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teaching experience

I have taught art for a variety of venues and age groups, including college level courses.
I have also given numerous presentations for conferences and public events.

2016 - ongoing  Faculty, Peninsula College, Port Townsend/Port Angeles, WA.
     Studio, Art History

2015 - ongoing   Faculty, Olympic College. Bremerton, Wa

     Studio, Public Mural Arts, Art History


2013 & 2017   Faculty, University of Washington Tacoma

     Studio and topics in socially-engaged arts. Cultural Identity and Art; Eco-Art; etc.


2011-2012 Site Specific Project Coordinator (Temporary Public Artworks)​
     Goddard College, Port Townsend, WA.​

     mentorship for MFA students to develop and install site-specific works on campus

2007-2009 Faculty, Art Department. Olympic College,  Bremerton, WA​

      Drawing l, II, and III. Design I. 

      lIfe drawing, color theory, perspective; all basic drawing skills, materials and techniques

2011  PTMSC/Centrum Whale Camp Port Townsend Marine Science Center, WA.  

      weeklong youth camp, integrated marine biology and art curriculum.

2003 - 2006  Instructor,  Daniel Smith Education and Events Program
     skeletal anatomy, life drawing, color theory, optical mixing,
     drawing and pastels, materials and techniques.

2004 - 2006  Studio Assistant, Gage Academy,    Seattle, WA
    life drawing, life painting, life sculpture

2003     Children's Festival of Art,     Port Townsend, WA
    monoprint workshop for children

2003   Drama Program, Sylvan Way Christian School  Bremerton, WA
    week-long workshop including sets, props, costumes and staging
    for elementary school children

1989   ArtSpring Festival Installation with Children's Workshop, Seattle, WA

      interactive large-scale "art-tunnel" experience for developmentally disabled


Other Teaching Experience:

1992 - 2001  ReEvaluation Counseling Foundation, Seattle, WA
   Anti-oppression classes and  Peer Counseling

          Area Reference Person, Duwamish Area  1997 - 2000
          Certified Teacher (fundamentals, ongoing) 1995 - 2001
          Support Group Leader, Assistant Teacher 1992 - 2001

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