Teaching Experience:


January- Present 2014

Teachers Assistant- Saturday Arts Lab, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

-Assisted lead art teacher in advanced drawing class for middle school students.


May-July 2013

Lead Instructor– TechKnowHow Summer Camps, San Francisco, CA

-Taught basic robotics and video game programming skills to elementary school students.


January-May 2013

Special Needs Art Class, Teachers Assistant- The University Of the Arts, Philadelphia PA

-Assisted lead teacher in planning and executing classroom activities for seven special needs students, ages 6-12

-Many of the students are diagnosed with mild autism


February-April 2013

Children’s Art Class, Teachers Assistant– Philadelphia Museum of Art- Philadelphia, PA

-Assisted lead teacher in several visual art projects for 5-7 year olds


September- December 2012

After-School Program Coordinator– Gateway Middle School, San Francisco CA

-Provide academic support for students in Math, Reading, Writing and school projects

Supervise group(s) of students during homework and enrichment activities

-Plan daily/weekly enrichment activities & projects for students


June 2012

Summer Bridge Mural Director- John O Connell High School, San Francisco, CA

-Directed a mural with youth and counselors from the Summer Bridge program

-Focused on design of the mural and taught basic techniques of the mural process to youth of different racial and ethnic backgrounds


February- June 2012

Community College Foundation Tutor– Spruce Elementary School, South San Francisco, CA

-Afterschool one-on-one tutoring services for eleven students, from grades 1st to 3rd

-Focused on English, Reading and Math.


September 2010- June 2011

Hartman Community School Mural Instructor- Santa Cruz County Juvenile Hall, Santa Cruz, CA

-Taught and planned weekly session to incarcerated youth ages 12-17, about the history of murals and their social implication in society

-Created a collaborative mural with incarcerated youth giving them hands on experience

-Provided visual arts lessons in which students where able to learn the basics of using charcoal and shading techniques


September- December 2010

Teacher Assistant- Figure Drawing Class for Prof. Frank Galuszka, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

– Coordinated and supervised in-class modeling sessions


June- July 2010

Beyond Borders Art Writing Teacher– Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera, CA

– Beyond Borders is a summer enrichment program that draws on the transformative power of creating an intentional community of diverse cultures, ethnicities and economic background

– Taught the basics of drawing, vocabulary words and descriptive writing to 4th 5th and 6th graders for five weeks


April- June 2009

Step-To-College Mentor Program– University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

-The Step-to-College Program is a community service-learning program that             focuses on students experiencing academic difficulty in La Honda Pescadero         Unified School District, located in the South Coast of San Mateo County

-Mentored and tutored children in Elementary and High School


July 2008

Children’s Mural Workshop at Precita Valley Community Center, San Francisco, CA

– Lead a 5-week workshop with children ages 8-14

– Created original mural with children exposing them to new art forms


Mission Neighborhood CenterMission Girls Center, San Francisco, CA

-Lead class workshop independently

– Taught inner city girls ages 6-14 on how to paint large scale murals and created a mini mural for a youth arts festival


July- August 2007               

Teaching Assistant Internship at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

-Taught basic concepts of art to inner city children ages 7-13

-Completed over 100 hours as a visual arts teaching assistant.


Honors/ Awards:


Deans and Chancellors Award, Arts Division UC Santa Cruz, June 2011: The Deans and Chancellor’s Awards are campus-wide awards that recognize exceptional achievement in research projects or other creative activities. The top five projects receive Chancellors award in their division.


Dean’s Honors, UC Santa Cruz: 2008 Fall Quarter, 2009 Winter Quarter, 2010 Spring Quarter, 2011 Winter Quarter, 2011 Spring Quarter, 2011 Fall Quarter


Student Employee Recognition Award, UC Santa Cruz, 2009: Award given to outstanding student employees. Worked as a Community Assistant for Oakes College.


Gates Millennium Scholar, 2007-present: Higher Education Scholarship funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.


Professional Service

Case Manager, San Francisco Juvenile Hall (San Francisco, CA), February-April 2012



University of California Education Abroad Program: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, Fall 2011


Foreign Language:

Spanish- fluent in reading writing and speaking



Mural Record (Independent Projects)

“Unity”, John O’Connell High School, San Francisco, CA, 2012

“Hartman Community”, Hartman Community School, Santa Cruz, CA, 2011

“Burton Pumas”, Burton High School Mural, San Francisco, CA, 2011

“Change is Around the Corner”, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 2009



Mural Record (Collaborative Projects)

“Multiple Intelligence”, The University of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2013

“Culture”, Beyond Borders Summer Camp, Corte Madera, CA, 2010

“Night Galleries”, 24th Street and York Street, San Francisco, CA, 2008

“Precita Center Love”, Precita Valley Community Center, CA, 2008

“Vamos Gigantes”, 19th Street and Lexington Street, San Francisco, CA, 2007

“Excelsior Love”, Excelsior Street, San Francisco, CA, 2007

“Identify”, 24th Street Corridor Utility Box Mural Project, San Francisco, CA, 2006





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