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Reilly N.

Gordon
431 Timberlea Dr. Apt #181 Rochester Hills MI 48309
#248-931-0256 rngordo@aol.com reillygordon.weebly.com
Objective: I am seeking an opportunity that highlights my artistic and creative

experiences. I possess knowledge in the areas of drawing, painting, ceramics,


sculpture and costume design as well as Education techniques on how to teach art
and inspire participants. I would welcome a chance to further my teaching and
people skills and be a part of an art based field.
Education: Alma College 2013-present: Alma College, Alma, Michigan. Areas of

study include; Art Education, Secondary Education, BFA, Educational Studies Minor,
current GPA 3.559. Deans List recipient 2016.
High school 2013 Graduate Rochester High school, Rochester Michigan. GPA 3.33
Field Experience: 2011-present

2015: St. Louis High school, St Louis MI, Mr. Puffpaffs art room, TA, Lessons
taught; pottery wheel, and also was supportive resource for students needing
more direction and motivation.
2014: St. Marys Elementary school, Alma MI Art classroom, Mrs. Holms, TA
for 2nd- 5th grade levels. Lessons taught; how to draw a face, proportion
techniques, a lesson on positive and negative space, assisted students who
need more direction. Also volunteered to come in for Halloween fun and
showed the kids my homemade costume.
2013: Alma Middle School, Alma MI Art classroom, Mrs. Zakala, TA, 6th -8th
grade, Assisted students with mixing colors and brain storming ideas.
Assisted Teacher with clean up and student progress.
2013: Mural Commission, I Can learning Center, Utica MI. Heather Matson,
Director.
2011-2014: Reillys Summer Art Camp (out of home) students included ages
4-14, 8 students for a week in June. Projects included; puppets, tie die, kites,
freeze beads, pencil pouches, painted bird houses and played interactive
artistic games.

Relevant Courses: EDC 240 Classroom Management, EDC 373 Special Education,

EDC 455a Art Methods Teaching Art for Life, EDC 354 Art for Divers Learners Special
Education in the Art classroom, ART 270 Painting, ART 490 Advanced Figure Drawing
Volunteerism: 2015- Volunteered at Home building charity for children with Autism-

organized craft table of items. 2015-Kids Night Out at Alma College Rec Center.
Event to encourage healthy play for middle schoolers. 2016-2016 Campus Art
Gallery Assistant, Clack Art Center, Alma College.
Special Skills: Drawing, (medias: charcoal, pencil, chalk, pastels) Painting,(medias:

acrylic, oil, ink, watercolor) 3D: (medias: Clay, Ceramics, sculpture, wheel throwing)
Fabrics/Materials: (Costume design, sewing, historical reenactor, festive holiday
centerpieces) Event organizer, Budgeting, Lesson planning. Technology: Well versed
in Windows programs: power point, word. Adobe Illustrator, social media.

Hobbies and Extracurricular activities: Civil war reenactments, Renaissance History

and Reenactments, Costume making for Comic Cons and theater. In the process of
completing a novel.
References:

Available upon request.