Debra Yarrington Curriculum Vitae

Resume posted by dyarrington in Education.
Desired position type: Full-Time.
Location: Fredericksburg Virginia, United States

debbieyarrington@hotmail.com
Tel:
5404553089
Mobile:
5404553089

Summary

I am currently working for a Non-Profit Arts Organization looking to break into teaching college full-time.

Specialties

  • Ability to multi-task,
  • Attentive,
  • Excellent time-management,
  • Observant,
  • public speaking,
  • Reliable,
  • Strong communication skills,
  • Teaching youth through adults in a recreational to academic setting,
  • Working with Non-Profits

Skills

  • Clay/Ceramic processes
  • Sculptural processes
  • Wood/building skills
  • Drawing/Illustration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong Leader
  • Excellant Educator

Spoken Languages

  • English

Education

The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
MFA in Ceramics and Post-graduate Teaching License, December 2007.

The University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
BA in Studio Art and NK-12 Teaching License May 2003.

Continued Education:
Motion, Light and Sound in Sculpture, Instructor John Kaufmann, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, 2013.

Plaster Casting and Mold Making, Instructor Nick Xhiku, The Art League, Alexandria, VA, 2014.

Experience

Teaching Experience

2008- Present: Ceramics instructor, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA.
-Teaching beginning to advanced ceramic techniques in a community center setting.
-Topics included hand-building, wheel-throwing, glazing, and contemporary art concepts.

2014- Adjunct Professor of Sculpture I, The University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
-Taught sculpture principals to art and non-art undergraduates in a university setting.
-Concepts included wood-working, mold-making, installation, and more.
-Class met twice a week, three hours each day for 16 weeks.
-Held office hours two hours a week on campus.

2009- Adjunct Professor of Art Foundations, The University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
-Taught foundations of 2D and 2D design to art and non-art majors in a university setting.
-Class was three hours long, two days a week for a total of 16 weeks.
-Held office hours two hours a week on campus.

2008-2009: Substitute Teacher, Quantico Military Base, Quantico, VA.
-Taught prepared lesson plans in lieu of teacher absence.

2003-2005: Substitute Teacher, Spotsylvania County Schools, Fredericksburg, VA.
-Taught prepared lesson plans in lieu of teacher absence.

2003: Student Teaching, Chancellor High School: Art 1-AP Art
Courtland Elementary: K-5 Art

Other Experience/Managerial/Administrative

2012-Present: Creative Director, Urban Art Syndicate LLC., Springfield, VA.
-Personal business (with two associates). We design and curate exhibitions and create artist gatherings in the Northern Virginia area.

2010- Present: Director of Education, The Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA.
-Design programming and curriculum, hire and manage a fluctuating staff of contracted instructors covering a variety of art media, manage a $700k Education Programming budget, report to a Board of Directors.

2009- 2010: Registrar, The Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA.
-Customer support, registration assistance.

2008- 2009: Gallery Associate, The Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA.
-Customer support, art sales associate.