Russ Prior received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art, with an emphasis in Graphic Design from the University of Arizona and a Masters Degree in Education from National University.
Depending on the semester, Russ teaches Interactive Media Design, Web Design 1, Video 2 : Post-Production, and Graphic Design 1. Additionally, he teaches Graphic Design and Multimedia courses at SDSU. He is also a freelance graphic designer specializing in identity branding, product, print, Web, interface, and interactive design.
With over 15 years professional experience and his proven performance record as a designer, art director, and creative director, Russ inspires new designers by applying his "in the street" experience to all his classes.