- M.F.A., Traditional & Contemporary Printmaking, West Virginia University
- B.F.A., Kansas City Arts Institute
Mr. Porobic teaches variety of Art Department’s introductory to advanced studio courses ranging thematically from Foundations’ courses in Drawing and 2-D Design, Printmaking and Digital Art and Design courses, and professional practice Senior Seminar course in Studio Art.
Damir Porobic’s professional experience covers previous teaching in art at several higher education institution prior to arriving to USM, fine art industry practice in interdisciplinary art, 2-D and 3-D design and fabrication, master printmaking and print publishing, curatorial practice, and more.
Born in the city of Mostar in Former Yugoslavia (presently Bosnia and Herzegovina), Porobic moved to the United States at the age of seventeen, and upon graduating High School received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, MO, and a Masters of Fine Arts from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, where he majored in traditional and contemporary printmaking practice, and the alternative new media approaches to fine art making.
Mr. Porobic resides in the Greater Portland area.