Resumé



Wanda M. Edwards

watercolorsRus@yahoo.com

EDUCATION


Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
  • Scientific and Technical Illustration Program
    Areas of concentration: Biological, Technical, Medical, Botanical
  • RISD - Botanical Illustration
  • RISD - Children's Book Illustration
  • RISD - Pen & Ink/Watercolor



EMPLOYMENT


Art Teacher
St. Stanislaus School
Fall River, MA
  • Create lesson plans and teach classes for grades Pre-K thru 8th
  • Teaching basic working knowledge of color theory, perspective, line, composition, 2-D, 3-D, pencils,
    charcoal, paint, clay, etc
  • Setting up and maintaining an up to date, award winning website on Artsonia for students? artwork.
    We placed 2nd. in the state of MA. This site also generates funds for the school.
  • Wrote and established the Visual Arts program for recent school accreditation.
  • Organized and ran a school wide art show held at a local gallery.
  • Arranged for numerous PR opportunities in local newspapers


Art Teacher - Adult Classes
Fall River Art Association
Fall River, MA
  • Teaching adult watercolor classes


Gallery Assistant / Office Manager
Virginia Lynch Gallery
Tiverton, RI
  • Overseeing the installation of monthly exhibitions.
  • Contact with artist and press for all upcoming events.
  • Cataloging, filing, and storing of all art and valuables.
  • Keeping the records and paying the bills for all gallery expenses.


Artist
Sherle Wagner Intl.
Fall River, MA
  • Over-glaze painting on fine porcelain fixtures and accessories.
  • Created design concepts for N.Y. Showroom using techniques taught at Franklin Mint.


Graphic Artist
Red Farm Studio
Pawtucket, RI
  • Created new concepts for pre-existing art.
  • Designed new backgrounds and borders.
  • Prepared mechanicals and die drawings for embossing dies.



ORGANIZATIONS


  • Westport Art Group - member
  • Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council - board member-six year
  • Fall River Art Association - member / board member-three years
  • Guild of Natural Science Illustrators - member