Academy of Art & Technology   A Lighthouse California Partnership Academy

Art & Design

Gabriela Rosillo

Coordinator, design teacher, graduated with a degree in Art and Design, concentration in graphic design, from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Having worked as a freelance graphic designer and art director, she has experience in conceptual design, production, photography, photo retouching, and web design. She received her teaching credential from Cal State University, Northridge, and her CTE training at UCLA. She connects with students both in design classes and in her award-winning Yearbook program.

Paola Prato

photography teacher, received her BFA from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and recently earned her Masters Degree in Education from California State University Los Angeles. Her previous experience includes working with Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Digital Arts Network (DAN) at Side Street Projects in developing and implementing an innovative project that linked 10 community-based arts organizations via the Internet and computer video teleconferencing systems in order to provide communication technologies and arts training programs to area youth.

Louis Barreto

9th and 10th grade drawing and painting teacher. Graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in arts, concentrating in illustration and education. He also received his teaching credential from Cal State University Northridge. His previous experience includes art director at an enrichment company operating in the Santa Clarita Valley and freelance graphic designer. He is co-founder and editor in chief of Enizine, a monthly magazine publication on the CSUN campus. His work focuses on blending traditional and digital illustration to create stories through his art. As an educator, Barreto strives to enrich students on how to create art and communicate through it.