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Christina G.

Saint Louis, MO

$30/hr

Artist and art instructor!

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I received my BFA (printmaking emphasis) from Webster University in 2004. I have been making work, exhibiting, and teaching steadily at the college level since receiving MFA from Northern Illinois University in 2007.

I began teaching as an instructor of record at NIU in the foundations program. Beginning in 2005, I taught 2D design, drawing 1, and drawing 2.

After graduating I returned to NIU to teach Drawing 1. The following spring I began at McHenry County College and have been teaching there since. The 2008-2009 academic year I had the opportunity to also teach in foundations and printmaking at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.

While at MIAD I taught Drawing 1 and Visual Communications 2: Color, Time, and Space (focusing heavily on additive and subtractive color theory) in foundations. In printmaking I had the pleasure of teaching two topics courses: Prints in Space and Printmaking with Digital Applications. Both of which I was able to structure as needed and the latter of which I had the opportunity to write entirely.

For the past five years, working at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake I have taught Drawing 1, 2, & 3, Art Appreciation, and Printmaking. The printmaking class has been revived this past year after a long period of hibernation. I was eager to play such a part in the revival of this program. While at MCC, I was also co faculty advisor to the McHenry County College art club, facilitating various group collaborative projects, installations, trips, and fundraising.

I am passionate in both my pursuits as an instructor and as an artist. Being an active and exhibiting artist keeps me equipped in the classroom. And maintaining a dialogue with my students is enriching on every level and keeps me connected to my own foundation and to the outside world. In the classroom I strive to sustain an environment that is both challenging and supportive; to foster a learning environment that hinges on dialogue and collaborative critical thinking.

While my undergraduate and graduate experiences came with an emphasis in printmaking, my pursuits as an artist have been inter-disciplinary. The work spans media; ranging from drawings and prints, to assemblage, to elaborate large scale installations.

Along with maintaining a diverse teaching record, a regular studio practice, and a thorough exhibition record, I urge to sustain involvement in the art community through other types of professional activities such as exhibition jurying and workshops.

English:
Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Art:
Art History, Art Theory , Drawing
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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College Counseling

As a college instructor, I have worked with many students in the planning of their academic future. In addition, I was employed in as a graduate assistant in academic advising.

Drawing

I've been teaching drawing at the college level for the past 7 years and loving it.

Webster University
Northern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Webster University

Northern Illinois University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Travel policy

Christina will travel within 25 miles of Saint Louis, MO 63146.


About Christina

I received my BFA (printmaking emphasis) from Webster University in 2004. I have been making work, exhibiting, and teaching steadily at the college level since receiving MFA from Northern Illinois University in 2007.

I began teaching as an instructor of record at NIU in the foundations program. Beginning in 2005, I taught 2D design, drawing 1, and drawing 2.

After graduating I returned to NIU to teach Drawing 1. The following spring I began at McHenry County College and have been teaching there since. The 2008-2009 academic year I had the opportunity to also teach in foundations and printmaking at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.

While at MIAD I taught Drawing 1 and Visual Communications 2: Color, Time, and Space (focusing heavily on additive and subtractive color theory) in foundations. In printmaking I had the pleasure of teaching two topics courses: Prints in Space and Printmaking with Digital Applications. Both of which I was able to structure as needed and the latter of which I had the opportunity to write entirely.

For the past five years, working at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake I have taught Drawing 1, 2, & 3, Art Appreciation, and Printmaking. The printmaking class has been revived this past year after a long period of hibernation. I was eager to play such a part in the revival of this program. While at MCC, I was also co faculty advisor to the McHenry County College art club, facilitating various group collaborative projects, installations, trips, and fundraising.

I am passionate in both my pursuits as an instructor and as an artist. Being an active and exhibiting artist keeps me equipped in the classroom. And maintaining a dialogue with my students is enriching on every level and keeps me connected to my own foundation and to the outside world. In the classroom I strive to sustain an environment that is both challenging and supportive; to foster a learning environment that hinges on dialogue and collaborative critical thinking.

While my undergraduate and graduate experiences came with an emphasis in printmaking, my pursuits as an artist have been inter-disciplinary. The work spans media; ranging from drawings and prints, to assemblage, to elaborate large scale installations.

Along with maintaining a diverse teaching record, a regular studio practice, and a thorough exhibition record, I urge to sustain involvement in the art community through other types of professional activities such as exhibition jurying and workshops.

Education

Webster University
Northern Illinois University
Master's

Education

Webster University

Northern Illinois University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Saint Louis, MO 63146

Christina’s Subjects

English:
Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Art:
Art History, Art Theory , Drawing
Elementary Education:
Reading
Homeschool:
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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