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Jordana Scheer has been making, studying, and teaching art throughout her life.  She creates artwork that explores concepts and materials, intertwining them with social and environmental issues. Jordana received her BFA, Majoring in Studio for Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, MA.  During this time she spent a semester studying at Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy.  While getting her undergraduate degree, Jordana worked with non-profit public arts groups organizing art shows and leading mural projects with homeless shelters and universities.  After graduating Jordana worked as a muralist and art teacher nationally and internationally with various groups including an orphanage, summer camps, state park, community center and private school. She also spent time working in a museum and art galleries. Jordana received her Masters of Art Teaching and Learning in Art and Design from Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with honors. While getting her graduate degree, Jordana taught art at a charter and public school, children’s hospital and continuing education classes.  After graduating Jordana Scheer K- 12th grade art teacher at an international school in South America.  She is currently working as a visiting artist through the Arts Council of Monterey County, California. 

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Art Education-

K-12 Art Teacher Certificate of Clearance, California (issued 2019)

K-12 Art Teacher Standard Certificate, New Jersey (issued Feb. 2014)

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (2008- 2009)

Masters of Art Teaching and Learning in Art and Design- Honors Graduate

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (2001- 2004)

Studio Art Center International, Florence, Italy (semester abroad, 2004)

Bachelors of Fine Art, Studio for Interrelated Media

 

Curriculum Organizer and Art Teacher-

North Monterey County Unified Schools (summer 2019)

                  Plan and implement lessons (K-8th)

Arts Council of Monterey County, Carmel, CA (2019-)

                  Plan and implement lessons as a visiting artist and muralist (4th, 9th-12th)

School for the Gifted and Talented, Oak Hill Academy, Lincroft, NJ (Summer 2014)

                  Plan and implement lessons (K-8th)

Trenton Public Schools, Trenton, NJ (2012-2019)

Plan and implement lessons (PS- 8th), Mural and field trip coordinator, Organized student artwork at Board of education and Trenton City Museum, Recipient of Young Audiences Arts Champion Award and Princeton University Art Museum Scholarship, Received grants from Young Audiences Visiting artists, Dreaming Zebra Foundation, Target Field Trips, Donors Choose, Novo Nordisk, Home Depot, Voya Unsung Heroes

Monmouth County Vocational School, Neptune, NJ (evenings 2013-2016)

                  Plan and implement drawing and painting classes (Adults)

MCPS Deep Cut Gardens and Creative Arts Center, Thompson Park, NJ (2008, 2012-2013)

Plan and implement drawing and painting classes (Adults)

Monmouth County Boys and Girls Club, Asbury Park, NJ (summer 2012)

Plan and implement art classes and mural (Pre K- 12th)

Colegio Internacional Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela (2009- 2011)

Plan and implement art classes and art shows (Pre S- 12th), Art Clubs (4th-12th), Murals with Abansa Orphanage (1st-12th), Field trip organizer (9th-12th)

Hasbro Childrens Hospital, Providence, RI (2008-2009)

                  Plan and implement art program (emergency room and long term patients)

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education, Providence, RI (2008-2009)

                  Assistant art teacher (1st, 5th, 9th-12th, Adult)

Grounds for Sculpture, Ewing, NJ (2007-2008)

                  Administrative assistant and museum docent

Rustic Pathways Rice Field Base, Bang Chen Yung, Thailand (summer 2007)

                  Plan and implement art classes and mural paintings (1st-12th)

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