TEACHING PORTFOLIO

Enthusiastic K-12 visual art educator providing creative lessons and engaging classroom instruction to promote the goals of visual literacy, critical-thinking, problem solving, collaboration skills and art-making techniques for all students.

K-12

Certified

New York State initial Certification in Visual Art: K-12

Visual

Arts

Professional background in Fine Arts which  includes fundamentals of 2D and 3D design, life drawing, general drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Masters of Art

Art Education

A master's level concentration in art education that combines content area knowledge in the arts together with expertise in pedagogical strategies and teaching techniques.

Museum Education

Experience in museum education at some of New York City's leading museums

SELF-PORTRAIT SHADOW BOXES

Inspired by artist Kehinde Wiley and JR, middle school students created shadow box portraits that represent their identity through use of photography and painting.

COMMUNITY PORTRAITS

For a community based project, high school students painted portraits of public servants of the Pratt Institute community such as security guards, chefs and cafeteria employees. Students then chose public spaces in Brooklyn that they would showcase their paintings to honor those individuals.

CHARCOAL VALUE DRAWINGS

Through both additive and subtractive methods, high school students created self portraits that emphasizes value.  

TISSUE PAPER COLLAGES

Elementary aged students will create collage images using tissue paper as paint.