2010-15 BFA, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
2010-15 Art Education, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
2012 Wisconsin in Scotland, Study Abroad
MN Teaching License K-12 1550 – Art (EC-A) 2016-2022
WI Teaching License K-12 1550 – Art (EC-A) 2015-2020
2019 Lead Educator, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2016-19 Educator, Walker Art Center (CSBS), Minneapolis, MN
Developed and taught K-12 curriculum focused on the topics of STEAM, Social Studies, English Language Arts, and Elements of Art for groups touring the Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Engaged visitors in contemporary artwork by using questions and activities to observe, interpret, analyze, and evaluate the artwork.
Public Program Involvement: Minneapolis Public Schools Fast Track, Winter and Spring Break Academy, Sensory Friendly Sunday, Stop Motion Animation Residencies, Teen Arts Council, Free First Saturdays, Think and A Drink, Avant Garden
2017-18 Creativity Academy Instructor, Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN
Taught hands-on art making in a variety of media based on artworks in the Minneapolis Institute of Art’s permanent collection.
Evaluated the experience of the students over the course of four lessons using data focused on conversation, collaboration, perseverance, and originality.
Fostered critical thinking skills in students by using visual and literary activities to engage with art.
2017-18 C/Art Project Manager, Springboard for the Arts, St. Paul, MN
Worked with community members to provide artists with three mobile art platforms that were used to display, sell, and promote their artwork.
Lead C/Art orientations and workshops for artists focused on marketing and engaging customers with their artwork.
Communicated with local businesses and event planners to secure locations for artists to use the C/Arts.
2017-18 Substitute Teacher, St. Paul Public Schools, MN
2015-17 Visiting Artist Instructor, Perpich Center for the Arts, Golden Valley, MN
ART EDUCATION TRAINING & SKILLS
Minneapolis Institute of Art - See, Think, Wonder questioning strategies, teaching poem writing through visual art
Walker Art Center- Educator training, Visual Thinking Strategies, multidisciplinary curriculum writing, injury based gallery activities, scaffolding content, question development, monthly professional learning community meetings, frequent artwork and artist trainings
Substitute Teaching - Montessori, charter schools, flexibility
Perpich Center for the Arts - classroom curriculum development, student evaluation, classroom discussion and critique
Crosswinds Art and Sciences - student teaching, classroom management, Teaching Artistic Behavior (TAB), Studio Habits of Mind, co-teaching
Arts Education Degree Program - child development, multiple intelligences, special education, STEAM, arts integration, discipline based arts education
Girl Scout Council of St. Croix Valley - summer camp curriculum, planning and teaching workshops
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Dropbox, Sharepoint, Trello, Adobe Bridge, Slack, Shiftboard, Smartboards, Apple Programs, Skype, Digital and Darkroom Photography, Stop Motion Animation
Minnesota Museum of American Art, Walker Art Center Public Programs, Minneapolis Public Schools Credit Recovery and Boosters, Arts Advocacy Day, Minnesota Art Educators Conference, Northern Warehouse Artist Co-op, St. Paul Art Crawl, MN Youth Art Month Judge, National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Society for Photographic Education
PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS
2019 Rocks & Minerals Educational Activity Book, Self-Published
2015 Artist Presentation, National Conference for Undergraduate Research, Eastern Washington University
2015 Artist Presentation, Society for Photographic Education, Louisville, KY
SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Land Röskun, Solo Exhibition, Silverwood Park, St. Anthony, MN
2017 Under the Microscope, Solo Exhibition, Hopkins Center for the Art, Hopkins, MN
2017 MN State Fair Annual Exhibition, Fine Arts Building, State Fair Grounds, MN
2017 Black and White, Halberg Center for the Arts, Wyoming, MN
2016 Fabeled Mechanisms, Featured Artist, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Land:Mine, Hyde Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI
2016 Perpich Faculty Show, Perpich Center for the Arts, Golden Valley, MN
2015 Throwing Light Catching Shadows, Hide Art Institute, Louisville, KY
2015 There’s No Escape, Silverwood Park, St. Anthony, MN
2015 Lowertown, AZ Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2015 Cone Studies, Solo Exhibition, Wyman Education Gallery, University of Wisconsin River Falls