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EDUCATION


Masters in Fine Arts Candidate Class of 2013

Community Arts

Maryland Institute College of Arts

 

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Concentrations: Cultural Studies

Spring 2005

Wesleyan University

 

University of Cape Town, Cape Town, R.S.A, African Gender Institute                                                               

Winter 2003

 

COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE


Jubilee Arts

August 2011 - Present

Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

• Faciliate art projects with young people in ages ranging from six to seventeen.

• Maintain administrative files for all program participants.

• Develop collaborative art projects and partnerships with schools and neighborhood organizations.

• Recruit students to participate in the program.

 

The Club at Collington Square

June 2011- August 2011

Summer Art Instructor

• Faciliated art projects with third and fourth graders.

 

 

The Red Poppy Art House                                      

San Francisco, CA                                           

September 2007 - June 2011

Family Arts Coordinator 

•Create and implement family oriented art programming.

•Publicize youth arts education program through creating and distributing promotional material.

•Solicit additional volunteers through viral marketing techniques. Coordinate volunteer schedule.

•Develop and establish relationships with neighborhood organizations and businesses.

 

Our Oakland: Eastside Stories                                   

Oakland, CA                        

January 2009 – August 2009

Outreach Coordinator

•Established and maintained sustainable partnerships with community organizations and media arts nonprofits.

•Developed and implemented online and offline community outreach strategies.

•Created communications material including participant mailings, appeals to donors, and sponsor requests.

 

YouthNoise                                            

San Francisco, CA                                       

February 2009 – April 2009

Online Outreach Coordinator

•Updated social networks. Researched and communicated with online activist communities.

 

Freedom School                                                         

San Francisco, CA                                            

June 2006 - August 2006

Educator

•Collaborated with cooperating teachers to design a multicultural arts curriculum and lesson plans.

•Performed basic administrative duties such as recording attendance and organizing student portfolios.

•Utilized cooperative learning and the Children’s Defense Fund cultural literacy curriculum.

 

NIA                                                                               

Middletown, CT                                            

September 2001 - May 2004

Counselor

•Facilitated discussions among 8th and 9th grade women of color to motivate and foster personal growth.

•Create educational and motivational activities to encourage academic achievement.

 

Upward Bound                                                              

Meriden, CT                                             

September 2002 - May 2003

Mentor

•Provided academic support and motivation for a 9th grade class. Implemented student centered learning methods.

•Guided educational and motivational activities to encourage academic achievement and ease transition into high school.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE


MOG                                                                             

Oakland, CA                                 

October 2008 – January 2009 

Publishing Assistant  

• Published music articles online after analyzing content for relevant tag words.


Current TV                                                             

San Francisco, CA                         

March 2008 – September 2008

Online Outreach Coordinator

• Initiated viral marketing campagin for current.com. Researched online niche communities.

• Screened current.com for content with viral potential. Created and implemented online community events.

• Established interoffice demographic reports and relationships with bloggers and webmasters.


Cision                                                                                  

Oakland, CA                                

February 2007 - September 2007

Traffic Coordinator

•Streamlined production work flow between sales and creative departments.

 

Paramount and TV Land                                       

New York, NY                                       

March 2006 – February 2007

Production Assistant

•Acted as a liaison between the communities where filming took place and the production crew.

 

Dimensions in Managed Care                                          

Montville, NJ                                          

June 2005 - February 2006

Intake Coordinator 

•Coordinated the fieldwork schedules of nurses. Facilitated long-term care assessments.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2006 Generations 4: AIR Gallery A.I.R. Gallery, 511 West 25th St, New York, NY. Speed Limit: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York

 

Anonymous Drawings 3: blütenweiss - raum für kunst prenzlauer allee 224 10405 Berlin, Germany

 

2007 Wish you were Here 6: AIR Gallery, New York, NY

 

Fabricatorz Show Some Color 2: http://fabricatorz.com/2007/11/black- identities-created-within-white-walls-ada-pinkston/2009

 

2009

Black is Never Quiet performance art on the streets of Berlin, Germany

http://neverquiet.weebly.com/

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2011

Subteranean Art House

During my tenure at the Subteranean Art House I created a collaborative performance entitled The Nature of Nomenclature.

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