Kurt Rusheen V. Tacastacas lives in Shaker Heights and is currently attending the Cleveland Institute of Art studying animation and game design. His past experiences include a summer job for the HOPE PREP organization teaching students the process behind the development of a video project; others include tutoring CIA students the basics of the Adobe Creative Suite. He was born on May 12, 1991 in the provincial town of Iligan City, Philippines. He and his family came to Shaker Heights in 2005 where he experienced a whole variety of creating digital art. He is currently an intern at CIA doing video work for CIA’s events and student activities.