Work CV

  • April 1, 2016
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Ongoing Painter, Decorator @  PaintSet
Owner, founder at PaintSet. Maintenance painting for home and office interiors, walls, woodwork and furniture. Specializing in decor and lighting advice throughout Amsterdam.
2016-2017 Newest Art Organization, Co-Founder.  Exhibitions director and liason for refugees in the arts coming to the Netherlands
Ongoing English Language Tutor, Amsterdam, NL
Providing intensive language lessons to adults and teenagers Grammar, reading and writing with an emphasis on conversation skills
“Somplextra” Tutor, 5th Montessori School, Amsterdam, NL
Teaching gifted students mathematics using ‘Somplextra’ educational tools. Emphasis on problem-solving thru logic, spatial and numerical puzzles Focus on computer skills using software PowerPoint and Excel
Ongoing Visual Artist
Educated and trained in the fine arts, with an emphasis on writing and education. Frequently showing in invitational group events as well as many solo exhibitions. Each solo exhibition requires the ability to create, plan, and implement a compelling concept, while simultaneously organizing and managing assistant help. Creative problem solver with strong communication skills, experienced fund-raiser, and able to meet strict deadlines within budget and time restrictions.
2008/2009      Willem de Kooning Academie voor Kunst, Rotterdam, NL
Guest teacher for students in visual art and design. Advised and prepped graduating students for final thesis exhibition Guided and critiqued individual 3rd and 4th year students with ongoing studio projects.
2008 5th Montessori School, Amsterdam, NL
All-round elementary school educator; assisted four separate classrooms, working one-on-one with children ages six through eight years. Lessons covered reading, arithmetic, dutch history.
2005/2008 ArtEZ, Christelijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten, Zwolle, NL
Guest teacher for students in visual art and design. Advised and prepped graduating students for final thesis exams. Guided and critiqued individual 2nd and 3rd-year students with ongoing studio projects.
1997/2008 Independent Work Experience
Owner, founder of painting company, “Interior Renewal”. Free-lance collaboration with partner or large crew, constructing and painting interior decors for exhibition spaces and public showrooms both in New York City and in the Netherlands.
2005 De Zonnehof Museum, Amersfoort, NL
Participating selection committee member for exhibition of works by post graduates of the CABK, ArtEZ in Zwolle, the Netherlands. Collaborated on resulting catalog and exhibition, ‘Credo’ 2006, in the Zonnehof Museum.
2003 Koninklijke Academie Voor Beeldende Kunst, The Hague, NL
Guest lecturer for third and fourth year graphic arts students focusing on concept and process in 3-d art. Assigned students a project which culminated in group studio critiques. Coordinated critical discussion group with students in collaboration with established artist exhibiting at GEM, Contemporary Arts Museum in the Hague.
1999/2002 Private English Teacher, Amsterdam, NL
Developed a special curriculum for, and taught an intensive English Language program to new immigrants in Holland, twice a week. Emphasis on grammar and conversation skills.
1988/1990 Jay Street Boro Hall Academy, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Private school for inner-city children age eleven through eighteen years. Taught art and creative writing to students age fourteen through eighteen years. Developed and taught a fine arts program geared towards introducing third and fourth year students to cultural life in New York City.
1986/1988 Artist’s Assistant, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Full-time plaster-casting studio specialized in building moulds, and casting and finishing large plaster sculptures for clients / artists.
1984/1986 The Chinquapin School, Highlands, Texas, USA
Private boarding school for under-privileged children. First to organize and curate exhibit of student works at the University of Houston, Lawndale Gallery. Conceived, planned and implemented a fine arts program that, along with classroom projects, introduced children to the cultural environment outside school. Taught creative writing, algebra and art to students age twelve through eighteen years.
1985 San Felipe Elementary School, Houston, Texas, USA
Arts instructor Planned, organized and taught after-school arts program to under-privileged children ages four through eight years.
1980 Center For Handicapped Children, Hanover, N.H.
Coordinated schedules for children to go on regular outings, Involved in daily learning and health exercises, and assisted other teachers with special educational events. Worked one-on-one with severely disabled children from ages 9 through 15

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