Jack Lew recently accepted the role as Dean of Visual Communication at the Laguna College of Art and Design where he oversees a division that includes Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design and Illustration. Jack has also served as the Interim Director of the newly formed School of Visual Arts & Design at the University of Central Florida. Jack has a unique perspective to share on arts education formed by his multifaceted careers in academics and the entertainment industry. At Electronic Arts, the world leader in developing and publishing video games, he was responsible for developing relationships with art schools and strategies for identifying art talent. He was Senior Manager of Artist and Professional Development at Disney Feature Animation, Florida. Jack was a Professor of Art and Department Head at the Kansas City Art.