About our Instructors:

Richard Fusillo

Fusillo Foto

Richard is the current photography department lab technician and instructional assistant at Cuesta College as well as a full-time freelance photographer. Check out his work at fusillofoto.com 

Dee GiGioia

Mindful Kindful YOUniversity

Dee DiGioia, founder of Mindful Kindful YOUniversity (MK YOU), is a Certified Mindfulness, Yoga, & Life Skills Coach and Consultant. MK YOU offers mindfulness programs for youth and adults using evidence-based practices of mindfulness, movement, and social-emotional learning to help reduce stress while cultivating the inner resources needed for well-being in San Luis Obispo County via community programs, in-school programs, personal coaching, professional development, mini-retreats, and more. https://mindfulkindfulyouniversity.com/

Raymond Mullikin

Raymond Mullikin

Raymond Mullikin is a Cartoonist, Animator, App Developer and Credentialed Teacher. He has published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. He has also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world.

Dara Rosenwasser
D.Lea Studio

Dara Rosenwasser

Dara Rosenwasser is a practicing Central Coast artist and educator with a background in strengthening community through visual storytelling and oral history projects. She received her MFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and her BFA from Seattle University. She has worked as a professional artist since 2005 and continues to exhibit her work.


Science-Dipity provides materials-intensive experiences in science for children age 11 and below. Fast-paced, genuine and world-class, we serve home, private, and public educated girls and boys.

Linda Wilson

Linda has been sewing since a very young age. Taught by her grandmother, she made her own clothing as early as 13, created her own High School gowns for formals and has designed and built costumes for local theatre and her own performing groups. Using textiles, as well as repurposing others, she creates and sews year round.
Nathan Zimmerman
Sleeping Tiger Fitness
Nathan is a certified Krav Maga instructor through 360 Krav Maga Academy and has been teaching Krav Maga since 2009. He has over a decade of martial arts experience including Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Khmer Kickboxing, and Krav Maga.