Education

Academy of Art: Certificate: 1996

Kathleen A. Doty-O-Hara Memorial Artist Workshop 1998: Mural Design/Concept

California College of the Arts : BFA in Illustration ‘08

Solano Community College: Studied Painting and Gallery Management 04’

Exhibitions

1998 :Art Faire ’98, Solano Mall, Fairfield, Ca

1999: White House Art Exhibition (Self Portrait )

1999: Fairfield Center Gallery, 14th Annual Student Show, Fairfield, Ca

1999-2000: Washington D.C., Rep. Mike Thompson‘s office. Cannon House Office Building Washington D.C.

2002: Chair Show, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA

2002: “Chair Affair” Solano Arts Council, Vacaville, Ca

2003:“Dimensions”, The Vacaville League, Vacaville, Ca

2003: 41st Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield Visual Arts Association, Fairfield, Ca

2004: Places of Fairfield Mural for the City of Fairfield, Fairfield, CA

2004: Studio 333, Gallery, Sausalito CA

2005: 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Vacaville Art League and Gallery, Vacaville, CA

2008: California College of the Arts: Illustration Exhibition

2010: 47th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield Visual Arts Assn, Jurors, Irman Arcibal, Joyce Gordon, Marc Pandone, Fairfield , CA

2014: Artcuppy Suisun

2014- 2015: Arts Benicia Gallery

Awards/Honors

Certificate of Appreciation for contribution to The Fiesta Days Mural “Vacaville Past and Present”

Art Faire: Certificate of Participation from Solano Arts Council

Irene Cuoco Memorial Scholarship

Winner of the Artistic Discovery National Art Competition 99’

Juror: Reflections (Oakbrook Elementary School)

Certificate: City of Fairfield Youth Theater Program ( Starbound Theater)

for Prop, Set, and Scenic Design and Painting.

Certificate of Completion for Conflict Resolution and Mediation from the City of San Pablo

National Dean's List and Honor Society.

Feature in the Fairfield Daily Republic: Summers Arts Program for Youth

~Feature in the Vacaville Reporter 99’

Teaching

2002- 2006 Youth Arts Workshops and Summer Camp Teaching Artist , Ages 4-13

with City Of Fairfield,& Local Elementary Schools

2004- 2008 Set Design, Prop & Scenic Painter for the

Fairfield Community Youth Theater( Starbound Theater)

2005- Two month Artist in Residency ( City of Fairfield ) Green Valley Middle School-2005

2008 : Teaching Artist at Far West Alternative High School, Oakland,CA

2007-2008: Teaching Artist at B.Tech Institute for Youth Spirit Artworks , Berkeley, CA

Success Consortium & The College Bound Institute : Academic Advisor.

Integrated the Arts into College Readiness

2005-2015 Teaching Artist & Activity Specialist for The Place to Be After Three After School

Program, 6 Middle School Sites.

Ongoing: Mentor (Freelance) 

Ongoing: CalSac Trainer (California School-Age Consortium)

Ongoing: Science Action Club Trainer (California School-Age Consortium & The California Academy of Science)

Ongoing: Integrated Arts Ed Consultant (Self Employed at Paint Is Thicker Than Water Studio of the Arts)

Conferences (Presenter) 

Aug 8. 2011: Kick-Off Conference for Region 4 AfterSchool Programs  (Co-Presenter with Louise Music) | Subject: Arts Integration

Aug  7, 2012: Kick-Off Conference for Region 4 AfterSchool Programs (Showcase Student Work) | Subject: Arts Integration

Aug 2, 2016 : Kick-Off Conference for Region 4 AfterSchool Programs|Subject: Arts Integration

Oct 9. 2015 : Solano County Board of Education | Subject: Arts Integration

Feb 4, 2017: Bridging the Bay | Subject: Marketing

April 29th, 2017 : Kid Kountry | Subject : CalSac Trainer Network Training 

2015-Present: Over 30+ Trainings as a Senior Certified Trainer with CalSac