Adjunct Faculty (Jazz Trombone), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAAaron Eckert, originally from Belleville, IL, is a trombonist with the U.S. Army Blues, the premier jazz ensemble of the Army.
Adjunct Faculty (Trumpet), Dewberry School of Music, CVPADennis Edelbrock has performed with The United States Army Band and the Army Brass Quintet since 1975. Since that time, he has also written music used frequently at official state ceremonies at the White House, NBC’s “Christmas in Washington”, country music’s televised show “Nashville Now”, as well as music used in the opening ceremonies for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games and Special Olympics.
Professor and Director, School of Art, CVPA“I’m interested in how the School of Art can be a national leader for a new and rapidly changing creative economy and be a major catalyst for the arts to play a more integral role in the university and society as a whole. Mason embodies the unique combination of an international and diverse community, a strategic location, unparalleled growth, and a proven commitment to a culture of change for the School of Art to position itself as the ideal incubator to achieve this goal.” —Hasan Elahi
Adjunct Faculty, 2D Design, 3D Design, Introduction to the Artist’s Studio, School of Art, CVPAVictoria Ellison (Tori) is a mixed-media artist who creates prints, paintings, sculpture, and installation art. A MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Blue Mountain, Women’s Studio Workshop, Jentel and Brushcreek Foundation fellow, she has exhibited in 11 states and abroad, including Portland Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle University’s Hedreen Gallery, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, New York’s PaineWebber Art Gallery, Salt Lake Art Center, and Winston Wachter Gallery, Seattle.
Administrative Assistant, Mason Game and Technology AcademyJoshua Emswiller is the Administrative Assistant and Senior Instructor for the Mason Game & Technology Academy. He graduated from George Mason University with a BFA in Computer Game Design. Since graduating, he has been working as a 3D artist and animator for multiple private companies and VSGI start-up companies and contracts. As a Senior Instructor for MGTA, he has taught and developed a wide variety of courses, including: Game Design, Unity and Mixed Reality, Roblox Game Development, Minecraft Modding and Art & Animation.
Full Professor, School of Art, CVPAEdgar Endress’s research and art production deals with media art forms and experiments in interactivity. His work focuses on social issues, particularly related to the Andes region of South America, and the Caribbean. He is a founder of the Floating Lab Collective, a group of metropolitan Washington, D.C.-based artists working collectively on performances, media art and research to expand the space of art into public space and to expand discourse about contemporary art. Endress holds an MFA in art video from Syracuse University.
Associate Research Professor, Computer Game Design, CVPAJacob Enfield is a game developer, an educator, and researcher. He earned his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology department at Indiana University; his M.S. in Educational Technology at CSU Fullerton; and his B.S. in Secondary Education at Kansas State University. Read more...