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“Leaf Children”, tempera on paper, First Grade, 72” x 216”, 2012
2014 – present, Head Art Teacher, Seth Boyden School, Maplewood, NJ
• Teach studio art materials and technique to 530 students in 26 classes weekly at Title 1
School using innovative individualized and differentiated instruction
• Create unique curriculum such as outdoor earthworks to teach visual art and integrate art
• Create sustainable projects using recycled materials to raise awareness about responsibility
to the environment
• Synthesize contemporary artists and artists from history with students’ lives to keep art
alive and relevant.
• Curate and present student work for annual school-wide art exhibit encompassing three
floors of building and Board of Education Gallery exhibit.
2004 – 2014 Art Education Specialist, Pre-K – 8th
, Far Brook School, Short Hills, N.J.
• Create unique curriculum such as sketchbook and outdoor earthworks to enrich academic
• Speak on art subjects at select faculty meetings and events for student body and families
• Workshop presenter of earthworks curriculum at State Education Conference
• Spearhead Guggenheim Museum workshop for entire faculty.
• Teach meditation as part of school-wide commitment to mindfulness.
2001 – 2002, After-school art teacher, middle school children, New York Kids Club, W. 87th
2001 – 2002, After-school art teacher, pre-school children, Manhattan Treehouse, NYC.
2001 – 2002, Private art instructor, elementary age students.
CREDENTIALS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2015, Responsive Classroom Teacher Training Workshops, South Orange Maplewood School
2014 - 2015, New Jersey Teacher Certification in Visual Art Alternate Route Program,
certification date February, 2015.
2012, Teachers College, Columbia University, Summer Institute in Teaching Writing, The
Reading and Writing Project, August.
2012, Teachers College, Columbia University 82nd
Saturday Reunion, The Reading and
Writing Project, March.
2012, “A Year With Children,” Attended Guggenheim Museum Special Exhibition of Art by
Children Participating in Learning Through Art Program with Instructional Models.
2012, National Art Educators Association National Conference, NY, NY.
2010, “Educating the Creative Mind” Conference, Kean University, Union, NJ.
2009, “Teaching Literacy Through Art” Workshop, Guggenheim, Museum, NYC, August.
2008 – 2009, “Teaching Literacy Through Art” Four Day Workshop Series, Guggenheim
Museum, NYC, Sept. – May.
2008, Workshop presenter, “Earthworks” NJAIS conference, Martinsville, NJ.
2007, “Art with Young Children” Workshop, Bank Street, January.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
2015, Alternate Route New Jersey Standard Certification.
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa. M. F.A. Painting, GPA 3.79
Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts, graduate cum laude, B.F.A in
Studio Art. GPA 3.54
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.
PUBLISHED WORKS AND MURALS
Writing: Author and illustrator, Walking On Walnuts, a culinary memoir, Bantam, 1996,
national media, regional bestseller.
Feature articles and illustration, New York Times Magazine, Newark Star Ledger, Newsday,
and Fine Cooking Magazine, among others. Clips available on request.
Fine Art Murals: Metropolitan area, private homes, one-of-a-kind hand-painted murals on
Artist and Publisher, http://www.jellypress.com, an art and food blog, launched 2007.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIONS, Visual Art
2015, “Old Enough to Know Better,” Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA
2015, “11-point Perspective,” Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ.
2014, “Everyone I’ve Ever Fed,” 73 See Gallery, Montclair, NJ.
2011, “What You Get Is To Be Changed,” NJ Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ..
2013, “Here in the Same Open Emptiness/After Marina Tsvetaeva” two-person exhibition, 73
See Gallery, Montclair, NJ
2013, “Of the Land,” chaNorth Alumni Exhibition, New York, N.Y.
2012, “Mudluscious”, New Jersey Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ.
2011, “What You Get Is To Be Changed,” NJ Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ., solo exhibit.
2011, “Pale Language,” New Jersey Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ.
2011, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 25th
International Juried Show, 1/14, Summit, NJ.
2010 “It’s Complicated,” Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa
2010 “2D or Not 2D,” Juried by Chuck Arnoldi and Gregory Amenoff, President’s Office
Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
2009, “Works in Progress”, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
2009, “A Pinch and a Dash”, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY.
2008, “Works in Progress”, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
2008, Launch of online gallery and blog, www.jellypress.com.
2007, Launch of online gallery, www.nancygailring.com.
2005, “Essentials” New Door Creative Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2005, “Subtleties” Iandor Fine Art Gallery, Newark, NJ.
Collections: Coca Cola, Phillip Morris, Prudential Insurance Company, among others
2014, Artist-in-Residence, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, VA, June
2014, Artist-in-Residence, Soaring Gardens, PA, July.
2013, Artist-in-Residence, Ucross Foundation, WY, August
2013, Artist-in-Residence, I-Park, East Haddam, CT, July
2012, Artist-in-Residence, chaNorth, Pine Plains, NY, July
2012, Artist-in-Residence, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY, June
2011, Artist-in-Residence, Vermont Studio Center, July
NJ Star Ledger, December 1, 2011, “Romantic Fragments in West Orange,” Dan Bischoff, p. 31,
review of solo exhibition “What You Get Is To Be Changed”
West Orange Patch, September 17, 2011, “Three Artists Share a Pale Language” Carol Selman,
online, West Orange, NJ. http://westorange.patch.com/articles/three-artists-share-a-pale-
HONORS AND AWARDS
2012, Scholarship Award, Painting, chaNorth artist-in-residence program, Pine Plains, NY
2011, Fellowship Award ,Painting, Vermont Studio Center.
2011, Honorable Mention, Painting, Visual Art Center 25th
Juried Exhibition, Summit, NJ
2010, Nominee, The Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship in Painting