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Roy Steele
35-15 75th St. Apt. 306 Jackson Heights, New York 11372   
201.232.9829  
www.roysteele.com
 
 
Career Summary
 
Artist, Teacher, Website Designer, and Administrator.  Have extensive teaching experience in all grade levels including college. Have taught Ceramics, Sculpture, High School IB Art and Mathematics, 2-d and 3-d Design, Website Design, Computer Graphics, Video, and GED prep.  Was Director of Education at C.A.S.E.S. (alternative to incarceration program in NYC).  As a professional artist have received the New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, grants for two public school residencies through the New York Foundations for the Arts and an Arts Fellowship at Skidmore College. 
 
 
Education
 

MFA, Ceramic Sculpture, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, 1984
MA, Teaching of the Disadvantaged, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1976
BA, Education, Mathematics and Speech, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1968

New York State Teaching Certification: 7-12 Mathematics and K-12 Art

 
 
Awards and Honors
 
2011 Art Fellowship, Skidmore College
1988 Artist's Fellowship Award, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, New York
1986 Nomination for Awards in the Visual Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
 
 
Artist-in-Residence Experience
 

Soaring Gardens, Summer 2013
Residency

Skidmore College

Art Fellowship, Summer 2011
Received Fellowship to complete a body of work at the University during the summer of 2011-09-05


Hunter College
Artist-in-Residence, summer 2010 – June 2011-09-05
Developed a new body of mixed-media work throughout the year.


University of Southern Maine - Portland, Maine  1988
Instructor and Artist-in-Residence
Taught Advanced Ceramics and completed a large commissioned piece for the University.   


Skidmore College/Saratoga High School – Saratoga Springs, New York  1986
Artist-in-Residence
Conducted seminars and special exhibits and worked with students in ceramics, drawing and sculpture.
Residency was funded by the New York foundation for the Arts.


Donavan Academy - Corning, New York  1985
Artist-in-Residence
Worked with high school and middle school students doing special ceramic projects.
Residency was funded by the New York Foundation for the Arts. Artpart - Lewiston, New York  1985
Artist-in-Residence

 
 
Teaching (Art) Experience
 
Bronx Early Childhood Academy for Teaching and Learning - Bronx, New York   2011-2012
Arts Coordinator and Art Teacher
In the process of developing the Arts Program for the IB Diploma Program, as well as, teaching high school art classes.

The Baccalaureate School for Global Education - New York City   2004-2011
Art
Taught IB Art (SL and HL), Ceramics and 10th grade art.
Set up ceramic studio and developed curriculum for ninth grade ceramics and eleventh/twelfth grade IB program.

New Jersey City University - Jersey City, New Jersey  2000-2002
Adjunct
Taught Ceramics (Handbuilding) to college students in the Art Department.
Taught Ceramics to high schools students in the New Jersey City Public School’s Visual and Performing Arts located in the University’s Art Department.

Middlesex County College - Edison, New Jersey  2000 - 2001
Adjunct
Taught Ceramics - Handbuilding.

C.A.S.E.S.  (Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services) – New York City  1994-1999
Teacher and Director of Education Department

Developed an integrated art/technology curriculum for teaching reading, writing and math.

University of Southern Maine - Portland, Maine  1988
Instructor and Artist-in-Residence
Taught Advanced Ceramics and completed a large commissioned piece for the University.   

Junior College of Albany - Albany, New York  1986-87

Adjunct Instructor
Taught Sculpture and 3-Design.

Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, New York  1986
University Without Walls

Ceramics

Hornell Public Schools - Hornell, New York  1985
Instructor
Taught Elementary Art, grades 1-3.

Alfred University - Alfred, New York  1082-84
Graduate Assistant/Instructor
Taught Beginning Ceramics and was kiln room manager.

 
 
Teaching Experience - Mathematics
 
The Baccalaureate School for Global Education - New York City  2003-04
Mathematics Teacher
Taught Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry and SL IB Mathematics.
Presently, teaching Ceramics, 10th Grade Art and IB Art.


The Columbus School - Medellin, Colombia  1991-1992               
Instructor
Taught high school Mathematics, Geometry, Advanced Geometry and
Algebra II.

On Location Education - New York City  1989-1992                           
Instructor
Tutored students in the performing arts (stage, screen, and television), K-12.

Lakeview School District - Battle Creek, Michigan 1968-82
Instructor
Taught Algebra I and General Mathematics.

 
 
Administrative and Business Experience
 
Bronx Early Childhood Academy for Teaching and Learning - Bronx, New York  2011 -2012
Mathematics and Arts Coach, Arts and Partnerships Coordinator

The Baccalaureate School for Global Education - New York City  2003-2011
Discipline Team Coordinator (Art)
Mathematics Department Head
Tenth Grade Team Coordinator

www.roysteele.com - 1999-Present
Web Designer, owner
Designs and maintains websites for artists and small creative businesses.

C.U.N.Y. - Gateway Institute for Pre-college Education -  New York City  2000-2002

Web Designer/Consultant
Trained teachers in Web design skills and how to develop after-school website design clubs.  Created and maintained website for the Gateway program
(located in twelve schools within the NYC Public Schools) that helps minority and low-income students in New York Public School System prepare for science, mathematics and medical professions.

C.A.S.E.S.  (Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services) – New York City  1994-1999   
Director, Education Unit
Supervised the Education Unit, classrooms located on 125th St. and on lower Broadway.
Developed an integrated art/technology curriculum for teaching reading, writing and math.

 
 
EXHIBITIONS
 

Connections
Group Show - West End Centre
Aldershot, England 2015

Soaring Gardens Exibition
Group Show featuring artists that live or work in Queens, New York
The Interchurch Church Center, 475 Riverside Dr., New York, 2013

Art of the 5: Queens
Group Show - Soaring Gardens
New York, New York, May 2014

Arts Westchester’s Arts Exchange, October 2011
Group Show, eARTh
White Plains, New York, 2011

Art Fellows Open Studios
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York, 2011

34-20 74th St, Jackson Heights, New York
Solo Exhibit, The Last Landscape Paintings
Jackson Heights, New York, 2011

From the Classroom to the Community
Two Person Show - Art from Alternative-In-Carceration Programs
Hunter College Graduate Center
New York, New York, 2011

Hunter College
Solo Exhibit, A Precarious Balance
Hunter College Ceramics Gallery
New York, New York, 2010

Baccalaureate School for Global Education
Solo Exhibit, New Work
Queens, New York, 2009, 2007

Blue Moon Clay Studios
Solo Exhibit, Architectural Walls and Self-Portraits
Greenwich, New York, 2002

Harlem Community Garden
Collaborative Mosaic Mural, A Peaceful Kingdom, with Green Guerillas,
Harlem Community Garden, 1999

Collaborative Mosaic Mural, My Soul Runs Deep As A River, with Green Guerillas
Harlem Community Garden, 1998

Polo Gallery
Invitational Group Exhibit, Architecture and Art
Edgewater, New Jersey, 1996

111 First St.
Solo Exhibit, Pages From My Diary
Jersey City, New Jersey, 1995, 1994

16 Talford Place
Solo Exhibit, Architectural Walls
Saratoga Springs, New York, 1992

Carrera 82 Galeria
Solo Exhibit, Drawings By A North American Artist
Medellin, Colombia, 1992

Skidmore College
Invitational, Summer Exhibition
Saratoga Springs, New York, 1990

University Of Southern Maine
Solo Exhibition, Ceramic Sculpture
University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, 1988

Utica College
Invitational, Fragments, Earth and Architecture
Barrett Gallery, Utica College, Utica, New York, 1988

The Clay Studio
Invitational, Vessel Show
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987

Skidmore College
Solo Exhibit, Ceramic Sculpture
Case Gallery, Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York, 1986

Skidmore College
Invitational, Summer Six Art Faculty
Schick Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1986

Ann Gray Gallery
Invitational, The Visible Spectrum:  Teacher-Students Influences,
Saratoga Springs, New York, 1986.

Schenectady Museum
Juried, Mohawk-Hudson Regional Art Exhibition
Schenectady, New York, 1986

Center Galleries
Invitational, Art’86
Albany, New York, 1986

Pyramid Arts Center
Invitational, Upstate New York Invitational
Rochester, New York, 1985

171 Cedar St. Art Center
Solo Exhibit, Platters and Architectural Vessels
Corning, New York, 1985

Albright-Knox Museum
Invitational, In Western New York
Buffalo, New York, 1985

Everson Museum
Juried, Syracuse Invitational
Syracuse, New York, 1984

Alfred University
Invitational, Alfred Invitational Summer Show
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, New York, 1984

Radford University
Invitational, Clay USA
Radford, Virginia, 1984

Alfred University
Invitational, MFA Graduate Show
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, New York, 1984

Kalamazoo Art Center
Invitational, Clay Works
Kalamazoo Art Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1982

 
 
 
 
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