EDUCATION        

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, May 2018

Master of Fine Arts (Sculpture) & Advanced Certificate (Art & Design Education)

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, May 2016
Bachelor of Fine Arts

          

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Substitute Teacher, Collegiate School, Manhattan, NY, February 2019 - present

  • On call to substitute art teachers at Collegiate to teach art classes (grade 1 - grade 8)

Art Teacher, Saturday Art School, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, July 2018 - present

  • Teach drawing from observation in the Middle School Portfolio Preparation class

  • Encourage students to explore the art materials (oil pastels, pencils, watercolor, and collage)

  • Prepare specific instructions for the lesson learning objectives and rearrange the classroom

  • Participate in a research study called “Drawing from Observation”, conducted by the Director of Center for Art, Design, and Community Engagement K-12 at Pratt Institute

  • Display students’ artworks in the classroom for Open Studios on the last class

Art Teacher, Saturday Art School, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, October 2017 - April 2018

  • Taught Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking (ages 9-10)

  • Displayed students’ artworks in the classroom for Open Studios on the last class

Non-Credit Instructor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, October 2018 - December 2018

  • Co-taught “Drawn to Paint” class offered in the Design Initiative for Community Empowerment (DICE) program for high school students (Pratt Young Scholars) interested in applying to art colleges or universities and preparing a strong portfolio

  • Taught technical skills in oil painting such as color mixing between warm and cool colors

Student Teacher, Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY, August 2018 - December 2018

  • Prepared lesson plans and goals on daily basis for the student body involving a lesson in paper sculpture

  • Taught a unit plan on architecture  and cardboard construction in 3D Art & Technology class

  • Observed and evaluated pupil’s work to determine student progress, or make suggestions for improvement

  • Displayed students’ artwork in the school hallways, to give them boost of confidence and show off their creativity

Teaching Assistant, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, October 2016 - April 2017

  • Worked with the teacher in the Saturday Art School Ceramics Class (ages 11 to 14)

to brainstorm project ideas

  • Assisted in setting up materials before class, and cleaning up after class

  • Worked one on one, with each student, to develop ideas for their sculpture projects

Subject & Art Teacher, PCNJ Summer School, Palisades Park, NJ, 2016 - 2017

  • Taught Math, English, Korean, and Art in a classroom of 15 students (ages 7 and 8)

Art Teacher, EMI Summer Program, Palisades Park, NJ, 2015

  • Assigned creative projects and art activities that encouraged students (ages 3 to 12) to explore a wide range of materials through painting, drawing, and sculpture in a classroom of 28 students

Assistant Teacher, Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ, 2014

  • Assisted students in sculpture and painting class during BLAST Program and spring after-school art classes

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS

Pratt Circle Award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Pratt Center K-12 Fellow, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

First Round Winner Award, Art Olympia 2015, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 2015

BFA Fine Arts Departmental Grant, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2014

Gold Medal, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Montclair Art Museum, New York, NY, 2012

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Constructing a Praxis of Artist/Educator, Columbia University Teachers College, New York, NY, 2018

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Graduate Fine Arts Symposium, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Ninos de Guatemala, The Primary, New York, NY, 2017

Novelty Fun Pack, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Playing in Mood: Sculptures Without Sculptors, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

Printfest, International Print Center New York, New York, NY, 2016

Welcome Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

7 Dots Studio, Lazy Susan Gallery, New York, NY, 2016

The Tide, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2016

Pulse New York Contemporary Art Fair, The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY, 2016

Gamblers All, School of Visual Arts, Flatiron Gallery, New York, NY, 2015

Art Olympia 2015, Toshima City Hall, Toshima-Ku, TKY, 2015

Color Flow, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2014

Full Spectrum, Chashama 303 Gallery, New York, NY, 2013