Experience

Education

  • 2006-2010
    Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
    (BFA, Studio Art: Painting)
  • 1992-1996
    Broward Community College, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    (Studio Art, General Education)
  • 1990-1992
    Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    (Interior Design, Graphic Design)

Professional Experience

  • 2007 – Present
  • 2007
    • Art Teacher
      Pine Crest Fine Arts Camp
      Pine Crest, Boca Raton
  • 2006-2007
    • Art Teacher
      You Gotta Have Art, Boca Raton
  • 2003-2005
    • Interior Redesigner
      Make Over My Home
  • 2001-2003
    • Owner and Artist
      Artsy Favors: Hand painted Gifts
  • 2000-2003
    • Programming Chairperson
      Temple Beth El, Boca Raton, FL
  • 1992-1995
    • Art Camp Teacher/ Life Drawing Workshop Coordinator
      The Art and Cultural Center, Hollywood, FL
  • 1991-1992
    • Afterschool Teacher
      Embassy Creek Preschool, Cooper City, FL

Exhibitions and Awards

  • 2010
    Symvolo; BFA Exhibition
    Florida Atlantic University
  • 2010
    Gallimaufry
    Florida Atlantic University
  • 2007
    Courtyard Show
    Boca Museum’s Artist Guild, Boca Raton, FL
  • 1991-1996
    Various Broward Art Guild Shows
  • 1991
    Student Show, 2nd and 3rd Place
    The Art institute of Fort Lauderdale

Commissions/ Private Collections

  • The Plotkin Family, Boca Raton, FL
  • Carl Shaw, Boca Raton, FL

Teaching Specialization
My areas of specialty have mostly included children’s art education.  I have experience teaching art within grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

  • Meet the Masters-1st-5th grade
  • Made By Me
  • Art Club
  • Art Explorations- Pk- 2nd grade
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Collage

Community Service

  • 2007- 2010
    Chairperson, Welcome Committee, Pine Crest School
    Coordinated family events
  • 2007- 2008
    Chairperson, Grade level Auction projects, Pine Crest School
    Worked with parents and students to create handmade furniture
  • 2006- 2008
    Host Progressive Dinners, Pine Crest School
    Created dinner parties for charity
  • 2002-2005
    Chairperson, Sweetness and Laughter,
    Matthew Forbes Romer Foundation for Genetic Diseases of the Brain
    Charity Auction and Culinary Competition
  • 2000- 2003
    Chairperson, Event Programming for Temple Beth El
    Created Judaic events such as Schmoozefest and Latkapalooza
  • 2000- 2003
    Board Member for Temple Beth EL
  • 2000- 2003
    Sisterhood Board Member Temple Beth El
    Teaching arts and crafts to preschool aged children

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