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Penny Dolin

Penny Ann Dolin

Penny Dolin
Associate Professor of Practice

7151 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Technology Center Tech 147 (map)
Mail Code: 2180

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Expertise : Technical imaging, digital publishing, commercial digital photography, digital workflow

Penny Ann Dolin has been involved in the graphic communications 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. 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. She is the lead author on Printing Technology, 5E. Her second book, Exploring Digital Workflow, published by Thomson/Delmar, is now available in paperback. She is also a second term Adobe Education Leader, one of only 140 Higher Education Members worldwide. Penny also serves on the advisory board of Adobe Partners by Design, One of her passions is working in STEM education, utilizing photography as a way to encourage interest in technology and science.

Penny is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Graphic Information Technology program on the Polytechnic campus at Arizona State University, and the Director of the Technical Imaging Lab. Her areas of expertise are in commercial and technical imaging and she is the founder and manager of the GIT Commercial Photography Studio and the Technical Imaging Lab on the Polytechnic Campus. Please visit :

Commercial photography (corporate,industrial and architectural)
Technical Imaging
Digital prepress
Digital workflow
Business of graphics industry

M.S. in Technology, Arizona State University
B.A. Bard College

IDEAlliance Spectrum Spirit Award, 2003
Kodak Polychrome Graphics Educator Award, 2001
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2002, 2005
ASU Polytechnic Professional Service Award, 2005
Faculty Excellence in Service Award, 2011
Outstanding Support of Student Leadership Award, Polytechnic campus, 2011