2019 – 2021
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies – Expressive & Creative Arts (CAGS) Salve Regina University
2016 – 2018
Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology – Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
Master’s in Science and Psychology – Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelors of Science in Counseling an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency & Substance Abuse:
2008 – 2011
New England College of Business and Finance, Boston, MA: Marketing, Psychology, Business, and Finance
Onset Creative Arts, Onset MA-Workshops: (George Remington) instructor: Working and understanding oils, pencil and pen drawing, pastels and other media through the experience of Expressive Arts.
Barros Art Gallery/Art Studio, Private Tutor (Matthew Barros), Providence, Rhode Island: Drawing and Sketching, combining painting specialization. Aiming all levels, abilities and, principles of “seeing”. An aid to progress in all sorts of mediums forms – watercolors, oils to pastels and acrylics.
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.
2009-Present (Saturday’s by appointment)>x
Home Based Roving Art Gallery, Cranston, RI: Private classes & Women group classes: Expressive Arts instructional classes, students learn to explore and paint emotional expressive art 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.
The Onset Bay Gallery, Onset, MA:
Taught the fundamentals Expressive Art of drawing to youth and those with developmental disabilities in a community of individuals within the community, and tourists traveling during summer seasons.
Traveling Art Classes
United States and Internationally: Expressive Arts – classes of sixteen (16) women . A therapeutic class where women don’t need to know how to paint just join and have fun mingling with other women, engage and share in the creative exploration and discovery process.
Other Educational Experience
AmeriCorp/City Arts-Roger Williams Middle School – Expanded Day Teaching Artist – Integrated Expressive Art to help teach math, reading, social studies, and other related academics.
Central Falls High School, Central Fall, RI: Community Instructor & Art Mentor- Guide underprivileged youth by demonstrating Expressive Arts 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.
The Providence Center, Providence, RI: Provided Expressive Arts 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.