Media Arts: Film/VideoMedia ArtsWork Email: CEgan@nocca.comINTERNETWork Phone: (504) 940-2866work
Receiving her B.A. from Millsaps College and M.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art, Courtney Egan is a video and multi-media artist. She has presented her work at numerous local and international venues, such as the 2008 Black Maria Film and Video Festival at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, and at Heriard-Cimino Gallery in New Orleans. She taught visual arts and video production in Jefferson and Orleans Parish schools in the 1990’s, and was adjunct photography faculty for two years at Delgado Community College. Ms. Egan’s previous position was Artistic Director of Youth Education at the New Orleans Video Access Center, where she developed the Teen Video Workshop. She is the recipient of a Media Arts Fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts and a Surdna Arts Teachers Fellowship.
Media Arts: Chair, Theory, History, Studio Production, ScriptwritingMedia ArtsWork Email: PWerner@nocca.comINTERNETWork Phone: (504) 940-2834work
Receiving his B.A. from St. Joseph’s Seminary College and M.A. from the University of New Orleans, Paul Werner has taught film and television for over 30 years. He was Teacher of the Year in 1999 at Benjamin Franklin High School. He started the Media Arts Department at NOCCA in 2001. He was a curriculum consultant for St. Charles Parish and Orleans Parish schools. He is a former board member of the New Orleans Video Access Center and The Dog and Pony Theatre Company and was coordinator of the Playwright’s Unit at the Contemporary Art Center. His television credits include staff writer for 52 episodes of “Morgus Presents.” He was awarded a Surdna Arts Teachers Fellowship in 2009. He is a member of the Broadcast Education Association and the University Film and Video Association and is an Apple certified trainer.