Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Adjunct Educator

SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA, 2017–2018

Lead K-2 Museum Tours and Art Lessons. Facilitate Modern Cinema Film Screenings. Support Performance Preparation and Production. Assist with Public Lectures, Performances, Symposia and Educator Programs.

On-Call Educator

Bay Area Discovery Museum
Sausalito, CA, 2017–2018

Work in public facing and customer service roles facilitating Public Programs, Education, and Development events.

Flames of Hurt , 8th Grade Student Work, Social Issue Sculpture - Online Bullying

Flames of Hurt, 8th Grade Student Work, Social Issue Sculpture - Online Bullying

Art Educator

Pleasanton Middle School
Pleasanton, CA, 2014–2017

Courses Taught: Studio Art 6, Studio Art 7, Studio Art 8A (Painting & Drawing), Studio Art 8B (Sculpture) and Computer Art 8 (Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator)

Independently create and implement curriculum for studio and computer art courses aligned to state standards & the common core. Supervise, assist and support over 200 students daily in grades six though eight. Manage the Art Budget, maintain classroom equipment and order classroom supplies. Facilitate student-run art shows at the end of each semester-long Studio Art and Computer Art course.

Assistant Preparator (Design)

The Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago
Chicago, IL, 2013–2014

Design, produce and install exhibit graphics. Design and produce print and web advertisements. Create Social Media collateral. Banner, Rack Card & Logo Design. Object handling. General museum maintenance.

Museum Rack Card Designs

Museum Rack Card Designs

Spirit Animal Mask , 2nd Grade Student Work

Spirit Animal Mask, 2nd Grade Student Work

Art Educator and Lead Teacher

CICS Loomis Primary Academy
Chicago, IL, 2008–2011

Founding member and Fine Arts Lead Teacher. Independently design and deliver art lessons for over 600 kindergarten to second grade students. Recipient of the 2009 Oppenheimer Family Foundation Teacher Incentive Grant for Fashion a Company, a project that investigated Brand Identity through the creation of Logo T-Shirts. Supervised and mentored a Student Teacher from SAIC in Spring of 2011.

4th Grade student woking on  Exploring Cultures Through Art

4th Grade student woking on Exploring Cultures Through Art

Art Educator

CICS Longwood Academy
Chicago, IL, 2007–2008

Create lesson supplements and instructional aides to enhance learning for K-5 students. Recipient of the 2007 Oppenheimer Family Foundation Teacher Incentive Grant for Exploring Cultures Through Art, a research project that culminated in a field trip to the Art Institute of Chicago.

Students at Work

Students at Work

Art Educator

Nicholas Copernicus Elementary
Chicago, IL, 2006-2007

Outfitted a new art space. Acquired donated materials from the Art Institute of Chicago Museum Education Department. Designed, implemented and assessed art curriculum for students in grades K-8.