Lecturer, Arts and Entertainment Technologies
Mayet Andreassen is both an artist and educator whose core philosophy centers on promoting artistic and creative excellence in her students and herself. She has over 10 years of higher education teaching experience; she currently teaches full-time at Texas A&M University and part-time at The University of Texas at Austin. Mayet’s previous work experience is in the games industry, working as an artist at 2K Sports/Visual Concepts Entertainment and at Zynga Games. She has also recently been asked to be a part of the TXMPA Board, as the Education Board representative.
Along with being an educator and working in the games industry, Mayet is a freelance illustrator, designer and 3D modeler for commercials, independent film, and individual clients. She has also been showcasing her 2D art in several local gallery shows over the past three years. She earned her M.F.A. in Film and Animation from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco and her B.F.A in 2D Animation and Illustration from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.