The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Fine Art - Painting)
East Carolina University, Greenville, N.C. (Master's)
Art Institute of Chicago (Graduate Coursework)
I have taught art courses to college students for 20 years. Also, at the same time, I taught Kindergarten through high school students in the Public School System for 17 years. I have a Masters in Fine Art - Painting from East Carolina University and a Bachelor in Fine Art - Painting and Printmaking from University of Illinois, Springfield and Champaign/Urbana. I am currently employed in the North Carolina Public School System.
I am certified to teach Kindergarten through Master program student in college. I have taught and enjoy all levels of art education.
If you are trying to accomplish a higher understanding in your artwork at the college level, I can help you.
If you are wanting to begin your experience with art and have an enjoyable beginning, I can help you. I have many lessons developed over the years to let a young student understand the importance of art. My lessons are inter-discipline experiences. The student realizes through my lessons that art is intertwined with all subject matter. I can teach the student about chemistry with ceramics lessons. I can teach the student about physics with sculpture lessons. I can teach the student about psychology through their own paintings.
I have over 40 hours of course work in Art History. I have 16 hours of course work in Art Theory. I have over 20 hour course work in Drawing. I have over 40 course work in painting, which includes figure painting. I have taught Art Appreciation courses for the last 20 years so I have a concise way of presenting the information needed to understand the art environment.
We begin at where your at. We all start somewhere. You will be surprised how successful you can be because everyone has natural talent in the visual arts. My job is to teach you how to do it twice! I have taught art courses to college students for 20 years. Also, at the same time, I taught Kindergarten through high school students in the Public School System for 17 years. I have a Masters in Fine Art - Painting from East Carolina University and a Bachelor in Fine Art - Painting and Printmaking from University of Illinois, Springfield and
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