Co-principal, Tiffany Shiffman / Roland Young Design Group
Roland Young is a highly sought after, mostly talked about design professor. He is brilliant and inspirational and now he is known as “Master” rather than professor. Ever since 1960’s, He produced some of the music industry’s finest album covers advertising campaigns. Young recently completed an album coverage with his friend, Sergio Mendes, featuring the Black Eyed Peas.
Writer, Educator, Philosopher
Richard Hertz is a philosopher, writer, and an Educator. He found the graduate programs in digital media, fine art, graphic design, and industrial design at Art Center College of Design. He also set up ongoing designer exchange programs with design schools in Berlin, France, Seoul, and Beijing. As a writer, he published number of books about artist and art dealers and he is preparing another book on the personal dynamics of southern California art world.
Professor, Printmaking, University of California
Pierre Picot was born in Paris with overwhelming passion in art and design. He uses art and design as a language to express himself in his works. With ongoing exploration, Picot has a great interest in Asian, especially Korean culture that influenced several paintings he did. Currently, he is a print making professor at the University of Southern California.
Consultant and Director, Visual Effects
Michael Grobe started his career as a computer graphics artist and later he moved into supervising visual effects and consulting post production companies. He built his career all around the world working on films like “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King”, “King Kong”, “Tomb Raider”, “James Bond: Die Another Day”, and recently finished work as CG Supervisor on another grand blockbuster: ‘2012’is waiting to be released worldwide in coming November.
President, Pamela Burton & Co. Landscape Architect
Pamela Burton combines an extensive knowledge of plant materials and the history of landscape with an interest in architectural spaces that have symbolic resonance. Currently she is the president of her firm, where she oversees conceptual design and plays a critical role in site and program analysis, design development, and construction observation. Burton’s projects include private residences and public spaces in California, New York, Brazil, Japan, and Taiwan and she also works with renowned architects.
Professor, Art Center College of Design
Norman Schureman is currently instructing at the Art Center College of Design in departments of Industrial Design, Transportation Design, and Product Design. He also owns an independent Industrial Design Consultancy which has clients like Yamaha, Six Flags, Nike, Hanae Mori, Adobe Image Library, etc.
Technical Director, Technical Animator
Movies and animations for the last 16 years. He worked at Sony Pictures and Warner Brothers and currently he is the best Korean 3D Technical Director in the field. His major works include Superman Return, Polar Express, Beowulf, Godzilla, Janet Jackson music video, Brian Mcknight music video, and etc.