Joining the graphic design team are Jude Potts, Dr Bepen Bhana and Rebecca Steedman. Jude is acting head of department. She was a graphic design tutor at Natcoll for five years, then became the short course manager for 3 years. She left in 2008 to form her own company, Creative Skills, teaching graphic software and design skills to large and small companies, individuals, primary, secondary schools and tertiary institutions. Jude also works as a freelance designer. She has a Diploma Graphic Design and CTT (Certificate in Tertiary Teaching). Bepen is graphic design senior lecturer. He has done four years of studio and contextual studies lecturing at the University of Auckland’s Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA) Programme delivered at Manukau, and holds a DocFA, MFA (Hons) 1st Class, BFA and CTT. Jude is a graphic design lecturer. Rebecca comes to Whitecliffe with a wide experience having taught at senior level at Massey, Manukau Institute, and Elam. Besides good knowledge of specialist design programmes, Rebecca has a graduate diploma in Computer Publishing and Design as well as a Masters in Fine Arts.
Image: Bepen Bhana, Jude Potts and Rebecca Steedman.