|1/2009 – present||Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA. Department Chair, Art Foundations.Manage all aspects of the Art Foundations program at an applied arts college with a student body of 2,000. Students in various art & design majors take art foundations (studio art) courses as an essential first step towards attaining bachelors’ and associates’ degrees in their fields of study (e.g. graphic design, computer animation, interior design). Significant job duties include:
|1/2006 – 1/2009||Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA. Assistant Department Chair, Art Foundations. Performed most of the same duties as above.|
|1/2002 – 1/2006||Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA. Faculty, Art Foundations.|
|10/2002 – present||Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA. Teach one to two Art Foundations classes per quarter (e.g Drawing, Life Drawing, Color Theory).|
|1997 – 2009||Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo, MD. Taught hundreds of continuing education students, receiving many accolades as an instructor. Courses taught include Acrylic Painting, High School Portfolio Development, Principles of Drawing, Figure Drawing, and Beginning & Intermediate Watercolor, Pastel Painting. Typical class size of 10-20 students, with students ranging in age from high school to retirees.|
|4/2002 – 7/2003||Smithsonian Institution, Resident Associates Program, Washington, D.C. Taught Introduction to Watercolor, Introduction to Pastel, Plein Air Watercolor to Continuing Education students.|
|Spring & Fall 2000||American University, Washington, D.C. Acted as teaching assistant for two Studio Experience (foundations level) courses.|
|Spring & Summer 2000||Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C. Taught drawing and painting for teens, and Watercolor Outdoors.|
2000 Yellow Barn Watercolorists, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD. Organized and curated exhibit of paintings by my watercolor students.
1997 The Yellow Barn Eight, Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD. Organized and curated exhibit of artwork by eight Presidential Scholars in the Visual Arts. Covered by CBS Sunday Morning & The Washington Post.
ART EXHIBIT JUDGING
2007 Olney Artist’s Association. Jurid annual member’s show.
2002 Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD. Juried annual Montgomery County High School Scholarship show.
1999 Montgomery County Art Association, MD. Juried annual members show.
1997 Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD. Juried annual members show.
OVERSEAS WORK EXPERIENCE
1993-95 Taipei Language Institute, Taipei, Taiwan.
Assistant to the President. Wrote all English language correspondence for President. Acted as a liaison between the institute’s Chinese staff and numerous foreign visitors.
English Editor. Wrote, edited, and laid out institute’s quarterly magazine. Designed school brochures, advertisements, tests, forms, handbooks, contracts, and posters.
2001 M.F.A., Painting and Drawing, American University, Washington, D.C..
Studied with Stanley Lewis, Deborah Kahn, Raoul Middleman.
1992 B.A., East Asian Studies, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
Studied with Frank Lobdell, Nathan Oliveira.
Washington, D.C. Commission on the Arts
Stanford University Student Health Center
2003 – present annual Art Institute of Washington faculty show, Arlington, VA
2009 Sub-Urban Trading, Kensington, MD
2008 Glen Echo Popcorn Gallery, Yellow Barn faculty show, Glen Echo, MD
2002 Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2001 Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C.
2000 Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD; Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1998 Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD; Upstairs Gallery, Lahaska, PA; Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1996 Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo, MD; Naked Art Gallery, Northampton, MA
1988-92 four separate exhibits on Stanford University campus, CA
1988 Presidential Scholar in the Visual Arts
Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Languages working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, French
Suzanne Hintz (supervisor 2009-2012)
Dean of Academic Affairs, Art Institute of Washington
David Epstein (supervisor 2006-2008)
Former Department Chair of Graphic Design/Advertising/Art Foundations, Art Institute of Washington
Chauncy Butcher (former colleague)
Former Academic Advisor, Art Institute of Washington
Sarah Wichlacz (former colleague)
Former Assistant Department Chair, Digital Photography
The Art Institute of Washington
Eric Westbrook (former colleague at the Yellow Barn Studio)
Director of the Yellow Barn Studio
long-time student at the Yellow Barn Studio