WHO WE ARE

Here at Dawson Digital Art School we strive to positively impact the industry by creating intelligent and talented young artists. With confidence, one can achieve anything. We will provide the environment to enhance their abilities and develop their skills. Our dedicated staff and multi-disciplinary curriculum will demonstrate students are destined to reach their goals at a faster rate than their peers. At Dawson Digital Art School we begin building a firm foundation for our students at the age of 13 and nurture them through their senior year in high school.

We strongly believe that what the mind conceives, it believes and achieves. It’s with this mentality that we strive for excellence while having fun. If a person wants to change the world they must start with one person at a time.

OUR TEAM

Cedrick Dawson
Cedrick Dawson
Cedrick Dawson has currently taught computer animation, 3D Modeling, and Lighting & Rendering at G-Star School of Arts the past 5 years. Cedrick graduated from Digital Media Arts College in 2007. His passion is to inspire a young generation of CG artist which has led him to create Dawson Animation School.
Paola Dawson
Paola Dawson
Paola Dawson is currently a professional ballroom dance instructor and has the privilege of sharing her paintings in local art studios. She has worked on freelance projects, murals, paintings and loves expressing herself through various art forms, such as dancing, sculpting and painting. It is her joy in life and an admiration for her Creator that has brought forth the desire to convey her talents.
Nate Tonnessen
Nate Tonnessen
Nate Tonnessen is a former TV news video-journalist with over 15 years of experience both behind and in front of the camera. He now teaches Film and TV productions at a high school of the arts magnet program dedicated solely to Film and Acting.
Federico Munoz
Federico Munoz
Federico Munoz graduated from Full Sail University with his Bachelors in Computer Animation. He currently works at G Star School of the Arts teaching computer animation & visual arts. His freelance career has landed him at Theory Animation as an animator. His passion for video games has allowed him to freelance mobile game apps and he has helped to facilitate multiple game jams for the Global Game Jam.
Jeff Dekal
Jeff Dekal
Mr. Dekal currently works as a cover artist for Marvel comics, Creature entertainment, and numerous independent publishers. Jeff has work on several big name titles, including; Marvel’s Journey Into Mystery, Avenger’s World, and Inhumanity: Superior Spiderman.