Education

Art Teacher Certification, K-12, PA and NJ, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1992

MFA, The University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 1990

BFA,The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1987



Overview of Artistic Skills and Abilities

Extensive and diverse computer graphic design skills, including experience creating with:
PhotoShop 7.0, Illustrator 10, Quark XPress 4.1, Painter 7.0 & Freehand 10

Web design skills using a wide range of production tools including HTML, XHTML, BBedit, Flash 5.0,
Dreamweaver 4.0, Fireworks 4.0 & ImageReady 7.0

Mural painting experience for both corporate and private clients

Commissioned portrait painter

• Traditional illustration and graphic design skills: paste ups and mechanicals, preparing work for print



Skills Profile


• Experience in grant writing, managing departmental budget and maintaining fine art and

computer design studios

• Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, handling multiple projects, meeting specific
due dates

• Licensed Art Educator, K-12, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

• twelve years of technology and fine art teaching experience at K-12, university and private institutions.

• Strong leadership and organizational skills.

 


Recent Related Work Experience

 2002-present: Adjunct Art Instructor, Sussex County College, Newton, NJ

1998- present: Assistant Professor of Art/Coordinator of Graphic Design Program- Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ

• Researched and wrote curriculum for new degree program- BFA in Graphic Design and Multi-Media Arts

• Responsible for hiring and supervising adjunct faculty members

• Researched, purchased, and maintain computers and peripheral equipment for a Macintosh Graphics lab.

• Developed and maintain departmental web site, oversee faculty workshops on Faculty Web Site Development

• Courses taught: Computer Graphic Design I & II, Advanced Figure Drawing, Modern Art History,

Art Appreciation, Two and Three Dimensional Design, Digital Illustration, Drawing I & II

 

1997-present: Freelance Graphic/Web Design Consultant

Create artwork and layout designs for print: logos, brochures, illustrations, posters, and letterheads

• Design customized web sites- graphics, illustrations, animated images, text- for a diverse client base

on both PC and Macintosh platforms

• Recent clients include:

Designer Drafting, Sparta, NJ

USNEWS & WORLD REPORT, NYC and Washington, D.C.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Harrisburg, PA

Double Eagle Antiques, Allamuchy, NJ

Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown, NJ

 

1998: Adjunct Computer Graphic Design Instructor- Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

1996-98: Adjunct Drawing and Painting Instructor- the Richard Stockton College of NJ, Pomona, NJ

 

Honors and Awards

1996: Giverny Institute Grant/Fellowship, Giverny, France

1991-92: Full Tuition Scholarship, Temple University

1989: Full Tuition Scholarship, Wolverhampton Polytechnic Institute, Wolverhampton, England

1988-90: Full Tuition Scholarship, The University of Delaware

1987: Stuart Egnal Prize in Painting- The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1987: Liquitex Prize/Award (national award)