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.
New York State initial Certification in Visual Art: K-12
Professional background in Fine Arts which includes fundamentals of 2D and 3D design, life drawing, general drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.
Masters of Art
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.
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.
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.