TEACHING ARTS

Floyd Hughes has been a Professional Educator for almost 25 years.

He is an Adjunct Associate Professor with C.C.E. at the Pratt Institute School of Design in Brooklyn, New York and a Teaching Artist for Reel Works in Brownsville, Brooklyn, educating middle schoolers in the craft of filmmaking. 

He previously taught at the Kubert School in Dover, New Jersey, and was a volunteer teacher at the Police Athletic League Miccio center in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Born in London’s East End to Guyanese parents, Floyd’s career began in England before his move to the United States.

His four decades of experience as a professional illustrator and writer in a myriad of fields including film, illustration, comics, concept art, storyboards, advertising, etc., make him extremely effective as an instructor as he is still active in those industries.

A recipient of Pratt’s highest in-house accolade, The Distinguished Teacher Award, Floyd is currently teaching both Undergraduate and Pre College courses by remote due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

This has not impeded him, as he is still able to perform technique demonstrations to his students through live streaming and continue his lectures as before via internet facilities such as Zoom and Google hangout.

Apart from his impressive and wide ranging resume, Floyd’s past students have gone on to work on films, games, animation, comics, children’s books, etc., that include:

The Avengers, Pacific Rim, Adventure Time, The Marvelous Misadventures Of Flapjack, Spongebob Squarepants, Grand Theft Auto,Doom: Eternal, Spider-Man, The Ghost Rider, Swamp Thing, and countless more. He is also an expert in areas of the Comic Book industry and an ordained minister.

For further information about Floyd’s availability in regard to classes and lectures, please contact him via the DESIGNINHUES contact us email form. 

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Prof. Floyd Hughes addresses parents, guardians and keen young minds on Accepted Students Day at Pratt Institute.