Ghanaian Visual artist

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, (06/2019 – PRESENT) Assistant Teacher of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Teach art lessons to the elderly via Zoom
Create art based curriculum, lessons, and projects for children ages 5 – 12
Teacher art lessons to children ages of  5 – 12 via Zoom and Adult senior members 
Supervise children ages 5 – 8 in a variety of group arts and educational activities
Manage classrooms and behavior of students
Create and implement fun and engaging games and activities for students to participant in
Track student attendance
Mediate and resolve student conflicts
Assisted with serving meals
Safely escorted students to scheduled programming including arts classes, on-site swimming, and field trips 

District of Columbia International School, (03/2017-08/2017) Teaching Artist, Washington, DC
Collaborated with the organization Artworks for Freedom on The Golden Doors to Freedom art  project, which turns abandoned doors into pieces of art that focus on human trafficking
Led class discussions on human trafficking
Helped students brainstorm ideas for The Golden Doors to Freedom art project
Helped students sketch and design ideas for the art project
Guided students as they wrote, stenciled, drew, scratched, burnished, and embellished the doors with their own thoughts about human trafficking

The Ridge School of Montgomery County, (06/2017-08/2017) Teaching Artist, Washington, DC
Taught at Level 5 high school for students with emotional & behavior disabilities 
Led students in discussions about tolerance 
Taught students vocabulary through the lens of cultural understanding and tolerance
Taught students about a variety of art materials and how to properly use them
Introduced students to a variety of art media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculptures, ceramics, and crafts
Assisted students in conducting research on cultures of people around the globe
Assisted students in creating artwork motivated and inspired by art from around the globe
Guided students in planning, designing, and creating a mural that represents a summation of students feelings towards tolerance and understanding of people who represent different groups

Co-Founder of Nima Muhinmanchi Art, (07/2011– 01/2017) Artistic Director, Accra, Ghana
Develop an overall concept or theme for NMA murals and exhibitions and work alongside artists and designers to bring their ideas to life
Investigate and recruit various organizations and artists nationally and internationally to work with NMA members and youth participants
Serve as an NMA liaison and Nima community tour guide for local and international artists and organizations
Facilitate weekly meetings for NMA members
Prepare and develop lesson plans, activities, and special projects that fuse the arts
Lead and assist art workshops and trainings on drawing and painting
Work with NMA participants to develop their artistic abilities and leadership potential
Engage NMA youth participants in the following areas through the arts: critical thinking, evaluation, risk-taking, hands-on, project-based learning; documentation of work, community-building, and activism
Coordinate subject related trips, guest speakers, special events, projects, and student exhibitions
Develop budgets for special events and projects
Serve as positive, engaging and interactive role model for NMA youth participants
Monitor and mentor NMA youth participants