University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI
BFA 2013, Magna Cum Laude
Curriculum Development, Spanish, Drawing, Painting, Fiber Arts, Sculpture, Ceramics, Applied
Math and Science, Woodworking, Photography, Power Teacher
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
Developed lesson plans and taught summer Creativity Camp based on art historical movements
and culture for ages 5-14.
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
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