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Jennifer Henbest de Calvillo

4-14-23 Shukunosho
Ibaraki-Shi Osaka
567-0051 Japan

Cell (Japan):(81) 080-3868-4239

jhcalvillo@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION: 

1994            University of Texas / Arlington  U.S.A. Teaching Certificate               
1985-87      Maryland Art Institute (Rhinehart School of Sculpture)/Baltimore 
                     M.F.A.
1981-85      University of Texas / Austin   B.F.A.    
                

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:


2009- Present
Osaka International School (OIS) Osaka, Japan
Art Grade 1-6. 8 and HS Drawing PYP and MYP and various art clubs


2008 to 2009
The New School Fayetteville, AR USA
K-3 Art, World Cultures Mentorship Program, Kidcare volunteer

2006 to 2007
Saigon South International School ( SSIS ) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
MS/HS Art Teacher, AP, Mural Club, Wheel Throwing Club

2005 to 2006
American School in Japan ( ASIJ )
Tokyo, Japan
Special assignment Sabbatical replacement (ASIJ) Tokyo, Japan
High School Art Dept. Photography, Advanced Drawing, Drawing & Design and Year Book.

2001 to 2005s
International School of Yangon 
Yangon, Myanmar
Art Department Head and 6-12, AP Art Teacher, Art Activities Director, Advisory Council         

1998 to 2001  
Harare
International School
 
Harare, Zimbabwe
2000-01       
  Art Teacher (7 - AP), Art Dept. Head, Art Extra-Curricular Director 
1999-00      Art Teacher (6 - AP), Art Dept. Head, Art Accreditation Director & Art Curriculum 1998-99      Art Teacher (6 -11 & AP), Art Department Head, Art Extra Curricular Director 1997-1998           Art Teacher (K-10) and ESL Middle School Teacher


1995 to 1997
Nichols
Junior High School
Arlington, Texas, USA 
A
rt & TAAS Math Teacher (7-9)

Feb 1995 to June 1995
Prestonwood & Spring Creek Elementary School
Dallas, Texas, USA 
2 School Art Teacher (K-6) 1/2 day at each school             

January to December 1994
Arlington
High School & Carter Junior High
Arlington, Texas, USA 
ESL & Art Teacher Training, Internship (Project CREST) & Residency Program 

1992 to 1993
U.S.
Coast Guard - CDC CENTER
Child Development Center Kodiak, Alaska, USA
Pre-K - Kindergarten Teacher & After School Program Teacher                                                

1985 to 1987
Echo House - A United Way Agency Baltimore, Maryland, USA 
After-School Arts Coordinator in an at Risk Neighborhood
 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1988-92        The Missing Link Gallery  Philadelphia, NYC, FL  Owner of Art Gallery
                       & Art Import Business  
 

SPECIAL AWARDS IN EDUCATION:

2001 National Art Education Association Summer Research Institute Fellowship Award  Columbus Ohio 

2000 1st Place Prize -  National Gallery of Art SchoolsEExhibition Harare, Zimbabwe Art Competition with Zimbabwean Schools   ‘Best Art Department in Zimbabwe'     

1997 Teacher of the Year Nominee  Nichols Junior High School  Arlington, Texas, USA   

1997 AISD Education Foundation Grant Arlington, Texas, USA
To Fund printing "Thumbprints" Literary and Arts Monthly Student Magazine 

1996 International Honors for 3 students  New York, NY, USA
Three student’s artwork accepted into International Children’s Art Museum (IACA)  

1995 Community Education Fund Award  Arlington, Texas, USA
Special ESL Reading & Library Donation Grant /Project for LEP Learners  

1994 Delta Kappa Gamma’s Exceptional Education Scholarship Award  Arlington, Texas

1994 Authur and Mohn UTA Student Teacher Scholarship Award Arlington, Texas, USA
Phi Delta Kappa Sponsored Award for Student Teachers 
 

STUDENT ARTWORK ONLINE:

2005           Art page for web site for ASIJ
2002-2004  Art page for web site for ISY
2001-2001  www.artsonia.com Harare, Zimbabwe
1999-01
     Harare International School’s Organizer of Interactive online site for Student Art
1999-00      www.artchild.org
Paris, France
Fresco Mural Project online (click on Events Live, then the map of Africa, then Zimbabwe)


WORKSHOPS GIVEN:
 

March 2005  EARCOS Conference  co-presenter for " Burmese Art and Culture "  Vietnam

2002 - 2005            British Council Workshop Myanmar“Stimulating Writing Through Art"
2001- 2005             ISY Adult Art Education Classes
Coordinator Yangon, Burma
2000 - 2001            HIS Adult Education Art classes  Coordinator   Harare, Zimbabwe  
1999                        AISA Conference Workshop
The Arts and Crafts of Zimbabwe   Harare,
                                 Zimbabwe 


SPECIAL PROJECTS:

2008    3rd Grade Birds of Arkansas 3-D installation at the Fayetteville Public Library,
              
and Art Show K-3 Two students work chosen for the annual Library
               literary magazine)

              
2nd Grade Craft Corner raised 6,000 $ for the Children’s Hospital by selling
              
Arts & Crafts

              
Volunteer at KIDCare helping Low income students learn about mixed media,
              
computers, photography and Arts and Crafts

2007   Midsummer Night's Dream - Play Set & Props, Spring Concert, Art Show
   
         Auscham - Australian Chamber of Commerce Fashion Competition:
                      1st Place - 6th Grade

                      3rd Place - 6th Grade
                      1st Place - 8th Grade

                      4th Place - High School

           MRISA - Mekong River International Schools Association Cultural Exchange Art Show

2006    Winter Concert, Art Show, Dance perfrmances, Ho Chi Minh City
              
Anh Linh Free School Mural Project (Community Project)
              - 7th Grade, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2005   Heart's Fire - Middle School & High School Art & Music Show, Yangon.
            Mandalay Art Trip Bronze Casting & Cultural Trip Coordinator for Art  
            Students.

           Play Set For MS Play - Wizard of Oz

2004   Village trip Art Coordinator special art project in a traditional village for 9th grade
  students Yangon, Myanmar

             SEASAC Bangkok Art Trip 

            Bi-Annually 2001- 2005 International School of Yangon Festival of the Arts       
           
Arts Director/Organizer School Wide Arts Festival December and May 
 

2003    Gitamei Art and Music Show  Gitamei Music Center
              Play set
for Bye Bye Birdie 5-8th Grade 

2002    Mandalay Art trip for High school students

              International School of Yangon Mural coordinator Designing the Front wall

              Play set for MS Play 5-8th Grade 

2001     Zulu Doll Giant Sculpture Director making 7 12 foot tall African dolls with all
              students at HIS

2001 - 2005       International Day Art coordinator, fund raiser for PTA calendar/
                                           cards/t-shirts

2000-01 Habitat For Humanity Art Fundraiser Coordinator  Harare, Zimbabwe

2000 Puppets art field Day Coordinator K-12 Art Coordinator

1999  Art Accreditation Chair Chairman on EL Art, MS Arts, HS Art   Harare, Zimbabwe 

         Black & White Darkroom Photography Program Coordinator Harare, Zimbabwe       

         1999-01 African International Schools Association (AISA)  Harare, Zimbabwe &
         Gabarone, Botswana Art Show for Students Founding director & annual participant

          Inaugurated new chapter 1999-01 At Honor Society and Jr. Art Honor Society    

          Chapter Harare, Zimbabwe - Involved 2 AHS chapters & 80 Art students in a special
           project at Harare

           General Hospital with local at risk children through charity, community service & art    

1999-01 Child Art 2000 International Fresco Competition with 7th Grade Students  Harare,
                                          Zimbabwe (Large Scale Plaster mural 1.5m x 4m auctioned at
                                          Sotheby’s in Paris for CARE)

1999-01 Scholastic Art Competition Organizer for HS Art Students  Harare, Zimbabwe     

1998 Life Drawing Workshop Coordinator with local artists and students  Harare,
                                                                       Zimbabwe 

1998 Global Art Project (Art Pen Pals Exchange Program)  Harare, Zimbabwe

1997 - 2001 RIFA Educational Camp - Zambezi River    Chirundu, Zimbabwe
 Art Coordinator and Leader for week long trip with 10th Grade Students

Pavilion Art Show Art Competition with local  Art students Harare, Zimbabwe           

1997- 2001 UN DAY Art Coordinator  Harare, Zimbabwe 

1996 - 2001 Harare International School  Festival of the Arts
Arts Director/Organizer School Wide Arts Festival December and May 

1995 - 1997 Jason Project Art & Science Workshop - Dallas Natural History Museum Dallas,
                                                             Texas,   

1995-97 “Cover up Arlington" Mural Project Designer/Coordinator Arlington, Texas

1995-97 Cinco De Mayo Art Coordinator Theater Mural Project  Arlington, Texas, USA       

1995-97 Arlington Museum of Art Youth Art Month Student Show  Arlington, Texas

1995 Prestonwood Elementary Mural Coordinator “The Jungle" Dallas, Texas, USA  

1994      Olla Podrida Art Expo Organization of Children’s Art Show Dallas, Texas, USA 

CLUBS For Elementary, MS/ HS STUDENTS: various commitments from 1994-2007: Pottery Club, Wheel throwing club, Art cards and Calendar club, Photography club, Chess club, Community service Fridays, Play set club, Jewelry club, Mural club


CURRICULUM:
 

2006 - 2007 UBD Atlas Rubicon comprehensive Art curriculum MS/HS units posted online

2002-2004 Co-Author International School of Yangon Art Curriculum
                                       and Atlas Rubicon Art curriculum - Yangon, Myanmar

2000 Teach the Teachers Computer Workshop on Art curriculum published online

1998-99   Author: Harare International School
Pre-K - AP Art Curriculum & Art Philosophy   Harare, Zimbabwe

1996 Author: Arlington Independent School District
TAAS Math Curriculum for Middle School Arlington, Texas, USA  


TUTOR:

2002 Saturday Art Classes Yangon, Myanmar 

1994 ‘UTA HOSTS' - English Language Tutor
Arlington, Texas, USA  

1994 to the present PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: 
continuing and renewable 
NAEA-National Art Education Association, CAA- College Art Association, EARCOS member ASIA- African International Schools Association ,TAEA -Texas Art Education Association, NEA -National Education Association, Who’s Who of American Women, Allied Artists of America, Catharine L. Wolfe Art Club Member, MICA Alumni Association, UT Alumni Association

 

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

2008 World Ceramics Conference, Tokyo, Japan - ‘The Art of Tea’

2006 World Ceramics Conference, Mashiko, Japan

2005 EARCOS Educators Conference, Vietnam

2004 College Arts Association Seattle, Washington, USA

2003 EARCOS Educators Conference  Bangkok, Thailand

2002 3rd World Ceramic Conference Mashiko, Japan

2002 EARCOS Educators Conference  Kula Lumpur, Malaysia  

2000 IB (International Baccalaureate) Summer Workshops (Visual Arts)  Zagreb, Croatia   

2000 AISA (African International Schools Association) Gabarone, Botswana 

1999 AISA  Harare, Zimbabwe 

1998 AISA Addis Abba, Ethiopia                                                                   

1997 AP (Advanced Placement) TCU Summer Workshops (Studio Art) Ft. Worth, Texas,
                                                                                                  USA 
1997TAEA (Texas Art Education Association) State Conference San Antonio,Texas,USA  

1995 Stephen Covey Institute  Covey Leadership Institute, Arlington Texas,USA  

1994 TESOL State Conference
Dallas, Texas, USA 


ADDITIONAL CLASSES ONLINE & GRADUATE CREDITS: ( Masters Plus  45)

2002 State University College of New York at Buffalo

2001 University of Missouri                                                                                                 

2000 Teach the Teachers Computer Workshop
Ojai, CA                                              

1999 State University College of New York at Buffalo                                                  

1996 The Athena Foundation

1995-1996 Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture  

1993 University of Alaska Kodiak Alaska 
 

PERSONAL ART EXHIBITIONS:
( showing internationally in Burma, Japan, Australia, Austria, USA )

2008  Group Show Boston Mountain Pottery Association, Mt Sequoyah Art Show, AR, USA

2007  Habitat for Humanity Fundraising Art Show, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2006  FOFA Show - America Club, Tokyo, Japan

2005  Sets and Subsets /Gold Paintings, Collages, and Sculpture Yangon,
           Myanmar

2004 Evergreen State CollegeLunar –Solar Show  Olympia, Washington, USA

2002 ‘Dichotomy' Studio Show Yangon, Myanmar 

2001 One Person Show Passaic Community College Art Gallery Paterson, NJ, USA  

2001 Contemporary Museum Snapshot  Baltimore, Maryland, USA 

2000 ideas/in/transition  Seven Senses  @ Global City   Melbourne, Australia   

2000 University of Minnesota Art Center What’s in Your Pockets?  St. Paul, MN, USA  

2000 "Sacred Visions"at the Hauptshule Payerbach, Austria  

2000 10th International Arts Exhibition Havre de Grace Arts Commission, MD, USA  

2000 HIFA - HIFA  Exhibition  (Harare International Festival of the Arts) , Harare, Zimbabwe  

2000 Gallery 210 Artists Open, Syracuse, NY, USA  

2000 IncredibleArt.com The Artists Collaborative                  

2000 Kennedy-Douglas Center For the Arts  2 Person Show, Florence, AL, USA 

2000 Agora Gallery  Still Life,  NYC, New York, USA

2000 The Art in Embassies Program Washington D.C., USA     SLIDE  REGISTRY   

2000 The Drawing Center   NYC, NY, USA  SLIDE  REGISTRY           

1999 Gallery Now

1999 Agora Gallery Art Mine

                 
1999 Union Gallery 
Prelude, Maine, USA  

1999 Period Gallery Septemberfest 99,  Nebraska, USA 

1999 Kirkland Arts Center Works on Paper,  Illinois, USA 

1999 Art Center of the Ozarks Meeting Ground ,2 Person Show, Arkansas, USA 

1999 San Francisco Art Commission San Francisco, CA, USA              


SLIDE REGISTRY            

1998 Gallery 181  HIFA  Exhibition (Harare International Festival of the Arts) , Harare,
                                Zimbabwe            

1997 Mutupo Gallery Women In Mind, Harare, Zimbabwe  

1996 Dallas Visual Arts Center
Group Show , Dallas, Texas, USA         

1995 500 X Gallery New Work , Dallas, Texas, USA  


MAGAZINES  - ART ONLINE:

2008  The NWA Morning News Article in ‘Our Town’ about my International teaching and Art career
      http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2008/03/03/our_town/030208otnwacalvillo.txt

Nov.99  Trend Magazine  Art /Poetry Jennifer H de Calvillo 

Jan.01 Studionotes Magazine Interview About Art & Teaching Art

CURATORIAL INVITATIONS: 

2000 “Zimbabwe Heritage" National Gallery of Art, Harare, Zimbabwe

TRAVEL: Tibet 2007/ Vietnam, Thailand 2006/ Japan, Vietnam 2005 / Cambodia 2003/ Japan 2002/ Thailand, Burma, Malaysia 2001/ Egypt, Greece, Eastern Europe, Switzerland, Italy, Jordan 2000/ Mauritius, South Africa 1999 /Ethiopia, New Zealand, Australia 1998  / Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana 1997/ Road Trip around USA 1996  / Chile 1994  /   Alaska, Canada 1993  /Peru, Bolivia 1991  / Mexico, Guatemala 1989  / Bulgaria, Rumania, Yugoslavia, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungry, Turkey 1985  / Switzerland, Italy 1982


SELF-PUBLISHED POETRY BOOKS:

2006 Seeds of Rhyme

2000 Njuzu Poetry - Zimbabwe

1999 Wishing Poems

1996
Hail                                                                                                                


1994
Making Love in the Stream of Things 

1993 Thinking Out of the Box                                                                                 

1988 Trunk Collected Poems 
 

SELF-PUBLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN’S BOOKS:

2007 Notes to an Art Student

2002- Alphabet book Burmese and English “A is For Ayerwaddy"

1993 They Were Spit Out Like Seeds from the Sky

Published  Articles :

"How to Integrate the 100 People Project into the Hearts & Minds of Your Students" Summer 2005 NewsLinks.
 

TEACHING REFERENCES:  (See ISS Letters of Recommendation)

John Searle - Head of School - Senri Osaka International School, Osaka, Japan
jsearle@senri.ed.jp

Kurt Mecklem - MH/HS Principal - Senri Osaka International School, Osaka, Japan
kmecklem@senri.ed.jp

Virginia Sutton - ES Principal - Senri Osaka International School, Osaka, Japan
vsutton@senri.ed.jp

Leanne Stephens - Art Department Head - Senri Osaka International School, Osaka, Japan
lstephens@senri.ed.jp

Mrs. Angel Petet - Principal - The New School Fayetteville, Arkansas USA
angel@thenewschool.org

Mr Dale Wolf - Director - KidCare
nwakidcare@gmail.com

Mr Gerry Keener - Retired Head of School - SSIS
Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phong Ward, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
gkeener@ssischool.org

Mr Mike Connolly - Retired Principal, Middle/High School - SSIS
Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phong Ward, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
mconnolly@ssischool.org

Mrs. Mary Lower - Principal, Elementary School - SSIS
Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phong Ward, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
mlower@ssischool.org

Mr. Tim Carr - Director ( ASIJ )
1-1-1 Nomizu, Chofu-shi
Tokyo, 182-0031 Japan.
tcarr@asij.ac.jp

Ms. Nancy Kroonenberg - HS Principal ( ASIJ )
1-1-1 Nomizu, Chofu-shi
Tokyo, 182-0031 Japan.
nkroonenberg@asij.ac.jp

Mr. Tom Tunny -  Director at International School of Yangon
20 Shwe Taungyar Bahan Township Yangon Myanmar
I.S.Y. Department of State, 4250 Rangoon Place, Washington D.C. USA 20521- 4250

director@isy.net.mm
 

Mrs. Merry Wade - Retired Director International School of Yangon
20 Shwe Taungyar Bahan Township Yangon Myanmar
I.S.Y. Department of State, 4250 Rangoon Place, Washington D.C. USA 20521- 4250

merrywade@mac.com
 

Mr. Paul Poore - Director Harare International School (1998-01)
66 Pendennis Rd.  Mt. Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe 
paul.poore@gmail.com 
 

Mrs. Mary Russman - Middle/High Principal  mrussman@ash.nl &
Mr. Chris Mockrish - Elementary Principal Harare International School

66 Pendennis Rd.  Mt. Pleasant  Harare, Zimbabwe 
Ph: (263) 4 870514/5 or 883-336, FX: (263) 4  883-371
 

Cynthia Gray Founding Director (1997) Harare International School  
gray@smmusd.org

Cynthia Ivorian Interim Director (1998) Harare International School
ivorian@mweb.co.za
                                                              

Linda Denson - Principal Nichols Junior High School
2201 Ascension Blvd. Arlington,TX  76006  USA
ph: (817)782-5743,(817) 795-7754,
(817) 276-0443

 

Mrs. Cyndy Nicholas - Principal Spring Creek Elementary
7667 Roundrock Dallas Texas USA  (214) 448-2830 or

Mrs. Nancy Britton - Principal Prestonwood Elementary
6525 La Cosa Dallas Texas  USA 75248  (214) 448-2860
 

Dr. Nancy Hadaway - University of Texas (UTA) Department of Education
Box 19227 Arlington, TX USA  76019
(817) 273-2841 or 273-2591  hadaway@uta.edu

 
   

Jennifer Henbest de Calvillo