AnnaSheila is a Lecturer of Visual and Digital Media and Program Coordinator for NSC’s partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College for their Graphic Arts & Media Technology Program. The GA&MT’s “3+1” program will ensure the continuity of TMCC students’ education all the way through their Bachelor of Arts degree, bringing NSC to the TMCC campus. Prior to teaching for NSC, AnnaSheila was also teaching for the University of Nevada-Reno, and continues to teach at TMCC as well. She has also taught courses at the Academy of Art University (San Francisco), School of Visual Arts (New York City), and at various corporations training their staff on visual multi-media.
As an award-winning Director/Producer, Game Inventor, and Entrepreneur, she has over 25 years of experience in the Computer Art & Animation Industry. She was classically trained in the Fine Arts as a student and has a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Computer Art and Animation. She has worked on projects from museum installations to early CD-ROM games when multi-media was new in the early 1990s, to corporate art content, as well as producing and directing her own films/animation shorts, and game development. She has 4 patents for her gaming inventions, as well as countless awards for computer art and animation, and art shows in various galleries. She has had several companies, and currently has Primeval Pixels LC, an innovation arts company, providing computer art and visuals for companies and their prototypes, new inventions, intellectual properties, as well as special effects for video series.
She has worked on many published high-profile game titles, such as Family Feud, The Price Is Right, Back to the Future, among others. AnnaSheila is also a member of American Mensa.
In her spare time, she does karate, loves backpacking, camping, and teaches snowboarding on the weekends during the Winter season.