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University of California Santa Barbara (Sociology, Art)
California State University Dominguez Hills (Master's)
I hold a B.A. in Sociology and Studio Art (Painting and Drawing) from UC Santa Barbara and a M.A. in Humanities (Art emphasis) from California State University Dominguez Hills. My experience tutoring includes one quarter teaching art to a fourth grade class as a UC ArtsBridge Scholar and one semester working as a Language Arts Tutor (CORE/ESL) for students in grades 2-4. This month I returned to working as as an Art Tutor for two artists with learning disabilities; I worked in this same capacity in 2000-2001.
I enjoy sharing my knowledge, helping people learn new things, and finding creative ways to make learning fun and colorful. I have worked with a wide variety of students and appreciate that everyone is unique. I strive to always be professional, positive, and focused. I am open to feedback and can customize sessions to be the most effective for each student.
I have extensive writing experience including published articles, web content development, and copy editing. I also work as an independent graphic designer with over 12 years experience in the field. Websites, social media, print ads, brochures, and business cards are some of the many projects I have worked on. I can provide instruction on digital photography and editing, selecting stock photography or illustrations, designing logos, printing and publishing, and more.
Please feel free to contact me if you would like more information or to arrange a time to meet. I look forward to hearing from you. I hold a B.A. in Sociology and Studio Art (Painting and Drawing) from UC Santa Barbara and a M.A. in Humanities
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I hold a BA, Studio Art with an emphasis in painting and drawing from UCSB. Here I was selected as a UC Arts Bridge Scholar for my academic performance. I currently tutor two students with learning disabilities in painting, drawing, and mixed media.
I have a BA in Studio Art from UCSB and I have taken several courses in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. I have used Photoshop for over 15 years to create print and web advertisements, logos, business cards, flyers, postcards, and letterhead. I know how to select stock photography and illustrations to build high quality, modern designs. I currently use Photoshop Elements 12 on a PC but have used Macs in the past.