My objective is to obtain a part time art instructor position at any of the three colleges (Oxnard, Moorpark, and Ventura) that utilizes my passion and skills in providing high quality arts education and sustained learning opportunities that emphasize artistic excellence and a positive learning environment for students with various backgrounds, ensuring that each student succeeds. 18 years full time art teaching experience Knowledgeable in an extensive variety of art media and techniques, emphasis in painting and drawing Skilled in organizing art shows, field trips, collaborative public art projects and murals Proficient in use of: Document Camera, Projector, Mac, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs
April 2011 － CurrentArt TeacherSanta Barbara Museum of ArtSanta Barbara
Work collaboratively with museum education programing in order to provide elementary curriculum influenced by museum exhibitions.
Create an engaging learning environment for students by providing differentiated instruction.
Draft and implement weekly schedules, lesson plans, and document student work.
Interact with parents daily, developing trusting relationships with students, parents and coworkers.
Supervise and mentor teens, with an emphasis on experience in careers related to the arts.
July 2007 － June 2016Art TeacherIncredible Children's Art Network and Santa Barbara Unified School DistrictSanta Barbara
Instructed full time art for 400550 students in grades K6 in the Santa Barbara Unified School District.
Developed and implemented visual art curriculum in alignment with California Visual Art Standards and National Core Art Standards, with an emphasis on higher level thinking frameworks, such as Visual Thinking Strategies and Studio Habits of Mind.
Adapted curriculum for students with special needs, based upon Individualized Education Program (IEP) guidelines, utilizing a variety of instructional techniques.
Attended IEP meetings.
Managed a safe and organized art studio and classroom environment in which students engaged in respect for themselves, others, and classroom materials.
Ordered and managed art program budget and supplies.
Supervised and mentored a full time art assistant, as well as high school student volunteers from the Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) program.
Facilitated collaborative skill building through group projects, inspired by contemporary pedagogy and focused on student's creative, emerging and collaborative ideas resulting in compassionate and reflective art experiences.
Organized annual all school student art exhibitions and installations, with themes such as interactive and functional art.
Taught and led students in completion of 6 large scale community murals of various media, included organization of mural dedication ceremonies.
Coordinated after school art classes, including a digital media class and an after school STEAM program which incorporated teen mentorship program with Santa Barbara High School.
Collaborated with regional organizations on field trips, guest artist presentations and exhibitions in order to provide students with enriched art experiences.
October 2006 － May 2007Art Teacher Student TeacherUniversity of California Santa Barbara High School, Dos Pueblos High School, San Marcos High School
Planned, implemented and assessed core art curriculum for students in grades 912.
7/2013Harvard Project Zero ClassroomHarvard Graduate School of EducationCambridge
7/2007Master's Degree: Education ArtEducation Art
5/1998Bachelor of Fine Arts: Drawing and PaintingUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraGPA: J Fellowship Recipient AwardJ Fellowship Recipient Award Drawing and Painting
2012Relevant Professional Development Current CPR and First Aid Certifications 2016 Restorative Approaches Training 2014, 2015 Occupational Therapy and Art 2015 Visual Thinking StrategiesSan Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoNational Art Education Association Member and Conference Attendee 2011, 2012, 2014 2015
Site Support Provider Fall Semester 2015
10/20116/2015Friends of VADA: Visual Arts and Design AcademyNational University Santa Barbara High SchoolSanta BarbaraServed as a mentor, supervisor and evaluator of credential candidate utilizing Teacher Performance Visual Arts and Design Academy Collaborated with board members in coordinating annual fundraiser for high school art program. Mentored high school students in developing, creating and hanging public murals.
Art Exhibitions Montecito Bank and Trust, Muralist on Permanent Display
2016SCAPE Member, Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment 2016 Santa Barbara Public Mural Art Project, Youth Interactive, Winning Muralist 2015 Santa Barbara A.M.A.S.S. Gallery Mural, Helena and Mason Street 2010 Gallery 113 Heal The Ocean Art Show, Juried Exhibition Winner 2004
Incredible Children's Art Network and Santa Barbara Unified School District
University of California Santa Barbara High School, Dos Pueblos High School, San Marcos High School
Harvard Graduate School of Education
University of California
San Francisco State University
National University Santa Barbara High School
Job Titles Held:
Art Teacher Student Teacher
Harvard Project Zero Classroom Harvard Graduate School of Education Master's Degree : Education Art Bachelor of Fine Arts : Drawing and Painting University of California Relevant Professional Development Current CPR and First Aid Certifications 2016 Restorative Approaches Training 2014, 2015 Occupational Therapy and Art 2015 Visual Thinking Strategies San Francisco State University Friends of VADA : Visual Arts and Design Academy National University Santa Barbara High School SCAPE Member, Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment 2016 Santa Barbara Public Mural Art Project, Youth Interactive, Winning Muralist 2015 Santa Barbara A.M.A.S.S. Gallery Mural, Helena and Mason Street 2010 Gallery 113 Heal The Ocean Art Show, Juried Exhibition Winner 2004
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