Art education professional driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners.
Rated Master Teacher
NAEA member, TAEA member
Committed to cultivating student leadership
Social media savvy
Traditional fine art skills
15 years experience in art education
Lesson plan development
January 2017-Led 200 adults and students in art installation in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Featured in local and international art exhibitions.
Judging numerous state and regional art meets
SBISD Volunteer of the Year 2010 (Mentor)
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools- State Art Meet Director
2015 Kuntsthaus, Artist in Residence Exhibition, Salzwedel, Germany
2015 Under the Radar , curator Sally Sprout, Williams Tower Houston, Tx
2016 Holiday Group Exhibition, Samara Gallery, Houston, Tx
2016 Rising Eyes of Texas, prize juror-Anna Stothart, Rockport Center for the Arts
2016 IMAGO-In His Name, juried exhibition, Houston TX
2016 Beeville Art Museum, juried Texas Artist Exhibition, Beeville, Tx
2016 TeaPlusArt, juried exhibit by Clayhouston members, Houston, Tx
2016 The Jung Center, Spirit and Matter, juried exhibit, Houston, Tx
2017 Hardy and Nance Studios, Black and White exhibit, Houston, Tx
2017 Donum Gratia, Juried, Houston, Tx
Visual Arts Teacher02/2011 to 05/2014Spring Woods High SchoolHouston, Texas
Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions. Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. Inspired students to translate their academic interests into the real world by taking positive actions in the visual arts.Served as faculty sponsor for NAHS student club.Introduced students to the concepts of college writing. Advanced Art II and III and Digital Design
Visual Arts Teacher08/2010 to 02/2011Houston Home School Education ProgramHouston, Texas
Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty.
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
Visual Arts Teacher07/2009 to 01/2011Newspring Community Art StudioHouston, Texas
Founding Member of Christian 501(c) 3.Organized and presented weekly hours of visual art hands-on activities. Designed and created daily lesson plans for activities.
Visual Arts Teacher02/2008 to 02/2009City ArtWorksHouston, Texas
Implemented lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate historical art lessons.
Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Visual Arts Teacher02/2000 to 02/2006Faithwest AcademyHouston, Texas
Initiated Award Winning Art Program
Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Developed, administered and corrected tests and quizzes in a timely manner.
Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 18 students.
Founding member of 501(c) 3 Vice Chairman 2010 and Board Member02/1995 to 02/2011Cornerstone Family MinistriesHouston, TX
Formulated policy, drafted mission statement,
Volunteer high school teacher
Architectural Model Builder/Project manager01/1981 to 05/1984William Burwell and AssociatesHouston, TX
Oversee construction of large scale architectural models.
Master of Fine Arts2016Houston Baptist UniversityHouston, TX, USA
Texas Art Education Conference Yearly
Graphic Design Course2013Kansas City Art InstituteKansas City, Kansas City, USA
Advanced Placement Certificate2006Rice UniversityHouston, TX, USAStudio Art
Bachelor of Science: Art Education1980University of WisconsinMadison, WI, USA
Word processing programs, Photoshop, Mac and Windows proficient