Artist & Educator
Award winning artist and educator who has taught high school and continuation school fine art courses for 32 years in the New Haven Unified School District in Union City, California.

Awards and Exhibit
2014
Merit Award, California State Fair, Digitally Edited Graphite, Psalm:Life:Art
2013
Merit Award, California State Fair, Graphite, Allegory 1, Merit Award, Digitally Edited Graphite, Allegory 2

 

 

2010
Alameda County Fair, Ink Drawing, What I Am, What I Am Not
2008
Merit Award, A.R.T.,Inc. Members' Exhibit , Graphite and Prismacolor, There Will Be Dragons and...

 

 

2007
Immigation: Merign Cultures, Juried Show, Sabastopol Center of the Arts, Watercolor, Reminiscing of Home
Alameda County Fair, Manipulated Digital Photography, Robyn, and Ceramic Sculpture, Two Step
Vessels, Totems and Sculpture: A Ceramic Exhibit, Adobe Art Gallery, Sculpture, There Be Aliens
Art Inc. Spring Show at the Adobe, Manipulated Digital Potography, Robyn
Sculpture shown at Hayward City Hall

 

2006
Merit Award, California State Fair, Graphite, Love Creation
Merit Award, Art Inc. Members' Exhibt, Watercolor, Mark Starks
Honorable Mention, Alameda County Fair, Watercolor, Paul
Alameda County Fair, Manipulated Digital Photography, Mark Stark
Art Inc. Spring Show at the Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley, Watercolor, Oz Is Now
2005
Silver Medal Award, Alameda County Fair, Scratch board, Tattoos United
Alameda County Fair, Graphite, My Frustration
Work shown at Green Shutter Art Gallery
2004
Honorable Mention, Alameda County Fair, Ceramic Sculpture, Totem To Sophia
Merit Award Winner, Art Inc. Spring Show at the Adobe, Castro Valley, Graphite, Warm'in' Them Bones
Work shown at Green Shutter Art Gallery
2003
26th Area Artists Annual Juried Exhibit, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley, Mixed Media,
Eve's Story Seen From the Hand of God & Charcoal /Pastel, The Face He Wore, The Letters He Sent
Teaching Experience and Achievements
1991 -Present
James Logan High School, New Haven Unified School District
* Taught and developed curriculum for Leather Crafting, Multicultural Art
Calligraphy, Graphics, Multimedia, Digital Art, Drawing & Advanced Drawing
*Visual and Performing Arts Department Head, 2009-Present
*Multimedia Specialist 1994-2010
*Assistant to the Fine Arts Club advisor
*Graphic and Stage Designer, Drama Department
2001- 2010
James Logan High School Web Master, www.jlhs.nhusd.k12.ca.us
2009
Teacher of the Year, James Logan High School
1982-1991
El Rancho Verde Alternative High School, New Haven Unified School District
*Taught and developed course work for Drawing, Advanced Art, Ceramics, Leather &Yearbook
*Served as teacher representative on the School Site council, Instructional Support Team, Resource Team, and Leadership Team
*Assisted in the planning and development of the G.A.T.E. Art Program for the district's middle schools
*Created and advised the Z.A.P. (Zany Art People) Club
*Designed and constructed costumes for the El Rancho Dancers
* Developed and supervised the Student Mural Project
*Assisted the Resource Teach and G.A.T.E. Coordinator in yearly filed trips to art galleries and museums
*Coordinated Associated Student Body and senior class activities.
Accreditation & Education
2007 Extention Courses Marketing for Artists and Quick Sketching for Travel , University of Californian, Santa Cruz
2006 C.L.A. D. Credential
2004 Teacher Grant Program, Academy Of Art University, San Francisco
1995 Teacher Grant Program, Academy Of Art University, San Francisco
1992 The California Arts Project
1980 California Single Subject Teaching Credential - Art
1978 B.A. Art-Studio, California State University, East Bay
1977 A.A. General Education, Chabot College, Hayward