I am passionate about photography and the digital arts. I just completed 8 years of teaching Art Photography, AP Photography and Graphic Design (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign), as well as being the Director of Studio and Digital Arts, at a K-12 school. Prior to teaching classes, I worked professionally in a Wedding and Portrait Photography studio as their Digital Photo Retoucher, plus have experience as a Graphic Designer and an Art Director. I have 15+ years of experience in Ph... [more]
I have experience working commercially as a graphic designer (using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), as well as teaching it to high school students. Commercially I have worked for corporations as well as free-lance for the last twenty years, building up to the position as Art Director. Educationally, I wrote the curriculum (UC approved) and taught graphic design to high school students for seven years. I also taught InDesign to yearbook students (and wrote the UC approved curriculum) for six years, and we became a nationally recognized and awarded yearbook.