Art Teacher Sample Resume

Emily Lowry
1234 University Drive
Fresno, California
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556

High school art teacher seeking a teaching position where I can enhance the Art Program of the institution and provide an extraordinary environment for which students are able to recognize their full creative talents.  

Qualifications Summary
  • More than nine years of professional experience in teaching art.
  • Extensive background in working with students of all ages, wide experience in fostering respect and discipline as well as creating and inciting interest in learning by stimulating the multi-cultural, multi-racial and ESL students' environment.
  • Dedicated to providing high quality education to all my students and committed to raising the standards of artistic education.
  • Excellent communicative and interpersonal skills.
Fresno University, Fresno, CA
  • Master's of Art Education (May 2001)
College of Art & Design, Fresno, CA
  • Bachelor of Art in Art Education (May 1998)
  • Epsom School of Art & Design, Epsom, England (Junior Year Abroad Program 1996-1997)
Work Experience
Art Teacher: Dec. 2004 - Present, Edison High School, Fresno Unified School District, CA
  • Instruct pupils in art, such as painting, sketching, designing, and sculpturing.
  • Prepare lesson plans and establish course goals.
  • Select books and art supplies for courses.
  • Demonstrated methods and procedures to pupils.
  • Observe and evaluate pupils' work in order to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement.
  • Confer with student, parents, and counselor to resolve any of the students' problems. Accompany students on field trips to museums and art galleries.
Art Teacher: Jan. 2000 - Nov. 2004, Bullard Talent Elementary School, Fresno, CA.
  • Specialized in teaching more areas of art, such as illustration, art history and commercial art.
  • Directed planning and supervision of student contests and arranging of art exhibits and provided clerical and instructional support in classrooms.
  • Gained experience teaching students with disabilities.
  • Taught weekend painting workshops and evening classes on a roistered basis to adults, both beginner and master-class.
Substitute Teacher/Instructor: Aug. 1998 - Dec. 1999, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA
  • Taught drawing/painting and ceramics to middle school students and designed flat pattern making and advanced sewing classes.
  • Taught beginning & intermediate clothing construction as well as basic and intermediate drawing in fine arts and humanities departments.
  • Other responsibilities included assisting with Art Club, co-teaching classes and instructing art classes after school in a variety of sites.
*References available upon request.