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MARGARET JO FELDMAN
JURIED/GROUP EXHIBITIONS/ARTIST GRANTS
2018 Future Fabrication: 2018 Surface Design International Exhibition in Print
2017 Summer Educator Mirco Residency Art Program, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2016 Summer Educator Mirco Residency Art Program, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2012 Rakehell, Album cover art, San Francisco, CA
2007 First Studio, Crossing the Line: An Exploration of Boundaries and Borders, Phoenix, AZ
2005 Evanston Art Center, 2005 Faculty Exhibition, Evanston, IL LIPA Gallery, Knockoffs, Chicago, IL
2004 Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
2004 Illinois Arts Council Arts-In-Education Residency Beacon Street Gallery, Blind Spot, Chicago, IL Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
2003 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, Artist in Residence City Arts Building, Art Show at the Dog Show, Ketchi, KS; Gallery 37, Living Art 3, Chicago, IL
2002 Urban Studio, Heart Art, Chicago, IL Around the Coyote, Winter Arts Festival, Curator’s Choice Artist, Chicago, IL
2000 SOMAR Gallery, Labyrinth of Cultures, San Francisco, CA Bookworks Gallery, Winter Exhibition, Monterey, CA; SOMAR Gallery, Casa de Espantos, San Francisco, CA; SOMAR Gallery, ArtSpan, San Francisco, CA
1998 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Labyrinth: A Day of the Dead Exhibition, San Francisco, CA; Museum of Art & History, The Light in the Dark, Santa Cruz
1997 SOMAR Gallery, ArtSpan, San Francisco, CA; Mission Cultural Center, Dia de Los Muertos: Maze for the Dead, San Francisco, CA; Joseph Chowning Gallery, Clothed in Memory, San Francisco, CA; San Mateo County Arts Council, decomposition Group Show, San Mateo, CA SOMAR Gallery, ArtSpan, San Francisco, CA; Amador County Arts Council, CA
1996 Celebration of Art III, Sutter Creek, CA; Peninsula Art Association, Creative Visions, Palo Alto, CA
1995 San Mateo County Arts Council, Bay Arts 1995, Belmont, CA
MURAL PROJECTS/PUBLIC ART
The Golden Age,painted mural, Lead Teacher, Windrush School, El Cerrito, CA
The Prairie Whisper; Black-Eyed Susan, mosaic mural, Lead Mosaicist, Gallery 37 and Walter Payton High School, Chicago, IL
Celebrating Edgewater, painted mural, Lead Designer and Project Manager, funded by Major Daley’s 20th District YouthNet and Beacon Street Gallery
For The Roses, mosaic mural, Lead Mosaicist and Project Manager, Beacon Street Gallery with Gallery 37, Chicago, IL
Black Eyed Susans, mosaic mural, Assistant Mosaicist, Beacon Street Gallery with Gallery 37, Chicago, IL
How Does Your Garden Grow, painted mural, Master Teacher, Penn Elementary School, Chicago, IL
Squared, painted mural, Lead Teacher, Lakeside Square Apartments, funded by Department of Human Services, Chicago, IL
The Hamlin School, San Francisco, California 8/2013- present
Middle School Art Teacher, 5-8th Grade
Provide exceptional curriculum through engaging discussions about art, contact with a wide variety of art techniques and cultures, and a focus on the fundamentals of art. Provide differentiated curriculum to meet the unique needs of students with different learning styles. Design learning experiences in collaboration with classroom teachers to create an integrated curriculum relevant to student interests.
Presidio Hill School, San Francisco, California 4/2013-6/2013
Lower/Middle School Art Teacher
Offer engaging lessons designed to encourage student’s creativity and expand their knowledge of art materials, genres, and techniques. Effectively apply Responsive Classroom techniques and mindfulness practice in the classroom.
Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco, California 1/2013-2/2013
Middle School Art Teacher
Developed a unique curriculum for middle school students designed to encourage active learning. Incorporated scaffolding methods to support the development of skills in drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. Included Visual Thinking Strategies in discussions to encourage the use of art terminology.
Brandeis Hillel Day School, San Francisco, California 4/2012-6/2012
Lower School Art Teacher
Provided a unique educational art experience focusing on the fundamentals of color mixing, painting techniques, mosaic design, bookbinding, and art history.
Windrush School, El Cerrito, California 2008-2012
Lower/Middle School Art Teacher
Created an exceptional curriculum that equipped students with the tools to reach their highest potential through engaging discussions about art, contact with a wide variety of art techniques and cultures, and a focus on the fundamentals of art. Provided a differentiated curriculum to meet the unique needs of students with different learning styles. Designed learning experiences in collaboration with classroom teachers to create an integrated curriculum relevant to student interests.
Sacred Heart Preparatory, Atherton, California 2007-2008
High School Art Teacher
Provided a rigorous curriculum for freshman and advanced art classes designed for the enrichment and development of student’s potential. Facilitated discussions using Visual Thinking Strategies as a complement to the art-making component. Instructed students in sculpture, drawing, painting, and printmaking techniques.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California 2008-2009
Designed and led art projects for drop-in Family Day events. Facilitated Teacher Institute Workshops and created lesson plans and hands-on activities based on displayed exhibitions that equipped teachers with resources and curriculum ideas.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois 2003-2007
Developed in-depth tours and unique art making experiences for school groups in the Creation Lab Program. Participated regularly in Family Day events, interacting with visitors to facilitate art projects. Designed and taught a printmaking curriculum in the Summer Studios program.
Gallery 37 After School Matters, Chicago, Illinois 2001-2005
Designed and delivered a high quality, hands-on, project-based curriculum for middle school and high school city youth through Gallery 37’s nationally recognized innovative apprenticeship job program. Implemented mural painting and mosaic projects that supported teens’ development and explored their talent in an intentional and meaningful way.
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois 2003-2004
Taught elementary age children in after-school and summer programs. Provided exceptional instruction in sculpture, drawing and painting that engaged students in the creative process.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIAL
Single Subject Teaching Credential, Art K-12, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1990
Responsive Classroom Level I Workshop: Classroom Management
Alameda County Alliance for the Arts Learning Leadership: 6 week course, Arts Integration Specialist Program
Professional Development Trip to China: Visited Xiaochao Primary School in Yongji, Shanxi Province with Windrush School teachers; exchange ideas and knowledge on service learning projects.
San Francisco Center for the Book: Bookbinding workshops
Museum of African Diaspora: Quilting workshop with Master Quilter Marion Coleman
California Art Education Association
National Art Education Association
Drawing: various drawing tools and techniques including graffiti
Painting: oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media
Sculpture: kinetic, large scale, site specific, assemblage, low relief
Textile: hand embroidery, machine sewing, quilts
Mosaic: direct and indirect method
Technology: digital photography, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, iMovie
Bookbinding: Coptic binding, Japanese stab binding, accordion and shaped books
Ceramics: hand building techniques, glazing, Sgraffito, kiln firing