Art Teacher Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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SUMMARY Creative and energetic art teacher candidate is seeking long-term employment opportunities. Highly resourceful and inventive in instruction methods. Patient and attentive, capable of explaining lessons to students of all skill levels. Familiar with both contemporary and traditional art styles. Excellent communication skills.


EDUCATION The Art Institute of Kansas City, 2010 – 2014

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Photography

Liberty High School, 2006 – 2010

High School Diploma


  • Still life drawing
  • Oil painting
  • Printmaking
  • Digital photography
  • Adobe Creative Suite

    VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Saint Louis County Parks, 2013-2014

    Art Camp Counselor

    Planned and organized activities for art classes at a summer day camp for children between the ages of four and fifteen. Instructed children in basic fine art techniques including drawing, painting, and sculpture. One unit of lessons particularly focused on Native American styles and themes.


    REFERENCES Available upon request

    Mid-Level Professional Resume

    A mid-level professional is someone who has worked for at least three years in the field. He or she is considered a more viable candidate has he or she has a proven track record of experience as well as a list of references to contact. In the art teacher resume sample below, Ms. Russell pays particularly close attention to the professional skills she has developed during each of her previous jobs.

    ArielRussell 23Wilfred Street | West Orange, NJ07052 | Home: (777)-777-7777 | Email: [email protected]

    Art Teacher

    Four years of experience revealing the wonders of art to young people

    • Guidance: Instruct students in diverse art mediums, both classic and digital, in order to allow them to express themselves in a multitude of different ways.
    • Foster creative thinking: Craft a classroom environment that nurtures out-of-the-box thinking and independent exploration.
    • Team member: Function as a fully engaged member of the school community, participating in staff duties and activities, consistently work to uphold school policies and procedures.

    Technical Skills

    • Fine Arts: Drawing, oil painting, clay sculpting, printmaking
    • Digital Arts: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), photography


    Art Teacher, 2012 to Present

    Instruct students grade K – 5 in basic techniques while striving in foster creative thinking and a love for art.

    • Develop curriculum: Design a Visual Arts annual lesson plan for 6 grade levels that contains a wide array of art styles and themes in addition to meeting state wide standards.
    • Instill: Implement the visual arts lessons in such a way as to instill the students with feeling of joy and inspiration when working on new creative pieces.
    • Collaboration: Work with other staff members to ensure the school is a safe and nurturing place for young people, maintain school rules as well as federal laws.


    Visual Arts Teacher, 2011 to 2012 Taught fine art, especially painting and drawing, to students in grades 9 through 12.

    • Instruction: Taught students in fine art skills such as still life drawing, oil and acrylic painting techniques, contemporary styles, printmaking, mold-making, and woodworking.
    • Experimentation: Allowed students to find their own path within the medium after conveying the basic techniques.
    • Presentation: Students presented their finished pieces to their peers at the end of each unit in class wide critiques and to the community at the end of each semester in semiannual art fairs.

    PRATT INSTITUTE – New York City, NY

    Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2011

    Completed full undergraduate course load with an A grade average.


    High School Diploma, 2007

    Completed full high school course load with a B- grade average.

    Experienced Professional Resume

    An experienced professional is someone who has worked for seven or more years in the field. At this point, it would appear he or she intends to make a career out of this line of employment which should be apparent in the art teacher resume. In the art teacher resume sample below, Mr. Taylor discusses the responsibilities he had during his decade long career and chooses to emphasize the relevant experience he has gained.

    John Taylor Email: [email protected]

    9939 FredricksburgRoad | San Antonia, TX78240 | H: (210) 556-2293 | C: (678) 205-0189 ART TEACHER Creative and inspiring art teacher candidate seeks new employment opportunities. Firm understanding of effective instructional techniques. Familiar with conducting lessons that voice multicultural perspectives. Frequently introduces technology to augment the lesson. Works well with administration and other staff members. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Relevant skills include: Fine arts / Digital arts / Basic Spanish

    Classroom management / Patience and understanding RELEVANT EXPERIENCE St. Mary’s Hall – 3-D and AP Art Teacher, San Antonio, TX 2009-Present The SAE School – Visual Arts Teacher, Mableton, GA 2005-2009 Glenn Hills High School – Art Teacher, Augusta, GA 2004-2005 University of Georgia – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design 2000 – 2004 Forest Park High School – High School Diploma 1996 – 2000