EDUCATION

 

MAT in Art Education, Rhode Island College, May 2017, GPA 3.93
 

Pont-Aven School of Art, Brittany, France, Concentration in painting, Summer 2002
 

BFA in Graphic Design, cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, June 2002

GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE   

American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI

Graphic Designer; Fall 2004–Winter 2012

• Worked closely with in-house clients from concept to completion of print media,                     including book covers, event graphics, and annual reports

• Worked with programmers to redesign web products for better readability and navigation

• Trained and educated staff and interns in programs, server navigation, and prepress                 operations for publishing

Erin Murphy Graphic Design

Art Direction and Graphic Design; Fall 2001–Present

• Work with a variety of clients to develop and design effective print and web                               communications

• Specialties include publication design, user interface design, logo design / branding


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE           

North Attleboro High School, North Attleboro, MA

Art Teacher; September 2017–Present

• 2017–2019: Taught Foundation Art, Basic Programming, and Graphic Design

• 2019–20: Developed and wrote curricula for new courses: Graphic Design, Digital Photo, 
   and Digital Media

• 2019: Collaborated with stakeholders on design and construction of new computer lab           and photo studio

• 2020: Developed Yearbook / Design Studio course for the production of the school’s
  224-page yearbook and other community design jobs

• Presently teaching Graphic Design, Digital Photo, and Yearbook / Design Studio with an        emphasis on providing student-driven design services to the community

North Attleboro High School Yearbook Advisor; September 2019–Present

• Train and mentor students in foundations of desktop publishing and digital photography       using Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator)

• Host weekly after-school meetings and monthly dinner meetings for editors and club             members

• Coordinate student and professional photographers for all school events

• Take student and staff portraits in photo studio

Rhode Island School of Design Summer Pre-College Program, Providence, RI

Adjunct Faculty, Summers of 2017, 2018, 2019 (Course: “Loving Letters”)

• Taught in-depth typography lessons to students from the U.S. and abroad using Adobe           Illustrator

• Mentored students in the creation of their art portfolios for application to college and               wrote letters of recommendation

 

AFFILIATIONS / HONORS

2015–Present: Member, National Art Education Association

(Attended National Conference in New Orleans; March 2015)

2015–Present: Member, Rhode Island Art Education Association

2015–2017: Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship via Rhode Island Foundation
for Graduate Studies in Art Education

2007–Present: Member, AIGA Rhode Island
(Served as Membership Co-Chair, 2008-2009)

2008: Featured in Artscope Magazine for curating “Sticky Bun City”, a group art show at Firehouse 13 in Providence

2006: Extraordinary Merit Recognition: American Mathematical Society

2002: Pont-Aven School of Art Summer Exhibition (3 paintings), Pont-Aven, France

1998: Sign Graphix Award for Excellence in Graphic Design