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Curriculum Vitae

  • > education >
  • 2001 MILLS COLLEGE, Oakland, Ca.
  • Masters of Fine Arts
  • Major: Art
  • 1999 SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Major: Interdisciplinary
  • 1989 BROOKS INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Santa Barbara, Ca.
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science, Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Major: Illustration
  • < teaching experience <
  • 2007-Current
  • FINE ART AND DIGITAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR, ONLINE & ONSITE
  • Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Courses: Digital Photography, Color Theory, Photo History & Concepts, and a variety of Digital Arts graduate classes
  • 2007-2012
  • FINE ART INSTRUCTOR
  • Harvey Milk Photo Center, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Courses: A variety of digital arts courses, from Advanced Portfolio to Self-Publishing Online
  • 2001-2009
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Courses: Digital Photography, Color Theory, and Creating & Marketing Your Photographic Portfolio
  • 2002-2007
  • DIGITAL ARTS AND PUBLICATIONS INSTRUCTOR
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco, Ca.
  • Taught, developed curriculum, and built the SLO’s for the Digital Arts Program. Designed and implemented the creation of a Digital Arts Lab/Classroom. Managed the budget of $80,000.00 for the Publications Program
  • > professional experience >
  • 1997-Current
  • INDEPENDENT COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER
  • Self-employed, Berkeley, Ca.
  • 2002-2007
  • DESIGNED AND MANAGED WEBSITE
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 1998-2001
  • PROFESSIONAL COLOR PRINTER
  • In Color II, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 1992-99
  • MANAGER OF LIBERAL ARTS ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
  • < additional teaching experience >
  • 2008-Current
  • FACULTY OBSERVER
  • Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2010 Summer
  • DIGITAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR, TASIS
  • The American School, Lugano, Switzerland
  • 2008-2010
  • TEACHER AND MENTOR, CARRIE ABRAMOVITZ MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
  • Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, Ca.
  • 2007 Spring
  • JUNIOR PROJECT IN COLLABORATION WITH WORLD SAVVY
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2006 Fall
  • WORLD SAVVY GLOBAL YOUTH MEDIA & ARTS FESTIVAL
  • Immigration & Identity, Zeum Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2005 Fall
  • WORLD SAVVY ARTS FESTIVAL
  • Peace and Conflict: Local to Global, SOMArts, San Francisco, Ca.
  • 2004 Summer
  • PROGRAM LEADER AND INSTRUCTOR, GLOBAL WORKS
  • Traveled throughout Costa Rica
  • 2003-2011
  • PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL ART TUTORIAL INSTRUCTOR
  • 1995-1996
  • ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR, CHINA SUMMER TRAVEL PROGRAM
  • San Francisco Art Institute – Traveled throughout China
  • 1993-1999
  • CO-DIRECTOR, TUTORING CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE

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