Education 2011 Master of Fine Arts Studio Art, Painting and Drawing Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA 2007 Master of Science Education Curriculum and Instruction, Art SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 2006 Bachelor of Arts Studio Art SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 2003 Associate of Science Fine Arts Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY
Certifications 2016 Excel I Course Fred Pryor Seminar 2013 New Teacher Seminar Corning Community College Black Board v9.1 Certification
Teaching Experience 2017-Present Member Services Assistant The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Corning, NY Assist Members in activating member benefits and maintaining membership Prepare and distribute bi-weekly ARTS Newsletter Create social media posts Assist with gallery events and core fundraising events 2014-2017 Director of Education Arnot Art Museum Elmira, NY Design curricula in alignment with NYS & Common Core Standards Present customized tours to visiting child and adult groups Create visitor engagement activities for current exhibitions Manage tour calendar Prepare tour invoices Train docents Assist with the installation and de-installation of art objects Assist with the curation of new exhibitions 2013-2014 Teaching Artist 171 Cedar Arts Corning, NY Figure Drawing Graduated Art Class 2012-2014 Visiting Lecturer in Art Corning Community College Corning, NY Drawing I Drawing II Introduction to Digital Art First Year Experience (FYEX) 2009-2011 Graduate Teacher Art Department, LSU Baton Rouge, LA Beginning Figure Drawing Beginning Drawing and Composition Two-Dimensional Design
Exhibitions 2018 Exercises in Ten, Solo Exhibition, Community Arts of Elmira Elmira, NY (Funded in part by an Artist Development Grant Awarded by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.) Late Winter Member Show, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Corning, NY 2017 Gallery Gala: Homecoming, Arnot Art Museum Elmira, NY Community Art of Elmira: Emerging Artists Community Art of Elmira Elmira, NY 2016 Holiday Art Market Arnot Art Museum Elmira, NY 2015 Emerging Artists Community Arts of Elmira Elmira, NY 2014 CCC Faculty Show Atrium Gallery Corning, NY Past. Present. Future. Art Teachers As Artists Community Arts of Elmira Elmira, NY Summer in the SFLX ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Corning, NY 2013 Southern Tier Biennial 2013 Olean Public Library Olean, NY Made in NY 2013 Schweinfurth Art Center Auburn, NY Women in the Arts: The Matriarch Franklin Street Gallery Watkins Glen, NY 2012 CCC Faculty Show Atrium Gallery Corning, NY Here, Now and Never Creative Spirit Gallery Potsdam, NY 2011 Unveiled Pandemonium Foster Gallery Baton Rouge, LA 2009 FMCC Alumni Show Perrella Gallery, Johnstown, NY
Other Experience 2013 New Teacher Seminar Corning Community College Corning, NY Black Board v9.1 Training Pedagogical Seminar Faculty Mentorship 2012 Friday Drawing Sessions Corning Community College Corning, NY Facilitated drawing sessions for CCC students Film studies of contemporary artists from a variety of media 2012 Great Teacher Retreat Corning Community College Corning, NY Discussed environmental, social and economical sustainability issues of a collegiate institution Shared teaching strategies and implementation of more environmentally sound teaching practices for a variety of content areas 2010-2011 Lab Monitor Louisiana State University (LSU) Design Labs Baton Rouge, LA Monitored supply use and replenish as needed Assisted students with printer set-up and printing jobs Cleaned lab stations Recorded inventory and placed supply orders Operated a large-format printer 2009-2010 Teaching Workshops Louisiana State University (LSU) Baton Rouge, LA Two-Dimensional Design Workshop Faculty mentor explained and provided examples of vital course exercises Individual contributions to and critique of new project ideas Introduction to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as applied to Two-Dimensional Design New Teacher Mentorship, Drawing Courses Faculty mentor discussed teaching techniques as related to Foundations Drawing Courses Group critique of student work and evaluation of the progress of each class New Teacher Workshop, All Foundations Courses Create, evaluate and re-work lesson ideas for both two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects Discuss teaching techniques Evaluate lesson plans and course structures of past faculty members Develop syllabus for upcoming teaching assignment Develop strategies for classroom management
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