Résumé

Education

2013 MFA in Printmaking, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2008 B.S in Printmaking, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
2001-2004 Coursework in Painting, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Professional Experience

Cox Academy                                                                                                                         

Art Instructor (August 2014 – Present) Building and teaching the entire curriculum in art for Transitional Kindergarten through Fifth Grade level at a charter elementary school for Education For Change Schools in Oakland, CA

  • Design and teach intermediate level art in 2-D and 3-D design projects
  • Build an art curriculum for children ages four through eleven
  • Keep a creative and exciting classroom environment
  • Practice behavior management skills as well as Seneca practices to aid kids in areas of mental health
  • Demonstrate and create projects for every class in the whole student body
  • Teach lesson plans about Public Art as well as Art History
  • Work with ideas in Common Core hybridizing them with basic art curriculum

BELL Institute

Art, Science and Language Arts Enrichment Specialist/Lead Instructor            (January 2014 – July 2014) Lead Kindergarten and First Grade Art, Science and Language Arts teacher in both BELL Afterschool and Summer Programs

  • Taught young scholars in collaborative art practices
  • Assisting BELL scholars in the communication aspects of their work and working together collectively to complete projects
  • Teaching youngsters in the areas of Language Arts and Reading, phonics skills-learning vocabulary and sentence formation
  • Blending ideas in the subjects of Science and Art for more conceptually based projects

Towson University

Adjunct Professor of Printmaking (August 2013 – July 2014) Professor of Printmaking for Printmaking class 117, Introduction to Printmaking for Non-Art Majors

  • Design a printmaking course for beginner level students in printmaking
  • Introduce a three processes in printmaking: Relief using Linoleum Block, Collagraph Plate and Intaglio printmaking using multi process intaglio plate including Photo-etching process
  • Inform students of hazardous aspects of the studio
  • Demonstrate how to use studio equipment
  • Work with the students to formulate and understand their concepts through coursework, providing research tools
  • Administered students in three well-rounded critique sessions to give/receive feedback on their work
  • Facilitated the creation of personalized artist statements to introduce students to, and familiarize them with this artist practice

Maryland Institute College of Art

Visiting Continuing Studies Faculty in Printmaking Department
(May 2013 – June 2013) Visiting Professor in Printmaking of a Photo-etching Summer Class for Continuing Studies Students also MICA’s current students

  • Taught a Continuing Studies course in the summer titled “Photo-Etching with Z-Acrylic Non-Toxic Emulsion”
  • Developed the curriculum and taught the class unassisted. Students learned to use Z-Acrylic emulsion for photo-etching non-toxic process and the process of etching with ferric acid
  • Focused on making photo-transparencies for exposing in Photoshop, and introduced students to photo-intaglio methods side by side with traditional photo-etching presses

City Springs School

Paraprofessional Instructor for Language Arts/Spelling (July 2008 – July 2010) Assistant taught in First and Second Grade classrooms- taught cluster groups in Language Arts and Spelling

  • Assisted teachers of three levels 1-2 classes of around 30 students
  • My TA duties extended to an after school ceramics program for students in grade Third through Eighth
  • Lead and assisted with classroom lessons/activities, working with teachers/administrators to resolve any issues that arose with behavior, and work ethic
  • Ensured safety and security of the children I worked with

Professional Workshops

Flatbed Press- Austin, TX   

Visiting Printmaking Instructor (October 2013)

  • Taught a Photo-etching Class for one weekend at press
  • Instructed students in intaglio and photo-etching process
  • Aided in studio engagement and work discussions

Pyramid Atlantic Press- Silver Spring, MD         

Visiting Printmaking Instructor (September 2013, February 2014)

  • Taught a Photo-etching Class for one weekend at press
  • Instructed students in intaglio and photo-etching process
  • Aided in studio engagement and work discussions

Myrtle Press- Sacramento, CA   

Visiting Printmaking Instructor (October 2014, January 2015, February 2015)                                Presently teaching at Myrtle Press

  • Instructing three workshops in rotations at Myrtle Press- Monotype, Collagraph and             Photo-etching process
  • Aiding and engaging students in conceptual and process based discussions about the work created in weekend workshops

Professional Artist Residencies

  • Muerta Edicions, Areyns Du Munt, Spain (February 2013)
  • Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA (2012 – Present)

Professional CV

Solo Exhibitions

  • Layering Traces                                                                         The Alchemy of Art Gallery

2013

Fells Point- Baltimore, MD

  • Display of 12 Works                                                              Palio Gallery                                                                    Exhibition of previous work prints

2013

Portland, OR

  • Emerging Artist Series: Enraptured by Messages         Ameristar Gallery, Foundry Art Centre

2013

St. Louise, MO

  • The City Limits Gallery Night

2013

Baltimore, MD

  • The Azure Salon Show

2012

Oakland, CA

  • Emergence  

2012

Baltimore, MD

  • Wanderlust

2012

Baltimore, MD

  • Juxtapose

2009

Baltimore, MD

Group Exhibitions

 

  • EAFA Gallery                                                                 Open Show Exhibition

2014

Seattle, WA

  • The Pop Up Gallery Auto body                                         In Other Words

2014

Oakland, CA

  • Pacific Art League                                                 Opening Exhibition

2014

Palo Alto, CA

  • Pacific Art League                                                         Prints Matter Exhibition

2013

Palo Alto, CA

  • Archer Gallery                                                         Atlanta Print Biennial Exhibition

2013

Atlanta, GA

  • Gittin’s Gallery University of Utah                               RMPA Regional Print Exhibition    

2013

Salt Lake City, UT

  • Sebastopol Center for The Arts                                 ABZ-Etcetera Exhibition             

2013

Sebastopol, CA

  • Sebastopol Center for The Arts                                   Not Just Landscapes Exhibition

2013

Sebastopol, CA

  • Washington Printmaker’s Gallery                            Small Works Exhibition

2013

Silver Spring, MD

  • The Circle Gallery

2013

Annapolis, MD

  • SGC- MKE Portfolio                                                     The Maker’s Mark

2013

Milwaukee, WI

  • Barrington Center for The Arts                           Monotype Guild of New England

2013

Wenham, MA

  • Kala Art Institute                                                      Artist in Residence Exhibition

2013

Berkeley, CA

  • The CK Gallery                                                           Flying Colors Exhibition

2013

Oakland, CA

  • The Du Mois Gallery                                               3rdAnnual Cold Drink Exhibition                  

2012

New Orleans, LA

  • The Phoenix Hotel                                                   Vernissage SFAI Exhibition

2012

San Francisco, CA

  • The Higher Space Gallery                                     Marginalia

2012

San Rafael, CA

  • The Diego Rivera Gallery                                          Endless Present Exhibition

2011

San Francisco, CA

 

 

 

 

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