The key to the professional success of so many of LCAD’s graduates is the faculty. Most of the faculty are celebrated artists in their own right, with experience in multiple disciplines. Their work is represented in the finest galleries, museums, and collections, including the permanent collection of the Smithsonian.
Our faculty share the belief that talent, finely molded, has the potential to change the world.
Our passion is to push the envelope of great art and design, and to instill this passion in our students.
Mentors as well as teachers
Our professors interact with students on a personal basis. This one-on-one relationship allows the professor to work with the student to develop their best work, using each individual’s experiences and talents.
The faculty are here at LCAD for the students.
The joy that comes from helping students grow is what makes each teaching experience exciting and fulfilling.
Acclaimed practicing professionals
Our professors work with industry giants like Pixar, Disney, Warner Bros., Paul Frank, Hallmark, Hurley, Gucci, Bloomingdales, Coca-Cola, and Kodak. They have experience as leaders of design firms and creative departments in many industries.
Access to industry
Because of their professional backgrounds, the faculty bring real-world credibility and artistic integrity to the classroom. The ability to impart relevant practical knowledge stems from their immersion in these specialized worlds. Teaching thus becomes a conduit, connecting students with their chosen profession.