Teaching Artist Resume

 

EDUCATION

Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs de Paris, Paris, France (1986)
MA graphic design/multimedia

 

TEACHING ARTIST

2016 – present: Serves on the education committee at Montalvo Arts Center

 

Montalvo Arts Center – Teaching Artists in the school program
Arts Integration STEAM, Campbell, CA
Each project is 10 hours with each class of a given grade at a given school.

 

K-5 grades

  • The Water Project, Village Elementary (Fall 2016)

4th grade:

  • The Water Project: Schallenberger Elementary (Spring 2017)
  • The Water Project: Schallenberger Elementary (Spring 2016)

2nd grade:

  • The Water Project, Village Elementary (Spring 2017)
  • The Water Project, Rosemary Elementary (Spring 2017)
  • The Water Project, Lynhaven Elementary (Fall 2016)
  • Insects unit, Rosemary Elementary (Spring 2016)
  • The Water Project, Village Elementary (Spring 2016)
  • The Water Project, Village Elementary (Spring 2015)
  • Forces and Motion, Sherman Oaks Elementary (Spring 2015)
  • Forces and Motion, Capri Elementary (Fall 2014)
  • Forces and Motion, Village Elementary (Spring 2014)
  • Forces and Motion, Lynhaven Elementary (Spring 2014)
  • Rocks and Soil, Capri Elementary (Fall 2013)

The Christian School
After School Program, Milpitas, CA
Middle school students

  • From Our Watershed to the Ocean, (Spring 2016)

Sausalito Art Festival Foundation 
Artist Teaching Art Program, Sausalito, CA
3rd grade:

  • “Sailing through Sausalito History” part II – video project (Fall 2014)
  • “Sailing through Sausalito History” part I – video project (Fall 2012/Spring 2013)
  • “What a Wonderful Creek” video project (Spring 2012)

Cumberland Elementary School
Sunnyvale, CA (2010-2013)

  • K-5, individual and collective projects, in conjunction with the curriculum, based on experimentation with various techniques.

Doyle Elementary School
San Diego, CA (2008-2010)

  • K-5, individual and collective projects, in conjunction with the curriculum, based on experimentation with various techniques.

Before 2000
La Source association: “Countering social exclusion through art”, Normandy, France

  • Association created and directed by Gérard Garouste. Two groups of at-risk teen-agers, one week each group. Experimented with both individual and group paintings, outside and inside the studio to produce a collective painting of 2×6 meters.

Ecole Regionale d’Arts Plastiques de Martinique, Fort-de-France, France

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students, 2 weeks

Nursery School C. Demange, Paris, France

  • K grade, individual and collective projects, creation of a book (story, images, production)

 

ART AND ENVIRONMENT CAMPS

Alum Rock Educational Foundation
Full week

  • 2017
    • “Art and the Environment”, Art and Design Thinking Camp, San Jose (middle school students)
  • 2016
    • “Art and the Environment”, Art and Design Thinking Camp, San Jose (middle school students)

Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
Half day, Monday to Friday unless noted

  • 2017
    • Maker Space: Tinkering Studio (8 and up)
    • Maker Space: Thrones (9 and up- full day Monday to Friday)
    • Art Installation in Gallery (8 and up)
  •  2016
    • Maker Space: Tinkering Studio (6 and up)
    • Maker Space: Thrones (9 and up)
    • Art Installation: Mobiles and Flags (6 and up)
  • 2015
    • Wishing Tree (6 and up)
    • Thrones (9 and up)
    • Art Trek: Discover Your Creative Nature (8 and up)
  • 2014
    • Art Trek: Discover Your Creative Nature (8 and up)

PRESENTATIONS

Ignite Talk

  • FabLearn Conference Stanford 2016, “The Water Project”, Stanford, CA

Posters

  • Guieu, M. & C. Scheurle (2016): Short Stories About The Ocean, an Art Integrated Project Into the Elementary Curriculum, Using Shadow Theatre and Video (Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans/USA, poster) 21-26 February 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Talks

  • Stanford University, FabLearn Conference, Ignite Talk: The Water Project, Palo Alto , CA
  • Berkeley City College, Art as Citizen, art class Sharon Siskin, Berkeley, CA, 2015
  • Laney College, Eco-Art Class Sharon Siskin and Andree Thompson, Okalnd, CA, 2015.
  • SJSU, School of Art and Art History, invited by Associate Professor Valerie Mendoza, San Jose, CA, 2013.
  • Modernist Studies Conference (MSA 14), Las Vegas, NV, 2012.
  • San Diego Museum of Art – Emigrant/Immigrant: Culture and Identity in Art, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • Noel Baza Fine Art: San Diego Art Prize 2009, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • Art Produce Gallery: Lucy, Darwin and Me, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • San Diego Art Institute: C’est la Vie, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • San Diego Art Institute: Here it’s Peace, San Diego, CA, 2010.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

  • 2017 – Arts in Your Classroom Conference, Professional Development Workshops, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
  • 2016 – The Tech’s Design Challenge Learning Institute, Prof. Dev. workshop, Endangered Marine Species Shadow Box, Tech Museum, San Jose, CA
  • 2016 – Arts in Your Classroom Conference, Professional Development Workshops, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA.
  • 2016 – Marion Cilker Conference for the Arts in Education, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • 2015 – Arts in Your Classroom Conference, Professional Development Workshops, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA.
  • 2014 – Marion Cilker Conference for the Arts in Education, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.
  • 2014 – Campbell Union School District STEAM Conference, Professional Development Workshops, Campbell, CA.
  • 2014 – Arts in Your Classroom Conference, Professional Development Workshops, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, 2014.
  • 2000 – Artistic Practical Experience Workshop, nine workshops, Paris, France.
  • 2000 – Expression and Citizenship Workshop, Paris, France.

WORKSHOPS

  • 2017 – Bay Day with Save the Bay, a mini mobile about the San Francisco Bay, Port Fest, Redwood City, CA
  • 2017 – Sunnyvale Public Library, Ocean Shadow Box, endangered species and basic circuitry, Sunnyvale, CA
  • 2016 – Sunnyvale Public Library, Protecting our Watershed and Pollution Awareness – Poster making, Sunnyvale, CA
  • 2016 – Protecting our Watershed – Pollution Awareness, Fair Oaks Park, Sunnyvale, CA
  • 2016 – Tinkering Sessions, Workshop for families, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
  • 2010/2012 – Workshop all ages, different techniques/medium. Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA.
  • 2010 – Summer Salon Series, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA – Hands-on workshop with collective piece made at the end of the evening, on the theme: A Different Look at the Permanent Collection. + video projections indoor/outdoor, silkscreen printing on site, banners.

MY STUDENTS IN EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 South First Friday at Yoga Shala Gallery, with Montalvo Teaching Artists in the school program, Schallenberger Elementary, 4th grade, Downtown San Jose, CA
  • 2016 Monroe School STEAM Showcase, with Montalvo Teaching Artists in the school program, Village Elementary, 2nd grade, Campbell, CA
  • 2015 Monroe School STEAM Showcase, with Montalvo Teaching Artists in the school program, Village Elementary, 2nd grade, Campbell, CA
  • 2015 – ArtSplash at Montalvo Arts Center, with Montalvo Teaching Artists in the school program, Village Elementary, 2nd grade, Saratoga, CA
  • 2014 – ArtSplash at Montalvo Arts Center, with Montalvo Teaching Artists in the school program, Village Elementary, 2nd grade, Saratoga, CA
  • 2012 – The Billboard Art Project – Cumberland Elementary, 3rd and 5th grade Temporary public art. Workshops with elementary school children to create images for LED billboards. The images created by both classes (50 students in total) were shown in Salem, Oregon during one month, 24/7.

MY STUDENTS IN SYMPOSIUMS

  • 2014 – Waterwheel Symposium with the 4th and 5th grade students from Cumberland Elementary, presenting their projects about water. Online, Worldwide

ARTICLES

  • 2014 – WEAD magazine No.7 Cultivating Communities: Teaching Arts Integration in Elementary Schools in the Bay Area