Faculty In Review

Visual Media Design Department

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Nathan E Atkinson

Chair, Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Patricia C. Chytrowski

Visual Media Design Department

BA in Design and Industry, San Francisco State University
Minor in Technical Writing and Editing


Ms. Chytrowski has been teaching at CCSF since 1998.

Member, Career and Technical Education Committee
Advisor, Communications Committee


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Elizabeth Monique Comacchio

Visual Media Design Department

B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., San Francisco State University

Ms. Comacchio has been teaching at CCSF since 1997

Good design is concept driven and requires the understanding, interest and curiosity to develop a creative and meaningful design. I hope to teach each student the tools and objectives of good design to raise the quality of design and communication in our communities and elsewhere.

Partner of Studio Ephemera, specializing in graphic design, book design and letterpress printing. Member of The Book Club of CA. Frequent meetings of the Colophon Club.


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David A Cox

Visual Media Design Department

Multimedia Studies

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Timothy P Harrington

Visual Media Design Department

MFA in Graphic Design, Savannah College of Art & Design
BFA in Art, California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Prof. Harrington has been teaching at CCSF since 2010

Designers are the people who decide what the world looks like. Modern designers have many powerful tools at our disposal, but I believe in pencils before pixels.

In addition to teaching at CCSF Prof. Harrington helped build the design and education program at BAYCAT, a community-based media studio that provides free classes and professional internships for local youth and young adults in the Bayview Hunters Point district of San Francisco.


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David Allen Hurwich

Visual Media Design Department

BFA Fine Arts Carnegie Mellon University

David Hurwich is an artist, designer, digital artist, occasional video editor and all around web development craftsman. Before teaching full time he had been a contract designer for Genetech, the WB Channel, KQED, San Francisco TV channels and other companies around the Bay Area.

Since transitioning into teaching he has worked hard to hone the craft of teaching and communicating with others. He translates his passion for art and design into skills to be taught to others.

Mr. Hurwich currently teaches at City College of San Francisco and the University of California, Davis. He has also taught for the California College of the Art, Ex'pression School for the Digital Arts and the Miami Ad School. He is a top-rated Professor on Ratemyprofessor.com with comments that he 'is patient', 'understanding' and 'generally cool guy' endquote.


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Timothy P Jonas

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Maxine Kelly

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Lorraine L Leber

Chair, Visual Media Design Department

B.A., San Francisco State University

Prof. Leber has been teaching at CCSF since 1989

My goal is to provide a framework for students to explore their interests in design and typography, and discover their creative passions and professional goals.

AIGA member and Student Group Advisor

cooking, gardening, travel and making stuff!


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Grendl A Lofkvist Moseley

Visual Media Design Department

Lofkvist-Moseley has been teaching at CCSF since 1999.

Her educational philosophy is working towards the integration of art, politics, design and craftsmanship.

Lofkvist-Moseley is currently the President of the American Printing History Association's NorCal Chapter.

Her extracurricular activities include printmaking, letterpress printing, and bookmaking.


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Charles B Polt-Jones

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Diane L Presler

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Robert J Reuben

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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John David Seckman

Visual Media Design Department

B.F.A., Florida State University
M.F.A., University of Hartford

John has been teaching at CCSF since 1996.


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Amy N Shimm

Visual Media Design Department

UC Berkeley, Master of Architecture
Brown University, BA in American Studies

Prof. Shimm has been teaching at CCSF since 2000


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Socorro M Soberano

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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David R Stevenson

Visual Media Design Department

Professor Stevenson has been teaching at CCSF since 1999.

His educational philosophy is democracy in the classroom and artwork with a purpose.

In his leisure time, Mr. Stevenson enjoys cycling, music and the color black.


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Sumner R Stone

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Christina Vaquera

Visual Media Design Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.


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Eugene Randolph Young

Visual Media Design Department

MFA in Illustration (Concept Art), Academy of Art University
BFA in Graphic Design with distinction, California College of Arts and Crafts
AA in Graphic Design, City College of San Francisco



Professor Young has been teaching at CCSF since 2007

Graphic Communications Department tenure-track faculty hiring committee
Graphic Communications Department part-time faculty pool hiring committee
Fashion Department part-time faculty pool hiring committee
Guest Curator: A Show of Power: Africans and African Americans in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Feb-Nov 2014) Rosenberg Library

Exhibitions:

Moonage Daydream: A David Bowie Tribute
Group Exhibition
Roll Up Gallery, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, California.
March 2016

Local Color
Botanical Watercolor Solo Exhibition
Catahoula Coffee, 12472 San Pablo Avenue, Richmond, California.
February 2016 — present

Heartbreakers
Oakland Drink and Draw Member Group Show
Black Spring Coffee Company, 2930 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California.
February 2016

Wunderkammer: A Small Works Art Exhibition
Group Exhibition
Art Thou Gallery, 1533 Solano Ave, Berkeley, California.
December 2015 — January 2016

Quick Draw SF (Featured Artist)
Hosted by Paint Pens Collective & Neverending Radical Dude
F8, 1192 Folsom Street, San Francisco, California.
July 2017, February 2017, May 2016, January 2016, June 2016, October 2014, December 2014

Karju: A Monsters and Machines Mash-up
Solo Exhibition
3411 Lounge, 3411 MacArthur Boulevard. Oakland, California.
October — December 2015

First Annual Lovecraft Society H.P. Lovecraft Commemorative Show
Bergeron’s Books, 333 15th Street, Oakland, California.
Group Exhibition
October — November 2015

Visions of Arrakis Commemorating Frank Herbert’s Dune (Group Show)
Bergeron’s Books, 333 15th Street, Oakland, California.
December 2014 — January 2015
Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice in Wonderland 150th Anniversary Show

Bergeron’s Books, 333 15th Street, Oakland, California.
April 2015

Croque Debris
Botanical Watercolor Solo Exhibition
Starbucks Coffee, 2424 Mariposa Avenue, San Francisco, California.
February — April 2015

Black Choreographers Festival Art Show
Solo Graphic Design Retrospective
Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th Street, San Francisco, California.
Laney College, 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, California.
February 2015

Homebodies
Group Exhibition
Mission: Comics & Art, 3520 20th Street, San Francisco, California.
July 2015

Academy of Art University Spring Show 2014
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California.
Academy of Art University Spring Show 2013
The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, California.

Showing Up: Drawings from the Drawing Circus Work by the Members, 1971-2011
Richmond Art Center, South Gallery, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, California.
June 2011 — August 2011

The Art of Living Black
Richmond Art Center 2540 Barrett Avenue Richmond, California.
KRON 900 Front Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, California.
Fetterly Gallery 3467 Sonoma Boulevard #10 Vallejo, California.
February 2010

Word: My Definition is This…
Negro Emancipation Association (NEA) Designer and Architect Group Show
San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society
Fort Mason, San Francisco, California.
October — November 2003

Show Love Show
Black Artists and Designers (BAAD) Group Show
California College of the Arts , 1111 Eight Street, San Francisco, California.
May 2002

Professor Young's current hobbies include urban sketching, plein air painting, botanical watercolors and digital sculpting.



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