Faculty research and creative endeavors center on the interdisciplinary aspects of the arts, design, visual communication and technology. With continuing commitment to innovative activities, the faculty have achieved laudable success in both national and international forums of exhibitions, screenings and publications.
The perspective gained from this high level of engagement provides the diverse faculty and professional associate staff with an informed and unique pedagogical vision. The department incorporates this astute awareness of contemporary art/design and media practice, theoretical discourse, and in-depth knowledge of evolving technologies into an educational process, which is designed to enable students to achieve the successful realization of their creative projects and artistic goals.
Tewodross Melchishua, Associate Professsor and VCDMA Coordinator
2D Animation, Motion Graphics, Filmmaking, Digital/Video Art, Design, Hip-Hop Studies, Internship
Amina Hammond, Web Design, Design, Multimedia
Julian Kiganda, Marketing, Branding, Design
Ching Lau, 3D Animation & Modeling, Game Design
Dyanne Marte, Fashion Design, Textiles, Sewing/Draping
Yanique Moore, Fashion Design, Fashion History, Design
Malcolm Pelles, Screenwriting, Filmmaking
Myron Smith, Design History, Design, Industrial Design
Natalie Thomas-Wade, Design, Illustration, Foundation
Doreen Vernon, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Design, Design
Jennifer White-Johnson, Design, Branding, Photography
Rodney C. Williams, Design, Branding, Marketing