Art Education Resume

EDUCATION

Graduate Certification in Documentary and Multimedia Production, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, Maine.

Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Sculpture and American Studies, Highest Honors, Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont.

Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, Massachusetts.

Additional Coursework: Rhode Island School of Design, School of Visual Arts, International Center of Photography, Massachusetts College of Art.

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

Art Teacher -After School, Substitute, and Summer Arts, Brooklyn Friends School.

I lead students in art activities, photography, sports and reading enrichment at one of New York City’s best progressive private schools. I substitute teach there on a weekly basis in art and other subjects. I also teach art and woodworking in their well-known summer arts program.

Art Instructor & Senior Staff Member, Beam Center & Beam Camp, Brooklyn, NY.

I work for an arts education center that focuses on design, technology and “maker” culture. We integrate arts instruction into the curriculum of NYC public high schools. I also work at Beam’s summer camp, teaching adolescents to use woodshop tools and build 3-D design projects.

Assistant Teacher, Teen Academy, International Center of Photography, NYC.

I co-teach photography classes for teenagers, providing individual guidance to students. I help them understand cameras, lighting, traditional darkroom techniques and Adobe software.

 

PAST EMPLOYMENT

Photography Instructor, Powrplnt Digital Media Education Program, Brooklyn, NY.

I tutored high school students and adults of limited means in Photoshop and digital photography. I helped them get great results out of very basic cameras and equipment.

English Teacher, American Friends Service Committee, Hunan Province, China.

I instructed middle school students at a school in rural China. I led classroom instruction on a daily basis, introducing a fun, experiential learning style to a culture of rote memorization.

Teaching Assistant, The Walker School, Needham, MA.

I worked at a summer academic program for students with learning disabilities and behavioral issues. I provided individual support for these students in academics and other activities.

FINE ART AND CONSTRUCTION SKILLS

  • Photography (Darkroom and Digital)
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture and Fabrication
  • Radio and Podcast Production
  • Video and Filmmaking
  • Woodworking
  • Welding
  • Terrarium Construction
  • Carving and Scrimshaw

REFERENCES: Available upon Request