Having taught in the field of Art Education for over 25 years, I have a passion for helping my students to reach their creative potential.

Working with students of all ages and numerous cultures has been a rich and rewarding journey!

Visual Art Teaching Experience

AP Art & Design: 2-D, 3-D, & Drawing portfolios

International Baccalaureate/IB: DP Visual Art, MYP Art, MYP Design, PYP Art

US public schools: All grade levels K-12

US Universities: Fiber & Related Media, Sculpture, Ceramics, Special Topics: Jewelry, Photography, Intro to Art, Educational Methods: Primary & Secondary, Art for Elementary Educators, Interdisciplinary - Art & Music, Eurasia II

Creative Workshops

Felt making: 3-D Forms using a resist, Embedded Textures, Flora & Fauna, Silk nuno-felt scarves, wine bottle cozies, Children’s Explorations: acorns & leaves

Fiber & Fabric Dyeing - for wool, silk, and quilting

Silk painting

Puppetry & Mask Making

after school programs: Art Soup & Drawing Club

Related Experience

Associate MYP Coordinator

Fine Art Gallery Director 

Gallery Assistant

Set designs & prop making: Little Shop of Horrors, Oliver!, Lucky Stiff, Just So, GodSpell, Scrooge, Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, Urbs Urbis & TBA!

Education

MFA Visual Arts/Fiber & Related Materials

BS Art Education / Studio Art

Educational Trainings

IB Pedagogical Leadership

IB Diploma Visual Art 

IB MYP Visual Art & MYP Design

AP Studio Art/AP Art & Design

Fusion 360 / 3-D printing