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I am a passionate artist, educator, and advocate for creative practices who is interested in building unique connections with my audience through playful collaborations and unique experiences. While constantly adding new skills and media to my toolbox, I maintain a consistent thematic vein of absurdity, interactivity, and experimentation.




  • Translating complicated ideas into diverse forms of visual media to maximize audience understanding

  • Managing multiple teams of differently experienced individuals to achieve mutually agreed upon goals

  • Organizing schedules, materials, and resources needed to complete projects of various needs and limitations

  • Displaying visual materials in a manner designed to maximize accessibility, understanding, and enthusiasm

  • Practicing artist, refining skills in visual communication through video production, animation, illustration, mixed-media, installation design, found materials and anything else that a project might require

  • Collaborating with experts in a variety of subject matters in order to provide the best possible experiences for a target audience


Work Experience


Art Teacher       Jul 2022-June 2023

Turquoise Trail Charter School - Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • Developed presentations, videos, and printed documents designed to educate and assist a diverse population of learners and their families

  • Designed and organized exhibitions to showcase work of over 400 elementary and middle school students in various forms of media for events attended by over 1000 people from the local community


Virtual Art Instructor                 Sep 2020 - May 2022

Imagine Learning - Michigan (remote)

  • Collected and developed resources designed to assist students through various digital platforms

  • Provided expert feedback to assist students with varied learning needs in their academic aspirations


Program Designer, Director and Instructor     Sep 2020 - Nov 2021

Shape and Sounds Arts Academy - Marquette, MI

  • Designed and implemented an individualized, project-based curriculum for students in grades 4-9, centered around student interests gathered through continuous needs assessments 

  • Organized a schedule of learning experiences that accounted for technological and supply limitations of students in a wide variety of home settings


Art Teacher   Aug 2019 - June 2020

Bothwell Middle School - Marquette, MI

  • Collaborated with local organizations to provide after-school learning experiences at no cost to families

  • Designed and implemented a curriculum with a focus on digital modes of communication


Art Teacher       Jul 2014 - Jun 2019 

BASIS Tucson Primary - Tucson, AZ

  • Implemented best practices of the field to provide optimum experiences for a target audience

  • Developed authentic assessments aligned with national standards and local perspectives


Art Education Instructor       Jul 2014 - Jun 2019 

University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

  • Collaborated with department leads to design and implement a teacher training curriculum to support prospective art teachers in their career development

  • Established relationships with local schools to provide pre-service teachers with classroom observation opportunities


Teacher Collaborator and Outreach Volunteer     Jan 2009 - April 2011

United States Peace Corps - Chom Thong, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • Partnered with local educators to assess educational needs and develop effective curricular materials for English language learners

  • Coordinated with local administrators and organizations to provide recycling, adult education, and community art programs for people living in the Chom Thong region





June 2014 | UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA — Tucson, Arizona




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