Experience: 14 years in education:  6 at CRTC, 8 at college; taught many different classes in graphic design, digital illustration, color theory, drawing, NH Institute of Fine Art, UMass Lowell, Hesser College; 18 years as business owner, providing graphic design, illustration, printing, project management
Education/Credentials: 
Applied Arts, Art Institute of Houston, Digital Communication; BS, Franklin Pierce, Business Management; Working toward MFA, Interdisciplinary Art, Goddard College
Other Interests: Author of Heavy Metal Speaks! and the Screenplay Workbook; play drums; founder, NH Drum Festival and 3 guys Filming

Email: Tmungovan@sau8.org

Tom Mungovan
​Instructor

Graphic Arts & Digital Communication

STUDENTS LEARN>>
3DS Max, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Wordpress
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES>>
Advertising/Marketing, Digital Illustrator, Entry Level Animator, Graphic Designer, Layout Artist, Logo Designer, Package DesignerPrint Publications Designer, Website Designer
COLLEGE ALIGNMENT>>
MCC: GDES110 Page Layout & Design*
MCC: GDES115 Digital Imaging*
MCC: GDES155 Computer Illustration*
NHTI: VRTS193 Introduction to Photoshop*
CERTIFICATIONS>>
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Adobe InDesign
RECENT DATA:
16 of our 2014/15 seniors were certified as Adobe Photoshop Associates by Adobe. 


Students enrolled in 55 dual Enrollment college courses in 2014/15

PARALLEL EXPECTATIONS>>
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES: Art (Color Theory), Computer Courses, Geometry
CAREER HIGH VALUE SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES: Effective Communicator including Presentation Skills

In our Graphic Arts & Digital Communication program you will:
  • Master the Adobe Creative Cloud Software Suite used by most all the world’s top professional visual designers and artists.
  • Acquire internationally recognized Adobe Associates Certificates to confirm your abilities to employers and colleges.
  • Design complex logos and images to meet the needs of customers.​
  • Participate in a formal critique process modeled on industry.
  • Engage in projects on graphic design, typography, page layout,motion graphics, web design and art theory in our cutting edge design lab.
  • Assemble, with the guidance of industry experts, a professional portfolio of your best work to prepare for post-secondary and industry
  • Produce silkscreens, prints, 3D animation videos and websites as tools to deliver visual messages.