Portfolio Snapshots

Skills

Skills

Sculpture- Pottery and Ceramic

Social Media & Marketing

Photoshop

Painting-Oil and Watercolor

Arts Coordinator

Writing curriculum

Art Education Teacher

Work History

Work History

Co-Owner

Art Under a Tree

Art Under a Tree promotes a solid art education program and portfolio development through both private and group studio workshops. Art Under a Tree participation has successfully enabled students to attend art based colleges and universities including SCAD.

  • Fine Art - after school art classes and portfolio development
  • Painting - original oils and watercolors exhibited and in collections nationally
  • Ceramics - hand built and wheel thrown gallery pieces
  • Framing - custom archival framing for art professionals, students and the public
Aug 2013 - Present

Teacher

The Georgetown School of Arts and Sciences

Instructing grades 6-12 in Art Studio and Art History. Responsible for the planning and implementation of a standards-based art curriculum; created weekly art lessons with a variety of traditional and contemporary subject matters and mediums in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional projects.

  • Publish and maintain Artsonia, an online Student Art Gallery.
  • Webmaster for public social media outlets.
Aug 2001 - May 2014

Arts Coordinator & Teacher

Lowcountry Preparatory School

Art education coordinator for grades K-12 including curriculum writing, planning and executing EOC (Education Outside the Classroom) events such as museum and gallery visits, student participation in local and national art competitions, purchasing of art supplies, and maintenance of studio equipment and kiln.

  • Established and coordinated the Arts Guild (a volunteer group of friends of the Arts).
  • Art Instructor for students in grades 3-12.
  • Established and maintained Artsonia, an online Student Art Gallery.
  • Composed grants for the South Carolina Arts Commission’s Visiting Artist Program.
  • Led fundraising events annually such as the Original Artworks Fundraiser at Frank's Outback in Pawleys Island.
  • Organized art based service projects such as Habitat for Humanity’s Souper Bowl and the Hospice Festival of Trees. 
2000 - 2002

Teacher

Pawleys Island Montessori Day School

Pawleys Island Montessori Day School students spent 2 afternoons a week in the Art Under a Tree studio participating in NAEA standards-based art classes.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications

National Arts Educators Association

NAEA
2014 - Present

South Carolina Teaching License

South Carolina Department of Education

References

References

Arielle Fatuova

Martha Gates Lord

Jennifer Bratsafolis

William Bushnell