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
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
Puppetry & Mask Making
after school programs: Art Soup & Drawing Club
Associate MYP Coordinator
Fine Art Gallery Director
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!
MFA Visual Arts/Fiber & Related Materials
BS Art Education / Studio Art
IB Pedagogical Leadership
IB Diploma Visual Art
IB MYP Visual Art & MYP Design
AP Studio Art/AP Art & Design
Fusion 360 / 3-D printing