Work Experience

2019 - Present
Deputy Head of School
Tessa International School
Hoboken, NJ

2019 - Present
Founder and Designer
Compottery
New York, NY​​​​​​​

2018
Designer (Intern)
The Art Therapy Project
New York, NY

2017
Teaching Artist
Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
Wheatley Heights, NY

2015 -2017
Visual Arts Educator, Grades K-12
Daegu International School
Daegu, South Korea

2013-2015
Visual Arts Educator, Grades K-12
American Academy of Casablanca
Casablanca, Morocco

2013
Visual Arts Educator, Grades 7-12
Calvert Cooperative School
Cochabamba, Bolivia


Education

2017-2019
MFA Design for Social Innovation
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2012-2013
MAT Art Education
State University of New York at Oswego, NY

2009-2012
BFA Studio Art
Ceramics and Sculpture (minor in Art History)
State University of New York at Oswego, NY


Leadership

2018
Art Coordinator
GEMS, New York

2017
Inter-Generational Workshop
Goddard Riverside Senior Center, New York

2015-2017
Member of the Fine Arts Committee
Daegu International School, South Korea

2013-2015
Chair of Exhibition Committee
American Academy of Casablanca, Morocco 

Destination Imagination Team Adviser
American Academy of Casablanca, Morocco

Skills

Technical
Adobe Creative Suite
Photography
Keynote/ MS Office
Graphic Design

Social
Education (and teaching to diverse learning styles)
Collaborative Leadership
Cross-Team Collaboration
Conflict Resolution
Adaptability
Facilitating Workshops
Storytelling and Presenting
Ethnography

Analytical
Creative Problem Solving
M&E
Critical Thinking
Design/ Action Research
Rapid Prototyping and User Testing
Design Thinking

Languages
English- Native
Spanish- Conversational
Korean- Conversational


Residencies and Fellowships
2019 - Present
Hardware Startup Entrepreneur (Compottery)
Futureworks Incubator
Brooklyn, NY

2019 - present
Fellow (Compottery)
SVA GroundFloor Incubator
New York, NY

2014
Artist in Residence
Babayan Culture House
Cappadocia, Turkey

Recognition and Awards
01.2019
Startup Grant (Compottery)
Design for Social Innovation Department
School of Visual Arts // New York, NY

11.2018
Best Overall Design, Best Data Visualization
ESSA Report Card Design Challenge
US Department of Education // Washington D.C.

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