Jacki "Jax" Vadney - Alabama Center for the Arts
Jacki Vadney

Jacki “Jax” Vadney

Instructor of Visual Communications
Calhoun Community College

Degrees: BA, English and BA, Theatre, University of Scranton, Scranton PA (2001); MFA, Theatre Design and Technology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (2007); Master of Arts, Visual Communication Design, Liberty University (August 2022).

Background: Teaching at the collegiate level since 2007. Experienced visual artist, graphic designer, theatre scenic and lighting designer, and puppeteer.

Teaches: Intro to Graphic Design, Intro to Computer Graphics, Typography, Advanced Computer Graphics, Digital Design, and various courses in Technical Theatre, including specialized courses and workshops in Scenic & Lighting Design, Scenic Painting, Props, Puppetry and Stage Management

Related hobbies: Painting, Paper quilling, fabric sculpture, millinery, puppet design/fabrication, drawing, baking, gnome folklore and gnome collecting, and designing anything related to the Christmas season