August 2007 - June 2010 (2 years 10 months)

Art Teacher

Wren High School Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Secondary 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 8 months)

Art Teacher, Yearbook Advisor

Powdersville High School Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Secondary 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 Graduate Student | Higher Education 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 8 months)

Adjunct Instructor of Illustration, Digital Imaging

Anderson University Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Secondary 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.


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Matthew Tolbert

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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