August 2007 - June 2010 (2 years 10 months)
Wren High School
Piedmont South Carolina United States
Taught and developed curriculum for Art Foundations, Graphic Design, Photography and Group Dynamics. Co-wrote two fully funded grants for Arts Initiatives through the state of SC.
August 2010 - Present (9 years 3 months)
Art Teacher, Yearbook Advisor
Powdersville High School
Greenville South Carolina United States
Taught and developed the complete Art Program for the school: including Art 1-2, Media Arts, Adaptive Art (for special needs students), Art Honors, and an AP Course (100% passage rate for all AP students since it began). In addition, I developed and created a multiple award winning yearbook course that is featured in national design contests.
June 2010 - August 2015 (5 years 2 months)
MFA: Illustration Candidate
Academy Of Art University
San Francisco California United States
I completed an MFA: Illustration degree program that specialized in traditional illustration with an emphasis on Children's books. This degree program had a profound impact on both the range and depth of my skills and techniques.
August 2013 - Present (6 years 3 months)
Adjunct Instructor of Illustration, Digital Imaging
Anderson South Carolina United States
I developed and taught an "Intro to digital imaging" and "Intro to illustration" curriculum for sophomore-senior level Art & Design students. Both curriculums exist in both a web-based and physical format for ease of teaching.