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					                          Carol Ann Kessler Borelli
                                324 West 89th Street #1A
                                New York, NY 10024 USA
                               Telephone: 212 579-4879

Wesleyan University, M.A. in Visual Arts
Manhattanville College, M.A.T. in Art Education
Cornell University, B.S.
Fairfield University
SUNY Purchase
Silvermine School of the Arts
New York School of Visual Arts
The New School
New York University
Columbia University
Parsons School of Design
Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute, Florence, Italy
The British Institute, Florence, Italy
International School of Art, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy
Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Certified Art Educator, Grades K—12, New York and Connecticut, USA

New Canaan Country School, 1984—present
        Chair, Creative Arts Department (visual art, music, movement, drama and shop
        in grades K—9), 1995—2007
        Responsible for written and oral communications and presentations to
        administrators, faculty, parents and the Board of Trustees
        Developer of program and curriculum for Kindergarten through Ninth Grade and
        Ninth Grade required and elected courses
        Teacher of High School Level specialized courses in Drawing, Photography,
        Printmaking and Sculpture
        Teacher of Studio Art in Grades K--8
        Organizer of art exhibitions including exchanges in the United States (Wyoming,
        North Carolina, Alabama, Virginia and Colorado), China, Russia, Mexico, Japan,
        Korea, Argentina, Egypt, India Bosnia
        Organizer of portrait gifts to children in Egypt and Mexico
        Creator and director of Visiting Artist and Artist-in-Residence Program including
        international and national musicians, dancers, actors and visual artists
        Creator and Director of Expanded Studies Program and Community Service
        Project for American students in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
        Creator of multi-disciplined arts curriculum (visual art, music, drama and
        Presenter at New England Teachers’ Conference of interdisciplinary arts
        curriculum for classroom and arts educators
Horizons Summer Enrichment Program for disadvantaged children, 1990—1993
Artist-in-Residence, Ridgefield and New Canaan, CT, 1980s
Katonah Museum workshops and classes for adults and teens, 1980s
Articles for educators including National Standards for Art Education
School Arts Magazine (Art Education journal)
Arts and Activities Magazine (Art Education journal)
Who’s Who of American Artists

Selected Conferences:
College Art Association, Seattle, 2004
College Art Association, Chicago, 2001
College Art Association, Los Angeles, 1999
NAIS, Arts focus in Education, San Francisco, 1997
Connecticut Arts Educators Conference, 1996
Getty Center for Education in the Arts Conference, Washington, D.C.,1995
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Teacher Education Programs on the Art of China Art of
Ancient Greece, Hellenistic Art, Medieval Arms and Armor, Writing and Art (the
Medieval Collection), Southeast Asian Art, African-American Art, Art of Africa, Icons of
Beauty, Art of Ancient Egypt, Byzantine Art, Fra Filippo Lippi, Tiepolo, New York City,
Carpe Diem, Arts in Practice, Columbia University, 1993
International Congress of Art Educators, Montreal, Canada, 1993
Educational Issues for Women and Girls, Marymount College, 1992
National Arts Educators Conferences: Boston, 1987; Kansas City, 1989;Phoenix, 1992;
Los Angeles, 2000
Seminars in Experimental Drawing and Aesthetics, Columbia University, 1987

Selected Exhibitions and Awards:
2010 Jozsef Attila Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2000-2010 Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
2007 MichaelIngber Gallery, New York City
2006 Abstract Artists, Waveny Art Center, New Canaan, CT
2006 Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
2005 White Gallery, Lakeville, CT
2004 Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Teachers as Masters, New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT
1997 Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Sculpture and Drawing, Silvermine Center for the Arts,
1995 Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery, New York, NY
1992 One Person Exhibition, Wesleyan University
1992 Art of the Northeast USA
1978-1992 Spectrum ’92, New Canaan Society of the Arts, New Canaan, CT
1981--88 Connecticut Painters and Sculptors, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
1987 One Person Exhibition, Art/Place, Southport, CT
1985 Three Person Exhibition, Art/Place, Southport, CT
1985 Hermine Merel Smith Gallery, Edgartown, MA
1984 Gallery Obussier, Nantucket, MA
1983 Director, 14th National Print Exhibition, Silvermine Center of the Arts
1983 Art for the Collector, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
1982 Vineyard Gallery, Edgartown, MA
1982 Sailor’s Valentine Gallery, Nantucket, MA
1982 Webb and Parsons Gallery, New Canaan, CT
1982 Danbury Library, Danbury, CT
1981 Drawing Award, Art of the Northeast USA
1981 One Person Exhibition, Silvermine Center of the Arts
1981   Mark Twain Library, Redding, CT
1981   Richardson-Vicks Corporation Invitational, Wilton, CT
1981   Drawings into Prints, Silvermine Center of the Arts
1980   Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
1980   Connecticut Women Artists, New Haven, CT
1979   National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
1979   Milford Library, Milford, CT
1979   New Haven Paint and Clay, New Haven, CT
1978   National Artists’ Alliance, New Haven, CT
1978   Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT
1978   Art of the Northeast USA
1978   Seven Award Winners, Stamford, CT
1978   Fairfield Library, Fairfield, CT
1978   Boeringer Ingelheim Corporation Invitational, Ridgefield, CT
1977   Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT
1977   Works on Paper, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY

Inter-Faith Peace Delegation to Iran, 2008
International Study Grants to China, India, Italy, Iran, Mexico, 1997—2011
Studio Fellow Residency, Vermont Studio Center, 1996
Recipient of Individual Artist’s Project Grant from the Connecticut Commission on the

Professional Affiliations
Silvermine Guild of Artists
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
Women’s Caucus for Art
International Society for Education through the Arts, INSEA
National Art Educators Association, NAEA
College Art Association
United States Society of Educators of the Arts, USSEA
Connecticut Art Educators’ Association, CAEA, Steering Committee
Institute for Visual Art
Katonah Museum
Art/Place Cooperative Gallery

Boards of Directors:
Silvermine Guild of Artists
Ridgefield, Connecticut Public Library
League of Women Voters
Ridgefield Community Kindergarten


Experiences Abroad:
Lived in Italy and Mexico
Travelled in Argentina, Belgium, Botswana, China, England, France, Germany, Greece,
Holland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Zambia,

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