All of our faculty members possess a tremendous range of skill sets as both active teachers and award-winning, internationally exhibiting artists. Our professors possess a raw energy and exuberance about making and teaching art that is actively communicated to you through teaching and doing. All of us believe art and design can make positive changes in the lives and health of the community at large.
I teach a range of design and foundation courses including furniture construction, portfolio design, ideation sketching, and a variety of skills-based foundation courses generally focused on software (Adobe Creative Cloud). In the Fashion Studies program I will be teaching Fashion Design Studio II which focuses on a range of digital design tools and their integration into creative practice.
Richard currently teaches in the Design Department at Columbia College– specializing in Illustration. Outside of Columbia he teaches in the fine arts, specializing in the history and practice of oil painting with a focus on
European master painting.
Branded Environments - Integrating interiors, graphics, communications design and marketing and brand strategy and students in one studio course and active learning project. I have taught this studio with with just Interior designers, and at other educational institutions with combinations of all the other degree disciplines in one studio.
Portfolio for Interior Design
Business of Design
Textiles for Design
Co-Teaching Marketing and Brand Strategy as a bridger person to the physical manifestations and deliverables of such work.
Design studio courses - BFA Program, lower and upper division - previous, MFA
Programs studios, Arch. Studies and Int. Arch.
Technical courses - Construction documents & detailing courses
Life safety- Building Codes
History survey courses - History of Architecture, Hist. of Interiors, Design History