- Utah State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Scenic Arts
University of California, Irvine, Master of Fine Arts in Scenic Arts
Gordon Richins is an Adjunct Professor of Theatre in Entertainment Technology. He received his MFA from the University of California Irvine with an emphasis in Set Design and a BFA in Theater Technology from Utah State University. He has designed and painted several sets at the Welk Resort, Limon Carr Productions, and Orange County High School of the Arts. He has worked as an Assistant Designer for John Iacovelli and worked on the Mattel Toy Show, Cathy Rigby’s Peter Pan,TVG Cable Network, Zoot Suit, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Illuminating Veronica. He has also worked as an Artisan at the Disneyland Resort in the Entertainment Art Department. He has been an Assistant Designer and painter for the Utah State University’s Lyric Summer Theater and an Assistant Director for the Festival of the American West. Gordon has been employed at Granite Mill and Fixture as a drafter and worked on projects that ranged from the Utah State Capital renovations, FHP Hospital, Delta Center, and the Delta Airlines Expansion. Gordon works as a teacher in the Industrial Arts Department at The Art Institute of California, Orange County. He also loves to paint and has participated in the Laguna City Art Walk.