teaching skills
courses taught
student portfolios

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Instructor of Art / Department Co-Chair, 2014 - Present
St. John's Country Day School, Orange Park, FL
Teaching (Upper School): Foundations 2D & 3D, Drawing & Painting, Sculpture & Ceramics, AP Portfolio

Instructor, 2011 - 2014
Blackbird Arts, Traverse City, MI
Teaching: Drawing, Ceramics, SEEDS Outreach Instructor

Instructor, Summer 2011 - 2015
Belvoir Terrace Summer Arts Camp, Lenox, MA
Teaching: Drawing

Instructor, Summer 2009
Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, MI
Teaching: Sculpture, Ceramics

Artist-In-Residence, 2008 - 2009
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
Teaching: Sculpture, Intro to Ceramics, Ceramics, Art and the Environment, Drawing Studio I, Studio Research and Practice

Instructor, Summer 2008
Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, MI
Teaching: Sculpture, Fiber Arts

Artist-In-Residence, 2007 - 2008
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
Teaching: 2D/3D Foundations, Sculpture, Ceramics, Studio Research and Practice

Instructor, Summer 2007
Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, MI
Teaching: Sculpture, 3D Studio

Instructor, 2006-2007
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Teaching: MFA, MA, BFA and BAA Capstone Seminars

Instructor, 2002 - 2006
Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Teaching: BFA Seminar, Galery and Collections Management
*Graduate Teaching Status

Continuing Education Instructor, Fall 2003 and Spring 2005
Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Teaching: University Collections, Public Art

Master Teaching Artist, 2001-2003
Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT
*Application of Multiple Intelligences in Public Schools

Adjunct Professor, 2001
Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY
Teaching: Sculpture, Drawing and Foundations

Instructor, 1998-2001
Music and Arts Center for Humanity, Bridgeport, CT
Teaching: Ceramics, Scultprue, Painting, Mixed Media, Career Developement

Adjunct Professor, 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2000
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
Teaching: Sculpture, Interdisciplinary Practices, Color Theory, Performance Art Project

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1991-1993
Long Island University / C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY
Teaching: Sculpture Teaching Assistant: Ceramics, Papermaking, Printmaking

Assistant Instructor in Painting (Summer Happening), 1988-1989
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Assistant Instructor for Sand Casting (Elementary School Students), 1988-89
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

WORKSHOPS:

Instructor (Soft Pastel), August 2011
Private Group Lessons, Wyckoff, NJ

Instructor (Shibori Scarves), June 2011
Belvoir Terrace Supplementary Programming, Lenox, MA 2011

Instructor (Tree Boat Saplings), July 2010
Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, MI

Instructor (Wet in Wet - Water and Solvent Painting Techniques), March 2010
Hasting College Department of Art, Hastings, NE

Instructor (Source Book Development), March 2010
Hasting College Department of Art, Hastings, NE

Instructor (Fall & Winter Plein Air Painting - Watercolor and Ink), October 2010 and December 2010
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

Instructor (Ceramic Raku Workshop), August 2009
Interlochen Creative College, Interlochen, MI

Instructor (Raku Rodeo Workshop), May 2008 and May 2009
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

Instructor (Drawing and Painting for the Portfolio Summer Institute), June 2008
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

Instructor (Installation Art Practices Institute), June 2007
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

Guest Artist Adviser (Installation and Environment), June-July 2005
Guandu Nature Park, Taipei, Taiwan

Instructor (Sculpture and Environment), 2000-2001
Weir Farm National Historic Trust, Ridgefield, CT

Co-Instructor (Xerox Transfer Etching / Monotype Techniques), November 1994
Pyramid Atlantic Center For Printmaking and the Art Of The Book, Riverdale, MD

Instructor (Experimental Casting Techniques), March 1993
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

LECTURES:

Arts Ahimsa, "Ai WeiWei - Artist as Advocate," July 2011
Belvoir Terrace Summer Arts Camp, Lenox, MA

“Alumn Artist: Recent Work,” October 2010
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

"Reverberation" and "Echoing Lines," April 2010
Hasting College, Hastings, NE

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

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

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

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

“The Femine Eye,” July 2003
Contemporary Women's Art & Culture Festival, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

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

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