Art 1 and AP Studio Art Teacher, 9/1/2011-Current Alliance Gertz-Ressler High School, Los Angeles, CA Teaching Artist 2/27/2010 – 5/15/2010 Visionary Studio: Saturday Art Workshop New York University, New York, NY Teaching Artist 3/30/2009 – 9/14/09 Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
I believe in art making as an intellectual activity, which can strengthen one’s critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Through engagement with classical and contemporary art, my students learn to see visual culture as a tool to reflect upon, as well as shape, their worlds.
Presentations and Conventions • “Identity as Agency” NAEA National Convention The Art of Design: Form, Function, and the Future of Visual Arts Education. New Orleans, LA. March 2015. • “Identity as Agency” CAEA State Conference Art: Power to Innovate. Irvine, CA. November 2014. • “Social Justice in the 9-12 Arts Classroom” FHAO Symposium for School Leadership, Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 2014 • “The Post-Modern Principles of Art” Pacific A.P. Monterey Studio Art Workshop. Monterey Bay, CA. June, 2013.
Master of Arts in Art Education, 2010 New York University, New York, NY Bachelor of Arts in Art, 2007 University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
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