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Jenny Gawronski
Art Education

Jenny Gawronski, Ph.D., MFA

Jenny is an artist, educator, and researcher. After earning her BFA in ceramics from Pennsylvania State University, Jenny completed two baccalaureate study years, one at the University of...

Jessica Elliott
Interior Design

Jessica Elliott, MS

Jessica brings extensive knowledge and experience in Interior Design and a passion for teaching to Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. She graduated from Arizona State University with a...

Liberal Arts

Lucas Sheaffer, PhD

Lucas Sheaffer is an educator and scholar from Denver, Colorado. His work interrogates the intersection of the natural world and the narrative imagination, specifically the role and metaphor...

Jaime Carrejo
Foundations + Fine Art

Jaime Carrejo, MFA

Jaime Carrejo is a multi-discipline artist and his projects involve painting, sculpture, and immersive installations using layered materials, intricate patterns, graphic landscapes, and...

Sean Brown
Animation, Game Art

Sean Brown, MFA, MA

I am a technical artist. I can create the image on paper, build the computer with which I then use to create the 3D model. Then off to texture mapping and rigging which precedes my true love,...

Music Production

Sean Peuquet, Ph.D.

Sean is a composer, sound artist, audio programmer, curator, scholar, and educator. He presents his work regularly at national and international venues for contemporary art and music such as the...

Jay Hollick
Illustrative Design

Jay Hollick, MFA

Jay Hollick is an established designer, illustrator, fabricator, and artist working professionally since 2007. Jay has worked nationally and abroad with groups such as the multidisciplinary art...

james reiman
Graphic Design, Illustrative Design, Photography

James Reiman, MFA

James Reiman is a photographer, designer, filmmaker, and educator. He received his BFA in photography/digital imaging from Central Washington University in 2005 and his MFA from the University of...

Illustration, Illustrative Design

Scott Wakefield, MFA

Scott Wakefield has worked as a freelance illustrator in children’s book illustration, serving national publishers such as Harper Collins, Sterling Publishing, Scholastic, and McGraw Hill. Scott...

Eric Sinha

Eric Sinha, BFA

Eric Sinha is a Denver-based filmmaker and educator. After earning his BFA in Film and Animation from the University of Texas at Arlington, he began working at Element X Creative, working with a...


Katy Betz, MFA

Originally from Southern California, Katy Betz taught at Ringling College of Art and Design for almost 10 years before joining RMCAD as Head of Illustration. She has a BFA in Illustration from...

Fashion Design

Mung Lar Lam, MFA, MPHIL

Mung Lar Lam is an Artist, Historian and Educator with a multi-disciplinary background in Fashion Design, Global Sourcing/Product Development, Textiles, Fine Art and Economic and Social History....

Julie Puma
Foundations + Fine Art

Julie Puma, MFA

Brought as a baby to England by well-traveled parents, Julie Puma spent her first 14 years there with summers spent in her native Brooklyn. Her earliest memory of art is at age five when her...

Art Education

Theresa Clowes, MFA

Theresa Clowes holds a B.F.A. from Kansas City Art Institute and an M.F.A from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Prior to RMCAD, Theresa was a Senior Instructor at Colorado Academy for 10 years. In...

Liberal Arts

Rebecka Black, Ph.D.

Becky is an art history educator who holds a Ph.D. in Art History and Education from The University of Arizona. She is a generalist whose art historical research focuses on issues of power and...

Heidi Landis
Graphic Design

Heidi Landis, MFA

Heidi Landis is an emerging digital artist, creative director, and educator. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from West Virginia University and her MFA in Emergent Digital Practices from...

Matthew Harris
Foundations + Fine Art

Matthew Harris, MFA

Matthew Harris received his MFA at the University of Colorado Boulder (2011) and is currently the Head of Fine Arts at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design in Denver, CO. His sculptural...

Liberal Arts

Christopher Berg, Ph.D.

The author of Small Island, Big History (2016), a book examining British history through the lens of empire and imperialism, and a contributing editor of Unfolding the Thread of Time: 27 Texts on...

Ania Kumor
Foundations + Fine Art

Ania Gola-Kumor, MFA

Ania Gola-Kumor is published in 100 Creative Drawing Ideas, and in Mixed Media Big and Small. Her art has appeared in numerous publications including Art Space and ART news and has exhibited in...

David Mespie
Foundations + Fine Art

David Mesple, MA

David Mesplé is a West Coast transplant who was educated in Physics and Fine Art studying under a cosmic convergence of world-renowned conceptual artists, sculptors, and photo-realists while...

shari fleming
3D Animation, Animation

Shari Fleming, MA

Shari Fleming believes Animation has allowed her to integrate everything she loves: children, writing, cartoons, story, and design. Besides being a teacher and writer, Fleming has worked as an...

Animation, Game Art

Edward Kramer, BS, MA

Ed Kramer has been doing professional CGI production work for movies and TV since 1981. As a Senior Technical Director and Sequence Supervisor for George Lucas’s influential company...

Foundations + Fine Art, Graphic Design

Alicia McKim, MFA

Alicia McKim incorporates traditional printmaking and letterpress processes with alternative techniques to facilitate her prints and artists’ books. Much of her work focuses on written language...

Randy Brown

Randy Brown, MA

Randy Brown, a professor of Photography at RMCAD, is a Colorado-based documentary photographer and photojournalist working on projects that address socio/cultural issues. He is also a recipient...


Barry Kooser, BFA

Barry Kooser is a Denver-based artist and Illustration professor. The Colorado native has been passionate about art his entire life, giving credit to his family and high school teacher for...

Illustration, Illustrative Design

Brizida Magro, MFA

Brizida Magro is a Boulder-based illustrator and educator. She has been teaching Illustration classes at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design since 2014. Her goal is to help students develop...

Julia Cohen
Liberal Arts

Julia Cohen, PhD

Dr. Julia Cohen is an Associate Professor in the Liberal Arts Department at RMCAD. She teaches composition and critical thinking. Previously, she spent the last decade as an Assistant Professor...


Todd Dobbs, MFA

Todd Dobbs has been an active fine art photographer for several decades, and is currently specializing in 21st century photographic techniques. Todd also operates a freelance editorial business...

Foundations + Fine Art

Regan Rosburg, MFA

Regan Rosburg (b. 1977) is an interdisciplinary artist who weaves together science, psychology, history, and social engagement. With a passion for studying various ecosystems and biota, her work...

Anna Valenti
Fine Arts, Foundations + Fine Art

Anna Valenti, MFA

Anna Valenti is a ceramic artist whose work centers around weaving structures and gathering spaces that cultivate belonging. Her research is in fiber clay bodies. She received her BA and ceramics...

justin jensen
Foundations + Fine Art

Justin M. Jensen, MFA

J. M. Jensen is a Colorado artist whose primary medium is an oil painting. He also does work in a variety of digital, 2D and 3D media. Jensen’s current series combines a wide variety of stylistic...

Foundations + Fine Art

Agnes Ma, MFA

Agnes Ma is an Illinois native who relocated to Colorado in 2016. She received her M.F.A. in Metalwork, Jewelry Design, and Digital Fabrication as well as a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies...

Joan Kresek
Foundations + Fine Art

Joan Kresek, MFA

Joan Kresek teaches drawing, painting, illustration, typography, visual design and media usage, with background experience in Illustration, Graphic Design, and Publication Design online. As a...

Animation, Game Art

Jonathan Ickes, AS, BFA

Jon Ickes is an artist, animator, and educator from Salt Lake City, Utah. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation with a focus in 3D Animation from Savannah College of Art and Design...


Ellie Rusinova, BFA, MFA

Ellie Rusinova is a multicultural artist and Illustrator currently residing in Denver, CO. She holds a BFA in Illustration from RMCAD, and an MFA also in Illustration from the University of...

Stig Plantell
Animation, Game Art

Stig Plantell, BA

As an adventurous and artistic-technician, Stig Plantell helps creative people achieve their dreams by guiding them through the challenges of digital animation artistry. Stig has lots of...

Foundations + Fine Art

Tobias Fike, MFA

Tobias Fike is an interdisciplinary, contemporary artist who lives and works just outside of Denver, Colorado. He earned a BFA from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2000 and his MFA from the...

Shelby Huckabay
Graphic Design

Shelby Huckabay, MS

Shelby Huckabay is a multi-disciplinary designer creating identities, advertising, websites, commercials, and films. His work is geared toward solving business problems for clients and...

Dan Bohlen
Interior Design

Dan Bohlen, MA, M ARCH

In addition to work at RMCAD, I am principal and owner Daniel F. Bohlen Design where I have spent 20 years in architectural design, illustration and residential development. My most recent...

Liberal Arts

Kathryn Medill, PhD

Kat is an art historian with a Ph.D. in Art History and Education from the University of Arizona. As an art and visual culture educator with an emphasis in museums, museum education and street...

Foundations + Fine Art

Noah Phillips, MFA

Noah Travis Phillips is an interdisciplinary artist, scholar, and educator; they received their BA from Naropa University in Fine Art and Environmental Studies, and their MFA from the University...

Dinorah Nieves
Liberal Arts

Dinorah Nieves, PhD

Dr. Dinorah Nieves earned her PhD in Sociology and MA in Communications from Fordham University. Dr. Nieves is a personal/professional development coach and behavioral scientist, who has been...

Dave Collins

David Collins, MFA

Over the course of his career, Dave Collins has worked in a variety of artistic areas, including portraiture, figure, still life, and landscape painting, as well as animal art. He has also worked...

Animation, Game Art

Mike McKenzie, MA, MS

Mike McKenzie is a 3D Animation and Game Art professor at RMCAD. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation and a Master of Science in Game Design and Production at Full Sail...

Interior Design

Adam Roland, MA

Adam Roland holds a Master of Arts in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Ringling College of Art and Design. His...

Interior Design

Tom Thompson, M ARCH

Tom Thompson has over 25 years of experience in architecture, planning, construction and education. In addition to his architecture practice, Tom teaches architectural design courses at RMCAD....

Liberal Arts

James Sherman, MA

James Sherman is a native of Denver, CO., and has lived in Colorado for most of his life, except for 2004-2008 when he and his family lived outside of Seattle, WA. He is an education professional...

Art Education

Andrea Slusarski, MA

Andrea Slusarski is an artist and educator from Denver, Colorado. Fascinated by how learning is impacted by creative thinking, her art and teaching processes are fueled by this curious study....

Liberal Arts

Crisosto Apache, MFA

Crisosto Apache is originally from Mescalero, New Mexico, on the Mescalero Apache Reservation. He is Mescalero Apache, Chiricahua Apache, and Diné (Navajo) of ‘Áshįįhí (Salt Clan) born for...

Foundations + Fine Art

Shayna Cohn, MFA

Shayna Cohn is an artist who explores an interest in the transformative power of light and the tactility of ambiance using drawing, sculpture, and installation approaches. She received her BFA...

Interior Design

Behrouz Seghatoleslamy, MA

Behrouz Seghatoleslamy earned his BA in Interior Design from Art Institute of Colorado, then proceeded to earn his MA in Education from University of Phoenix. With over 25 years of experience in...

Game Art

Brad Taylor, BFA

Brad Taylor is a CG artist and game developer living in the Denver area. His career in games has spanned over 20 years working on titles for Midway Games, Atari, Activision, NCSoft, Sega, Disney...

Fashion Design

Jade Johnson, MFA

Jade has taught Fashion Design and Stage Costuming at Santa Monica College, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles (F.I.D.M.), The Art Institute of Colorado from...

Graphic Design

Adam Kitzerow, MFA

Adam Kitzerow is an artist and educator living and working in the Tampa Bay Area. He received his BFA from the Maine College of Art with a major in traditional painting and a minor in drawing. He...

Ben Karr
Animation, Game Art

Benjamin Karr, MFA

Benjamin Karr studied entertainment design at Art Center College of Design, Arts at Indiana University, and holds an MFA in character animation from the Academy of Art University. At AAU, he was...

Interior Design

Gina Heumann, M ARCH, M ED

Gina earned her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and her Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois. In her Master’s program, she specialized and worked as a...

Stephanie Kang
Liberal Arts

Stephanie Kang, PhD, MFA

Dr. Stephanie Kang (she/they) is an art historian, artist, and curator who specializes in contemporary art with a focus on new media art and theory. Her current research project examines works...

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