Mark Lowentrout currently serves as the Associate Dean of the Arts Division. Previously, he held the position of Academic Department Director at The Art Institute, Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Interim, at American InterContinental University and managed a program in the film school at UCLA. Mark is an award-winning musician, filmmaker and educator. As a musician, he has performed with a diverse group of artists ranging from the New Zealand National Symphony to The Carpenters. As a filmmaker, he has produced and directed over 400 films, TV shows, commercials, music videos and industrials and worked for Robert Redford, Jodie Foster and The Sundance Institute.