Stephanie Lawson ART EDUCATOR

CERTIFICATIONS

New York State Professional Visual Arts, All Grades

 

MEDIA SKILLS

Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking, Digital Illustration, Graphic Design, Animation, Video, Photography

 

SOFTWARE

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Animate, Adobe Premiere, Adobe AfterEffects, Figma, Unity, Cinema 4D, Zoom, Padlet, Google Classroom, Google Suite

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Rochester City School District • Rochester, New York
School of the Arts, The Leadership Academy for Young Men • September 2012 - present Art Teacher, Grades 7-12
Taught four levels of Media Art, Studio Art 1&2, Drawing & Painting, Art 7

 

Letchworth Central School District • Gainesville, New York Letchworth Middle School • January 2012 - September 2012

Art Teacher, Grades 6-8 Taught Art 6, 7, 8

 

Rochester Institute of Technology • Rochester, New York
Kids on Campus • July 2011 - August 2015
Digital Art Teacher, Grades 5-12
Designed and taught technology-focused art lessons to middle and high school students in an intensive summer program; coursework focused on digital photography and the Adobe Creative Cloud

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

Rochester Institute of Technology
Master of Science for Teachers Art Education Program

Rochester, New York

• Guest Lecturer • 2018 - Present
• Advisory Council Member • 2018 - Present
• Cooperating Teacher • 2016 - Present

 

Rochester City School District • Rochester, New York
Lead Teacher/Mentor • September 2019 - present

 

Steph Lawson Design • Rochester, New York and Portland, Oregon Freelance Graphic Designer • September 2005 - present

 

EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology • Rochester, New York
Master of Science for Teachers, Visual Arts, 2011

Bachelor of Fine Arts, New Media Design & Imaging, 2007 Minor in Writing Studies

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Rochester City School District • Rochester, New York
Modified Cross Country Coach • Fall 2017 - Present

 

Rochester City School District • Rochester, New York
Ski Club Advisor • 2019

 

Geneseo Central School District • Geneseo, New York
Volunteer Varsity Assistant Track and Field Coach • Spring 2011

 

Girls on the Run • Portland, Oregon
Assistant Coach • Spring 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The National Art Education Association, 2010 - Present
The New York State Art Teachers Association, 2010 - Present

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Published in New York State Art Teachers Association News, 2021
Conference Speaker, New York State Art Teachers Association Conference, 2019, 2020

 

HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS & EXHIBITIONS

Rochester City School District Art Department Faculty Show 2018, 2019, 2020
Shared Spaces show, Nazareth College Arts Center, Rochester, NY, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Start Here show, RIT Bevier Gallery, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Artwork featured in the Zelle Running Art Slide Show, April 2015
Artwork featured in Popsugar’s “10 Cute Gifts for your Always Racing Friend,” December 2014

Artwork featured in the Runner’s World 30 under 30 Online Holiday Gift Guide, November 2014

Artwork featured in the Another Mother Runner Holiday Gift Guide, December 2012
Animal Adoption Advocacy poster show, Lollypop Farm, Fairport, NY, June 2011
MST Art Education show, FOURWALLS Gallery, Rochester, NY, May 2011
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Honors show, Rochester, NY, Summer 2007