Thursday, July 28, 2011

Teaching Resume

ALYSSA HINTON
109 Hilton Ave. Apt. 3
Durham, NC 27707
(984) 234-1407

E-mail: alyssa@alyssahinton.com

alyssaahintonartist@gmail.com
BIRTH DATE & PLACE: 1962, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION:
2012 NC State University, Raleigh, NC
MASTERS OF ART & DESIGN
Fibers & New Media

1993 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Art Education, LEVEL I INSTRUCTIONAL CERTIFICATE
Specialty; Multicultural Teaching Strategies

1988 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, MAGNA CUM LAUDE
Major; Painting

1984-86 Parsons School of Design at the American College, Paris, France.
Fine Art

1982-83 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA
Foundation Art & Design

1983 University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
CERTIFICAT PRACTIQUE de LANGUE FRANCAISE
Intensive French Language

1983 City of Grenoble, Ecole Des Beaux Arts
Figure/Life Drawing

1981-82 The Central Institute of Fine Arts Senior Middle School, Beijing, China.
CERTIFICATE in TRADITIONAL CHINESE PAINTING
Gongbi and Xieyi Painting

1981-82 Beijing University, Beijing, China
Chinese Language and Literature

WORKSHOPS, RESIDENCIES, CONSULTING & TEACHING:
2015 VISITING ARTIST, Digital Hybrid Art Workshop, Art Department, University of Colorado at Fort Collins, CO

2015 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Experimental Printmaking & Digital Hybrid Art, Printmaking Department, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2014-Present INSTRUCTORDIGITAL MEDIA & DESIGN, School for Creative Studies, Durham, NC

2012-2014 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR in GRAPHIC DESIGN (Color Theory, Design Fundamentals, Perspective Drawing & Observational Drawing), Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, Durham, NC

2014 VISITING ARTIST, "Picturing Your Potential" Workshop, The River Roots Arts Guild 2ndAnnual Arts Showcase (in conjunction with The 4th Annual River People Music and Culture Fest) Chavis Center, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

2014 VISITING ARTIST, Mixed Media Fiber Workshop, in conjunction with “THE AWAKENING SERIES: A SOUTHEASTERN ODYSSEY”, Kirby Gallery, Roxboro Community College, Roxboro, NC

2013 VISITING ARTIST, Mixed Media Fiber Workshop, in conjunction with “NATIVE VOICES & IDENTITY NARRATIVES”, A.D. Gallery of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

2013 VISITING ARTIST, Woman Sacred Traditional Dressmaking Workshop, in conjunction with “THE AWAKENING: OUT OF THE DARKNESS”, The Museum of the Native American Resource Center, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

2012  ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR, Carolina Friends School Summer Program, Durham, NC
*Designed and taught programs entitled “Mask Creators” and “Reptiles & Dragons: 2D & 3D” to children ages 8-11.

2011 ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR, Carolina Friends School Summer Program, Durham, NC
*Designed and taught programs entitled “Creative Mask Making”, “Reptiles, Monsters & Mythical Creatures” and “Art Prints” to children ages 8-11.
2009-2011 TEACHING ASSISTANT, College of Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
*Held teaching assistantships for courses “Color & Light”, “First Year Experience” and “Design, Culture and Context”

2008 BACKSTAGE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Immaculata Catholic School, Durham, NC
*Taught six art workshops to produce painted animal and plant related collaborative student art works for the annual “Back Stage at the Emily K” fund raiser and art auction.

2008 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, NCSU Annual Pow Wow, Multicultural Student Affairs, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
*Conducted historical / cultural research and writing, created historical / cultural exhibit displays and solo art exhibit.

2007 ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR, DAC Summer Arts Camp, The Durham Arts Council School, Durham, NC
*Taught summer art camp entitled “Collaged Concerns: Ecology in Art”.

2006 “CULTURAL CONFIGURATIONS” FOUR PANEL MIXED MEDIA SEESAW YOUTH MURAL PROJECT, for the Triangle Community Foundation, American Tobacco Historic District, Durham, NC
*Three month residency included researching the culture and history of Durham, Orange, Wake and Chatham counties, teaching mixed media collage and designing and constructing pine and plywood back drops for large geometric multi-collage murals.

2006 LEAD ARTIST for SEESAW STUDIO SUMMER MIXED MEDIA RESIDENCIES, Seesaw Studio Design & Business Program, Durham, NC
*Taught three week-long mixed media collage workshops to high school aged children.

2006 “DREAM, DO, ACHIEVE” COLLABORATIVE YOUTH MURAL PROJECT, for the Emily Krzyzewski Family Life Center(lobby), Durham, NC
*Three month teaching residency included designing and constructing 6x10 pine and plywood support grid with lauan inlay which became the back drop for a 13 paneled mixed media collage mural for at risk youth.

2005 IBM, INC. WORLDWIDE LEARNING PROJECTS ART COLLABORATION WORKSHOP, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC
*Planned and facilitated an integrated arts activity for the IBM Enterprise Learning Education Kickoff program on leadership styles, team work and business goals.

2005 C.A.P.S. RESIDENCY at LAKEVIEW (alternative high school), Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC
*Developed and taught “Art for Life” curriculum to court ordered youth by creating cultural connections and focusing on holistic (contextual) learning solutions.

2004-2005 C.A.P.S. PROGRAM ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC
*Designed and taught middle school art residencies entitled “Collaged Concerns: Ecology in Art”.
2001-2003 ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR, Carolina Friends School Summer Program, Durham, NC
*Designed and taught programs entitled “Crafts New Groove”, “Animal Art” and “Art Prints” to children ages 8-13.

2002 CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING WORKSHOP, A Southern Season, award winning source for goumet foods, Chapel Hill, NC

1998, 2002 CULTURAL ARTS CONSULTANT, Phoenix Academy (alternative high school), Chapel Hill-Carrboro School District, Chapel Hill, NC
*Developed and taught “Art for Life” curriculum to disadvantaged and at risk youth by creating cultural connections and focusing on holistic (contextual) learning solutions.

1998 ART INSTRUCTOR, East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill-Carrboro School District, Chapel Hill, NC
*Taught four sections of painting, drawing, and design.

1998 ART CAMP INSTRUCTOR, “Arts Encounter” Summer Arts Intensives, The Durham Arts Council School, Durham, NC
*Taught summer art courses entitled “Drawing Dynamics” and “Basic Drawing and Painting”.

1998 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Art School at the Art Center, Carrboro, NC
*Designed and taught adult class entitled “Creative Drawing Concepts”.

1993-97 PAINTING & DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, George School, Newtown, PA
*Developed curriculum and taught three levels of high school painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking. Courses included AP and International Baccalaureate Art and Design. Held dorm parent position for one school year. Supervised the school gallery for two consecutive years.

1988-89 K.A.V.A.D. (Kids Against Violence & Drugs) PARTICIPANT, Philadelphia, PA
*Volunteered time to African American youth group. Activities included drawing, furniture painting, carpentry, basketball, neighborhood clean up, and various educational excursions.

1982-83 SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR, Sight Point Camp, Nova Scotia, Canada
*Led activities including painting, camping, fishing, daily chores, farm work, folk dance and sports.

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