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Featured in Private Collections Located in:

Lima, Peru

Cusco, Peru

Barcelona, Spain

Oslo, Norway

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Kihei, Hawaii

Austin, Texas

Seattle, Washington

Denver, Colorado

Solana Beach, Ca

Murrieta, Ca

Tustin, Ca

Del Mar, Ca

Irvine, Ca

Laguna Hills, Ca

Studio City, Ca

Mission Viejo, Ca

50+ in San Diego, Ca

Selected Exhibitions -

2016 Expandir, Liberar a Solo Show at Casa Pausa in Lima, Peru

2016 La Galeria Centro de Arte Tamarindo, Costa Rica

2015 Debris & Detritus Show at San Diego Art Institute San Diego, Ca

2015 MAS Attack 8 at SDAI San Diego, Ca

2014 Annual Surfrider Art Gala, Auction for Charity at Paradise Point San Diego, Ca

2014 Bag It, Group Show and Surfrider Film Screening at Surf Indian San Diego, Ca

2013 Happy Little Trees, Group Show Benefiting Music Therapy Patients, El Dorada, San Diego, Ca

2013 Kaleidoscope, Group Show at Block No. 16 Benefitting Team Kainan Rejtharek’s Health Recovery, San Diego, Ca

2013, 2012 & 2010 Annual Surfrider Art Gala, Auction for Charity at Paradise Point, San Diego, Ca

2012 Food and Wine Classic, Auction to Benefit Living Coast Discovery Center, Chula Vista, Ca

2012 Bag It, Solo Exhibit and Surfrider Film Screening at Indie Yoga, San Diego, Ca

2010 Sacred Transience, Solo Exhibit at Indigo Salon, San Diego, Ca

2009 C-Note Show, Group Show at the Museum of the Living Artist, San Diego, Ca

2009 Carlsbad Village Art Show, Group show at Lynn Forbes Gallery, Carlsbad, Ca

2009 Timescapes, Solo Show at San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca

 


Art Educator

Private International Art Educator

December 2008 - Present

Global

In home and online instruction

Develops art projects based on students’ individual interests

Manages home art studios for young artists

Teaches art theory, art history, sculpture, fiber arts, ceramics, mixed media, painting, drawing, murals and performance art

San Diego Art Institute Art Teacher                         

May 2015 – June 2015

San Diego, Ca

Designed eco-art workshop for the San Diego Art Institute

Instructed adult participants on how to make upcycled light sculptures

Aided students in technique and expression through color                         

Educated attendees on environmental effects of the employed materials

 

Darnall Charter Art Instructor              

Jan 2008 - May 2008

San Diego, Ca

Taught third graders basic color theory and composition

Engaged class with fun, interactive art games

Guided children through drawing and painting exercises

 

Wilson Middle School Mural Organizer           

January 2008 - May 2008

San Diego, Ca

Coordinated with students to design and paint murals on campus

Instructed planning, preparation and execution of five large scale paintings

Incorporated class curriculum into art composition

Encouraged novice artists to participate in group project with lots of exposure

 

Helix Charter High School Art Tutor

September 2006- December 2007    

 La Mesa, Ca 

Assisted freshman students with art assignments

One on one work with adolescents of diverse learning styles

Established rapport and trust with teens facing various challenges

Found creative methods of motivating students based on individual needs and interests

Behavior modification and classroom management

 

Assistant Teacher

May 2005 - September 2007

La Mesa, Ca   

Designed Art curriculum for preschool students aged 2 to 5 at Charlie Brown’s Children’s Center

Facilitated early learning and fine motor skills development through visual art projects

Instructed painting, mixed media and clay assignments

 

YMCA Art Instructor and Lead Counselor

May 2006- September 2007

San Diego, Ca   

Curriculum creator and manager of YMCA Summer Art Camps

Taught comics, ceramics, painting, and fiber arts

Supported hundreds of young artists age 5 to 13

 

Performance Art Director                   

 May 2002 - May 2003      

 Victorville, Ca   

Directed children age 7 to 17 in musical theatre at Shenanigan’s Youth Theatre Group

Created performance acts tailored to the age, interest and skill level of performers

Guided, supported and encouraged the youth express themselves through song and dance

Exercised classroom management and worked one on one with participants


I N T E R N S H I P

Bibliographer at Skystone Foundation

July 2016- December 2016

Collected and recorded publications about James Turrell’s Roden Crater for the Skystone Foundation


E D U C A T I O N

Bachelors in Fine Arts and Education

Cum Laude San Diego State University 2009