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Digital Arts Instructors

Our instructors are industry experts who enjoy teaching the concepts and skills that are part of their own daily work. Their knowledge of the latest tools and techniques allows them to accurately and effectively respond to your individual and business needs. In addition, our instructors provide valuable opportunities for networking and real-world experience. For more information about our instructors, please see the list below..

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Joey BelvilleJoey Belville is an award‐winning music producer who has many national releases to his credit, several of them recorded in Logic Pro. He was an early adopter of computer based audio recording and has been using it on a professional level for over 10 years. Joey is an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro.

Upcoming Classes:

Digital Audio II (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/27/2019
Digital Audio I (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/6/2019
Logic Pro X 10.1: Professional Music Production (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/1/2019

Pat BerrettPat Berrett received an MBA from UNM Anderson Schools. Pat has worked in commercial photography since 1980. His primary client base includes those in the arts, crafts, and performing arts. He also works with many high tech and emerging technology clients.

Upcoming Classes:

Photography Composition (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/12/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera I (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 3/26/2019
Digital Photography Basics (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 3/4/2019
Photographing People (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/15/2019
Digital Cameras: Buying the Right Camera (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/30/2019
Cell Phone Photography (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019
Digital Photography Basics (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/21/2019
Professional Lighting Techniques for Digital Photography (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Jeff BrodyJeff Brody has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago. Jeff has over 25 years experience in information technology and software development. He currently owns his own consulting company specializing in application programming, website development and training for small businesses.

Upcoming Classes:

JavaScript: Beginning (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/19/2019
Modern HTML5 and CSS3 (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/3/2019
PHP and MySQL: Beginning (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/8/2019
JavaScript: Beginning (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/1/2019
Modern HTML5 and CSS3 (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
PHP and MySQL: Beginning (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019

Mary ElkinsMary Elkins has a BA in mathematics and an AA in commercial photography. A lifelong fan of cameras and lighting gear, Mary has mastered the most complicated style of imagery–architectural and interior photography while working for a local photography studio. Mary specializes in digital techniques using Photoshop and Lightroom.

Upcoming Classes:

From Camera to Computer (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/28/2019
Lightroom: Beginning (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/18/2019
Photoshop: Intermediate (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/6/2019
Photoshop: Intermediate (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019
Photoshop Elements: For the Digital Photographer (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019
Aerial Photography with Drones (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/4/2019

Thomas GaglianoTom Gagliano is a local graphic artist and illustrator with nearly 30 years of experience in drawing, illustration and design. He is published in internationally‐distributed science magazines and textbooks, and has adapted his hand illustration techniques to electronic format producing electronic illustrations and infographics since the mid 1990s. He currently works in the environmental industry as a Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Artist and Illustrator.

Upcoming Classes:

Illustrator: Beginning (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/19/2019
Drawing to Illustration Basics (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/11/2019
Drawing with Illustrator (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/23/2019
Drawing with Photoshop (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/25/2019
Illustrator: Intermediate (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/2/2019
Drawing to Illustration Basics (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/23/2019

Adele GangaiAdele Gangai received a BFA in graphic design from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. Adele has over 30 years of graphic design experience from working in advertising, newspaper, printing, animation and museum agencies. She has won several awards and was a contributor to the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service as a graphic developer. Adele owns and operates her own graphic design business.

Upcoming Classes:

Color Theory in Digital Media (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/20/2019
InDesign: Intermediate (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/25/2019
Discover the Adobe Creative Suite (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 3/15/2019
InDesign: Beginning (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 3/6/2019
Illustrator: Beginning (Section SPD‐PD) ‐ 4/24/2019
Color Theory in Digital Media (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/30/2019
Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/1/2019
InDesign: Advanced (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/14/2019

Kevin GlasgowKevin Glasgow holds a BS in Graphic Design and Art Education from Eastern New Mexico University. Kevin has over 25 years experience as a graphic designer in both print and broadcast media. He currently works as creative director for a regional industrial supply company.

Upcoming Classes:

Logo Design (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/25/2019
History of Graphic Design (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/22/2019
Logo Design (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/13/2019

Reinhard LorenzReinhard Lorenz is a Producer and Director who has been working in the film industry for 15 years. Among his work are featuredocumentaries, TV formats,corporate video and media content for exhibitions and installations. The award‐winning Feature Documentary Flamenco School on the Art of FlamencoDance went to festivals worldwide. He is currently researching for a documentary on education and learning.As an accomplished instructor and educator, he has taught internationally inGermany, the US and South Africa. His teachings draw from his academicbackground as well as his expertise from the field.He holds an MFA in Filmmaking from the University of the Arts in Berlin and an associate's degree in History from Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany.For more information, visit the company website First Eye Films LLC,

Upcoming Classes:

Film Editing Fundamentals (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/27/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera I (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 2/27/2019
Digital Videography I (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 2/28/2019
Producing and Directing the Documentary (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/12/2019
Digital Videography II (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/18/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera II (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/6/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera I (Section SPD‐PD) ‐ 4/15/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera II (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 4/24/2019
Digital Videography I (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/13/2019
Photography with a Digital Camera II (Section SPD‐PD) ‐ 5/15/2019
Film Editing Fundamentals (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019
Digital Videography II (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/29/2019
Do You Want to be on a Film Crew? (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/7/2019

Digital Arts InstructorApple Lead Genius

Upcoming Classes:

Mac OS X: Beginning (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/10/2019

Youth Program Instructor

Upcoming Classes:

Photoshop: Beginning (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 3/11/2019
Web Design: Create an Online Gallery (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 3/25/2019
Navigating the iPad (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 3/9/2019
Photoshop: Beginning (Section SPE‐PD) ‐ 4/20/2019
Navigating the iPad (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Brad StoddardOwner of a local production and postproduction company, Brad Stoddard produces, directs and is a picture editor with awards and credits in television, documentary and narrative film. Brad is an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro and President of the New Mexico Post Alliance.

Upcoming Classes:

Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post Production (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/28/2019

Lisa TannenbaumLisa Tannebaum holds a Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music. An award‐winning natural light digital photographer, Lisa owns and operates an online photography business. In addition, she has worked as a freelance web designer, specializing in search engine optimization and the arts, since 1998.

Upcoming Classes:

Photography with a Digital Camera I (Section SPE‐PD) ‐ 4/27/2019

Audrey TrocheAudrey Troche

Upcoming Classes:

Marketing with Social Media (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/16/2019
Marketing: An Army of One (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/8/2019

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Upcoming Classes:

HTML and CSS: Intermediate (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 2/21/2019
HTML and CSS: Intermediate (Section SPC‐PD) ‐ 5/11/2019

Zac Van Note received his BFA in Graphic Design from New Mexico State University. Zac has over 25 years of experience in graphic design, web development, marketing and communications. He has worked on a wide range of projects, including websites, mobile apps, user experience research, catalogs, magazines and tradeshow booths. He is currently a manager of User Experience (UX) Research and Design for a large government contractor.

Upcoming Classes:

Color Calibration for Photographers and Designers (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 4/11/2019
Graphic Design II (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 4/23/2019
Designing for the Web (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/6/2019

Denise received her MFA with an emphasis in printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Denise has been a graphic designer and artist for over 30 years. She has designed everything from advertisements to books, brochures, flyers, manuals, posters, signs, and websites and owns her own graphic design business. She is also a published poet and exhibits regularly as a fine artist.

Upcoming Classes:

Responsive Web Design with Bootstrap (Section SPA‐PD) ‐ 5/16/2019
Building a Website with Squarespace (Section SPB‐PD) ‐ 5/2/2019

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