Faculty

Roman Jaster
Visiting Faculty, School of Art - Program in Graphic Design
rjaster@calarts.edu
661-253-7801

Roman Jaster is a graphic designer working in Los Angeles. He is the co-founder of the design studio Yay Brigade. His work is focused on web design and development, as well as book design, often for cultural organizations and artists. Roman graduated from the CalArts graphic design program in... Continue reading »

Jeff Keedy
Faculty, School of Art - Program in Graphic Design
jkeedy@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2004
A112H

Mr. Keedy is an educator, designer, type designer, and writer, who has been teaching in the Graphic Design Program at California Institute of the Arts since 1985. He has been recognized for his design work for institutional and commercial clients in branding, packaging and publication design.... Continue reading »

Yasmin Khan
Director, School of Art - Program in Graphic Design
Faculty, School of Art – Program in Graphic Design
ygibson@calarts.edu
661-253-7801
A211c

Wesley Larios
Visiting Faculty, School of Art - Program in Art
wlarios@calarts.edu
661-255-2013
C302c

Wes Larios (b.1992, Los Angeles, CA) is an artist and teacher. He studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, then moved to New Haven, Connecticut for graduate studies. After receiving his MFA in 2017, he moved to New York City and participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program. He is now... Continue reading »

Jacqueline Laurita Cortese
Special Technical Faculty, Super Shop
jlaurita@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 ext. 2031
C109 / Ceramics Lab

Jackie Laurita Cortese is a sculpture artist and designer living and working in Los Angeles.  She earned a MFA from the ceramics program at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and her BFA in sculpture from Adelphi University in New York. She has exhibited with Steve Turner in Los... Continue reading »

Thomas Lawson
Dean, School of Art
Editor-in-Chief, East of Borneo
tlawson@calarts.edu
661-222-2770
A211M

Thomas Lawson is an artist with a diverse, project-driven output. He has exhibited paintings at MetroPictures in New York, Anthony Reynolds in London, David Kordansky Gallery and LAXART in Los Angeles, and in numerous other galleries and museums around the world, from the Metropolitan Museum of... Continue reading »

Tom Leeser
Director, School of Art - Program in Art and Technology
Director, The Center for Integrated Media
tleeser@calarts.edu
661-291-3004
C108B

Tom Leeser is a digital media artist, educator, curator, and writer. He is Program Director of the Art and Technology Program and Director of the Center for Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).  Tom received his BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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