2019-Professional Demonstration: Northside Art Association, Saint Louis, Missouri
Topic: Alternative techniques in Markmaking
2018-Present, Private Art Class, Saint Louis, Missouri
Mentoring artistically gifted 7 year old.
2018-2019 Focus: Art History: Artist techniques.
2017-2018, Saint Louis, Missouri
Art Class: Ages 3-6
Studio art class for ages 3-6. Focus on art instruction, art techniques and studio safety.
Visiting Art History Lecturer: Joy in Learning Educational Co-op, Champaign, Illinois
Educational presentations to 8-13 year old students on:
Animal Symbolism in Medieval Art
The Life of Leonardo DaVinci
Islamic Art and Geometric Design
Home School Instructor, Champaign, Illinois
Home schooled daughter from Kindergarten through High School.
Researched and wrote curriculum for 12 grade levels and taught daily.
Daughter scored top 10% on ACT and was accepted to all colleges she applied to; she graduated Cum Laude from the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois with a double Major in English and Creative Writing with a grade point average of 3.85.
She earned her Master's in Information and Library Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana with a 3.98 grade point average.
2010-2011: University of Illinois’s Krannert Museum, Urbana, Illinois
Museum Docent: Specializing in tours for Kindergarten-2nd grade. Lead multiple tours of K-2 students focusing on painting and sculpture.
Summer 2011: University of Illinois’s Krannert Museum, Urbana, Illinois.
Docent Special Project Development: Developed docent activities for various paintings and art works included in museum docent tours. Project was directed at Kindergarten-2nd grade students; included activities and materials for hands-on experience.
2009-2011 Art Expressions Studio Art Classes: Champaign, Illinois
Studio Art Instruction: Elementary age students.
Classes held in artist's studio included clay animation, printmaking, quilt making and basic design. Curated 4 art exhibits of student work.
2011 & 2012: University of Illinois, School of Art + Design Annual High School Juried Art Exhibit, Urbana, Illinois.
Coordinator of area Home School students' art work for The School of Art + Design Annual High School Juried Art Exhibit at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.
2018: Art & Ideas, Museum of Modern Art- Online Course
2018: In-the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, Museum of Modern Art- Online Course
2010: University of Illinois-Krannert Art Museum: Docent Training Program,
1985: Graduate studies in Fiber Art at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois
1984: Bachelor of Art, graduated Magna Cum Laude in Art and Design from Brescia College (University) in Owensboro, Kentucky