Lkdigdesign [at] gmail.com
Twenty-one year’s experience as a university educator with management skills as program coordinator and department chairman. Adept at successful grant writing, goal setting, and problem-solving in new and cross cultural environments with strong skills in visual, oral, and written communication. Work and travel experience in the Middle East, and Eastern and Western Europe.
1991–1992 Architectural Design Consultant-Draftsman, John Roffman Construction and Lepic-Kroeger Realtors, Iowa City, IA.
1992–2002 Associate Professor of Design, Taylor University, Upland, IN.
2002–2004 Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Computer Graphics in Ukraine, National Academy of Art and Architecture, European University, and Wisconsin International
University, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2005–2006 Professor of Design Online Education, Art Institute of Pittsburgh/Art Institute Online, Cleveland, Ohio.
2006–2008 Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Computer Graphics, New York Institute of Technology, Amman, Jordan.
2008–2011 Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Computer Graphics, New York Institute of Technology, Adliya, Kingdom of Bahrain.
2011–2012 Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Computer Graphics in Ukraine, National Technical University of Ukraine, ‘Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’, Kyiv, Ukraine.
BA, Art, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.
MA, Art History, Thesis: Ebenezer Howard and the Garden City Plan; Pre-Modern Roots to Post-Modern Critical Regionalism, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
MFA, Design, Thesis: The Design of a Design Process; Implementing Critical Regionalism, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
Computer Graphics I – Digital Imaging
Computer Graphics I – Print Design
Computer Graphics I – Web Design
Web Design and E-Commerce
Web Design for Social Media
Photography; B&W, Color Film-Based
Sculpture; Wood, Metal, Cast
Printmaking; Intaglio, Litho, Lino, Mono
Ceramics: Handbuilt, Wheel, Raku
Contemporary Art Issues
Wordpress Western Art History I – III
Asian Art History Survey
Senior Thesis Seminar I & II
B&W, color chemical darkroom process. 35mm, 6x6, 4x5 formats, pinhole to field camera. Digital camera and Photoshop manipulation techniques; scanner, inkjet and hi-resolution plotter printer. Studio lighting; hot lights and strobes, copy stand. Alternate processes; gum bi-chromate, ‘painting with light’.
2005–present Fulbright Association
1991–present College Art Association (CAA)
2008–present American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Fly-fishing and fly tying, backpacking, sea kayaking, cross-country skiing, testing trading strategies for the Forex currency and stock markets.