(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Avery Claire is an exemplary art teacher because she whole heartedly believes in student-centered art education. Avery understands that in this time and age, art education needs to mold to current cultural happenings, new technologies, social issues, and contemporary art movements. She is confident in her abilities as an expert guide in the field of fine arts due to her years of experience with multitudes of art mediums. Avery believes that teaching is a form of art on its own. She believes it is about relationship building, play, experimentation, questioning, risk taking, research, and collaboration. Her favorite place to be is with young artists in the studio, working with them to take risks, question, find new possibilities, problem solve, and to beautify their surroundings.

  • Teaching, primary and secondary education
  • Proficient in Fine Arts
  • Time management
  • Researcher in progressive art education
  • Clear and articulated, has strong verbal communication
  • Kind and Patient with others (especially young children)
  • Creative cloud and Adobe
  • Has strong presence in front of people, eludes confidence as leader
  • Experienced with classroom management strategies
  • Strong collaborator
  • Art Education peer advising for undergraduates/graduates
  • Art Exhibition installation
  • Art Education Faculty liaison
  • Innovative Art Education Lesson planning
  • CPR Certified
Temple University Philadelphia, PA Expected in 2021 Master of Arts : Art Education - GPA :
  • Graduate Assistant (one of two) for the Art Education Department
  • TA for Art Therapy
  • Student Ambassador
  • Working on obtaining teaching certification
  • Currently have a 3.98 GPA
University of Delaware Newark, DE Expected in 04/2016 Bachelor of Arts : Fine Arts - GPA :
  • Majored in Painting and Ceramics
  • Minored in art history
  • Thesis: Into the Forest painting series
  • Dean's List (2nd semester junior year, 1st and 2nd semester senior year)
  • Coursework in spanish, french, art history, leadership, gender studies, and landscape and design
  • Studied Abroad: (2nd semester of junior year) in Paris, France for Fine Art and Fashion at the Paris American Academy
  • Winner of mural arts competition, mural is currently located in dean's office of the University of Delaware STAR campus building
Work History
Blackberry Farm - Graduate Assistant, Peer Art Education Advisor
Louisville, TN, 01/2018 - Current
  • Provide academic advising to undergraduate art education, art therapy majors and graduate art education majors
  • Liaised between faculty and students to answer questions, optimize faculty time
  • Helped developed lesson plans surrounding various types of art, history and culture
  • Directed students in performing and completing assigned tasks
  • Supported department members with administrative, research and academic assistance
  • Built and maintain canvas sites for undergraduate art education majors, graduate art education majors, and art therapy majors. Update each site regularly
  • Researched information regarding PA state requirements for teaching certification exams and clearances to assist professors with academic pursuits
  • Organized various class presentations and new course materials as directed by professor. Give biannual presentations on certification requirements
  • Act as student ambassador for art education department. Give tours, meet prospective students, answer questions, actively present at any recruiting function
  • Receive and check all applications for art education internship, student teaching, and art therapy fieldwork
  • Work with adjunct professor to find and secure placements for student teaching and internship
  • Maintain relationships with Philadelphia school Principals and art teachers
  • Contact Art Teachers and Principals to see if interested in student teachers/interns
  • Look for new school contacts, organize meetings to send adjunct professor to meet/greet
  • Organize , curate, install/de-install art exhibitions. (4 exhibitions each year)
  • Maintain and order materials for Art Education department
Philly Art Center - Lead Teaching Artist
City, STATE, 08/2016 - 08/2019
  • Lead Teaching Artist for Philly Art Center's after school art program, ages 4-12
  • Prominent presence and leader for school pick-ups within after school art program
  • Lead Teaching Artist for infant/care giver art classes, pre-k to elementary art classes
  • Lead Teacher for special creative workshops, art-based parties, art-based play-groups, and summer art camps
  • Substitute teaching artist for adult ceramics classes
  • Contributor and writer for development of age-appropriate curriculums, surrounding various types of art, history, and culture
  • Strategist for child-related behavioral issues
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities
  • Planned and executed activities to promote technical skills that is age appropriate to child development
  • Documented student attendance and progress against goals
  • Prepared and gathered materials for detailed lesson plans
  • Maintained daily student records and evaluated student progress
  • Trained new teaching artists on classroom management, lesson plan prep and art lesson demonstration
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care
  • Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trip retreats and team-work community service projects
Virginia Bradley, Artist - Art Studio Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2016 - 07/2016
  • Maintained art studio by helping organize, clean, and manage materials
  • Moved and cared for artwork
  • Built over 10 canvases
  • Educated about marketing/business process of selling artwork
Wayne Art Center - Volunteer Summer Camp Counselor and Assistant Teacher
City, STATE, 06/2010 - 08/2011
  • Assisted 1 ceramics course, 1 painting course, 1 craft course, and 1cooking course
  • Supported studio activities, including one-on-one help and small demonstrations on art techniques
  • Distributed studio materials
  • Kept studios clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and studio efficiency
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills in studio
  • AoST Exhibition , Stella Art Gallery, Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019
  • MEd Show , Stella Art Gallery, Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019
  • Clay Show of Excellence , The Ceramics Department Piazza, Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020
  • Cross Pollination , The Tyler Atrium, Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Spring 2020

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