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Patricia “Tricia” Chin

Chin, Patricia

Instructor Biography:

Tricia is a multi-faceted creative person who began her career in advertising and has expanded her talents into many areas beyond. She is a graduate of the prestigious New York Institute of Technology with a Masters of Art and a Bachelors of Fine Art.

Tricia started her career working for in-house creative services for Fortune 500 companies. Working on the design for a myriad of projects from print ads to packaging to commercials to photo shoot set designs to trade show booths to office interiors.

She moved as the Senior Art Director at EMI Music Group New York in 2006 and then as the Associate Creative Director for EMI Music Group Los Angeles in 2008. Where she managed a creative team of designers, production artists and web developers working on the accounts of artists such as AFI, Richard Ashcroft and Thirty Seconds to Mars.

Additionally, Patricia has been teaching in the evening at a university level for the past 12 years. She also has been an adjunct professor at Glendale Community College and The Art Institute of California, teaching Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Graphic Design and Art History.

As of March 2016, Tricia relocated to New York City from Los Angeles. She is currently the Creative Director for a Fortune 500 company in NYC.

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ARCH X 468.20 – Digital Presentation I: Photoshop/Illustrator

What students are saying:

In regards to Digital Presentation I: Photoshop/Illustrator:
“Great editing of the lecture videos and great organization of content. Overall this was my first experience with an online class, and found it extremely helpful and enjoyable.”

“Thanks to Patricia’s clear lecture videos and organized materials, this online course went very smoothly. I learned things that were very relevant to Interior design and enjoyed the course thoroughly.”

General remarks about the instructor:
“She knows her material and is a good instructor.”

“She was extremely organized and clear about the course materials. Her videos instructions made it very easy to do the projects. She was fair in grading as well, had clear rubrics and her grading followed the rubrics 100%. Highly recommend her.”

Instructor Public Profile: Trisha Chin