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All course offerings are subject to change. The college cannot guarantee class offerings, designated times or specific instructors - as funding levels and student interest may affect whether or not an offering is available.

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Contact information is listed below. Select the email link to send an email. For general program information, contact the administrative assistant. The globe icon Globe Icon identifies faculty web sites. Click the globe to visit the site.

Contact information is listed below. Select the email link to send an email. For general program information, contact the administrative assistant. The globe icon Globe Icon identifies faculty web sites. Click the globe to visit the site.

Heinzen, Richard; Instructor

Heinzen, Richard; Instructor Office: 011-0108

Phone: (509) 533-3726

Email: Richard.Heinzen@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
An award-winning photographer, Richard joined the photography faculty at Spokane Falls Community College in 2001. He has a solid background in photography, with work in in portrait, commercial, newspaper, and the motion picture industries. His studio focuses on nature, commercial, industrial, architectural, and advertising subjects. Richard's travels with his camera have taken him across the United States, into Canada, Mexico, and Europe.

Represented by an international photographic library, Richard's images appear worldwide and in publications such as The Smithsonian, Seventeen, Better Homes and Gardens, and the Wall Street Journal.

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Mulvany, Colin; Photography Instructor

Mulvany, Colin; Photography Instructor Office: 011-0108

Phone: (509) 533-3726

Email: Colin.Mulvany@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Colin is an award winning multimedia producer and staff photographer at The Spokesman-Review, a 100,000-circulation newspaper that covers Eastern Washington and North Idaho. After 18 years as a staff photojournalist, Mulvany made the transition to online storytelling by becoming his newspaper's first multimedia producer in 2004. He has produced hundreds of video feature stories and audio slideshows.

Mulvany has been honored for his photography and multimedia in Pictures of the Year International, Best of Photojournalism, Society of Newspaper Design, the National Headliners Awards and the National Press Photographer Association's Monthly Multimedia Contest. In 2005 he was recognized by the Wall Street Journal as being a leading expert in the emerging field of multimedia storytelling and is a sought after national speaker.

Colin has been teaching classes in the photography program at Spokane Falls Community College since 1999.

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Rackham, Melissa; Photography Instructor

Rackham, Melissa; Photography Instructor Office: 011-0108

Phone: (509) 533-3726

Email: Melissa.Rackham@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Melissa joined the photography faculty at Spokane Falls Community College in 2009. She has also taught at the University of Memphis. Melissa holds an MFA in photography from University of Memphis, a BA from Eastern Washington University, and an AA in photojournalism from Big Bend Community College.

With professional experience as a photojournalist, studio owner, and fine art photographer, Melissa teaches alternative processes, photographic appreciation, and both analog and digital photography courses.

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Roth, Greg; Faculty

Roth, Greg; Faculty Office: 024-0341

Phone: (509) 533-3579

Email: Greg.Roth@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Greg joined the photography faculty at Spokane Falls Community College in 2000. He teaches basic black and white, color, and digital photography, as well as directed studies and a visual critical thinking workshop. He holds three masters degrees and a PhD.

Greg's interest in photography began with his father who was a military photographer in WWII. Over the years, his focus has primarily been in fine arts and landscape photography. He has a passion for the history and role of photography and the area of visual critical thinking.

Recently, Greg has researched the history of Spokane photographers and helped catalog for the Eastern Washington Historical Society at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. He has also done work in albumen printing at the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, and in wet collodion and tintype photography at Lacock Abbey in England.

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Department Phone: (509) 533-3725