Program Faculty

Ashley Cole Bruce
Faculty
abruce@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
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Ashley Cole Bruce is a Senior Production Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering. Ashley hails from Ohio where she received her undergraduate degree from Miami University. She moved out to SoCal to earn her MFA in Scenic Art / Scenic Design from CalArts. After working in film and television... Continue reading »

Kristin Showalter
Faculty, Applied Arts
kshowalter@calarts.edu
661-253-7853
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An illustrator, designer, and a powerhouse of creative ideas, Kristin Showalter develops concepts for The Hettema Group and brings them to life in beautifully rendered illustrations. She first entered the design world as a scenic artist, applying her painting skills to projects for Universal... Continue reading »

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