Educators

 
 
 
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Brandon Vargas

Brandon Vargas is the Next Stage's head educator and an Illustration student at the University of Colorado Denver. He is in his Senior year and will be pursuing a career in freelance illustration after he graduates.

 
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Tomas Bernal

Tomàs Bernal is a Film and Television major at the University of Colorado Denver, he is currently in his sophomore year. Tomàs is a triplet, and he has ambitions of pursuing a career in comedy and photography.

 
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Summer King

Summer King is a Painting and Drawing student at the University of Colorado Denver, she is currently in her sophomore year. Summer loves to create abstract work and her favorite medium is acrylic paint.

 
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Austin Scroggins

Austin is a Film and Television student at the University of Colorado Denver, he is currently in his Junior year. He makes a variety of digital work and photography.

 
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Ashley Nepo

Ashley attended two years at the University of California Santa Barbara before deciding to join the Navy. After 6 years of honorable service, she decided to invest her time and energy into pursuing music full time. In 2016, Ashley started attending University of Colorado Denver to earn a degree in Music Recording Arts. She been a docent at NXT STG since its opening.

 
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Duyen Tran

Duyen is an Illustration Student at the University of Colorado Denver, she is in her senior year and will be graduating in the fall. Duyen likes to make illustrations with gouache, tiny villages, and playing games.