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Adler University 2017 - Present - Vancouver, BC
Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy. Expected graduation May 2019.
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) 2013 - 2017 - Baltimore, MD
Bachelor's of Fine Arts. Painting major, Sustainability and Social Practice minor.
Selected Employment History
Self Employed Freelance Artist 2014 - Present
Murals, Live Painting, Mosaic, Graphic Design, Painting, Drawing, Workshops, etc.
Respite Care 2017 - Present - North Vancouver, BC
Facilitator of weekly art based therapy activities with a 24 y/o autistic woman.
Vancouver Party Savers 2017 - Present - Vancouver, BC
Face painting and caricature services for travelling party entertainment group.
Tri-City Community College 2017-2018 - Vancouver, BC
Taught drawing and painting classes to youth ages 14-18, helping them prepare their portfolio for college applications.
Community Builders Network 2017 - Vancouver, BC
Completed administrative tasks of low cost housing organization.
Selected Community Experience
Drive Youth Employment Services 2017 - Present - Vancouver, BC
Leader of weekly art groups for youth affected by the opioid crisis. Currently designing a group mural with participants addressing stigma surrounding mental illness, poverty and addiction, expected completion September 2018.
Elim Village 2017 - 2018, Surrey, BC
Provided emotional support with art for seniors facing end of life challenges.
Watari Counselling & Support Services Society 2017 - Vancouver, BC
Held a series of art based workshops focused on strengthening bonds between parents and children.
Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts 2017 - Vancouver, BC
Helped with administrative tasks of the non-profit, including social media management, event promotion and volunteer coordination.
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2017 - Baltimore, MD
Selected to head a team of artists in the design and fabrication of a large painting emphasizing this nonprofit's mission of helping children.
Success Academy 2017 - Baltimore, MD
Led youth with severe behavioural issues in drawing workshops emphasizing balance and mindfulness, culminating in a group mural.
Make Studio Art Therapy Centre 2016 - Baltimore, MD
Assisted diverse mentally and physically disabled artists with their creative process.
Fili E Colori Art and Therapy Centre 2016 - Florence, Italy
Worked with mentally disabled clients to create a mural design based on their art, then painted it together on building's exterior.