TEACHING CREDENTIALS

 


EDUCATION


University of Southern California                                                                                           Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts,  Minor in Communication and Graphic Arts                             2002

Magna Cum Laude, 3.77 College GPA (2002)

Dean’s Scholar, Art and Academic Honor (1998 – 2002)

USC Ambassador, Consultant of USC President (2000 – 2002)

Golden Key International Society, Academic Honor Society (2001 - 2002)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Bobbie Rich Fine Art                                                                                                                   Los Angeles, CA

Owner, Artist and Instructor                                                                                                        December 2007 – Current

Teaching and planning private and group fine art lessons for children, teens and adults.

Painting and displaying personal artwork at numerous galleries and shows.  List available upon request.


Delphi Academy                                                                                                                        Santa Monica, CA

Head of Art Instruction                                                                                                               2013 - Current

Art Instructor creating curriculum & unique art events for preschool through 5th grade students from 13 countries.


Lemons & Sugar Studio                                                                                                            Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Creator and Instructor                                                                                                                2012 - Current

Art Studio complementing local art boutique Lemons & Sugar.  Specializing in Wine & Painting,  Private Events,  Art Classes and Camps. 


Budding Artistes                                                                                                                       Torrance, CA

Manager and Teacher                                                                                                               2006 - 2010

Developed fine art curriculum for school.

Teaching ages 4 through adults:  pastel, watercolor, charcoal, acrylic and oil painting.

Responsible for finances of school, recruiting and enrolling new students, publicity, managing teachers.


Mission Renaissance                                                                                                                   Los Angeles, CA

Teacher                                                                                                                                       2004 - 2005

Instructed ages 5 through 16 pastel, watercolor, charcoal and oil painting.

Completed rigorous artistic, managerial and child education training.


Hollywood Beautification Team                                                                                                     Los Angeles, CA

Mentor and Painter                                                                                                                       2000 - 2001

Designed and painted murals with students in public schools.                                              


Bennet/Novak and Company                                                                                                        Los Angeles, CA

Executive Assistant                                                                                                                       2000                                                                                                         

Worked alongside company presidents and art directors to learn the advertising field.                      


AFFILIATIONS


ArtSmile International, Founder                                                                                                 2013 - Current

Women Painters West                                                                                                              2007 - Current

The Saban Free Clinic, Volunteer Artist                                                                                     2009 - 2011

Art of Elysium, Volunteer Art Instructor                                                                                      2007 - 2011

Malibu Artists Association                                                                                                         2007 - 2010

Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art                                                                            2007 - 2010

The Miracle Project, Art Instructor for Children with Autism                                                       2008

Torrance Artists Guild                                                                                                               2006 - 2007

San Fernando Valley Art Club                                                                                                   2006 - 2007


LANGUAGES


Conversational Spanish.