SUMMARY A visionary leader with 25 years experience reimagining art museums and advocating for excellence in art, culture, education and nonprofit management.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2019-2020 Curator of Interpretation, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS 2018-2020 Arts Consultant, Culture Conduit Consulting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2016-2019 Deputy Director for Education, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL 2012-2016 Education Manager, Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1995-2012 Director of Education and Exhibitions, Young At Art Museum, Davie, FL
TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2017 Visiting Lecturer, University of Miami, School of Communications, Interactive Media MFA 2004-2005 Artist-In-Residence, Miami Children’s Museum/P.Wheatley Elementary School, Overtown, FL 2003-2004 Art Instructor, Ceramics & Sculpture, Town of Davie Parks & Recreation, Davie, FL 2001 Summer Art Educator, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada 1996-1997 Art Program Coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward, Hallandale, FL 1994-1995 Art Camp Coordinator, City of Miramar Parks & Recreation, Miramar, FL
SELECTION COMMITTEES 2019 Miami-Dade County, Grant Panelist, International Cultural Partnership, Miami, FL 2012-2019 Scholastics Art and Writing Awards, Miami-Dade and Broward County, FL 2018 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), Grant Panelist, Washington, D.C. Miami-Dade County, Grant Panelist, International Cultural Exchange, Miami, FL Locust Projects, Selection Committee for MFA: LAB, Miami, FL The Mordes Collection, Outside The Box 4, West Palm Beach, FL 2006-2018 National Congressional Art Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2017 Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC) selection and host committee, Miami, FL Bailey Contemporary Arts, Gritty in Pink, Pompano Beach, FL 2005-2016 Broward County Cultural Division Arts Education Directory, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Broward County Art Teacher of the Year, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2005-2012 Reflections National PTA Art Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
LEADERSHIP ROLES 2018-2020 Museum Association of the Caribbean, Executive Board, Barbados, W.I. 2018-2019 Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, International Exchange, Program Coordinator ArtTable Florida, Diversity Fellowship Mentor, Miami, FL 2016-2018 Miami Studio Arts (MAS) 8-12 School, Advisory Board, Miami, FL 2005-2016 Broward County Cultural Division, Arts In Education Committee, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2010-2012 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Membership & Marketing Committee, Miami, FL
RECOGNITION 2018 Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Exemplary Dade Partner, Miami, FL 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP), Washington, D.C. 2015 Broward Art Educator Association (BAEA), Community Partner of the Year, Fort Lauderdale, FL TRAINING 2019 Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C 2016 Innovating for People: Human-Centered Design Methods, Luma Institute, PA 2011 Dale Carnegie: Effective Communication & Human Relations Skills for Success, FL Artist’s as Entrepreneur Institute, Broward County Cultural Division, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Project Management in Community Based Organizations, Children’s Services Council, FL Non-Profit Supervisor Training, Children’s Services Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Improving Collections Care & Storage, Florida Association of Museums, Clewiston, FL 2010 Results Based Accountability, Children’s Services Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Association of African American Museums (AAAM), Americans for the Arts, Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC), ArtTable Florida, National Art Education Association (NAEA), Florida Art Educator Association (FAEA), Dade Art Education Association (DAEA), Broward Art Education Association (BAEA).