EDUCATION

            MFA, 2013, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California

Major: Figurative Painting

BS, 2005, The Defiance College, Defiance, Ohio

Major: Visual Arts

Carolyn M. Small Honors Program

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Visual Art Teacher, Henry E. Lackey High School

2005-Present

Lead Teacher, Huntington Learning Center

2006-Present

AWARDS/HONORS/SCHOLARSHIPS 

            “Saints of God, Come to Our Aide”

Commissioned by the Catholic Coalition of the Arch Bishop for Pope Francis 2015

 

First Place for “D. G. Jones”, 2015 August Juried Exhibition FCAA

Viewer’s Choice Award for “NYC Energy”, 2015 Potomac River Regional Art Show

Nominated for the Washington Post Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award

Honorable Mention for “Alexandria Nights”, 2012 Potomac River Regional Art Show

Honorable Mention for “King Street”, 2011 Potomac River Regional Art Show

Recognition of Excellence from Educational Testing Services; Principles of Learning and

Teaching

Carolyn M. Small Honors’ Scholarship to study architecture in Italy

LICENSES / CERTIFICATION

             Maryland Standard Professional II License, Visual Arts

Ohio Provisional License, Visual Arts 

EXHIBITIONS 

2015

      Artworks@7th and Friends

Invitational Exhibition North Beach, VA

Maryland Landscapes

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Chesapeake Fall Exhibition

Juried Exhibition

Colonial Beach Bike Fest

Bike Art Exhibition

Colonial Beach Artists’ Guild

Salon Show

Piqua Fine Art Exhibit

23rd Annual Exhibition Piqua, OH

Workshop Alumni Exhibition

JarrettThor Fine Arts

Nimrod Hall Artists Show

Stewart Gallery Richmond, Virginia

Of Lights and Shadows Exhibition

Dual Show with Steven Walker

Art at the Mill

Juried Exhibition: Millwood, Virginia

Potomac River Regional Art Show

Juried Art Show

Waldorf West Library Gallery

Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Show

2014

Contagious Inspiration

Solo Exhibition with Students

Potomac River Regional Art Show

Juried Art Exhibition

Reflective Thoughts

Solo Show: Commissioners’ Gallery

 

Waldorf West Library Exhibition

Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Show 

Workshop Alumni Exhibit II

Group Exhibition

Colonial Beach Bike Fest

Bike Art Exhibition

Local Art Exhibition

Quality Printers Creative Cultural Center

Gallery Spark

Salon Show

Cheers to Art

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

King George Art Show

King George Art Guild

Blue Member Exhibit

Colonial Beach Artists’ Guild

Tranquility and Thunder

JarrettThor Fine Arts Gallery

 

EXHIBITIONS 

2013   

Contagious Inspiration

Solo Show: Jarrett Thor Fine Arts 

Art of Wine

Salon Show: Ingleside Winery

Colonial Beach Artist Guild Exhibition

Group Exhibition

Waldorf West Library Exhibition

Juried Art Exhibition

Potomac River Regional Art Show

Juried Art Exhibition

Artistic Gathering

Salon Show: Quality Printers

“U” nique Art and Framing Exhibition

Group Exhibition

Dynamic Shadows

Solo Show: Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

King George Art Show

King George Art Guild

Workshop Alumni Exhibition

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

2012

Vivid Perceptions:

Solo Show: Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

Urban Perceptions:

Solo Show: Quality Printers

Potomac River Regional Art Show

Juried Art Exhibition

Habre de Venture:

Dwelling Place of the Arts

Thomas Stone National Historic Site

Juried Art Exhibition

Teaching What You Love

MCAC: Maryland Creative Center for the Arts

 

2011

Dynamic Transitions

Solo Show: Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

Potomac River Regional Art Show

Juried Art Exhibition

 

2010

Vivid Reflections

Solo Show: Jarrett Thor Fine Arts

Equinozio di Molla: Women in the Arts

Wideriver Gallery- Juried Art Exhibition

 

PRESENTATIONS

2013                “Contemporary Critiques: Merging Modern Technology with Classical Artistic Techniques” Creating a Contemporary Collaborative Community,

Presenter, sponsored by the Maryland Art Education Association,   Fall Conference, Silver Spring, MD.

 

PAINTING WORKSHOPS           

            Creating Depth within Your Paintings

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts 2015

Funk Parade Art Expo

From Grisaille to Finish Work 2015 

 

WEBSITE PUBLICATIONS

 

            Catholic Coalition presenting commissioned painting to Pope Francis

http://bcove.me/1zkm3b26

“Image Credits,”

Charles County Art Alliance, http://charlescountyart.org

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, http://www.jarretthor.com/artists/

Mattawoman Creek Art Center, http://www.mattawomanart.org

Monroe Bed Inn, http://wwwmonrebayinn.com/art-in-the-inn.html

PUBLICATIONS AS AN AUTHOR 

Urban Edge: Exploring Emotional Impact through Edge Control in Urban

Environments”, 2012.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Board of Director: Charles County Art Alliance

Co-Chair Positive Behavior Interview Support (PBIS)

Maryland Safe and Supportive Program Committee

Middle States Planning Committee

Teacher Mentor: Teacher Colleague Program

Waldorf West Gallery Committee

Sponsor: Best Buddies, National Art Honors Society, Partners for Peace

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Arts and Cultural Council of the Rappahannock

Charles County Art Alliance

Colonial Beach Artist Guild

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts

Henry County Historical Society

Master Gardener Program

Mattawoman Creek Art Center

National Art Education Association

Waldorf West Library Gallery Committee