Teaching Artist
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Resume & CV

EDUCATION 

2010-15 BFA, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

2010-15   Art Education, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

2012          Wisconsin in Scotland, Study Abroad

LICENSES

MN Teaching License K-12 1550 – Art (EC-A)      2016-2022

WI Teaching License K-12 1550 – Art (EC-A)       2015-2020

WORK EXPERIENCE

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

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

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

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

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