About Richard Homa...
Rich is a graphic designer, web designer, educator, trainer, instructional designer and painter. In the past few years he has developed curriculum and graphic design projects for NJ Department of Education's Office of Career & Technical Education (CTE). He is also chair of the CTE Graphic Design Advisory Committee for the state of New Jersey.
Rich has taught Graphic and Web Design at Warren County Community College (in Washington NJ) since 1997 where he is an Associate Professor. He has taught courses in Computer Graphics, Desktop Publishing, Web Design and Multimedia in addition to technology, MS Office applications, 3D Modeling & Animation, web programming and database management. Rich also heads the Graphic Design and Computer Science Advisory Committees for the school. He served as Area Chair from 2012-2017 and is still involved in curriculum and course development.
Rich has been involved in art and design for over 25 years. He began his design career learning paste-up and eventually digital pre-press and desktop publishing for a Lehigh Valley printing company. Rich then began teaching training classes on desktop publishing and web design software, which led to teaching courses on a college level as an adjunct and eventually full-time. Rich continues to produce graphic and web design projects on a freelance basis.
As a painter, he paints portraits and incorporates people in natural settings often creating a narrative scene. He utilizes his own photography and Adobe Photoshop to create his compositions. He was Lehigh Valley Art Council's Exhibiting Artist for July/August (2017) where his paintings and photography were on display.
Rich received his Bachelor's degree in Graphic & Advertising Design from Moravian College and a Master of Science in Instructional Design and Development from Lehigh University.