George Dowden has been a digital image creator, photographer, and graphic designer for over 20 years. George earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from San Diego State University and a Master’s degree in Educational Technology from Lamar University. He owned the graphic design studio Image and Ink, and became involved in education because of his desire to see students learn to express themselves through digital art. Currently, he is Dean of Career Education at Cuyamaca College.
George continues to fulfill his love of teaching through UC San Diego Division of Extended Studies where he teaches Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Design IV: Capstone, among other courses. Dowden loves teaching and takes a personal interest in the success of each student.