(currently in my 12th year teaching Art; experience with All Art levels, K-12)

Aug 2013 – Present                   Richland High School                                               Birdville ISD

HS Art Teacher:  Arts 1-4-Drawing; Arts 1- & 2-Select; AP Studio Art – Drawing & 2D-Design

Aug 2010 – June 2013               Killian Middle School                                              Lewisville ISD

Middle School Art Teacher, Grades 6-8; Yearbook Teacher, Grades 7-8

Aug 2007 – June 2010               Stewart’s Creek Elementary                                        Lewisville ISD

Elementary Art Teacher, Grades K-5

Aug 2006 – June 2007               Western Hills Elementary                                         Fort Worth ISD

Elementary Art Teacher, Grades 3-5



Aug 2015 – Aug 2016             BISD Sec. Art Curriculum Design & Instruction                NRH, TX

            – Was part of team that helped revamp the district-wide secondary art curriculum.

Jan 2013 – Present                 LISD Art Webmaster / Web Designer                           Lewisville, TX

–  Designed the LISD Art website; in charge of maintenance of district Art media and information

 Fall 2012 – Present               LISD Secondary Art Curriculum Writer                       Lewisville, TX

–  Part of Sec. Art Curriculum committee, specifically in charge of the Middle School curriculum

2011 – Present                        Killian MS Tech Cadre Member                                    Lewisville, TX

–  Responsible for incorporating technology instruction into the campus classrooms

2005 – Present                        T.A.E.A. VASE / Jr. VASE Juror                    Regions 10N, 10S, & 11N

–  Judging high school and middle school VASE / Jr. VASE art competitions

Feb 2006 – Mar 2006              T.A.E.A. Fort Worth Planning Committee                Fort Worth, TX

–  Logo design for Nov 2006 TAEA (Texas Art Educators Association) Conference in Fort Worth; aiding FWISD art director Beverly Fletcher

Mar 2006 – May 2006             Rosemont Middle School  (FWISD)                            Fort Worth, TX

–  Student Teaching/Internship; Mentor:  Amanda Allison

Jan 2006 – Mar 2006               Oakhurst Elementary School  (FWISD)                     Fort Worth, TX
–  Student Teaching/Internship; Mentor:  Rebecca Martin

Aug – Oct 2005                        Central High School  (KISD)                                                 Keller, TX
–  Student Observations, Secondary Curriculum; Mentor:  Jeanie Cruce

Oct – Nov 2004                        Oakhurst Elementary School  (FWISD)                     Fort Worth, TX

–  Student Observations, Elementary Curriculum; Mentor:  Rebecca Martin



Artistic Competencies/Skills:

Painting, Drawing/Illustration, Graphic Design/Digital Media, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, Woodcraft

Technology Competencies:   
MS Office Suite,  Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paintshop, Web Design, instructional technology

Second Language:    Vietnamese



Aug 1997 – May 2006                         University of North Texas                                      Denton, TX

–  BA in Visual Arts Studies (Art Education), May 2006

Sep 1993 – May 1997                         Richland High School                      North Richland Hills, TX

–  Diploma


Texas Art Education Association (TAEA)                                                            

–  Member since 2006   



State V.A.S.E. Art Student Achievements:

(Since 2013)

State V.A.S.E. Qualifiers


Division 1:        13

Division 2:        6

Division 3:        7

Division 4:        2

Total:               28 State-qualifiers

State V.A.S.E. Gold Seal Winners


Division 1:        1

Division 2:        1

Division 3:        2

Division 4:        1

Total:                5 Gold Seal Winners


 Jan 2014                                             Richland HS (BISD)                                 N. Richland Hills, TX

            – Teacher of the Year nomination in my first year at Richland High School

2012-2013                                          Lewisville ISD                                                        Lewisville, TX

–  Art Curriculum writer for Lewisville ISD (specifically for secondary art)

Feb 2013                                             Killian MS                                                              Lewisville, TX

–  KMS PTA Honorary Texas Life Membership Award  (Feb 2013)

March 2008                                         Stewart’s Creek Elementary                           The Colony, TX

–  Teacher of the Month



Aug 2016                      BISD Secondary Art Faculty Show                                      N. Richland Hills, TX

Nov 2015                      NRH Pop-Up Gallery Exhibition                                             N. Richland Hills, TX

Nov 2014                      NRH Pop-Up Gallery Exhibition                                             N. Richland Hills, TX

May 2000                     Oakstreet Hall Advanced Watercolor Exhibition                                   Denton, TX

Spring 1998                 U.N.T. Annual Student Union Art Competition                                     Denton, TX



July 2017                                  Major Cheney Elementary School                             Haltom City, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 June 2017                                North Ridge Middle School                               N. Richland Hills, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 Dec 2015                                  North Ridge Elementary School                      N. Richland Hills, TX

– Collaborative mural painting project

 Mar 2014                                  Holiday Heights Elementary School               N. Richland Hills, TX

–  Community Science Biome School Decoration

Mar 2010                                   Stewart’s Creek Elementary School                          The Colony, TX

–  Mural Painter for school cafeteria wall

Nov 2005 – Dec 2005               McMath Middle School                                                     Denton, TX
– Collaborative mural painting project


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