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Teaching Experience

Art Teacher and Founder       Shape and Sound Arts Academy    October 2020 - Present

Designed and built an online Arts based program for students ages 9-14. Organized and implemented online classes, events, discussions, and more. Provided specialized educational experiences based on student needs. Collaborated with music educators to incorporate musical concepts and ways of learning. 

Art Teacher      Bothwell Middle School     August 2019 - June 2020

Developed and implemented curriculum for grades 6-8. Organized after school events and programs to support Arts in the community. Built and provided distance learning resources during the pandemic of Covid-19

Visual Arts Instructor      BASIS Schools      Aug 2014 - 2019

Collaborated with BASIS Schools to develop a visual Arts curriculum for students in grades 1 through 6. Administered instruction to these grades that included unique hands on experiences, regular personal reflection, and interaction with local professionals.

Course Instructor & Teaching Assistant      University of Arizona      Aug 2012 - 2014

Designed unique educational experiences to provide the students with a rich experience that reinforced the required material. Fostered an optimum educational environment for students to learn from each other. Coordinated with colleagues to achieve the high academic standards of the community.

Teaching Collaborator and Community Outreach      Peace Corps Volunteer Thailand      Jan 2009 - April 2011

Training of local educators on modern education techniques. Collaborated with education administrators to organize and implement large-scale training events. Worked with community members on local concerns such as environmental and health issues.


Art Teacher      Allentown School District      Jan 2006 - Jan 2009

Developed effective lesson plans for students from Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade that integrated multi-disciplinary standards. Collaborated with fellow teachers and parents toward the best interest of students.


Related Experience

Art 21 Educator      Summer 2018 - Present

Participation in summer institute focusing on the inclusion of contemporary Art in education practices. Monthly meetings with other Art educators from across the country to discuss current issues, ideas, and questions. Collaborate with other Art educators to develop resources, opportunities for our students, and curricula.

Communications Intern      Tucson Pima Arts Council      December 2013 - June 2014

Develop communication approaches to promote events, inform about opportunities, and promote advocacy. Collaborate with team members to design informational campaigns and organize events. Assist with general procedural needs.


Art Department Intern      BICAS      Oct 2012 - May 2013

Collaborated with the Art Coordinator to organize and implement various community events and educational opportunities. Lead various educational workshops that supported the Art program as a whole. Promoted the vision of BICAS through designing printed documents and bridging communication with the university.




University of Arizona      Aug 2012-May 2014

Master of Arts Degree in Art and Visual Culture Studies. 4.0 GPA

Kutztown University      Aug 2003-Dec 2005

B.S. in Art Education, 3.81 GPA, Graduated Summa Cum Laude. Received PA K-12 Art Teacher Certification


Additional Skills


Computer competencies: Final Cut Pro video editing, Adobe Design Suite, Microsoft Office Suite


Thai language-Intermediate speaking fluency

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