Faculty & Staff

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Chris Arslain

Photography Instructor

Biography:

BACKGROUND: Professional Photographer, Image Retoucher, Educator, and Visual Media Specialist with over 10 years of industry experience in commercial, fine art and lifestyle photography. Technical expertise includes art direction, lighting, post-production color correction and digital image manipulation. Built a successful business operation as a professional photographer in fashion, landscape, and portraiture. Background also includes network …more about Chris Arslain


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Pat DeCaro

Drawing Instructor

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Pat De Caro Instructor of Art 110 2-D Design, 111 Color and Design, 120 Basic Drawing, 121 Figure Drawing and 240 Oil Painting Pat De Caro was born and raised in Philadelphia. She attended drawing classes for gifted children at the Fleisher Art Memorial school. She studied art at Temple University and the Tyler School …more about Pat DeCaro


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Melanie Enderle

History of Western Art Instructor

Biography:

Univeristy of Washington 2012 PhD, Art History 1986 MA, Art history and english literature 1983 BFA, Art history and studio art


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Jeffrey Glossip

Art Appreciation/Two Dimensional Design Instructor

Biography:

Jeffrey Glossip (b. 1977, Iowa) has exhibited his paintings, drawings, and conceptual work in Europe, England, and throughout the United States. He is most well known for his large scale nonobjective paintings. His work has been exhibited at Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California (2006); Gallery Gabrichidze, Brussels, Belgium (2007 and 2008): Revolution Gallery, Dallas, Texas …more about Jeffrey Glossip


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Deborah Leblang

Modern Architecture & Design Instructor


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Dale Lindman

Design | Drawing | Oil Painting Instructor

Biography:

Instructor of Art 110 2D design, Art 111 Color Design, Art 120 Beginning Drawing, Art 121 and 221 Advanced Drawing, Art 240 and 241 Beginning and Advanced Painting Dale was born and raised in Minnesota from a working class family with six brothers and one sister. He was the first of his family to go …more about Dale Lindman


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Christopher Oliver

Art 112 & Art 280/281 Instructor

  • Office Location: C 154 A

Biography:

Chris Oliver is a sculptor who has recently relocated to Seattle from Ithaca, New York.  He received his BA/Sculpture from Marlboro College and his MFA/Sculpture from SUNY Albany.  Working in a variety of media ranging from minute 3-D prints to large hand-built permanent outdoor installations that shape their environment over time, his work examines the …more about Christopher Oliver


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Tahle Patton

Introduction to Hand and Power Tools Instructor

Biography:

I started woodworking at the age of ten, making small airplanes out of driftwood in my grandfather’s workshop on Orcas Island in Washington State. I have played guitar from an early age and have always admired the beauty and complex construction of the instrument. This appreciation led to a Luthiers apprenticeship in 1982 on Guemes …more about Tahle Patton


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Victor Sandblom

Design | Drawing | Oil Painting Instructor

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Instructor of Art 110 Beginning Design, Art 120 Basic Drawing, Art 105 Art appreciation and Art 240 Oil Painting Victor Sandblom has lived in the Seattle area off and on for twenty five years. He spent his formative years exploring northwest woods and waters. Between receiving his M.F.A. and B.F.A from the University of Oregon, …more about Victor Sandblom


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Kapka Stoyanova

Ceramics Instructor

Biography:

Kapka was born and raised in Bulgaria. At age of 14, after an art competition, she was accepted to study at the special School of Arts in town of Troyan, where she graduated with an art diploma after 5 years of concentrated art education. Then she continued studying visual arts such as Ceramics, Painting, Drawing, …more about Kapka Stoyanova


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Ron Tanzi

Art Appreciation/History of Photography Instructor

Biography:

Ron Tanzi is a Magna cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Washington and a scholarship recipient for advanced studies in the Fine Arts at the University of Cincinnati where he received his MFA. Ron is an Adjunct Instructor here at Bellevue College and at Seattle Central College. With his background …more about Ron Tanzi


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Jono Vaughan

Gallery Space Director | Drawing & Printmaking Instructor

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Jono Vaughan is a Seattle-based artist who currently serves as a highly-rated Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting at Bellevue College. Born in London, UK in 1977, she moved to the U.S. in 1985. She holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and an MFA from the University of …more about Jono Vaughan


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Chad White

Art Program Chair | Photography Instructor

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Chad received his BFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico and his MFA in Photography from Arizona State University. Currently he is the faculty head of Photography and the Art Gallery Director at Bellevue College A native to the west by birth and habit, Chad’s work reflects an exploration in the outdoors, searching …more about Chad White