Ernst Vegt has spent 47 years as a colour specialist in the printing industry. After two years at college and a five year apprenticeship in the field of colour reproduction, he has taught colour reproduction at Vancouver City College, Auckland University of Technology and BC Institute of Technology.
Ernst founded LithoTech Canada Ltd. (now Total Graphics, Ltd.) employing 28 staff servicing printing companies, advertising agencies and retail clients. His most recent company Coast Imaging Arts has been involved in colour reproduction services to book publishers, calendar manufacturers, printing and signage companies, artists and art galleries, photo labs and more since 2002 (coastimagingarts.com).
As a G7 Expert, he is certified by Idealliance to do quality audits at printing and signage companies around the world.
Ernst is a proud member of the Comox Valley Photographic Society (cvps.ca) and The Alcuin Society (http://alcuinsociety.com).