teaching skills
courses taught
student portfolios

COURSES TAUGHT:

Interlochen Arts Academy
Spring 2009: Intro to Ceramics, Ceramics Studio, Art and the Environment, Studio Research and Practice
Fall 2008: Sculpture Studio, Drawing Studio I, Studio Research and Practice
Spring 2008: 2D/3D Foundations, Ceramics Studio, Studio Research and Practice
Fall 2007: 2D/3D Foundations, Intro to Ceramics, Sculpture Studio, Studio Research and Practice

Interlochen Art Camp
Summer 2008: High School Drawing and Painting for the Portfolio Institute (one-week intensive), High School Sculpture Major, High School Ceramics Major, High School Ceramics Elective, Intermediate Ceramics Elective, Pedagogy Seminar
Summer 2008: High School Drawing and Painting for the Portfolio Institute (one-week intensive), High School Fibers Elective, Intermediate Fibers Elective, Intermediate 3D Major, Pedagogy Seminar
Summer 2007: High School Installation Art Institute (one-week intensive), Intermediate 3D Major, High School Sculpture Elective, Pedagogy Seminar
*Also developed curriculum for Junior Global Art Exploration

Central Michigan University
Spring 2007: BFA/BAA Seminar, MFA/MA Seminar
Fall 2006: BFA/BAA Seminar, MA Seminar

Bradley University
Spring 2006: BFA Seminar II, Collections Management
Fall 2005: BFA Seminar I, Independant Study (Gallery Management)
Summer 2005: Independant Study (Advanced Collections)
Spring 2005:Collections Management
Fall 2004: Gallery Management
Spring 2004: Collections Management
Fall 2003: Gallery Management, The Bradley Collection (Continuing Education)
Spring 2003: Collections Management
Fall 2002: Gallery Management

Nassau Community College
Summer 2001: Sculpture I
Spring 2001: Drawing I, Two-Dimensional Design

University of Bridgeport
Spring 2000: Color Theory
Spring 1998: Sculpture I
Spring 1995: Interdisciplinary Practices / Multi-Media Arts (Co-Instructor)

Long Island University / C.W. Post Campus
Spring 1993: Fine Arts Sculpture Lab I-IV
Fall 1992: Fine Arts Sculpture Lab I-IV
Spring 1992: Fine Arts Sculpture Lab I-IV
Fall 1991: Fine Arts Sculpture Lab I-IV



CLASSES TAUGHT:


Interlochen Creative College
August 2009: Raku Ceramics

Connecticut Commission on the Arts

March 2001 - March 2002: Master Teaching Artist

Music & Arts Center for Humanity / Bridgeport Neighborhood Studios Program
Summer 2001: Ceramic Sculpture, Raku Ceramics, Arts Resources
Summer 2000: Ceramic Sculpture, Gallery Management, Arts Resources

Music & Arts Center for Humanity / Artworks
Spring 2001: Ceramic Sculpture
Fall 2000: Ceramic Sculpture

Music & Arts Center for Humanity / Stamford A.R.I.
Spring 2000: Sculpture Techniques, Painting Techniques
Fall 1999: Sculpture Techniques, Painting Techniques
Spring 1999: Sculpture Techniques, Painting Techniques
Fall 1998: Sculpture Techniques, Painting Techniques

Weir Farm National Historic Trust
Summer 2001: Sculpture and the Environment
Summer 2000: Sculpture and the Environment

LEAP Program (Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership)
Spring 1999: Painting, Drawing

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Summer 1989: Summer Happening
Summer 1988: Summer Happening



COURSES ASSISTED:


C.W. Post Printmaking Workshop / Long Island University

Spring 1993: Sculpture I-IV, Graduate Sculpture
Fall 1992: Sculpture I-IV, Graduate Sculpture
Spring 1992: Sculpture I-IV, Graduate Sculpture
Fall 1991: Sculpture I-IV, Graduate Sculpture

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Summer 1989: Summer Happening



WORKSHOPS:

Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
April 2007: Art and the Environment

Guandu National Park, Taipei, Taiwan
November 2005: Art and the Environment

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
April 2003: Experimental Casting Techniques
* Also gave slide presentation of recent work and conducted graduate critiques

Storm King Art Center
November 2000: Art Appreciation Basics for Teachers

University of Bridgeport
February 1997: Methods in Batik
October 1995: Performance Art Project

Pyramid Atlantic Center For Printmaking And The Art Of The Book
April 1994: Xerox Transfer Etching (Co-Instructor)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

March 1993: Experimental Casting Techniques
* Also gave slide presentation of recent work and conducted graduate critiques



LECTURES:


Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
April 2007: "Environmental Art"

Guandu National Park, Taipei, Taiwan
November 2005: “Recent Work and the Outdoor Environment”

Contemporary Artist Center, Peoria, IL
March 2005: "The Bradley International Print and Drawing Biennial"

Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL
February 2004: "Tongue in Chic: Recent Work"

Contemporary Women's Art & Culture Festival, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

July 2003: “The Femine Eye”

Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL
April 2003: "Juror's Lecture"

Aliquippa Alliance for Unity and Development, Aliquippa, PA
August 1999: "Recent Work"