Gregory Grimsby, Associate Professor in Computer Game Design, earned his MFA in painting from George Mason University. He has been teaching 3D modeling and animation at Mason since 2010 and he was bestowed Mason’s Teaching Excellence award in 2014 and 2023. Grimsby has 27 years of experience in computer game development including 6 years as Art Director for Electronic Arts. He contributed to games such as Air Warrior II, Aliens Online, Multiplayer Battletech: 3025, Dark Age of Camelot, and Warhammer Online. He runs his own board game studio, Ogre Crossing Games, and recently successfully Kickstarter his first board game, Alien Petshop.