Valerie Zimany

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Media: Ceramic , Ceramic Sculpture , Digital Print , Illustration , Photography Web site:
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Biographical Brief

Education:
2000-2002, Master of Fine Arts, Crafts/Ceramics, Japanese Government (Monbusho)
                    Scholarship Kanazawa College of Art, Graduate School, Kanazawa, Japan
1999-2000, Research Student, Ceramics, Japanese Government (Monbusho)
                    Scholarship Kanazawa College of Art, Ceramics Department, Kanazawa, Japan
1999, Japanese Language Student, Japanese Government (Monbusho) Scholarship
          Kanazawa University, Japanese Language Studies Program, Kanazawa, Japan
1996-1997, Post-Baccalaureate Fulbright Fellow, Art History/Ceramics, Kanazawa
                   College of Art, Ceramics Department, Kanazawa, japan
1991-1995, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Crafts/Ceramics, P.E.D., Art Education,
                    Pre-Certification Program, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Work Experience:
2006-2008, Lawrence Fellow, Introduction to Ceramics, Intermediate Ceramics,
                    Advanced Ceramics, Introduction to Studio Art, Asian Craft & Design,
                    Department of Art and Art History, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
2007, Ceramics Instructor, Summer Program, Interlochen Center for the Arts,
          Interlochen, MI
2006, Visiting Instructor, Basic Ceramics, May Term, Hope College, Holland, MI
2006, Ceramics Instructor, Adult Programs, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art,
          Grand Rapids, MI
2006, Ceramics Instructor, Summer Program, Interlochen Center for the Arts
          Interlochen, MI
2005, Ceramics Instructor, Summer Program, Interlochen Center for the Arts,
          Interlochen, MI
2002-2005, Assistant Instructor, Adult/Children's Ceramic Classes, Kanazawa
                    College of Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2003, Interpreter & Lead Workshop Assistant, 21st Century Museum of
          Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2003, Research Assistant to the Crafts Curator, 21st Century Museum of
          Contemporary Art, Kanazwa, Japan
2003, Lead Delegate for Utatsuyama Workshop, Nagasaki, Japan
2002, Local Project Coordinator, Kanazawa City Hall, Kanazawa, japan
2000-2001, Assistant Instructor, Summer Adult/Children's Ceramic Classes,
                    Kanazawa College of Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2000-2001, Assistant Instructor, Children's Wood-fired Raku Workshop,
                   Kanazawa College of Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2000, Sculpture Commission, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology,
           Ishikawa, Japan
1999-present, Japanese to English Translator and Interpreter, Freelance
1995-1996, Director, Rockaway Summer Arts and Recreation Program,
                    K.D.M. Elementary School, Rockaway, NJ
1995, Student Teacher, K-12 Art Education, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1994, Assistant Instructor, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Family and after School
          Classes, Philadelphia, PA
1993, Assistant Instructor, Saturday School Pre-College Ceramics Class, The
          University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
         
            

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