Education

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

       2004–2006: Teaching Certificate in Art & Design Education

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, England

       2001: Master of Fine Arts, Painting

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, Rhode Island

       2000: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting


Teaching Experience

Minnetonka Public Schools: Scenic Heights Elementary

       2016–Present: Full-time Art Teacher (Grades: Kindergarten–5th)

University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: Chanhassen, MN

       2018 & 2019: Head Teacher at the summer camp “Creation Station” for children ages 5–7 yrs

Edina Public Schools: Concord Elementary & South View Middle School

       2015–2016: Part-time Art Teacher (Grades: Kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th)

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, Providence, RI

       2012: Harry Elkin Midrasha Community High School Art Teacher

Jewish Community Center, Providence, RI

       2008: Summer Art Counselor at Day Camp

Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

       2006–2014: Art Teacher (Grades: Pre-K to 8th ’06–’08, Pre-K to 5th ’09–’14)

       2014: Mentor to a RISD student and a high school student from the MET School

Boys & Girls Club of North Providence, RI

       2006: Part-time Art Teacher for children ages 5–18 yrs

New York City Public Elementary School 63, Queens, NY

       2005–2006: Full-time Art Teacher with the Department of Education

       2006: After-School Art Teacher in ESL Theatre/Arts Program

       2006: Mentor to a Queens College Graduate student in Education whose student taught in my classes

Studio in a School, New York, NY

       2004–2005: Taught Art at Old South Elementary Public School (PS 63) in Queens, NY, while working towards Teacher Certification

Private Art Lessons, MA

       2004: Taught Art individually for children ages 4–11 yrs

The Harrington School, Lexington, MA

       2003–2004: Part-time Elementary School Teacher in the Extended Day Program

Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

       2003–2004: Taught life-size Puppet Making for the First Night Parade, Boston, for children ages 5–13 yrs

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

       2003: Guest Lecturer for the Painting Department

       2003: Teacher/Assistant at the Free For All Saturdays Young Artists Program at the RISD Museum

Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington, MA

       2002–2004: Taught Painting, Drawing & Sculpture for children ages 5–13 yrs, and Painting for Adults

Ogontz Avenue Art Company, Philadelphia, PA

       2000: Taught children Mural Painting with Artist Peter Doyle

Parsons School of Art, New York City, NY

       2000: Guest Lecturer at the invitation of Professor Susan Hambleton

St. Paul Academy & Summit School, St. Paul, MN

       1995: Teaching Assistant for Painting and Puppet-making at Artward Bound

Awards, Residencies & Internships

       2014–2015: Co-President of Child’s Play Co-op Pre-school in Providence, RI

       2009/2010: Work shown in Independent film Tell Tale (based on Edgar Allen Poe's short story)

       2008: Work shown in Warner Bros. The Clique (based on Lisi Harrison's books) major motion picture.        

       2005: Millay Colony for the Arts Residency, Austerlitz, NY

       2002: Shortlisted, NewContemporaries, London, England

       2002: Studios Midwest Visual Artist Residency, Galesburg, IL

       2000 & 2006: Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

       2000: Interned with New York painters Selina Trieff & Susan Hambleton


Exhibitions

       2020–Present: RISDMade, an online source for goods by RISD Makers + Designers

       2020: Foot in the Door 5 - Minneapolis Institute of Art, Mnpls, MN

       2013: Gallery Alta Luna, Rebirth group show, Hope Street, Bristol, RI

       2012: RISD Rhode Island Alumni Show, 42 Rice Street Gallery, Providence, RI

       2009: MAMA, Group show with two other painters, Mathewson Street UMC Chapel Gallery, Providence, RI

       2009: RISD New England Alumni Biennial, The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

       2008, 2009: Pawtucket Open Studios

       2008: Solo Show of Paintings and Drawings at White Electric, Providence, RI

       2007: Artworks Holiday Show, New Bedford, MA

       2004 & 2007–2008: Studio Hop, Providence, RI

       2003–2006: Gallery Minimal, Porto, Portugal

       2006: Harry M. Drake Gallery, Saint Paul Academy & Summit School, Crash Position, St. Paul, MN

       2005–2006: TaraPeck Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

       2005: M-Art Gallery, Group Show, London, England

       2004: Boston Public Library, Living Room: 4 RISD Alumnae, Boston, MA

       2004: Providence Art Club, Open Juried Painting Exhibition, Providence, RI

       2003, 2004, 2007, & 2009: New Urban Arts Craftland Holiday Exhibition, Providence, RI

       2003: Make-A-Wish Foundation of RI Holiday Auction, Cranston, RI

       2003: Providence Art Club, Drawing Cross Media: Pen, Pencil & Ink Exhibition, Honorable Mention

       2002–2003: Lenore Gray Gallery Christmas Show, Providence, RI

       2002: Shannon O'Brien's fundraising event for Governor of MA

       2002: Lenore Gray Gallery Summer Show, Providence, RI

       2002: White Oak Gallery, Edina, MN

       2001: Medical Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

       2001: New Urban Arts 2x4 Exhibition Fundraiser, Providence, RI

       2001–2002: Tse Tse Gallery, Providence, RI

       2001: Fresh Art, Business Design Center, London, England

       2001: MA Fine Art Symposium, Central St. Martins, London, England