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Mira G.

Professional Art Instructor, Art Coach and Admissions Counseling

Los Angeles, CA (90008)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am a professional visual artist originally from New York City with a BFA from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts. I have an active studio practice, and exhibit in Los Angeles and New York. I am also an Arts writer with over 20 published articles on contemporary art. Because, I am passionate about bringing art into the community to inspire others I make time to teach. And I love to teach!

I have worked as a Teaching Artist and creator of visual arts curriculums for non-profit organizations for 10 years. I am knowledgeable in a wide variety of mediums but specialize in tutoring painting, drawing, collage and Art History. I have taught all over Los Angeles including Beverly Hills, Culver City, East Los Angeles, Hollywood, Inglewood, Pacific Palisades, Watts, Westchester, South Central and Torrance. I have taught grades K-12, gifted students, at-risk teenagers, LGBT homeless youth and post-incarcerated adults.

In addition, I am an Art Coach. I have assisted prospective art students with the admissions process to art schools. This includes school selection, portfolio assessment, writing essays and securing financial aid/grants and scholarships. These students have been High School graduates as well as adults that were returning to school after many years of absence.

When tutoring or mentoring I like to create a comfortable and joyful atmosphere for my students based on positive reinforcement. I use a step by step approach to teaching to ensure the student is successful in reaching his or her goals. I teach from a perspective of "Victory". I tell my students that "No matter how difficult the work might seem at the moment you will be definitely be victorious in the end!" All my students have taught me so much about life and made me a better teacher who is compassionate, patient, fun, flexible and extremely sensitive to diversity.

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Mira’s subjects

Art:

Painting

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts and hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in painting and drawing. I have been exhibiting my paintings and drawings professionally for over 12 years.

I worked as an Assistant Arts Director and Teaching Artist for 10 years creating, and implementing visual arts curriculum for a non-profit organization serving 179 schools in Los Angeles. I have drafted many lesson plans, class descriptions and syllabi for standards based multi-media art classes. I have taught drawing and painting acrylic, pastel, watercolor, pen and ink, clay, and collage and Art history.

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Education

University of Southern Califonria (USC)

Very friendly and dedicated tutor. My Daughter had Mira since the beginning of October 2013 to work on College Applications. She immediately made my daughter very comfortable. she helped her to navigate through the whole process. She gave her excellent advice on College choices and helped her with the essays. My daughter couldn't have done it without her. Mira is always on time and is very easy to communicate with. She even took ti ...

— DELPHINE from Los Angeles, CA on 12/31/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mira will travel within 15 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90008.

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