Administrator and Primary Instructor
An art teacher since the age of 17, Miles has taught hundreds of students of all ages, graduating dozens of high school seniors to art schools such as OTIS, CalArts, and the School of Visual Arts in NY. While producing commissioned works and exhibiting internationally, he’s taught a wide-range of media-specific classes in encaustic, egg tempera, analog photography, and printmaking through the Camera Obscura in Santa Monica, the Annenberg Space for Photography, and the Armory in Pasadena.
mileslewisstudio.com / @mileslewisart
Hakob is a graduate of Valley Art Workshop, the previous academy run by Miles Lewis and is a concept designer with a focus in world building and cinematic storytelling. Hailing from Los Angeles, Hakob received his BFA at Otis College of Art and Design with a focus in Digital Media. With four plus year working in the entertainment industry, Hakob has contributed to a wide variety of high profile projects such as Call of Duty Black Ops 3 & 4, Apex Legends.
Additionally, Hakob has worked with high profile clients such as Netflix, Apple, Taco Bell Ubisoft, NetEase, Bluepoint games. Outside of the professional environment, Hakob enjoys spending free time practicing photography, plein-air drawing, and studying films.
https://www.artstation.com/hakobminasian / @hakobdesigns
Aaron is a graduate of Valley Art Workshop, the previous academy run by Miles Lewis.
Aaron is an illustrator and designer in the entertainment industry, working broadly in film, music, commercials, and video game