Certified NJ Art Teacher

Education: Hobart & William Smith Colleges, BA in Semiotics: Language, Linguistics, Theology, Anthropology, Art History.

Art Background

Studied Media Arts at The School of Visual Arts, NY: Graphics, Painting, Illustration, Typography, Advertising, Digital Media

Industrial Design

Earned Bachelor of Industrial Design from Kean University. Studied: The Design Process, Model Making, Sculpting, 3D digital design.

Years as Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Product Development Consultant and Teacher

Worked in graphics and advertising on travel, electronics, camping, plush. Design and invention in toys, housewares, health industries. Consultant and Design Services for inventors including research, development, marketing, presentations, model making and renderings. 

After School Art & Design Classes

Teach grades 1-12 as well as adults: Drawing, Invention using the step by step Design Process utilizing research, brainstorming, drawing, illustrating, model making, digital illustration. Also teaching STEAM classes integrating ElemMates Characters as well as Science concepts into art and building projects for elementary age students.

Full Time Art Teacher

High School grades 10-11. Teaching drawing techniques, figure drawing, illustration, sculpture. Responsible for curriculum development, materials procurement, student assessment and large class size management. Student feedback was positive with students attesting to learning a great deal.