Education

2011- 2014

Bachelors:  Bachelors of Science in Counseling an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency & Substance Abuse:  Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and General Psychology

2008 – 2011
Associates:  New England College of Business and Finance, Boston, MA:  Marketing, Psychology, Business and Finance

1998-2008
Onset Creative Arts, Onset MA-Workshops: (George Remington) instructor: Working and understanding oils, pencil and pen drawing, pastels and other medium.

1991-1998
Barros Art Gallery/Art Studio, Private Tutor (Matthew Barros), Providence, Rhode Island:  Drawing and Sketching, combining painting specialization.  Aiming on all levels, abilities and principles of “seeing”.  An aid to progress in all sorts of mediums form watercolors, oils to pastels and acrylics.

1985-1985
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY:  Haute Courtier/Pattern making and design:  Evening courses elaborating on fashion design, pattern making on structures of body designs.

Experience

2009-Present (Saturday’s by appointment)
Home Based Roving Art Gallery, Cranston, RI:  Private classes & Women group classes:  Make It and Take It 1 ½ hour instructional classes, students learn to paint landscape, seascape, still life and more.  A therapeutic class where women do not need to know how to paint just join and have fun mingling with other students.

1999-2004
The Onset Bay Gallery, Onset, MA:
Taught the fundamentals of drawing to youth and handicap in a community of individuals within the community and tourist traveling during summer seasons .

Traveling Art Classes

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Rebecca travels to teach a therapeutic “Make it, Mingle and Take it” art Class to a team of women in Schrewsbury, Massachusetts
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Students at Central Falls High School, Central Falls, Rhode Island with their teaching artist Rebecca at her TV Studio to learn art media

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presently 

United  States and Internationally: Make It and Take It 1 ½ hour instructional classes of  sixteen (16) women learned to paint a landscape scene and techniques.  A therapeutic class where women don’t need to know how to paint just join and have fun mingling with other women.

Other Educational Experience

AmeriCorp/City Arts-Roger Williams Middle School – Expanded Day Teaching Artist – Integrated art to help teach math, reading, social studies, and other related academics.

2010-2014
Central Falls High School, Central Fall, RI: Community Instructor & Art Mentor- Guide underprivileged youth by demonstrating techniques, critiquing artwork while leading  them from one level of talent to the next, determine what the student is looking for from their art, assist in helping plan next steps to their  creative journey.

2012
The Providence Center, Providence, RI:  Provided therapeutic poetry and speaking to adolescents affected by emotional problems and addiction, an art form which kept their mind clear and  refocused self-destructive impulses into something more impressive,  constructive and positive.

Vitality 
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