Teaching and Related Experience:
· Served as art instructor for 10 years at all levels-elementary, junior high and high school.
· Taught courses including basic/beginning Art, beginning and advanced Drawing, beginning and advanced Painting and Sculpture.
· Responsible for classroom management, art budget and ordering of supplies.
· Coordinated art displays and art competition entries for student work.
· Sponsored after-school art club; produced murals for the school.
· Coached High School girls Junior Varsity and Varsity soccer.
· Provided art instruction for the community courses division of the Austin Museum of Art.
· Accomplished as a studio artist and gallery assistant; participated in a variety of exhibitions and assisted with the design, layout, and arrangement of gallery works.
2002-present High School Art Teacher Lanier High School Austin, Tx
2002-present Art Instructor Austin Museum of Art Austin, Tx
2000-2002 Elementary Art Teacher Comal Elementary School New Braunfels, Tx
1997-2000 Studio Artist/Gallery Asst K-Space Art Studios Corpus Christi, Tx
1994-2000 Junior High Art Teacher Flour Bluff Junior High Corpus Christi, Tx
1993-1994 Sul Ross State University Uvalde, Tx
1991-1993 Southwest Texas State University San Marcos, Tx
Bachelor's degree in Studio Art
1988-1991 Colorado State University Fort Collins, Co
Undergraduate courses in Studio Art
Interests: Art, martial arts, philosophical studies, volunteerism and soccer.
"In Response to Nature" Laguna Gloria Art Museum Austin, Tx
"Men and Women of Fiery Dispositions" Private Showing San Marcos, Tx
"First and Foremost" Core Gallery Corpus Christi, Tx
"Mad Sweet Frantic Moment" K-Space Gallery Corpus Christi, Tx
"Challenge" Core Gallery Corpus Christi, Tx
"The Writing on the Wall" K-Space Gallery Corpus Christi, Tx
"We Practice What We Teach" Dougherty Art Center Austin, Tx