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Note: Below is a partial list of Foundations faculty members.

Henry Yan
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Work exhibitions and collections include the Scottsdale Artists School in Arizona, the Lavender Hill Art School in London, and Pallet & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago. Publications include “Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing Techniques and Tips” used by students and faculty internationally.

Adam Caldwell
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Solo and Group exhibitions are numerous including shows at Thinkspace, Gallery Heist, Gauntlet Gallery, and Modern Eden Gallery in California. Clients include Microsoft, Adobe, Coors, CA Lottery.

David Choong Lee
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Exhibitions include numerous solo and group shows at Mina Gallery in San Francisco, the Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona and the Josh Lionel Gallery, New York. Permanent installation in the Grand Hyatt Union Square in San Francisco.

Cristen Miller
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Her landscape paintings have been featured in “Southwest Art” and “Pastel Journal” and in the contemporary drawing book series Strokes of Genius. She has exhibited in fine art galleries nationwide and has won numerous awards in national competitions.

Yelena Uger
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Exhibitions include the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition, the Salmagundi Club, and the Dehesh Museum. Awards include the Tittone Award for Drawing, M.W. Woodrow Memorial Award, and the Cadwalader Prize for Portraiture.

Michele Goodwin
Fine Art Painter

Solo and group exhibitions include Salon Novo, Patrick Moore Gallery, CFA Gallery, and Napa Valley Open Studios. Award winner of the Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency Fellowship Award.

Jon Dalton
Illustrator

Clients include Hopscotch Press, Inc., Kumon North America, Silk Road Teas, Judy Paulen Designs, LTD., Dauphine Press and many more.

Joko Budiono
Illustrator

Graphic novelist skilled in both advance perspective and architectural rendering. Books authored include “The Thousandth Thumbnail”, “Teddy-1”, and “Creative Layout: Perspective for Artists”.

Karl Jensen
Fine Art Painter and Illustrator

Solo and group exhibitions include the 1870 Gallery, Louie Art Gallery, The Mill and Short gallery, Corridor Gallery, and Somar Gallery in California. Permanent member of the Mogensen Figure Drawing group.

Brei Harris
Sculptor and Painter

Specializes in sculpting the human figure and portraiture. Has worked full time at the Academy of Art since 2011 as the Sculpture Coordinator for the Foundations Department, during which she has developed and standardized sculpture curriculum for both onsite and online programs.

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