E. Dominic Black, MA Ed., is a professional artist and art teacher with a B.A. in Art and a Master’s Degree in Education. He is the painting and drawing instructor at San Dimas High School, where he has taught basic, advanced and AP Studio art for over twenty years. Dominic has also taught 2D design at the Career and Technical Education Center at the Pomona Fairplex, where he created an advanced level painting program, Reed Fine Arts. Mr. Black is also a member of the teacher advisory council for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and the La Brea Tar Pits at the Page Museum. He is currently working on a book of original art curriculum for the museums. Mr. Black also serves as an educational travel consultant for Explorica, Inc. Dominic is also the lead art teacher and curriculum designer for the visual arts in The Berridge Programs. Mr. Black has led field trips with students through Europe and Asia every summer since 2011, and he is currently preparing for his next field trip abroad with students to Spain, Morocco, and Portugal in summer, 2024. In October 2022, Dominic and his wife were awarded the cruise of a lifetime, as part of the NCL Giving Joy to Teachers Program and the Kelly Clarkson Show.