EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts Visual Arts
The Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University
Boston, MA. 2009

Master of Science Art Eduction
Eastern CT State University, Willimantic, CT. 1988

Bachelor of Fine Arts Oil Painting
University of CT, Storrs, CT. 1976

Graphic Design
University of CT, Storrs, CT. 1998

Graphic Design Course work
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. 1998

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor, Visual Arts 1992 to present
Eastern CT State University, Willimantic CT.
Instructor of Record
Art 219 Expression with Color Media
Art 365 Professional Practice in Studio Art
Art 202  Drawing I
Art 203 Graphic Design I
Art 303 Graphic Design II
Art 365 Package Design
Art 228 Creative Problem Solving
Art 365 Digital Illustration
Art 126 Digital Imaging and Web Design
Art 100 Introduction to Studio Art
Art 226 Public Art
Art 221 Computer Graphics I
Art 321 Computer Graphics II
Art 404 Digital Pre Press
Art 315 Nature Drawing
Art 120 Introduction to Printmaking
Adjunct Professor, Digital Media 2010 to 2013
University of Connecticut, Communication
Instructor of Record
Art 2011-01 Introduction to Digital Media
Art 2011-02 Introduction to Digital Media

Adjunct Professor, Foundations, Graphic Design 2010 to 2012
University of Pittsburgh, Online Division
Instructor of Record
FND 111 Color Theory for Print
GDE 120 Life Drawing
FND 110 Drawing I
GDE 406 Advanced Computer Graphics
G 132 History and Analysis of Design

Adjunct Professor, Digital Art an Design 2004 to 2010
Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT.
Instructor of Record
GRA 131 Introduction to Digital Photography
GRA 140 Drawing I

Art Instructor
Windham Regional Vocational Technical High School
Willimantic, CT. 1988 to 1993

Art Instructor
Hall Memorial School
Willington, CT. 1982 to 1992

Art Instructor
Goodwin Elementary
Storrs, CT. 1980 to 1992

Art Instructor
International School Services
Rafsanjan, Iran 1977 to 1979

DESIGN EXPERIENCE
Creative Director, Spring Hill Studio, Storrs, CT. 2000 to present
Graphic Designer, Sunrise Marketing, Hartford, CT. 2001
Art Director, Visual-Think, Glastonbury, CT. 2000
Web Designer, UConn Web Development, Storrs, CT. 1998

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Operating Systems
Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Software
Expert with Adobe Creative Suite and previous versions including Photoshop, InDesign,Illustrator, Acrobat Professional, Quark Xpress, IPhoto.

Proficient with Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, IMovie
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.

Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Environmental Stories Exhibition and Artist Presentation
Mitchell College New London, CT. 2008

Painting & Prints
Invitational, Mansfield Center for the Arts, Mansfiled CT. 1998

Drawings, Paintings and Prints
Invitational, Chapel on the Green, Columbia, CT. 1992

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Objectified, AIB MFA Biennial Exhibition
Cambridge, MA. 2013

Chidren's Benefit Show, Good Question Gallery
Brooklyn, NY. 2012
HomeGrown, Akus Gallery
Eastern CT State University, Willimantic CT. 2011

67th Annual CT Artist Juried Exhibition
The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. 2010

The Fourth Crossing Artist Juried Exhibition
Hygienic Art Gallery, New London CT. 2009

66th Annual CT Artist Juried Exhibition
The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. 2009

MFA Thesis Show and Artist Talk
The Art Institute of Boston
Lesley University, Boston, MA. 2009

Building Consensus, Akus Gallery
Eastern CT State University, Willimantic, CT. 2008

Sense/Language, Akus Gallery
Eastern CT State University, Willimantic, CT. 2003

Scholarship Show, Atrium Gallery. Graphic Design
Dept., University of CT Fine Art, Storrs, CT. 1998

Windham Regional Arts Council, Juried Exhibition
Jillson House, Willimantic, CT. 1996

AWARDS
Love Your Body, Poster Design, National. Org. for Women 2002
Graphic Design Scholarship Award, Univ. of CT. 1999
Instructional Innovation, National Business Week Award 1990
Celebration of Excellence, Two CT State Instructors Awards 1989

SELECTED CLIENTS
Windham Hospital
On Target Marketing and Communications
Keiler and Company
University of Connecticut Asian American Studies
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

COLLECTIONS
Unitarian Church, Storrs CT.
Mitchell College Library, New London, CT.
Chapel on the Green Gallery, Columbia, CT.
Private Individuals

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE 2005-2008
Participated in Internship program for High school student
Mitchell College Artist Lecture on Ink Brush Painting
Women's Wellness Workshop Graphic Design
Connecticut Art Director's Club Volunteer
Perception Program, Steeple Chase Graphic Design
Panel Discussion for Akus Gallery

CERTIFICATIONS
Connecticut State Teachers Professional Educator, Art Pre-K-12th
Beginning and Advanced Integral Hatha Yoga Instructor

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
College Art Association
Connecticut Art Director's Club

ACHIEVEMENTS
Extensive travel and working understanding of spoken languages in German, Spanish and Farsi. Significant art historic sites and museums visited in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
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