Accomplished art educator with a successful track record of motivating students to successfully create works of art that both expresses their vision and demonstrates skills they have learned. Multi-talented artist skilled in several mediums, including drawing, painting, ceramics, multi-media, and digital photography.
Strong curriculum designer
Solid digital photographer
Exceptional art history teacher
Attentive to detail
Trustworthy and responsible
Encourager of creativity
to Current Martin Luther High School – 5201 S. 76th St. Greendale,
Designed and implemented curriculum for art department.
Designed and implemented skill level appropriate lessons with sequential learning.
Taught watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting to all high school levels.
Taught various methods of drawing including contour line and gesture drawing using various media.
Taught 3 Dimensional art using such media as plaster, clay, wire, cardboard, and wood that emphasized form and texture in both representational and abstract pieces.
Taught multi levels of ceramics incorporating slab, pinch, coil and wheel methods with both low and mid-range glazes.
Experienced and feel comfortable teaching Raku firing technique.
Taught Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in digital photography and graphic design classes.
Taught AP Drawing, 2D Design, and 3D Design.
Taught art history.
Am a member of the National Art Education Association since 1990.
Mentored many student teachers.
Taught art to elementary, junior high, high school, and adult level students.
Master of Arts: Art2007Cardinal Stritch University-
6801 N. Yates Rd. Milwaukee,
Master of Art Education: Art EducationWayne State University-
42 W. Warren Ave. Detroit,
Bachelor of Science: Art EducationConcordia University-
Awarded Teacher of the Year in 2005 for the South Wisconsin District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.
Have participated in the Wisconsin Visual Arts Classic since 1990 and taken first place in state twice and first place in the regional 6 times.
Have had many students win gold and silver awards in the Wisconsin Scholastic Art Show and one student win Silver in the National Scholastic Art Show.