artist with the Wolf Trap Foundation in Washington, D. C., and coordinated their BayArea program. Karen conducted workshops nationally for them on the use of comedy in the classroom.Karen has written and continues to perform her own shows in the Bay Area. Locally, Karen has performed at theMagic Theater, The Phoenix, Spreckles Center for The Performing Arts, and many other venues.She holds a degree in acting from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois and pursued advanced acting studies atCircle in the Square, in New York.Karen teaches Improvisation, Acting for Actors, Respect for Acting, and is the faculty sponsor for the Drama Club.Karen has been with the Academy since 1996 and is a full-time faculty member.Educational Background: MacMurray College (BA-Speech & Theater Arts)SCHOOL OF ADVERTISING FULL-TIME FACULTYAndrea PimentelCo-Director, School of Advertising and School of Web Design & New MediaAndrea is a committed educator and award-winning Interactive Art Director, Creative Director, and UI Designer in SanFrancisco and Silicon Valley. She has worked for large-scale websites, start-ups, and mobile apps, and some of SanFrancisco’s top advertising agencies developing cutting edge campaigns.In her roles as Art Director and Creative Director, Andrea has worked with many top brands, including Suzuki,Shutterfly, G4tv, SanDisk, Nokia, Tonik Health, WaMu, eBay, and Bank of America. Andrea has also taught classesand had leadership roles in the School of Web Design and New Media.Educational Background: Brigham Young University (BFA-Visual Design, emphasis Industrial Design)Fred McHaleCo-Director, School of Advertising and School of Web Design & New MediaFred has over 20 years of experience as a designer, developer, and program manager. After graduating with adegree in Computer Science, he focused his energy in the area of design and emerging technology. He works withnumerous high profile clients in the Bay Area to design and develop web applications, mobile applications, interactiveexperiences, and manage teams of designers and developers.Fred enjoys speaking at industry events, contributing to the open source community, major league baseball, andplaying guitar in his free time.Educational Background: California State University Bakersfield (BS-Computer Science)11

Nikki OettingerOnline Director, School of Advertising and Web Design & New MediaNikki is an interactive designer from San Francisco and a 2010 BFA graduate from the School of Web Design & NewMedia. After graduation, she went to work utilizing her vast range of skills. Her work experience ranges from motiongraphics, to designing interactive experiences, and managing teams of designers for companies large and small. Inher roles, Nikki has worked with companies including, Amazon, Gallo, Indeed, Chegg, Sotheby’s, Autodesk andTapjoy. She now devotes her time to education, online education standards and curriculum. She has a passion formentoring students and supporting them to achieve their goals.Educational Background: Academy of Art University (BFA-Web Design & New Media)Mark EdwardsAssociate Director, School of AdvertisingMark Edwards has been a successful, award-winning copywriter for more than 20 years. His work has beenrecognized in shows as diverse as The One Show, the Addys, and the Direct Marketing Association's Echo Awards.His work has appeared for some of the world's best-known brands including Aetna, AMD, Apple, Bank of New York,BMG Entertainment, Charles Schwab, Chase Manhattan Bank, DeBeers, Dove, Dunkin' Donuts, EMI Records, HarryWinston, Intuit, Lucent, Microsoft, Saab, Showtime, Sony, Starbucks, Sun Microsystems, Time Warner and WellsFargo.Educational Background: University of Texas Austin (BS-Advertising)James WojtowiczAssociate Director of Art Direction & Industry Development, School of AdvertisingJames Wojtowicz has worked as an Art Director across several disciplines including advertising, feature films,interactive web development, and magazine publishing. He has developed branding campaigns alongside Californialifestyle brand specialist Mike Salisbury as well as major advertising agencies including Chiat Day, Foote Cone andBelding, Public Interest, and Ogilvy & Mather. His client list includes Levi's, Volkswagen, Rollerblade, Los AngelesAngels, Quicksilver, The Bill Gates Foundation, Twentieth Century Fox, and others. Jim has lectured on the creativeprocess at the Smithsonian/Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian design conference in NYC.Educational Background: Art Center College of Design (BFA-Advertising)Raina MaesOnline Coordinator, School of Advertising and Web Design & New MediaRaina is a videographer, photographer, and oil painter with over 10 years experience in the field. Raina received herBFA in Computer Arts Visual Effects from Academy of Art University in 2004. From there she completed the MFAprogram at Academy of Art University in Motion Pictures & Television, Cinematography in 2008. Raina’s film clientshave included The City of Oakland, Academy of Art University, Libby Schaaf, and Keyrose TV. Her film expertisespans from feature films, commercials, to reality television. Raina’s skills include directing, shooting, writing, andediting.She now dedicates her time to education for Web Design & New Media in conjunction with shooting photos for thedepartment.Educational Background: Academy of Art University (MFA-Motion Pictures & Television)Terry JonesFull-Time Faculty, School of AdvertisingA modern day “Mad Man”, Terry is an award-winning Creative Director, Creative Conceptualist and Writer withschooling from the prestigious Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and as Vice President/Creative Director atCarol H. Williams Advertising in the Greater Bay Area, he has been either the mind or hand behind several awardwinning and business moving ads and campaigns here for over a decade. He has created this body of work for suchhigh profile clients as the General Motors Corporation which included Chevy, GMC Trucks, Buick and Cadillac, CoorsLight Beer, Nissan Motors, Cingular Wireless, Bank Of America, P&G, Pacific Bell, Well Fargo Bank, HewlettPackard, The Walt Disney Corporation, California Lottery, The Coca-Cola Company, Washington Mutual Bank,Crown Royal as well as several brands for General Mills including Cheerios, Warm Delights, Cinnamon ToastCrunch, Hamburger Helper, Nature Valley and Pop Secret popcorn.Professional Background: General Motors Corporation12

SCHOOL OF ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS FULL-TIME FACULTYCatherine TateDirector of 3D Animation, School of Animation & Visual EffectsCatherine Tate is an accomplished Visual Effects Artist and Compositor who has worked on some of the industry'smost recognizable films and video games. Catherine Tate is currently the Compositing Lead in the Animation &Visual Effects department at Academy of Art University where she has been teaching since 2004. She established acollaborative class in 2006 at ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY known as ""Studio400A"" which has produced visualeffects on numerous independent films. Her objective is to connect visual effects students to filmmakers to create amore real world experience in the classroom. Some of Studio400A's most recent work includes Beasts of theSouthern Wild, which was nominated for four Academy Awards including best picture, 2013 Sundance and Festivalde Cannes winner Fruitvale Station, and the feature Bluebird, which opened the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.Studio400A also worked on the features Half-Life and Circumstance, along with the short Crazy Beats Strong EveryTime, which were also official selections at the Sundance Film Festival.Professional Background: Industrial Light Magic (1991-1995 and 1997-2003), The Orphanage (2003-2004), ESCEntertainment (Contractor). Visual Effects Supervisor: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, “Crazy Beats Strong EveryTime”, “Exposure”, “Circumstance”, “Midnight Son”, “Dear Lemon Lima”. Partial list of feature films compositor:“Synedoche, New York”, “Hulk”, “Men in Black II”, “House of Wax”, “Wild Wild West”, “Perfect Storm”, “MinorityReport”, and “AI”. Additional studio feature film credits include: “Contact”, “Star Wars: Episode I - The PhantomMenace”, “Sleepy Hollow”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones”, and “Hellboy”.Tom BertinoGraduate Director, School of Animation & Visual EffectsTom Bertino is a renowned animator with more than three decades of experience. Tom worked at Industrial Light Magic for nearly 20 years and was nominated for an Academy Award and BAFTA for Best Achievement in VisualEffects for the CG imagery he created for The Mask. He is credited with animation direction on Men in Black II, StarWars: Episode I, and many other films. He has also worked for Toon Disney, Nepenthe, Hanna-Barbera and ColossalPictures in a number of capacities.Professional Background: Partial List of Feature Films Animation Direction: “Work in Progress” (Director),“Frankenstein” (Co-Director), “Son of the Mask,” “Men in Black II,” “The Time Machine,” “Star Wars: Episode I,”“Flubber,” “101 Dalmatians,” “Casper,” “The Mask” (Academy Award Nominee, Best Visual Effects & British AcademyAward Nominee, Best Visual Effects),“General Cinema Trailer,” “Joe Versus the Volcano,” “Ghostbusters II,” “TheAccidental Tourist.”Professional Experience: Industrial Light & Magic (1986-2005)13

Charles KeagleOnline Director, School of Animation & Visual EffectsCharles has been part of the Academy family since 2003. He currently lives in Los Angeles after many years in SanFrancisco as the on-campus Animation Lead during that time.A doodler since birth, Charles came to the amazing realization while at Northwestern University that adults, not kids,created cartoons. He promptly dropped his political science major and majored in art, creating his first animated shortusing only Disney's The Illusion of Life as guidance.His first job in animation was as a production assistant on the film Ferngully, the Last Rainforest. He then attendedthe Character Animation program at CalArts, where his animated short "Are We There Yet?" was selected for the"Best of the Year" show as well as the Spike and Mike Festival of Animation. After Cal Arts, Charles worked on TheRen & Stimpy Show.Charles was hired as an animator at Pixar and then given the opportunity to work in story on Toy Story 2. Later, hestoryboarded and animated for South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut. As Story Supervisor for Pulse Entertainment,he oversaw production of Kung Fu 3D, an online series for Warner Bros, and co-designed an interactive Coyote andRoadrunner project.Charles' work has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.During his free time Charles likes to write. He has written a screenplay and is currently working on children's bookideas so that he can read them to his son Charlie and his daughter Alex.Educational Background: Northwestern University (BA-Studio Art)Nicolás VillarrealDirector of Visual Development and 2D Animation, Schools of Visual Development and Animation & Visual EffectsVillarreal graduated with honors from the Master’s program at Academy of Art University in 2002. He has worked as atraditional animator, character designer, sculptor, and Visual Development artist for film and video game companies,including Walt Disney Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Jim Henson Studios, Sega, Digital Domain, Reel FX,and Amazon Studios.He has given presentations and screened his films at Pixar Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Blue SkyStudios, the Sydney Opera House and several universities in South America and Europe.Educational Background: Academy of Art University (MFA-Illustration); Instituto de Arte Cinematográfico deAvellaneda (BFA-2D Animation)Dennis BlakeyOnline Associate Director, School of Animation & Visual EffectsDennis Blakey is a visual effects and computer graphics artist, inventor and producer that began using Wavefront 3Dsoftware in 1986, and Side Effects Software since its beginning. His early computer graphics work includes ProjectGalileo at JPL, creating the morphing effects for the security character "Odo" on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine forwhich he received a visual effects Emmy in 1993, and film visual effects and animation for Digital Domain and WaltDisney Feature Animation, now Walt Disney Animation Studios.Professional Experience: JPL (Computer Graphics); Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Walt Disney Animation Studios14

Daisy Church2D Animation Lead, School of Animation & Visual EffectsDaisy Church works and lives in San Francisco as an artist and illustrator.She has worked extensively for over 10 years as a 2D animator for both television and mobile games. Her work hasbeen seen on Cartoon Network, HBO, MTV, Adult Swim, Nick Jr, Disney Interactive Games and Disney Playhouse.She loves to paint and work on her personal fine art, and actively exhibits her work in galleries worldwide. She alsoloves to curate and organize group art shows in San Francisco.In her free time, Daisy loves to travel with her husband and artist partner in crime, Damon O'Keefe.Professional Background: Cartoon Network, HBA, MTV, Adult Swim, Nick Jr., Disney Interactive Games, DisneyPlayhouse (2d Animator)Derek FloodAssociate Director of Visual Effects, School of Animation & Visual EffectsDerek Flood received his BFA in Painting from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has also had intensivetraining at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago where he focused on classical and computer animation. He hasover 10 years of experience in character animation, directing, and photorealistic lighting/texturing. Prior to becomingfull-time faculty, Derek was an Independent Director and Animator at Sharktacos Studios, which he founded in 2003.Derek has also worked at DreamWorks and various companies in Munich and Berlin. Film credits include The Pianistand Shrek2. Derek has been the recipient of the Audience Favorite at Animago, Germany's premier CG animationaward. His Say Cheese has been an official selection at festivals and they include SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater,World Animation Celebration, Anima Mundi in Brazil, Edinburgh International Film Fest in the UK, Art Futura in Spain,Hiroshima in Japan, and many more. Say Cheese has been aired on television programs in Holland, Japan, the UK,and the US.Educational Background: University of Illinois Urbana (BFA-Painting)George

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