CURRICULUM VITAE

CERTIFICATES

Florida Professional Educator Certificate (K-12 Art), 2020

CREDENTIALS 

Fluent Spanish-speaker 

Trustworthy, kind, open-minded, works well with all ages

Practicing visual artist

Academically trained in painting, printmaking, and pedagogy

EDUCATION

Florida State University

MS in Art Education​ - Spring 2020

BA in Studio Art - Spring 2019

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Elementary Art Teacher (2020 - Present) 

Full-time instructional faculty for Leon County Schools, teaching Kindergarten through 5th grade art. Responsible for in-person and online instruction, continuously developing an original arts curriculum through a lens of critical pedagogy and social-emotional learning. 

Student Teacher (2019)

Full-time intern for Leon County Schools and Florida State University School in Tallahassee, FL. Responsible for assisting and leading instruction, lesson planning, and classroom management in local elementary school and high school.

 

Middle School Art Mentor (2019)

Collaborated with a student artist at Raa Middle School in Tallahassee, FL to create an original series of prints for the social justice-inspired installation “Webs of Understanding, as part of the larger exhibition Arts-Based Revolutions.

English Language Tutor (2018)

Developed and facilitated student-specific lesson plans for an ELL transfer student from South Korea.

621 Gallery (2016)

Part-time intern at non-profit art gallery in Tallahassee, FL.  Responsible for overseeing the gallery during regular hours, interacting with visitors, installing artwork, and working various tasks during events.

 

Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts (2016)

Short-term intern for interdisciplinary arts workshop in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Supervising and guiding students ages 8-13 in producing a full-length original musical in three weeks.

EXHIBITIONS

2019

Art-Based Revolutions  – Tallahassee, FL

Co-curated collaborative exhibition between local K-12 students and FSU Art Education students.

 

Community Conversations – Gainesville, FL

Featured artist, vendor, and panelist at three-day art and film festival by local feminist collective FEM Films.

2018

“Spectrum” Graduating BA Show at The Plant - Tallahassee, FL

“Saints of All Saints” Reception at All Saints Culture Club - Tallahassee, FL

“Breaking Walls” at The Plant by Amnesty International - Tallahassee, FL

 

2017

“WTF 2016!?” Exhibition at Phyllis Strauss Gallery – Tallahassee, FL

“Human Rights: Hope & Change” Pop-Up Show – Tallahassee, FL

“Recollection” Exhibition at Phyllis Strauss Gallery – Tallahassee, FL

“Breaking Walls” at The Plant by Amnesty Intl. – Tallahassee, FL

 

2016

“Internal Dilemma: A One Night Pop-Up Exhibit” – Tallahassee, FL

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

"Art-Based Revolutions" Exhibition by Department of Art Education at Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL

“Spectrum” Graduating BA Show at The Plant - Tallahassee, FL

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS

2018

“Japanese Dreamscape” mural for Ur Bowl restaurant - Tallahassee, FL

“Food is Power” mural for Frenchtown Heritage Hub - Tallahassee, FL

“Nuestra Senora de Cultura y Communidad” painting for All Saints Culture Club - Tallahassee, FL