Email: candy@candycoated.org         Phone: 215.498.2153         URL:  www.candycoated.org

 

Profile 

I am an experienced artist and educator dedicated to providing extraordinary creative experiences to children of all ages. I have a special interest in cross-curricular arts integration, and I particularly enjoy working with teachers and administrators to create relevant learning experiences that have a far-reaching community impact.

           

Education            

Kent State University, Kent, OH

            BA, Fine Arts/Ceramics (1993)

            Minor: Jewelry/Metals

            Other Areas of Study: Dancing, Anthropology, French Literature, Philosophy

 

            Tyler School of Art, Temple University; Philadelphia, PA

            MFA, Ceramics (1997)

Select Teaching & Related Experience 

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            CITY of PHILADELPHIA

            Facilitated art experiences for school groups & public audiences in an array of creative projects, including direct             teaching for the creation of murals, site-specific public art spaces, museum classes and workshops, and original works that are featured in the city’s Bike Share initiative.  Some of these experiences include:    

2015-16            Teaching Artist;

                         Department of Transportation/Mural Arts in Education Collaboration

 

2014                 Screen Printing Workshop Facilitator in conjunction with “Magic Carpet”

                         The Association for Public Art at Eakins Oval, Philadelphia, PA

 

2009-10            Visiting Artist- Silk-Screen Printing, Mural Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008                 Master Printer, Big Picture Program, Mural Arts, Philadelphia, PA

           PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM of ART

             Lead a variety of art classes, workshops, and grant projects with K-12 school groups:

2013                 Visiting Artist, Division of Education

                         Art Splash summer programs & CandyCoated Wonderland gallery exhibition

2010                 Visiting Artist, Division of Education

                         Art Futures Program - Business Charter School

2011                 Visiting Artist, Division of Education

                         Art Futures Program, International Business High School

2009-10            Visiting Artist, Division of Education

                         Art Futures Program - Bodine High School for International Affairs

2008                 Artist-in-Residence & Advisor Division of Education

                         Distance Learning Program: High School Artist in Residence Pilot Program

           

College / University Placements

Planned, organized, and lead classes, workshops, and lectures for both undergraduate & graduate students:

 

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, Kent, OH

2014                Visiting Artist & Critic; Graduate School - Ceramics & Textiles

2005                Visiting Artist/Lecturer

 

UNIVERSITY of SEATTLE, WA

2014                Visiting Artist; Print and Ceramics Department

 

CORNISH UNIVERSITY, Seattle, Washington

2014                Visiting Artist; Sculpture Department

 

UNIVERSITY of the ARTS, Philadelphia, PA

2007-14          Visiting Artist, Summer Graduate Studies Program

2008               Graduate Painting Program

2005               Visiting Lecturer

1999               Lecturer; Fabric Printing and Design

 

TEMPLE UNIVSERSITY-TYLER SCHOOL of ART, Philadelphia, PA

2011               Visiting Artist, both in Foundations and Textile Design

2000               Visiting Lecturer

1996-7            Adjunct Faculty, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

Related Teaching Experience

Facilitated additional (mainly K-12) art and after school programs including:

           

2007-14         Master Printer, the Studio School of Decorative Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

2013              Visiting Artist, St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

                      Cascarones Por La Vida seasonal program

 

2012             Teaching Artist Residency, Laura Waring School, Philadelphia, PA

                     LEAP Project - Mural Arts Program

 

                     Teaching Artist, South Philadelphia High School, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

 

                     Teaching Artist, Youth Artists Workshop (YAW), Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

 

                     Screen Printing Demonstrator/Visiting Artist, The Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA


                     Artist in Residence, Appel Farm Center for the Arts, NJ
 

Additional Education

2017             Green Gulch Zen Center and Farm; Muir Beach, CA

                     Zen Kitchen Chef Vegan/Vegetarian Apprentice

 

2013             The Universal Life Fellowship

                     Doctorate of Divinity

 

2002             The London Consortium at the Tate Modern; London, England

                     Pre-Doctoral Candidate, Humanities

 

1994-5          Newcomb School of Art, Tulane University; New Orleans, LA

                     MFA Candidate

 

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