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COMPUTER / DIGITAL SKILLS

Systems: MAC and PC platforms (navigation and system maintenance)

Graphic Applications: Word, Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Director, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Flash, html, Powerpoint

Other: digital photography, scanning, internet, digital output / printing


DRAWING SKILLS

Systems: measure point perspective systems, visualization & drawing from life, figure drawing

Media applications: charcoal, graphite, color pencils, pastels, oil pastels, pen


2-D DESIGN SKILLS

Systems: the design process, creative problem solving, elements of art structure, principles of arrangement

Media applications: technical pen, cut & paste,acrylic paint, watercolor, and basic computer applications.


PRINTMAKING SKILLS


Photographic: photo-etching, photo-lithography, photo silkscreen, photogravure

Intaglio: xerox transfer etching, drypoint, hard ground etching, soft ground etching

Lithography: stone and plate litho, litho-sketch

Relief: woodcut, linocut, collographic printing

Monoprinting: monotype, xerox transfer, stamping

Papermaking: casting, sheet production

Other: editioning, curation of prints


SCULPTURE SKILLS

Additive processes: welding (tig, mig and arc welding), oxy acetylene, brazing, wood
construction, plaster, ceramic and wax build-up, glass construction

Subtractive processes: carving - wood, stone, cement, plaster and clay

Manipulation: metal bending, plastics, clay and wax modeling

Substitution: metal casting (lost wax, stryofoam, sand casting), paper casting, plastic
molding, slip casting, plaster casting


PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS

Styles: documentary, still-life, fashion, copy work

Printing: black & white, color, dye transfer, non-silver processes

Technical: zone system photography, digital photography, studio lighting, densitometry
and sensitometry, photographic chemistry

Formats: 35mm, medium format, large format, digital photography


TELEVISION PRODUCTION SKILLS

Field training: field camera operation, field lighting, outreach studio

Studio training: linear editing, studio lighting, sound board operation, engineering board
operation, character generator operation

*Certified television producer with Soundview Community Media, Inc., Bridgeport, CT


ART HISTORY BACKGROUND / SKILLS

Art appreciation, visual arts in civilization, modern and contemporary art, material culture
in art, interdisciplinary practices / multimedia art, the nude in art, contemporary native
american art, photo history, history of printmaking and paper, behaviorist art, Russian
and Soviet art and cinema.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

Arts resources, portfolio development, resume writing, grant writing, community outreach / involvement, job readiness, self promotion.



TEACHING FOR UNDERSTANDING

Project Zero training in assessment, protocols, multiple intelligences, collaboration, concept mapping


EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

LMS (Learning Management System), Moodle

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