Experience 1993-Present A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers LLC West Palm Beach, FL
Founder, artist and artist representative. Coordinating art show and artists development for artist in South Florida and New York City
2005-Present Center for Creative Education West Palm Beach, FL
Certified art educator traveling to different school sites in Palm Beach County teaching creative ways of learning. Collaborate with Beacon after-school centers and classroom instructors
2005-2006 Artist Showcase of the Palm Beaches West Palm Beach, FL
Educated inner city youth on two centuries of African American Art history, as well as the fundamentals of art development and understanding.
2001-Present School District of Palm Beach County
Audition judge for the middle school and high school of the arts
Responsible for the scoring and judging for admission for the potential visual student for the schools of the arts
1997-2004 Burdines-Macy’s (formerly Macy’s) Palm Beach Gardens, Fl
Sales Associate/Sales Specialist
Responsible for merchandising, providing the highest level of customer service by demonstrating advanced product knowledge and building quality customer relationships that result in increased sales and repeat business in the Tommy Hilfiger product line for men.
1994-2000 Children’s Coalition West Palm Beach, Fl
Responsible for instructing at risk and inner city children art appreciation via lesson plans developed to provide interactive participation and art history.
1991-1997 Brooklyn Bow International Riviera Beach, Fl
Responsible for product development of various bow and trim designs, prepared layout for merchandise catalog, portfolio and display presentations to prospective and existing clients.
1990-1991 St. Mary’s Elementary School Bronx, NY
Art Teacher /Art Director
Responsible for teaching pre-kindergarten through 4th grade children art appreciation via lesson plans developed to provide interactive participation.
1989-1991 Rich, Butts & Partners/Black Ink NY, NY
Design Assistant/Office Manager
Responsible for Accounts Receivables, ordering graphic design materials, job trafficking, assisted firm’s partner with graphic designs.
Education 1986-1988 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Received Associates of Science in Visual Communication
Exhibitions 2011 2 Faced: The Devil’s Advocate Book Signings WPB, FL; NYC
Self published book of art , poetry and affirmations. Signings were at Fine Arts @West Best gallery in West Palm Beach, FL & Salud Bar & Lounge in Yonkers, NY
2009 What is My Priority Book Signings WPB, FL; NYC
Self published book of art , poetry and affirmations. Signings were at EG2 Northwood gallery in West Palm Beach, FL & Salud Bar & Lounge in Yonkers, NY
2007-Present Collaboration Exhibition West Palm Beach, FL Visual artists of diverse spirits working together for a comparable cause; which is to spread art appreciation in the community. This is done by exhibiting art in inhabitable spaces.
2006 Old School Square’s Cornell Museum Delray Beach, FL 6th annual “A Gathering of Kuumba”. An exhibition of African American and Caribbean artist showing their “ Creativity” in different disciplines of art.
1994-1997 International Trim Show South Miami Beach, FL Display board for Brooklyn Bow International.
Activities 2005-Present Artists of Palm Beach County Palm Beach County, FL Founding Member. Served as a Steering committee chair, one year. Served as Officer and Secretary of the Board of Directors , one year. Presently serving as membership committee chair, three years and board member, two
Published work 2009 What is My Priority? My Release
2010 2Faced: The Devil’s Advocate
2011 tweets, Rants & Affirmations
Soul Much More From Scratch