The School of Music and Fine Arts
Full Name: David Pounds
Professor of Graphic Arts
B.A., M.A., M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton.
David Pounds came to PBA in 2004 after a 23-year teaching and professional career
in California. His teaching credits include founding the graphic design program at
Concordia University, as well as teaching graphic design and digital illustration
courses at the University of California in Los Angeles, the University of California
in Irvine, the Art Institute of Los Angeles, Golden West College and Irvine Valley
Through "David Pounds Design," he continues to maintain his freelance graphic
design business, working on a variety of marketing and advertising projects, with
an emphasis on publication design and corporate identity. His clients have included
Disney, Mitsubishi Motors, Mazda Motors, ICN Pharmaceuticals, Pacific Mutual Insurance,
Sunwest Bank, the United States Hang Gliding Association and the Soaring Society of
His graphic design work has appeared in the "Print Magazine" design annual,
and his digital illustrations have been featured in the "Illustrator WOW Book", "Killer
Illustrator Tips and Tricks" and the online magazine "Illustratorworld".
Pounds has had the privilege of being involved in children's ministry for the
last 18 years at Voyagers Bible Church and Calvary Community Church. In his free time,
he enjoys woodworking, sailing, basketball and, most of all, spending time with his
wife, Kookie, and their three children.