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Education

Duke University,
Durham, North Carolina                                                                                                           Master of Fine Arts in Experimental Documentary Arts                                                            Certificate in Information Science and Information Studies                                      Certificate in College Teaching                                                                                                                                                                   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois                                             Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film, Video, and New Media

A+ Texas Teachers, San Antonio, Texas                                                                         Certificate in Art EC-12 and Technology EC-12       

The Rule of Capture video animation, Revelation Perth Int’l Film Festival, Australia, 2017                  

 The Rule of Capture video animation, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, Texas,  2017

We All Fall Down Augmented Reality installation at Southwest Craft Center, SA, Texas, 2017             

 UpEnded  new media installation, The MotherHouse, SA,Texas, 2017 

 Temporary new media  installation, 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival, AA, Michigan, 2017 

 Untitled (My Two Boys and I) Super 8, Indie Grits Film Festival, South Carolina, 2016 

Untitled (My Two Boys and I) Super 8, Atlanta Film Film Festival, copper series, Georgia, 2016                                                                                      

   Lullaby of Loss  new media installation,, Solo Show, SpectraArts, Durham,North Carolina,2014

 UpEnded video, Chicago Filmmakers, group screening, Illinois, 2014         

Experience

Mockingbird Media & Arts LLC, San Antonio, Texas  

Founder and Program Manager, January  2017 -Present                                                  Projects Include: Mockingbird Mobile Cinema, funded by City of San Antonio Film Commission as part of the Tricentennial Arts Celebration.  Wearable (AR)t with Artpace Teen Council for  Luminaria 2017.  MotherHouse CASA RAICES fundraiser, partially funded by  Flohr Family Foundation and area businesses. Show was received recognition in GlassTire.
North East Independent School District,   San Antonio, Texas

Teacher of Record, Technology,August  2016 -Present 

•Designed  and implement innovative, cross- curricular lesson plans focusing on student portfolios to increase student outcomes.  

•Outreach to and scheduling of quarterly guest speakers to draw parallels between classroom learning and real world applications.

SA STEAM Mentor Program,  San Antonio, Texas  

Founder and Program Manager, January  2017 – Present

•Locate and train women professionals in STEAM fields to work with at-risk middle school girls in the Martinez Street Women’s Center after school program.

• Actualize programming, including coordination of location, after school program, and mentors, and facilitate workshops which increase self esteem, exposure to STEAM field, and understanding of STEAM professionals.

Friends of Spare Parts, San Antonio, Texas  

Board Member , Chair of Fundraising Committee, January  2017 – Present  

•Spearhead four fundraising campaigns a year manage fundraising data collection.

•Coordinate fundraising volunteers and committee member activities, delegate responsibilities to ensure committee goals are attained.                                                           

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina                                                                                                              Teaching Assistant,  August  2012 – August 2014,                                                                                                              Media Histories with Dr. Zsabo and PHD lab in digital knowledge with Dr. Davidson

• Collaborated with other PHD lab members to design new models of higher education to prepare diverse students for the new workplace expectations and demands.

•Assisted in the implementation / of Duke University MOOCs.

• Mentored and advised in the completions of student capstone projects and theses.

Tangled Intersection of Art-making and Care-taking  panel discussion on parenting and art making moderated by Jenny Browne, Poet Laureate, at the City of San Antonio PASA,, 2017                                                                                                                                       Social Justice Art: a short history and workshop, Artpace Teen Counsel,  San Antonio, Texas 2017               Children as Subjects in Documentary Arts, TRANS-AM::Losing/Becoming Self, Louisiana State            University, Mardi Gras Conference, 2015                                                                                                                                         Keep This, University Film Video Association Conference, Montana, 2014                                                                      Ethics of Knowing Your Subject in Documentary Arts Work ,GradX juried, Duke University, 2014

                                           Poems for Patience Ireland National Hospital Poetry Project, Ireland, 2015                                       Children in Personal Documentary Work Thesis,  Duke University , 2014                                                                                                                                                     “What We Risk If We Risk Nothing At All” Chronicle of Education Blog Post,  2014                                                PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge Fellow, Duke University, 2013                               Vice Provost of the Arts Summer Study in the Arts Grant, Duke University, 2013                               Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship, Flaherty Film Festival, 2013                                              Kodak Student Scholarship in Filmmaking Nominee, Duke University, 2013                                            Director’s Pick for UpEnded, Experimental Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, 2013                                       Restore and Renew RAICES Fundraiser Arts Event, Curator and Organizer,  SA, Texas,  2017                                    FIRST Robotics Competition,  judge assistant, SA, Texas, 2015                                                                             Duke STEAM Challenge, Mentor, Duke University, North Carolina, 2013                                                                                                                                                                              From Blooms to Blogs: Social Media for Community Gardens for Greenspace Alliance,2011    1,000 Paper Cranes,  community programm installed at San Antonio Museum of Art, 2011

A-Tissue, A-Casket Augemented

The Rule of Capture video animation, Revelation Perth Int’l Film Festival, Australia, 2017                    The Rule of Capture video animation, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, Texas,  2017                                   We All Fall Down Augmented Reality installation at Southwest Craft Center, SA, Texas, 2017              UpEnded  new media installation, The MotherHouse, SA,Texas, 2017                                                Temporary new media  installation, 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival, AA, Michigan, 2017                                            Untitled (My Two Boys and I) Super 8, Indie Grits Film Festival, South Carolina, 2016                  Untitled (My Two Boys and I) Super 8, Atlanta Film Film Festival, copper series, Georgia, 2016                                                                                         Lullaby of Loss  new media installation,, Solo Show, SpectraArts, Durham,North Carolina,2014  UpEnded video, Chicago Filmmakers, group screening, Illinois, 2014                                                                              

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