Name: Richard  Thomas
Department: Visual Arts (Visual and Performing Arts Division)
     Advertising + Graphic Design (Applied Technologies Division)
Title: Instructor-PT
Office Location:
Center for Arts Technology, 0000
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-0000
Fax Number: (704) 330-0000
Email Address:
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I teach curriculum and continuing education courses in digital imaging, graphic arts, and graphic design. My emphasis is on Adobe Photoshop, advanced imaging techniques, and digital printing.
Educational Background:
M.A., Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology
Appalachian State University, 2009

Post-baccalaureate study, UNC-Charlotte, 2002-04

B.S., Technical Photography, Media Studies
Appalachian State University, 2000

A.A., Pre-Transfer
Central Piedmont Community College, 1994

Adobe Certified Expert, Photoshop CC 2015
Educational Experience:
Instructor, Advertising & Graphic Design, CPCC, 2019-present

Instructor, Advertising & Graphic Design, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 2018-present

Instructor, Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology, CPCC, 2015-present

Instructor, Visual Arts, CPCC, 2012-present

Instructor, Visual Arts, Queens University of Charlotte, 2012

Test Center Administrator, Appalachian State University, 2009
Photography, camera building, computer building, time-lapse video, astronomy.
Other Information:
Fall 2019 Schedule:

Monday/Wednesday: Computer Design Tech, 3:00-5:15pm, CPCC Harper Campus

Tuesday/Thursday: Computer Art, 9:00-11:40am, CPCC Central Campus

Friday: Digital Print Production, 8:00am-12:50pm, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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