Resume/CV

Resume/CV 


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I am a passionate Canadian/Italian Artist, Designer, Educator, Speaker and Curator. I am currently the Head of Arts and Design @ The International School of Nanshan Shenzhen, and the Co-Chair and founding member of International Shenzhen Artist Forum (ISZAF).

See my recent artwork >>

See my recent design work >>

See my experiences in education >>

See my involvement within my community - events >>


Education

2012-2013 B.Ed. - Bachelor of Education (with Honours) - Brock University, Canada

2008-2009 Graduate Certification in Web Design (with Honours) - Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

2004-2008 BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts (with Distinction) - Mount Allison University, Canada


Teaching Certifications

International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Diploma Programme Visual Arts – Cat 1

  • Diploma Programme Visual Arts Emerging Media – Cat 3

  • Arts: Implementing the Middle Years Programme – Cat 1

  • Diploma Programme Theory of Knowledge (TOK) – Cat 1

  • Diploma Programme Theory of Knowledge (TOK) – Cat 2

  • Design: Implementing the MYP Curriculum – Cat 1

  • Concepts and Inquiry in the DP – Cat 3

  • TOK for Subject Teachers – Cat 3

  • Understanding the Diploma Programme – Cat 3

  • The Role of the Extended Essay Supervisor – Cat 3

  • Assessment for Learning in the DP – Cat 3

Ontario College of Teachers # 629063

  • Senior Division, Visual Arts

  • Communications Technology, Grade 9-12

  • Science and Technology, Grade 7 and 8

  • Information and Computer Technology in Instruction


Selected Work Experience

2012 – Present Head of Department: Visual Arts & Design, IB MYP/DP Visual Arts teacher and Theory of Knowledge (TOK) teacher,

International School of Nanshan Shenzhen (ISNS) – Shenzhen, PRC

  • Teach IB MYP and DP Visual Arts and IB DP Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

  • Coordinating the Visual Arts and Design programs and managing department and staff

  • Vertical curriculum planning/articulation development

  • Managing learning resources, arts activities, and arts events.

  • Supporting departmental professional goal setting

  • Have taught MYP Design, Graphic Arts, Digital technologies, Tech Integration and Broad-based Technology

  • MYP Personal Projects, CAS Supervisor and Extended Essay Supervisor

2009 – 2012 Lead Designer (full-time), ClearFit Inc. - Toronto, ON, CAN

  • Created all design work (web, software, print design and photography), art directed projects and contributed to marketing solutions.

2008 – 2012 Creative Director & Owner, Carnevale Design - Toronto, ON, CAN

  •  Web-based business providing services in interactive, web-based and graphic design.

2006 – 2008 Photo Editor - The Argosy (Newspaper) - Sackville, Canada

  • Produced photography, edited and selected photography and managed contributors


Workshop Leader/ Speaker Experience

Go to my Events page >> to see images, videos and slides from my recents presentations.

            2019   21CLHK11 Conference - Topic: Forging a Community through Art, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre Hong Kong

2019 PechaKucha Shenzhen - Topic: Shadows - Recent artwork by Gloria Carnevale

2019 ISNS Parent Workshops - Topics: Intro to TOK for MYP/DP Parents and Arts programs @ ISNS in MYP/DP

2018-2019 ISNS PLC Workshops for MYP/DP Staff - Topics: 2018: Padlet, 2019: Intro to TOK

2018 AmCham's International School Expo - Topic: Forging a Community through Education

           2018   ACAMIS Spring Leadership Conference - Topic: Forging a Community Through Art, Macau

2017 + 2018   EDTECHGZ Workshops - 2017 Topic: Bringing in Immersive Tech into the classroom, 2018 Topic: Padlet for Process

2017 + 2018   Shenzhen 21CLTeachMeet, Level 5, Shenzhen, PRC

            2017   ACAMIS Technology Conference Topic: Bringing in Immersive Tech into the classroom, Macau

2015 ACAMIS Cultural Convention Topic: Woodcut Printmaking workshop, QISS, Qingdao

            2011   Teaching with Technology, Topic: Digital Citizenship , Brock University, Canada


Selected Art Related Community Outreach

2016 – Present Co-Chair  & Founding Member ISZAF (International Shenzhen Artist Forum) http://iszaf.com/ >>

  • International Shenzhen Artist Forum or ISZAF is an independent, foreign, and local artist run artist society based in Shenzhen, China. Founded in October 2016 by a group of visual arts professionals, the organization hopes to connect visual artists and professionals of all backgrounds, styles, and disciplines within the Pearl River Delta Region of China.  ISZAF desires to establish a community of visual artists that can network with fellow peers, establish more ways to engage the community through sponsored artist events, and promote healthy economic growth of artists through local galleries and show.

    深圳国际艺术论坛ISZAF是一个独立机构,由国际及本地艺术家运营组织,总部设立于深圳。由一群视觉艺术专业人士于2016年10月成立,致力于与珠江三角洲地区的视觉艺术家和及所有其他背景、风格的专业人士合作。ISZAF希望建立一个视觉艺术家的社区,可以与同行建立合作,通过赞助艺术家活动建立更多社会团体,并通过与当地的画廊和展会合作来促进艺术家的经济增长。

2018- Present Art DirectorISZAF ArtSZine - http://iszaf.com/artszine.html >>

2017 – Present DP Visual Arts Mock Exhibition Judge

2018 – Present IB DP Visual Arts 2022 Curriculum Review Team Member

   2012 – 2017 The Sunshine AcademyAuction Art for this charity, Shenzhen, PRC

    2013 – 2016 ACAMIS A.C.E Representative for International School on Nanshan Shenzhen

  2011 –  2012 Co-Chair, I/S Teacher Candidate Liaison Council, Brock University

               2011 Graphic Design Competition Judge, Halton Skills - Oakville, ON, CAN

   2006 – 2008 Co-Director/Curator, The Music Gallery, Mount Allison University - Sackville, NB


Artist - Group Art Exhibitions

Go to my Events page >> to see images from my recent exhibitions and public events.

         2019 Utterance (May 11 - May 18, 2019), Jardin Orange, Shenzhen PRC

         2019 Determination 10 - The Concepts and Attitudes of 10 Contemporary Artists (April 27 - May 8, 2019), BICC Centre for Art, Guangzhou PRC

2019 International Art Exchange Show (March 3-11, 2019), Art & Harmony Gallery, Shenzhen Guanlan Shanshui Tianyuan Tourism Garden PRC

2018 The 8th AIC Shenzhen City Art Fair (December 14-16, 2018), Shenzhen PRC

2018      Art Canton Contemporary (November 16-19, 2018), Guangzhou Liuhua Exhibition and Trade Center

          2018      Transient: In Motion (October 19- November 16, 2018), ISNS Exhibition Space, Shenzhen

          2018      MEET @ Watson Gallery (September 16 - October 2, 2018), Taiyuan PRC

          2018      Call & Response (April 23 - May 12, 2018), Jardin Orange, Shenzhen PRC

          2018      Concurrence, A Photography Show (April 13 - May 06, 2018), SE Art Space, OCT Loft Shenzhen PRC

          2018      The Whatever Show (February 3 - March 6, 2018), Whatever Art Space, Shenzhen PRC

          2017      Art Canton Contemporary (September 21-24, 2017), Guangzhou Liuhua Exhibition and Trade Center PRC

          2017      SPECTRE - ISZAF SECOND SHOW (September 22- October 18, 2017), ISNS Exhibition Space, Shenzhen PRC

          2017      ISZAF FIRST SHOW, ( May 20 - June 10, 2017) Jardin Orange, Shenzhen PRC

          2008       BFA Graduating Students Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery Sackville, NB, CA

          2008       Faculty and Student work for Mount Allison St. Andrew, NS, CA

          2008       Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition - Toronto, ON, CAN

          2007       Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition - Toronto, ON, CAN

          2007       Square Foot - AWOL Gallery- Toronto, Ontario

          2007       The Sweetest Little Thing Art Auction Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, CAN

          2006       Large Format Work – Photography - The Music Gallery, Sackville, NB, CAN

          2006       Recent Works by Gloria Carnevale & Jessica Chapman, The Music Gallery

          2004       Palliative Care – Collaborative Prints by Mount Allison Fine Art and Dalhousie Medical Students, The Music Gallery – Sackville, NB, CAN


Artist - Solo Exhibitions

  2007          Artificial Allure, START Gallery – Sackville, NB, CAN

  2006          A Touch of Fashion and Some Flaws - Flounder Festival –  Burlington, ON, CAD

  2005          Unleashed -  Flounder Festival –  Burlington, ON, CAD

  2004          My Evolution - Flounder Festival –  Burlington, ON, CAD


Curatorial Experience

         2019 Lead Curator - Utterance (May 11 - May 18, 2019), Jardin Orange, Shenzhen PRC

2019 Co - Lead Curator - International Art Exchange Show (March 3-11, 2019), Art & Harmony Gallery, Shenzhen Guanlan Shanshui Tianyuan Tourism Garden PRC

2018      Lead Curator - Transient: In Motion (October 19- November 16, 2018), ISNS Exhibition Space, Shenzhen

2018 Co - Lead Curator - Kuku Chai International Youth Exhibition ( January 17-22, 20180), Art Wharf Gallery

          2017      Lead Curator - SPECTRE - ISZAF SECOND SHOW (September 22- October 18, 2017), ISNS Exhibition Space, Shenzhen

          2017      Co-Curator - ISZAF FIRST SHOW, ( May 20 - June 10, 2017) Jardin Orange, Shenzhen

2006 – 2008 Co-Director/Curator, The Music Gallery, Mount Allison University - Sackville, NB


Selected Professional Development

2019 21CLHK 11 - Presenter

2019 ISNS Leadership Certificate

2018-2019 #PubPDAsia, Shenzhen

2017 - 2019 21CLTeechMeet, Level 5 - I have been regularly attending this to present or as a viewer

2013- 2018    International Baccalaureate (IB) Workshops (listed in Teaching Qualifications)

          2017    Create: Street Art – Rebecca O’Brien, Level 5

2013-2018    ACAMIS Spring Conference – ACAMIS A.C.E workshops, Presenter

          2013    Heidi Hayes Jacobs – 21st Century Curriculum

          2012    Ontario Ministry of Education, Building Futures

          2012    Equity and the Inclusive Classroom


Selected Awards and Honours

2019 Art Canton Contemporary Art Award - Recognition for dedication and promoting contemporary art in the PRD 

2009       Student Union Scholarship, Sheridan College

 2008       Purdy-Crawford Teaching Internship Scholarship, Mount Allison University

 2008       Marster Prize for Humour in Art, Mount Allison University

 2008       Honourable Mention, Sackville Film Society Photography Prize

 2007       James Arthur Gairdner Fine Arts Scholarship, Mount Allison University

 2007       Cadbury America’s Scholarship, Cadbury Americas

 2006       Honourable Mention, The Printly Cup Competition, Mount Allison University

 2004       E.B Pulford Entrance Scholarship in Fine Arts, Mount Allison University