Anthony Ortega is a professor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.  He teaches painting, design foundation, senior art seminars and integrative core courses. Professor Ortega focus on creating lectures, projects, and demonstrations that are exciting, pertinent and challenging to both the student’s minds and their hands.

Professor Ortega holds an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Professor Ortega was the 2018 Regis College faculty lecture of the year. He is the recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1999 and the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1998. Professor Ortega’s lifelong goal is to contribute to a better understanding of cultural diversity by addressing the culture, history and experiences of Latinos through his art. He has exhibited extensively in United States, Latin America, and other parts of the world. His work can be found in collections of the Denver Art Museum, Los Angles County Museum and the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. To learn more about his art work, visit his website at:

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