Education

Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
MFA in Visual Art – graduated 2010

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Graphic Design Certificate – graduated 2003

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
BFA, Painting & Illustration – graduated 1996

Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Architecture, Art and Design – attended 1989–1991

Experience

Newbury College, Brookline, MA: Fall 2013 – present
Adjunct Instructor –
Principles and Elements of Design, fall semesters 2013, 2014, 2015
Drafting and Sketching, fall 2015
Perspective and Rendering, spring semesters 2014, 2015, 2016

Paul Effman Music: October 2012 – present
Assistant Band Director – teach flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and drums to students grades 3 through 8.
Schools include St. John’s School Boston, Cheverus School Malden MA, St. John’s School Beverly MA, St. John’s School Peabody MA

Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA: June 2006 – present
Teacher – Visual Arts, Children and Adults
Foundation Drawing and Painting, Perspective Drawing, Landscape Painting, Elements of Drawing, etc.

Creative Arts, Reading, MA: January 2005 – present
Teacher – Visual Arts, Children and Adults
Introduction to Dry Media, Oil and Acrylic Painting, Figure Drawing Studio, Basic and Intermediate Drawing

Dennis Hart Studios, Methuen, MA: May 2004 – present
Principal – Freelance Graphic Design Work
Clients include: James Kerr and Associates, American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, Live Lawrence, Music Maker Studios.

Eaton Vance, Boston, MA: April 1999 – June 2005 Senior Desktop Publisher, Corporate Communications Updated monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales materials, and prepared files for printing.

Exhibitions

New Paint Auction, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2016

2ND Annual Wet Paint Auction, Salisbury Beach Park Association
Salisbury, MA – 2015

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay, Maudslay State Park
Newburyport, MA – 2015

Harvey Dunn Plein Air Paint Out, Harvey Dunn Society
DeSmet, SD – 2015

New Paint Auction, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2015

Faculty Exhibit, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2015

1ST Annual Wet Paint Auction, Salisbury Beach Park Association
Salisbury, MA – 2014

Harvey Dunn Plein Air Paint Out, Harvey Dunn Society
DeSmet, SD – 2014

New Paint Auction, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2014

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA – 2013

Harvey Dunn Plein Air Paint Out, Harvey Dunn Society
DeSmet, SD – 2013

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2013

Faculty Exhibition, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2013

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA – 2012

Harvey Dunn Plein Air Paint Out, Harvey Dunn Society
; DeSmet, SD – 2012

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2012

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA – 2011

Effects of a Constructed Landscape
one person show, The Foster Gallery
Worcester MA – 2011

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2011

Spring into the Arts Auction, Creative Arts
Reading MA – 2011

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA – 2010

Graduate Exhibition, Vermont College of Fine Arts
Montpelier VT - 2010

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2010

Spring into the Arts Auction, Creative Arts
Reading MA – 2010

Outdoor Sculpture at Maudslay
Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA – 2009

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2009

Two Artists, Essex Art Center
Lawrence MA – 2009

Works on Paper, The Foster Gallery
Worcester MA – 2009

Spring into the Arts Auction
Creative Arts; Reading MA – 2009

Opening Show
The Foster Gallery; Worcester MA – 2009

Essex Art Center Annual Juried Show
Essex Art Center; Lawrence, MA – 2008

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2008

Jazz Night and Auction, Creative Arts
Reading MA – 2008

One Person Exhibit, Memorial Hall Library
Andover, MA – 2008

Essex Art Center Annual Juried Show
Essex Art Center; Lawrence, MA – 2007

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2007

Spring Arts Night, Creative Arts
Stoneham Theater, Stoneham, MA – 2007

In an Artists World, Essex Art Center & Stoneham Theater
Stoneham, MA – 2006

New Paint, Essex Art Center
Lawrence, MA – 2006