The Division of Art & Style is proud to welcome Samer Fouad to Pacific Lutheran College. Samer’s instructing will target on concepts of design and style and graphic structure.
What is your instructional track record?
I maintain an Arts, Tradition, & Media diploma with a Bachelor’s in Good Artwork from Rutgers University. This BFA was inside the focus of graphic style and design and a minor in Art Heritage.
I also keep a MDes, Grasp of Layout degree from the University of Washington.
Why did you make your mind up to research art? What sparked your desire in art and how did your educational route and career acquire from there?
I chose the industry of artwork and design and style due to the fact I was generally interested in artistic solutions to mundane issues. I grew up generating skateboard video clips with my mates and we would design box sets of DVDs and t-shirts to offer at university.
Why did you want to teach at PLU?
I wanted to train at PLU simply because of its incredible community of school, staff, and college students. The 1st time I frequented PLU, I was overcome by the generosity. I was also blown away by the arts buildings means. (Mainly the letterpresses!)
What do you hope your pupils get absent from your lessons?
I often hope to inspire my students to see the world by means of a diverse lens. We are dwelling in the age of the immediate and I hope my students will depart my class at ease to see the planet for its information, in its place of its imperfections. If I can inspire my learners to imagine of the information and facts they acquire visually otherwise, then I have succeeded as an teacher.
What ought to prospective PLU art college students know just before they implement to PLU/declare the main?
Get ready to get the job done. The arts/style are a person of the most competitive professions out there, and via my graphic design and style courses I will help you in making a portfolio that is refined and prepared for your career route.
Does PLU come to feel diverse than other universities that you have examined or taught at?
I have mainly taught at huge exploration universities, so PLU is a completely various ambiance. What I adore about PLU is that it isn’t a “bigger than its parts” university. All the courses actually feel like they are portion of an interdisciplinary design and not just a cliché word used on freshman brochures.
What makes you happy to be a PLU college member?
I am proud to know that I have astounding colleagues who care as deeply for their learners as I do. I am proud to be a portion of a university that generally places their students to start with.
Favorite way to unwind immediately after a prolonged week of educating and grading?
I commonly go skateboarding or devote the weekend cooking. I like to unplug these times and not fret about what is occurring any where other than in front of me.