Program Faculty

Mary Heilman
Head of Applied Arts
mheilman@calarts.edu
661-291-3056
E107

Mary Heilman is the Head of the MFA Scene Painting Specialization in Scene Design, where she has created a unique program focused strongly on a professional viewpoint drawing from the close proximity of the Los Angeles entertainment industry. Mary was the Master Painter and Lead Scenic Artist... Continue reading »

Kristin Showalter
Faculty, Applied Arts
kshowalter@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
E123-O

Kristin Showalter is a graphic designer and illustrator at the Wyatt Design Group creating digital illustrations, show set renderings, and assembling various presentation materials that aid concept delivery. She began her journey in the work of themed entertainment in 2013 after graduating from... Continue reading »

Robert Tokarz
Faculty, Applied Arts
rtokarz@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
E123-O

Rob Tokarz is a faculty member in the Applied Arts program. An alumnus of the Scenic Painting Specialization (MFA) at the California Institute of the Arts, Rob has spent his time since working the film industry as a Production Designer and Art Director. He has worked on projects ranging from... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty