Faculty & Staff

Patrick Williams

Patrick Williams

Director, Digital Media Conservatory

Teaches: World Building, Life Drawing

patrick.williams@ocsarts.net

Patrick Williams earned his bachelor’s degree in illustration design from Art Center College of Design. He actively pursues his own creative artwork and is also an adjunct faculty member at Orange Coast College. 

Mr. Williams has dedicated his career as an arts instructor to creating transformative and empowering opportunities for young artists through education. He began his teaching at OCSA in 1999 in the school’s elective program and Visual Arts Conservatory before being named the Director of the Digital Media Conservatory in 2012. Mr. Williams is now credited for creating one of the most innovative high school digital media programs in the country. 

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Nancy Chiu

Nancy Chiu

Instructor

nancy.chiu@ocsarts.net

Nancy Chiu received both her BFA and MFA in illustration from California State University, Long Beach. She currently resides in Southern California and works as a commission artist. Ms. Chiu doodles constantly and is passionate about breakfast food. Her work is inspired by her personal experiences and love of nature. She also finds great joy cuddling with her favorite bird, Deedo.

Rebecca Morel

Rebecca Morel

Instructor

Teaches: 2D Animation, Character Design II, Drawing II, Animation Studio

rebecca.morel@ocsarts.net

Rebecca Morel earned her bachelor’s degree in animation at the Laguna College of Art and Design. In addition to her work in the Digital Media Conservatory, she teaches at the Joyarts Studio and works on freelance and story art projects. Ms. Morel has been the Digital Media Conservatory’s resident animator since 2013 and also teaches in the school’s elective program.

Adolph Soliz

Adolph Soliz

Instructor

adolph.soliz@ocsarts.net

Adolph Soliz graduated from the Laguna College of Art and Design where he studied character animation. Mr. Soliz has since had great opportunities to work with a wide variety of people and projects, including Disney. He currently teaches all grade levels; from kindergarten through college. Along with teaching, Mr. Soliz illustrates children's books and is developing his own stories for books and film.

Advisory Board

Sandy Applehoff

Sandy Applehoff

Director, Game Design

Laguna College of Art and Design

   

Gavin Rich

Gavin Rich

Assistant Director, Game Design

Laguna College of Art and Design

   

Bill Kroyer

Bill Kroyer

Director, Digital Arts

Chapman University