Penny Ann Dolin has been involved in the graphics field for over 30 years. As founder and operator of Silver Sight Studio, a successful commercial photography studio based in Stamford, Connecticut, she photographed for Fortune 500 companies and traveled extensively. Her early career included photojournalism for The New York Times and Newsday. After receiving her Masters in Technology from Arizona State University (Phi Kappa Phi) she joined American Color, the third largest prepress company in the United States at the time, as a member of the Corporate Research and Development team. Prior to joining the faculty at Arizona State University in 1998, she held the position of Western Region Technical Manager for American Color, with responsibilities for four facilities. She maintains her ties with industry through consulting and professional organizations. Her books include Printing Technology, 5th Edition,(2002), and Exploring Digital Workflow (2006) (Both Thomson/Delmar Publishers).
She has been an ASU Faculty member since 1998 and teaches in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. She served as the Graphic Information Technology Program chair in the Polytechnic School from 2011-2015 under the College of Innovation and Technology and Fulton Schools of Engineering. Dolin’s core expertise is in commercial photography, technical imaging and digital publishing. She is the founder of the GIT Commercial Photography Studio at the Polytechnic Campus, and director of the Technical Imaging Lab which explores high speed imaging, stroboscopic and thermal photography. A strong believer in exposing students to the world beyond campus, Prof. Dolin takes students abroad to Paris on photographic programs every year.
She is currently recognized as an Adobe Educator Leader, is on the Adobe Partners by Design Advisory Board and serves as the Barrett Faculty Honors Advisor for GIT, and is a member of the Barrett Faculty Honors Council.