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Ingrid Castro

Freelance Animator & Painter

Location:Alhambra, California, United States
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Ingrid Castro

2005 B.A. Animation and Fine Arts from Loyola Marymount University

Computer Skills, Internet savvy, experienced user of Excel, MS Word, MS Publisher, MS Powerpoint.

Bilingual (English and Spanish). I can read, write, speak Spanish fluently.

Work Experience
Center Director
A+ Educational Centers, Los Angeles, CA
Monitor staff and student performances
Report expenses to owner
Schedule sessions for tutors
Schedule and attend meetings with school principals to sign contracts
Review contracts and invoices before submission to districts
Hire and train staff monthly
Communicate via email with school districts and company staff
Document updates in computer system
Complete monthly reports
Evaluate staff and audit work
Provide customer service
Travel to various locations in Central California and Inland Empire to meet staff or evaluate students.
Represent company at school district meetings

A+ Educational Centers, Los Angeles, CA
Tutored K-12th grade level students in low-income areas
Completed evaluations
Provided students progress reports to parents
Received awards for starting the most students
Report student progress in computer system

Gallery Assistant
Crazy Space, Santa Monica
Opened studio for students and visitors
Assisted with artwork installations

Teacher Assistant
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Assisted Professors: Robert Burchfield, John Dillon, and Kathy Bauer
Responsible for set-ups in studio/class and assisting in student problem solving related to animating and production.
Set up camera and lights for films.

Sculpture Studio Assistant
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Assisted Studio Lab Technician Victor Lozano
Responsible for gallery/studio maintenance.

Projects and Leadership

2002-2004: Artsmart Service Learning Program
Loyola Marymount University and St.Gerard Majella Elementary, Los Angeles, CA
In 2004 I mentored eighth grader. I created lesson plans which incorporated animation techniques and fine art skills.

In 2003 I mentored eighth grade . I created lessons plans and formulated social justice projects: Family History Quilt Making, Political Graphics, and Fence Weaving.
I attended Teachers Training at The Getty Museum.
In 2002 I was a fourth grade mentor that taught various art methods and helped students apply the techniques in their own work.

2002: Senior Project: Hollywood High School, Los Angeles, CA
Mentored high school senior Jaymie Zelaya. I worked one-on-one with her in creating a series of paintings. I taught various techniques and art history.
Assisted in judging various student projects.

2002-2003: Calero Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Participant Artist and volunteer in association.
Assisted in recruiting new artist and preparing work for exhibition.

2002: Senior Project: Highland High School, Palmdale, CA
Mentored 2 high school students in preparing their final projects for graduating.

2000: Boys and Girls Club, Los Angeles, CA
Staff member for after-school program at Lennox Elementary School
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