Professor Nico van Doogen

Nico van Dongen

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Nico van Dongen is an educator, fine art photographer, and freelance designer. He has worked as art director for several startups, focusing on design, photography, and business development. In addition to his professional work, Nico has 20 years of post-secondary classroom and administrative experience in art and design education.


  • Graphic design
  • Fine art
  • Commercial photography


  • Full-time Graphic Design faculty, Spring 2022 semester


  • Royal Academy of Art, the Hague Netherlands BFA Photography

Prior Experience

  • Adjunct Professor in Photography, Graphic Design History CSM san Mateo
  • Department chair of: Graphic Design, Advertising and foundation studies AiCASF
  • Full-time professor/advisor: BFA & MFA Academy of Art University
  • Adjunct Professor in Graphic Design HULT San Francisco