Academic Team


Meet the faculty who teach at Sessions College. Our faculty members are industry-leading artists and designers who bring together decades of professional and educational experience to deliver excellent courses and online instruction.

Andrew Shalat is an author, designer/illustrator, educator, and Mac expert.

Anne Catharine Blake is an internationally published freelance author, illustrator, and designer.

Bill Drastal is a cartoonist and animator with game industry experience.

Boris Margolin is a veteran graphic designer.

Brent Studer is a science educator focused on STEM and astronomy.

Bruce Bicknell is a writer, illustrator, animator, Web designer, video editor, and marketing pro.

Carolyn Zaikowski is an author and educator with degrees in psychology and creative writing.

Diana Dunaj-Kullman is an advertising industry veteran, marketing communications pro, and copywriter.

Felicia Kieselhorst is a veteran wedding and product photographer.

Fiorella Shalat is a sculptor, textile artist, and art educator.

Jill Mott is a photographer, journalist, and educator.

Jordon Schranz is an audio/visual artist and designer.

Jose Ramos is an Adobe Certified Design Master with his own design and consulting studio.

Kevin Hedgpeth is an artist, illustrator, animator, and educator.

Kristen Becker is an educator, graphic designer, and entrepreneur specializing in e-commerce.

Lorie Marshall is an educator and accounting professional.

Melanie Fiander is a professional photographer and passionate educator.

Meryl Epstein is the Dean of Academic Affairs for Sessions College.

Michael Hamm is a senior visual designer, Web developer, and all-round Illustrator guru.

Natalie La Scala is a Denver-based media artist and educator.

Piper Nilsson is a graphic/Web designer and award-winning instructor.

Robin Masi Carlson is an exhibiting artist and educator.

Sara Wade is a motion designer, animator, illustrator, and educator.

Tamara Pavlock is a designer dedicated to inspiring learning, art and creative thinking, and student success.

Taz Tally is an industry-leading expert in digital imaging and pre-press techniques.

Vivian Spiegelman is a veteran art photographer and educator.

Walt Dombrowski is an experienced web developer and trainer.

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