Kelly Barker • (902) 446-1732 • kellybarker3@yahoo by mek10591

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									Kelly Barker                • (902) 446-1732 • kellybarker3@yahoo.com



Education
Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS                                                        2007-09

       Bachelor of Education Secondary Program, specializing in Art and Social Studies

Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS                                                          2006

       Qualifying year for the Bachelor of Education Program at MSVU

NSCAD University Halifax, NS                                                                      2002-06

       Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Photography



Teacher Education
Practicum Cole Harbour District High School, Cole Harbour, NS                                     2007/08

       Gained teaching experience in a classroom setting with grade 10 and 12 art students

       Prepared and adapted daily lesson plans and activities for multiple learning abilities

       Framed and displayed student art work throughout the school

       Assisted with an after school Art Program in which students created murals together

Volunteer Halifax West High School, Halifax, NS                                             Fall 2007/08

       Lead discussions about student work with emphasis on documentation
        and display in Heather Horsfall’s grades 10, 11 & 12 art classes

       Participated in grade 12 Advanced Art meetings

       Assisted in drafting grant applications to supplement future development
        of the arts within the school and the Bella Rose Arts Centre

       Provided assistance for the students during art and technology classes

International Baccalaureate (IB) Level 1 Training in Visual Arts,
Charlottetown, P.E.I.                                                                            Feb 2008

       Weekend training and information workshop for the IB Program

       Valuable resources for integrating the IB program into a school

Volunteer Paint Sea on Site, Lunenburg, NS                                                  Aug 2006/07

       Provided weekend painting events for students who otherwise would not have
        been able to partake in an adult gallery display.

       Assisted the event coordinator in set up and organization, as well as supervised,
        encouraged, and supported students with techniques in drawing and painting
Volunteer Saint Mary’s Elementary, Halifax, NS                                       Fall/Winter 2005/6

      Assisted local Art teacher Heather Horsfall in grades 3, 4 & 5 art classes

      Gained hands on experience in an elementary classroom setting and
       observed as well as partook in teaching techniques involving art

Volunteer West End Child Day Care Centre, Halifax, NS.                                   Summer 2005

      Supported staff with daily age appropriate activities to encourage
       children in advancing their social development


Volunteer Experience
Crisis Training                                                                               Fall 2001

      Completed and received certification for a 40-hour training program with the
       Women’s resources of Simcoe County. It is a program designed to assist men,
       women and children through crises over the telephone.

Volunteer Barrie and District Rape Crisis Line, Barrie, ON                                   1996-2000

      Assisted full time staff with various jobs including organizing fundraisers and
       Awareness Walks, filing, researching and compiling information booklets for clients


Employment
Tutor Halifax, NS                                                                   Jan. 2008 – Present

      Provide tutoring services in literacy and math for an eleven year old student

      Facilitate learning by using resources that are relevant to her
       interests

Sales Clerk Classic Shoes Halifax, NS                                          Sept. 2002 – Oct. 2008

      Customer service and sales, trainer for new staff

Investor Relations Agent Minacs/The Bank of New York, Halifax, NS               Jan. 2006 – Aug.2007

      Utilized telephone communication systems to provide customer service
       regarding investments

      Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee Member

      Office Decorum Committee Member

Manager 360º Clothing Barrie, ON                                               June 1999 – Aug. 2001

      Independently managed a small business, increased sales and customer
       base through advertising and events, hired, supervised and motivated
       staff
Computer Skills
       University level courses in Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX using the following software
        applications: • Microsoft Office • Adobe Creative Suite • Video Editing: iMovie
        • Course Management system: Moodle • Graphical organizer: Inspiration
        •Website creation: Dreamweaver



Travel Experience
Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska (2007), Newfoundland (2006), Czech Republic, Austria, Italy
(2005), The Dominican Republic, Quebec (2003), Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New
Brunswick (2002), Cuba (2001), New York, NY (1998), Arizona (1995)



Exhibitions
Group
2007 – The Annual Mount Community Show, MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

2006 – Graduate Show, Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

2005 – Re: Memory Photography Exhibit, Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

2005 – Fine (photography), 1867 Granville Street, Halifax, NS

2004 – Stiletto Photography Exhibit, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, NS

2002 – Annual Fundraiser: Benefactor Exchange, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON

2002 – Whose Art is it Anyway? Painting exhibit, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON

2002 – Emerging Artists, Painting Exhibit, Millpond Gallery, Alliston, ON

2001 – Photography and Painting Exhibit, Arabesque Restaurant, Barrie, ON

Solo
2003 – Untitled Exhibition of Paintings, Coffee and Colors, Halifax, NS

2002 – 1/2 the Proceeds Benefit Exhibition for The Women and Children’s Resource of Simcoe
        County, Arabesque Restaurant, Barrie, ON

2001 – ‘Off the Wall” City Centre Health Club, Barrie, ON

1998-2000 – Photography Exhibition, Coffee and All That Jazz, Cookstown, ON

Published Work
2008 – Sponsor Advertising Photography for Abbott Diabetes Care, Toronto, ON

2002 – Art City Magazine, Linoleum block print (Volume 5 Issue 2)

2001 - Reverb Magazine Summer Edition

								
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