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 Art Educator                                                                                                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.


Resonate LA                                                                                                                        Santa Monica, CA

Director of Visual Arts                                                                                                         2014- Current

Creating & implementing on-going creative outreach events, as the catalyst to connect with the community at

large.  Developing a spiritual formation program specifically targeted towards the artistic community.


Community Corporation of Santa Monica                                                                      Santa Monica, CA

Art Outreach Instructor                                                                                                        2014- Current

Creating and instructing unique family art workshops and art display opportunities for residents of CCSM low income housing.


Boys and Girls Club                                                                                                              Santa Monica, CA

Summer Art Camp Teacher                                                                                                     2016

Created summer curriculum and taught art to campers and counselors ages 5-adult in multiple Boys and Girls Club locations.


Delphi Academy                                                                                                                    Santa Monica, CA

Art Department                                                                                                                       2013 - 2016

Developed and instructed art education program for grades Preschool through 5th.

Coordinated and created art with students for school promotion, contests and art shows.


Lemons and Sugar Studio                                                                                                     Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Founder and Instructor                                                                                                           2011 - 2014

Created unique art experiences for ages 4 through adult, including Social Art, Art Parties, Workshop Intensives, Art Camp and Classes.  Promoted and ran finances of studio.


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.                      


Burlini School of Art                                                                                                               Chicago, IL

Teacher                                                                                                                                     1997-1998                                                                                                         

Assisted owner Chris Burlini teach fine art classes to children.                      



LANGUAGES  Conversational Spanish


AFFILIATIONS

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