EL Rancho Charter School


Todd is a credentialed Art & Multiple Subjects Teacher in Orange County, California.Todd is currently the Art Teacher at El Rancho Charter School (middle school) in Orange Unified School District ( in Orange County, CA. He Teachers Color & Design, Drawing & Painting, iFilm & Digital Photography, and Introduction to Art. He has over 10 years experience in teaching and school settings and is highly qualified with a Masters Degree in Cross-Cultural Education.

El Rancho converted to a charter school in 2002. It is funded by the State just like other public schools and we do not charge tuition.  EL Rancho staff is committed to supporting students in attaining high levels of achievement in a comprehensive curriculum.  El Rancho is pleased to offer many programs not offered by other middle schools including percussion, musical theatre, guitar, Mandarin, ifilm and dance.  We are also very active in academic competitions.  El Rancho annually performs very well in the County Academic Pentathlon competition and has been nationally ranked in the Science Olympiad for more than ten years. El Rancho students consistently have the highest standardized test scores of any middle school in our area. Our students work hard to become successful citizens and the entire El Rancho community is committed to maximizing their learning and personal responsibility.




Ndebele Art Project – Africa Follow NAP on Facebook

Ndebele Art Project is a 501.c.3 US charity formed to address the urgent needs of the Jabulani carving artists and their families living outside of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Africa. Todd is their Documentary and Events Photographer and volunteers in helping in other areas of planning and mission execution both locally and on location.
These villagers are simple people, living without electricity or running water.  It is a joy to see these talented artists practice their world renowned craft, yet heart-breaking to witness the slow, painful destruction of their health and well being. It is our hope and prayer that you will join us in ‘carving a brighter future’ in the Jabulani Village.




 Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a non-profit, marine conservation organization based in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington in the United States. The group uses direct action tactics to protect marine life. Todd supports Sea Shepherds efforts in their action based approach that may seem extreme, but is nothing compared to the atrocities to animals done by those they combat.









Surf Rider Foundation

The Surfrider Foundation aims to serve in the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. As a surfer, ocean enthusiast, humanitarian and environmental advocate, Todd supports and is a member of Surfrider Foundation in Southern California.









Huntington Beach Surf City Nights – Every Tuesday Night is Market Night

Every week on Tuesday (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Cost: Free Parking: Public parking lots – price varies. Surf City Nights takes place along a closed-off section of Main Street between Walnut and Orange Avenues in downtown Huntington Beach. Featured will be a farmer’s market, bounce house, street performers (musical and non-musical acts), Artists & Artisans, restaurant samplings, sidewalk sales and specials from local restaurants. Todd shares a booth space with Jeffrey Dean Images exhibiting and selling their Ocean Art Photography. You can find them most every Tuesday on the street in front of The Beach Pit and Yoga Works, across the street form El Ranchito Bar & Grill and Rockin’ Fig Surf Shop.



Huntington Beach Art Walk

Every third Wednesday of every month (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Culture and fun for the whole family!  Huntington Beach Art Walk features an entertaining evening of fine art, great food and unique and creative businesses throughout downtown Huntington Beach.
Guests are invited to enjoy an evening stroll throughout downtown, dropping in to meet the artists and view their work. There is ample opportunity for food and beverage along the way, as guests meander through Main Street, Fifth Street and assorted locations.
From poets to painters, photographers to sculptors, the Art Walk offers guests an entertaining evening of exploring art and ambiance in Huntington Beach. Todd Exhibits A variety of photographic Art during 3-4 Art Walk Wednesdays per year. Check his blog for upcoming events such as the HB Art Walk.

Jeffrey Dean Images

Jeff is a Southern California based photographer who partners with Todd for events, shows and other creative projects in the field of Photographic Art. With many similarities to a major portion of Todd’s subject matter, they differ in style, but work closely together surrounding the Ocean Art and Surf Lifestyle oriented imagery and video. You can find them often together exhibiting in Hunting Beach and other So Cal events and Art showcases throughout the year.




 Chris Napolitano Art 

Chris Napolitano is a Southern California based Artist, a long time friend, college associate, and Art School colleague of Todd. Chris is also an Art Educator and collaborator to Todd and both share Artistic perspective as well as Art lessons.







Dana Point Festival of Whales – Art in the Park/ Annual Event

Welcome to the Dana Point Festival of Whales!  We’re celebrating our 41st anniversary this year (2012) and hope you’ll be able to join us for BOTH fun-packed weekends.  Our Calendar of Events provides you with a daily listing of all that’s going on, including location, time and a short description of the event.  You can also download and print a map to help you navigate, and please remember that programs and maps are available throughout the Harbor and on all of the FREE Festival shuttles that transport you to each and every Festival event.

Todd Exhibits and  Sells Photographic Art prints, mated prints and canvases at this event, annually.





Autism Society Inland Empire

The mission of the Autism Society Inland Empire Chapter is to improve the lives of all affected by an autism spectrum disorder.  We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, support and advocacy.

Todd has Donated to and supports this cause




Rock to Stop Violence

Standing united against all forms of violence and supporting survivors through rock n roll music, art, and fashion events, awareness campaigns, and healing/recovery tools. Todd has provided Photography services and images from a few events in order to support this organizations efforts in building popular awareness and stopping violence.




The Sheepfold Organization – Shelter, Refuge and a new beginning for abused women and their children

The Sheepfold Organization first opened their doors to homeless, abused and forsaken women with children in October 1979. Since that time thousands women and their children have found shelter, safe refuge and a new beginning in life. Todd has provided photographs and extended an invitation to provide other services free of charge to the organization.