Eugene Randolph Young is a graphic designer and illustrator and Bay Area native. He has taught in CCA's undergraduate Graphic Design, Pre-College, and Extended Education programs, as well as City College of San Francisco (including the CCSF Graphic Communications Department and Design Collaborative program) for three years.
As sole proprietor of Eurayo Design, Young has produced marketing collateral for several Bay Area community-based arts organizations, nonprofits, and small businesses, with an emphasis on bringing stronger design concepts to the African-American performing arts community. He also is known for his unique style of science fiction and fantasy art, which earned him the National Association of Photoshop Professionals(NAPP) 2008 Photoshop Users Award for illustration.
In 2007, he partnered with Les Lurn Publishers of Oakland, CA to design and illustrate "Cousin Wash Presents: The Food Convention", an illustrated children's book with a timely message about health and nutrition. "The Food Convention" features one of the stories of Zora Neale Hurston award winning storyteller, Curtis Hunt Sr. (a.k.a. Cousin Wash). The book was recently added to the elementary school libraries of the Berkeley Unified School District.
Young currently teaches Drawing 1: Real to the Imagined with the First Year program, and has returned to teach Tools 1: Print with the Graphic Design program. He has also developed curriculum for the new Digital Painting: Wacom Intensive Workshop through CCA Extended Education. The course reflects his passion for relating traditional and digital tools, techniques and instruction.
Senior Lecturer, Graphic Design