Ms_Art Instructor_Frederick


Full Name: 
Janet Celeste Ibrahim


Professional Title: 
Art Instructor


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Work Experience: 

Education Assistant/Art Instructor, August 2013 - Present

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD

·      Researched, panned, developed, implemented, and instructed art activities for a variety of classes including Head Start, STEM-based art for middle school students, and ceramics for adults with developmental disabilities

 ·      Assisted in the gathering, organization, preparation, distribution, and clean up of materials as well as the organization and preparation of classrooms and studios

Teaching Apprentice, January – April 2014

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and Maryland Housing Partnership Program, Arcola Elementary & Amherst Square Apartments, Wheaton, MD

·      Assisted in the preparation of materials as well as providing instruction to children for a series of afterschool art lessons at Arcola Elementary School and Amherst Square Apartments community center

·      Collaborated with fellow artists in the Pyramid Atlantic community to share various printmaking techniques (including gelatin printmaking, wax paper screen-printing, and Styrofoam relief printing) as well as collage, book making, and hat making

 ·      Aided in the design of art lessons which utilized safe non-toxic materials, and were designed without the need for special equipment such as a press

Studio Intern, January – March 2014

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD

·      Maintained the papermaking, bindery, and printmaking studios and equipment, organized and replenishing solvents, inks, and other materials

 ·      Assisted with outreach and administration (answered the telephones, greeted visitors, sorted mail, mailed packages, scheduled appointments for studio rentals, purchased supplies, created informational brochures and flyers for residency and fellowship program opportunities, instructional resources for classes, and updated catalogue of classes and workshops)

Print Shop Monitor, August – December 2013

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

·      Supervised students using print shop equipment, provided assistance as necessary

·      Ensured proper clean up procedures and safety precautions were met, as well as the proper use of presses and other equipment

·      Replenished solvents and other supplies, reporting what materials were low and in need of repurchasing

Herman Maril Gallery Assistant, January – May 2013

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

·      Worked both independently and with other Herman Maril Gallery volunteers to organize, prioritize, set up and de-install exhibitions in accordance with the Gallery schedule

·      Aided with gallery administration and maintenance, installation and de-installation, publicity, receptions, and visiting artist events.

College Park Arts Scholars Teaching Assistant, January - May 2013

University of Maryland, College Park, MD

·      Mentored students in the Arts Scholars program through specific initiatives including weekly peer-counseling, role modeling and periodic assessments of workshop progress

·      Promoted and facilitated community building in workshops and program related activities

·      Upheld a positive and engaging environment for the expression of diversity and cultural awareness through workshops and discussions

·      Fostered the open exchange of creative ideas and development of artistic skills

·      Challenged students including workshop leaders to excel creatively and academically

·      Participated in weekly workshop leader meetings and discussed topics related to workshop instruction and development

·      Recorded workshop attendance and submitted weekly observations to faculty

·      Facilitated a cooperative and engaged learning environment and provided support for program events including speaker engagements, field trips, and Open Houses

·      Assisted faculty with the ongoing panning and implementation of the annual ArtsFest



 University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Specialization in Printmaking, May 2014