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



Work Experience

2019 - Present
Founder and Designer
Compottery
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

2014
Artist in Residence
Babayan Culture House
Cappadocia, Turkey

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



Leadership

2018
Art Coordinator
GEMS, New York
Planning and leading craft projects for women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and/or 
domestic trafficking.

2017
Inter-Generational Workshop
Goddard Riverside Senior Center, New York
Facilitating a storytelling workshop and conversation between seniors and middle school students.

2015-2017
Member of the Fine Arts Committee
Daegu International School, South Korea
Organizing bi-annual student exhibitions and professional development events for teachers.

2013-2015
Chair of Exhibition Committee
American Academy of Casablanca, Morocco
Organizing the first two annual student exhibitions at an off-campus gallery. Each event was attended by over
200 students, parents, faculty, and members of the community.  

Destination Imagination Team Adviser
American Academy of Casablanca, Morocco
Leading a team of 5th graders to creatively design solutions for various challenges presented throughout the 
school year.  This culminated in our team participation at the Destination Imagination tournament in Istanbul,
Turkey.



Skills
Technical
Adobe Creative Suite
Photography
Keynote/ MS Office
Graphic Design

Social
Education and teaching for diverse learning styles
Collaborative Leadership
Cross-Team Collaboration
Conflict Resolution/De-Escalation and Non-Violent Communication
Adaptability
Facilitating Workshops
Storytelling and Presenting
Ethnography
Analytical
Creative Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Research
Rapid Prototyping and User Testing
Design Thinking

Languages
English- Native
Spanish- Conversational
Korean- Conversational


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.


Other Interests
I am first and foremost a Judo and Krav Maga enthusiast but I also enjoy being outside in nature, windsurfing, learning languages, Citi-biking, reading, and yoga.
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