Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11238

2007—Present

GALLERY / STUDIO INSTRUCTOR, GALLERY / STUDIO PROGRAM

Teach classes that connect studio practice with instruction in the Museum's galleries.  Design a syllabus with works from the museum's collection that allows students to develop their skills in viewing and creating art in a variety of mediums in the Museum. Supervise the intern assistant. Evaluate the students at the end of the semester and

prepare their work for the student exhibition in the Education Gallery.


American Folk Art Museum

45 West 53rd Street New York, NY 10022

2008—2009

CONTRACTUAL MUSEUM EDUCATOR:

FAMILY PROGRAMS AND CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Designed and implemented programs for children and their adult friends. Programs reflected the Museum's unique identity as home to a collection of traditional folk art and contemporary self-taught art. Tours involved a forty five minute discussion in the galleries and a forty five minute related art workshop.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Ave. New York, NY 10128

2000—2007

TEACHING ARTIST, LEARNING THROUGH ART

Taught third through fifth grade classes in three different schools. Developed lesson plans that connected the classroom curriculum to the museum collection. Through inquiry, students utilized Guggenheim Museum exhibits to develop their own creativity. Collaborated with classroom teachers through professional development workshops.

Coordinated instruction strategies with lead teachers to incorporate curriculum with experiential art activities. Ordered and maintained supplies for residency while managing supply budget. Prepared children's artwork, writing, and all documentation for LTA's annual exhibition at the Guggenheim. Installed an in-school exhibit of final projects. Created, designed and executed on site family workshops in the Museum. Designed and led student tours at the Guggenheim Museum. Actively participated in monthly administrative professional development meetings.


Brooklyn Friends School

375 Pearl Street Brooklyn, NY 11201

2002—2005

ART TEACHER, AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

Designed a sculpture class based on ruins, architecture and natural sacred sites from

global cultures. Students create their own imaginative spaces from wood, found natural materials, and clay. Drawing and ecological awareness are investigated and integrated into the studio classes.


Studio in a School

594 Broadway, Suite 502, New York, NY 10012

1994- 2000

EARLY CHILDHOOD ARTIST

Implemented a process oriented curriculum of painting, collage, printmaking, wood

and clay sculpture, for use in general and special education classes. Conducted staff

development workshops and parent programs. Developed and maintained child

accessible arts centers, display areas, exhibits, and a portfolio component. Ordered and budgeted materials for all facets of the program.


Beth Eloheim Early Childhood Center

274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238

1991- 1995

ART SPECIALIST/TEACHER

Assisted teachers in all classrooms with concentration on individual art instruction. As a specialist, I focused on children's capacity for iconic expression, which becomes an

internalized source of self-esteem. Instructed a separate class which emphasizes process and collaborative effort through mural making. Have taught art in all facets of the curriculum: summer session, the Afterschool program for children from public school, and for two years supervised an extended day classroom for self-motivated creative activity.


First Choice Personnel, Citiwide Personnel,
Brent Agency, and Parker Personne
l

New York, NY

1988-1990

PERSONNEL CONSULTANT

Identified appropriate candidates for positions within the graphic design field and

advertising industry. Generated accounts with top agencies for art directors in print

advertising. Responsible for interviewing and placement of candidates in diversified

support positions, temporary, and permanent.


School of Visual Arts

209 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

1986-1987

PLACEMENT COUNSELOR

Focused on fine arts advisement. Acted as a liaison between the Placement Office and the Graduate Department in Fine Arts. Generated jobs for fine artists at noted galleries, printmaking workshops, and as artist assistants. Dramatically increased the record for fine artist placement. Contacted galleries and organized a file on their slide policies. Coordinated curators and alumnae, resulting in student work installed in shows.

1985-1986

ACTING DIRECTOR of PLACEMENT OFFICE

Implemented directions for improved office efficiency. Supervised clerical staff.

Assisted Department Chairpersons in final term portfolio evaluations for all media

students. Developed a computerized mailing list of galleries and wrote a letter promoting fine art graduates.

1983-1985

PLACEMENT ASSISTANT

Handled client contacts with incoming job orders. Evaluated student’s needs and placed them in appropriate positions. Kept current files on available job openings.



EDUCATION:

1986-1988: School of Visual Arts, M.F.A.

1978-1980: School of Visual Arts, B.F.A.

1974-1978: Sarah Lawrence College, B.A.


RESIDENCIES & AWARDS:

Hilla Rebay Teaching Artist Award, 2004, Guggenheim Museum

Aljira Emerge 2001 Algira, A Center for Contemporary Art Newark, N. J.


ADDITIONAL STUDY:

2010:           Lower East Side Printshop, Inc., Independent Printmaking

2009:           Manhattan Graphics, Independent Printmaking

2008:           Columbia University: Institute for Research in African American Studies

                   The Culture of Freedom, Professor Daniel Dawson

1998:          Bob Blackburn, Independent Printmaking

1993,1996: Bank Street College

1988-1996: Broome Street Studio, Independent Printmaking

1991:          New York City Central Labor Council, Certified Peer Counselor

1983:          Art Student’s League, Printmaking

1979-1980: Pratt Institute, Printmaking

1974-1978: Sarah Lawrence College, B.A.

                   Painting with Richard Pousette-Dart;

                   Printmaking with Ansei Uchima


LECTURES, PANELS AND INTERVIEWS:

2012: Not Just Any Dream, Oral History Exhibit, Sarah Lawrence College,

            Slonim House, Bronxville, NY

            Photographs Visions Rendered with Gelato!, Gallery.NO, New York, NY

            15 Minutes of Fact Interview with Reynolds—Feminist and Artist with

            Jerry Ashton, Weearth Global Radio Network, New York, NY

2010: Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today with
            Josh MacPhee, Bluestockings, New York, NY

2008:  Close to the Edge: Exploring Artists Undivided, City Without Walls,
            Newark, NJ

2007: TV Education, Canal 2, Espirito Santo, Brazil

2006:   Connecting Artistic Practice with Oral History in the Classroom,
            New York University, NY

2004:   NAVA, NYC TV, Brooklyn, NY

2004:   NAVA, NYC TV, Brooklyn, NY

2003:   The Puki Communion at Umspannwerk, Radio Kultur (95.8) with Silke Merton,
            Berlin, Germany

            Teaching Art for Social Change in Middle School, New York University

2002:   Visual Artists and Collaboration: Experiment, Compromise, and Change, el
            MUSEO del barrio
with the Guggenheim Museum

2001:   Connecting Art with Curriculum in Early Childhood, New York University

2000:   Picturing Desire and the Transformation of Power, Marymount Manhattan
            College

1993:   Picturing Desire and the Transformation of Power, University of Hawaii
            at Manoa
           
Honolulu Academy of the Arts Leeward Community College


ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2012:studio.ra in bow by reynolds: a puki pollination, StudioRa, Rome , Italy

2011:Antiquarian Adventures: Dreamers of a New Day, Museum MAN
            @another vacant space, Berlin, Germany

2009:Puki Pacifista, Studio RA, Rome, Italy

2007:magina A Vagina, Galleria Virginia Tamanini, Vitória ES, Brazil

            Sonoluminescence, Muqueca, Cambridge, MA

2005::The Puki Adventus, Museum MAN, Liverpool, UK

            The Puki Promenade, Gallery 31, Freehold, NJ

1997:The Puki Salon, DAAD Studio 4, Berlin, Germany

1995:Paintings, Galerie Seghaier, Vienna, Austria

1993:Consecrated Hostess: Etchings and Paintings, Leeward Community College,               
            Foyer Art Gallery, Pearl City, Hawaii

1991:Cosmic Fever: Works on Paper 1980-1990, Art in Time, Honolulu, Hawaii

1984 :Original Sin and the Day After, Max Gallery, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Include: Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY; LAPE, University of London, London, UK; Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, NY; Leslie-Lohman Annex, New York, NY; Danny Simmons’ Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, NY; Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY; Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; City Without Walls, Newark, NJ; Yendor Productions, Newark, NJ; Yendor Productions, Newark, NJ; The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce , Richmond, VA; Folk Fest, Atlanta, GA; Stables Gallery at Orleans House, London, UK; The Foundry Gallery, London, UK; London Biennale 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008; Museum Man, Valparaiso, Chile; Vicente de Paula, Vitória ES, Brazil; Kyrenia Harbour, Cyprus, Turkey; Zeytin Dali Sokak, Girne, Cyprus; Pont des Arts, Paris;

To list a few.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

2010:          The New York City Museum Educator’s Roundtable

1992-2009: College Art Association

1986-1987: Eastern College Personnel Officer

1986-1987: The National Network for Artist's Placement


REVIEWS:

2010:   Raffaella Losapio, art a part of cult(ure): remove background noise,

            August 5, May 19

2009:   Raffaella Losapio, art a part of cult(ure): remove background noise,

            August 6

2008:   Küpçüoglu, Hülya “Sinidra” SANAT ArtNewsp, p.19

2007:   Wuo, Tatiana “Lirismo e Protesto nas Artes” A Gazeta, August 7, p. 8

2004:   Peter, Garon “Erotica Section” NY ARTS, International Edition, Volume

            9 Number1/2

2002:   Baysa, Koan-Jeff "Watching the West" NY ARTS, Volume 7 Number 5

1994:   Raven, Arlene "Is Bad Good or Bad?", The Village Voice, April 16

1993:   Brislin, Chris "Art Sparks Controversy", Ka Mana 'O News,

            Volume 10 Number 3

            Rose, Joan "The Top Ten Art Shows in Hawaii for 1993",

            The Honolulu Advertiser, December 28

            Khewhok, Carol "Feed Your Mind", Honolulu Academy of the Arts

            Calendar News, September

            Curtis, Cathy "Psychedelic Experience Is A Long Strange Trip", 

            Los Angeles Times, March

            Creech, Steve "Getting High On Art",  North County News, April

            Johnson, Deanna "Audience Finds Psychedelic Art Show 'Trippy",

            Panther, April
Walsh, Daniella "What A Long Strange Trip It's Been",  Panther, April

1988:   Fine Arts in China, Issue # 33

1982:   "Kaleidoskop Visueller Eindrücke", Freiberger Nachrichten Magazine,
            Switzerland, December


PUBLICATIONS:

2009:   Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today, Edited by Josh

            MacPhee, P.M. Press, p. 75-77

2007:   “Vitória em Art”, Sindicato Dos Artistas Plasticos, Professionals do

            Espirito Santo

2003:   La Biennale Di Venezia 2003, “Brain Academy Apartment”, 50 Esima

            Esposzione Internazionale D’Arte with Gruppo Sinestetico,  p. 621

1998:   New Observations, "Fertility", Published by Diane R. Karp,

            Edited by Erika Knerr

1996:   The Puki Momster Handbook, Self-published Artist Book, Exhibited at

            Printed Matter

1995:   Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Woman Artists, Published

            by Paula Cooper & Creative Time, Edited by Robin Kahn

1993:   Prejudice, Virtual Gallery, Published by Dooley Le Cappellaine

1991:   Annual Report, American Foundation for AIDS Research

            Gay & Lesbian Reading Series, Publicity for the Anti-Violence Project

1983:   Printworld 1983

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