Artist Resume

EDUCATION

May 2002           Bachelor of Fine Art in Art Education- Concentration in Ceramic Sculpture

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga

Summa cum laude   GPA: 4.0

2010-2011          Post Baccalaureate Specialized Training in Studio Ceramic/Sculpture

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA   GPA: 3.7/4.0

July 2015             Building the Form in Clay Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

July 2015             Sculpture in Motion Workshop, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

June 2017           Figurative Clay; Hands and Feet Workshop, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN

June 2017           Body Building Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

2017- Present    Figure Sculpture fall, winter and spring courses, Cherrylion Studios, Atlanta, GA

June 2018           Figuring out the Figure, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

Oct 2018             Clay Fountain Workshop by Mac McCusker, Bakersville, NC

June-Aug 2019   Fundamentals of Painting, 567 Center, Macon, GA

EXHIBITIONS

2019                     Decatur Arts Alliance, Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Decatur, GA

2019                     Secret Doors of Decatur, Decatur Alliance, Decatur, Georgia

2018                     2nd National Arts Program, Tubman Museum, Macon, GA, Second place

2018                     Form and Function Group Exhibit, 567 Gallery, Macon, Ga

2018                     GAEA Member, SoGlo Gallery, Brunswick, GA

2018                     Tales of the Sea, South Haven Center of the Arts, South Haven, MI

2018                     Leading by Example, Zuckerman Museum, Atlanta, GA

2016                     Octopi Decatur Art Hunt, Decatur Alliance, Decatur, GA

2015                     Secret Doors of Decatur, Decatur Alliance, Decatur, GA

2014                     Art of the Art Teacher, Big Shanty Art Station, Kennesaw, GA

2014                     First Friday, Duo Exhibition, DooGallery, Atlanta, GA

2013                     Zombie Crush: A Teenage Zomedy, Art Department, Film

2012                     From the Concrete Jungle, Roswell Center West Gallery, Roswell, GA

2011                     Women’s Show, M.A.D. Studio, Augusta, GA

2001                     Second Annual Juried Art Education Show, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2000                     First Harvest, Art Farm Gallery, Atlanta, GA

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2018                    Summer Workshop, Work-Study scholarship, Penland

2018                    GAEA Fall Conference Presenter, Screencast-o-matic: Revisiting Flipping in the Classroom

2017                    GAEA Fall Conference Presenter, Sculpture in iMotion adaption to Penland workshop

2016                    Paint Love Non-Profit Event Leadership Award

2015                    Dorothy Heyman School Teacher’s Scholarship, Penland

2011-2009          Woodruff Salutes Georgia Arts in Education Leaders Nominee

2009                    Smyrna Mayor’s Education Award

2002                    Dean’s Scholarship Key, Georgia State University

2001                    Georgia State University Faculty Scholarship Award

2001-2000          Hope Teach Grant

2001-1999          National Dean’s List

1995-2001          Hope Scholarship

1997                    Augusta State University Dean’s List

1995                    Mary Byrd Visual Art Scholarship

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2019                    Member of Macon’s Public Arts Commission

2019-2017          GAEA/ NAEA- Georgia/National Art Educator Association

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE/ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 – Present   High School Visual Arts Instructor    

Central Fine Arts and IB Magnet High School, Macon, Bibb County School District

Specializing in Ceramics, Sculpture, International Baccalaureate Art and Introduction to Art

2002 – 2017       Elementary Art Teacher

Norton Park Elementary School, Smyrna, Cobb County School District

Promoted Visual Art through captivating lesson plans, grant-based field trips, Art Club, Art Contests, Art Hunts and Annual Art Shows

CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION

May 2002           State of Georgia Teaching Certificate, Art P-12, renewed 2022

July 2018            Completion of IB Visual Art Accreditation

PUBLICATIONS

June 2019            “Art Teacher Shares Passion with Instructional Videos”

https://screencast-o-matic.com/blog/instructional-videos/

May 2019             Decatur Arts Festival Program

May 2016            Blog Featured Educator in Cobb County School Technology

May 2007             Cobb Cast Article, “Norton Park Elementary Celebrates Cultural Arts Day”                                                                                             
Featuring all day event for entire school population, May 11, 2007

Nov 2002              Article in Marietta Daily Journal, “Touch of Glass” November 4, 2002 featuring Artists-Residency at Norton Park