EDUCATION

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI

BFA 2013, Magna Cum Laude

GPA: 3.8

SKILLS

Curriculum Development, Spanish, Drawing, Painting, Fiber Arts, Sculpture, Ceramics, Applied

Math and Science, Woodworking, Photography, Power Teacher

EXPERIENCE

Art Teacher, Emerson Elementary-Middle School, Detroit Public Schools, Detroit, Michigan

January 2019 - Present

STEAM Teacher, Stepping Stone Center for Gifted Education, Farmington, Michigan

June 2016 - August 2018

Developed curriculum and taught K-8 STEAM enrichment courses focused on intersections of

math, science, technology, and visual arts.

High School Art Teacher, Detroit Community Schools, Detroit, Michigan

September 2014 - June 2016

Developed curriculum and taught grades 9 through 12 introductory art courses, art history,

textiles, drawing, painting, design, and printmaking, with an emphasis on experiential learning

and critical thinking. Advised National Honor Society, and coached Track and Field.

Saturday Art Academy Instructor, Carr Center, Detroit, MI

September 2014- June 2015

Developed curriculum and taught course for teens focused on strengthening technical skills with

a conceptual foundation through a variety of mediums.

Education Intern, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan

May 2013- August 2014

Assisted Curator of Education in development of educational and outreach programming.

Instructor, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

2010-2013

Developed lesson plans and taught summer Creativity Camp based on art historical movements

and culture for ages 5-14.

RESIDENCIES

Artist in Residence, Arusha Meru International Academy, Arusha, Tanzania

June 2015- July 2015

Instructed high school art classes, with an emphasis on found objects and community

engagement.

Michele Schara Artist in Residence, Detroit Community High School, Detroit, MI

September 2014 – June 2015

Collaborated with students on community-based art installations and performances