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Trout Museum Secura Exhibit, Appleton, WI 2020
Art Bar Mini Art, MKE, WI, Dec 2019
Chain Reaction Collaborative Art, Jazz Gallery, MKE Aug 2019
Mount Mary University Faculty Biennial, Marion Gallery, 2019
Carroll College Gallery, MATA Milwaukee Art Teacher Association 2018
Alverno Art Gallery Alumni Exhibit Oct 2017
Chain Reaction Collaborative Art, MIAD September 2015
Chain Reaction Collaborative Art, Jazz Gallery, MKE Aug 2014
Other People’s Objects Solo show at Vanguard Gallery, MKE Aug 2013
Art Bar, MKE, WI, May 2015.
National Board Certification Art Education:
Adolescent and Young Adult Art 2013- 2024
Micro Artist Residency selected participant University of Illinois Champaign Urbana by Artist; Patrick Earl Hammie, 2015
Art Education K-12 Certification Alverno College 1998
MFA/MA University of Iowa, Iowa City 1987 1988
BA University of California, Santa Cruz 1981
WAEA Wisconsin Art Education Conference presentation October
2018 Instructional Coaching Conversations, Host Open Studio
NAEA National Art Education Association Conference presentation March 2018 Seattle, Washington. Creative Thinking Strategies using Synectics Amplified by Peer to Peer Engagement.
WAEA Wisconsin Art Education Conference presentation October 2017 Fort Atkinson, WI Creative Thinking Strategies using Synectics Amplified by Peer to Peer Engagement.
NAEA National Art Education Association Conference presentation March 2017 NYC, NY. Quest for Learning: Kindling Curiosity Through Art Making
Artist Educator Greenfield High School since 2007
Teaching Adolescents and Young Adults: Problem Solving, Collaboration, Striving through Mastery, and Risk Taking through Drawing & Painting.
Instructional Coach 2017 - present
Mount Mary University Fall 2018 Adjunct Faculty Art Department, Watercolor 367
WAEA Wisconsin Art Education Conference presentation October 2017 La Crosse, WAEA Quest for Learning: Kindling Curiosity Through Art Making
G21 Leadership Team since 2016 implementing 21st C skill education.
Art Department Chair/Leader since 2008
National Art Honor Society Chapter Facilitator since 2007
Distinguished Danielson Score for Pedagogy 2017
School District of Greenfield Professional Development 2014,15,16 sessions at Alverno College
Mentor for Pre-service and student teachers from Alverno College and University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
AP Studio Art Reader Status approved 2017
Consultant for Art and Bible Theology course at Mount Mary University, Fall 2016
Art Without Fear Workshops: Small group intentional art coaching
Art Department Chair/Educator Dominican High School 2000-2007
Woodlands Elementary School K-8 Art Educator 1991-1998
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Watercolor Continuing Education 1990 - 1993
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Drawing 101 Spring 1998
Shepherd Express: Experiencing the World through Making Art June 19, 2020.
Interview with Grace Matson in Off the Cuff.
Wisconsin Art Educator of the Month November 2017 18