Barbara Roberts McKinnon   "Bobbi"

Barbara Roberts McKinnon
491 Kusa Lane, Hide-A-Way Hills; Sugar Grove Ohio 43155 ● 740-404-3569 ● www.bobbiscanvas.com

email: bobbiscanvas@gmail.com

Online Website includes Resume of work and lesson plans: www.bobbiscanvas.com

MISSION STATEMENT
Desire to ignite passion in the students and community through art as means of personal expression and life-long learning.  Bring current technology to the classroom while introducing knowledge from the historical perspective as the foundation for strengthening creativity.
 
LICENSURE      5 year Professional Ohio Teaching license K-12, Visual Arts

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Plus, Graduate Initial Teacher Licensure Program, 2013, Ashland University, Columbus, OH

Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century, 2014, Ashland University, Ashland, OH
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design and Illustration, minor; Business and Home Economics 1985, Ashland University, Ashland OH

Art Institute of Pittsburgh PA, (3rd year intern program focusing on the Arts and Design)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Art Education:

  • Fairfield Union Local Schools, 6409 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road NE,  Lancaster, August 2018 to present Middle School  (Grades 5-8)

  • Fairfield Christian Academy, Lancaster, Ohio  August 2014-2018  (grades 3-12)

  • Groveport Madison High School,  Groveport, Ohio.  August 2013-2014

  • Fairfield County "Diversion Program"  Teaching Art class once a week, funded by Fairfield County Juvenile Court 2016 to present

Art Teacher, ages 12-17, 2000, ALPHA, Perry County Correctional Facility for Youth, Perry County, OH
• Developed and presented lesson plans that challenged this group of youth to a higher level of thinking in an expressive environment

Art & Design Experience
Intern, 1983, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Designed and made several wedding and wedding party dresses, pageant dresses, and theatre costumes

Original Owner of "Two Broke Artists" art studio in downtown Lancaster, Ohio 43130  2014-2018

  *Painting, ceramics, youth art lessons, professional group painting sessions and Youth Art Camps.

  *Commissioned Art Work in various mediums.

  *Destination Downtown Lancaster has rated the studio as one of the Top 3 Attractions in the downtown 2015.

  *Two Broke Artists Art Studio was voted the "Business of the Year" in Lancaster Ohio for 2015

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Illustrator: 2018, Children's Book Series (9 books); Auntie "M" Life Lessons To Make "You" A Better "You"; www.Xlibirs.com publisher
Sales, 1993-2011, Mathews Ford, Newark, OH
• Twice awarded Licking County Salesperson of  the Year

Sales Manager/Store Manager/District Display Manager, 1988-1992, Casual Corner

References available upon request

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