JC Visual Arts School


Michael DelGrosso is a graduate of The Ohio State University School of Industrial Design.   His area of expertise is in product design and computer graphics.  He is the founder of ozone studios, Columbus, Ohio, one of first full service production and design studios in the country to adopt file based work flow, film effects, 3D animation and high definition TV.   The studio won numerous ADDYS and EMMEYS with staff going on to work at Hollywood animation studios, gaming companies, documentary film, TV production crews and education.
Mike served as adjunct professor at Columbus College of Art and Design teaching 3D modeling and animation, and continues to instruct and consult with design and engineering professionals in animation, photo realistic rendering, mechanical design, product modeling, and motion capture.

JC Visual Arts School was founded on the belief that every student has the ability to learn.

Our students are taught according to their age, personal abilities and interests at their own pace. This enables them to build their artistic skills with confidence.

Ridley Litton is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design. His focus is narrative illustration and visual development. He draws his inspiration for the illusion of life from the works of Don Bluth, Chuck Jounes, Bill Watterson and Winsor McCay.

Ryan Riggs is a Cleveland State University alumnus who graduated with a concentration in Painting and Drawing. He also holds a Master’s of Art in Education degree from Heidelberg University. He specializes in custom pet portraits and freelance illustration. He primarily works with graphite, oil and acrylic paint using traditional techniques. His recent clients include Prismacolor, Cleveland State Athletics and portrait of Olympic Athlete, Jake Herbert.

Heather Taylor is a graduate from Columbus College of Art and Design with her main focuses in Photography, Videography and Sculpture. Inspired by nature and her daily environments, Photography has been her longest medium practiced beginning out west in the beautiful mountains of Colorado.

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John Cai is a graduate from Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University. He is the founder of JC Visual Arts School, and  holds an Ohio teaching license. He taught drawing & painting at Village Academy. He taught pen & ink at Upper Arlington live-long learning program. He worked as an architect at Beijing Institute of Architectural Design.   Read more

David King a graduate from Columbus College of Art and Design and has been working as an Animator, Designer, and Film Maker.