February 6, 2010

Teaching

Garden Art Project “Monochromatic Monotypes.”  St. Louis Children’s Hospital Garden Art Project.  St. Louis, MO. Feb 2017.

Olivia, Julie Gant and Jess Witte after Monochromatic Monotypes. February 2017 Garden Art Project. St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Garden Art Project “Alla Prima Painting Fall Colors.”  St. Louis Children’s Hospital Garden Art Project.  St. Louis, MO. Oct 2016.

Artist Demonstration and Talk.  Parc Provence Memory Care Facility.  Creve Coeur, MO. 2016.

“Ephemeral Art Workshop”. St Louis Community College- Florissant Valley. St. Louis, MO.  2014.

“Ephemeral Art Workshop”. Waubonsee Community College.  Sugar Grove, IL. 2012.

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY COLLEGE. Cottleville, MO.

Temporary (Maternity Leave) Gallery Director.  St. Charles Community College.  mid- Spring 2011.

Instructor. Art Appreciation. Fall 2008 (late start), Spring 2009 (late start), Summer 2009,  Fall 2009 , Spring 2010.


“Peace Doilies Workshop”. ST. JOAN OF ARC CATHOLIC  SCHOOL. St. Louis, MO.

Visiting artist workshop in conjunction with their International Day of Peace celebration. Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. September 22, 2009.


ST. LOUIS ARTIST GUILD. Clayton, MO.

Instructor. Accurate Mark-making.  February-March 2009, July 2009.

Instructor. Inaccurate Mark-making: Exploring Expression. July 2009.


NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM. DeKalb, IL

Coordinator of Marketing and Education. 2006 – 2008.

Conducted museum tours and taught children’s “Japanese Printmaking” art activity as part of the Target sponored “Seeing Art/Making Art: A Collaboration with the Northern Illinois University Community School for the Arts and the Northern Illinois University Art Museum.” (2007-2008)

Presented “Impressions of Beggars” and “Motherhood, Public Policy and Representation” informal gallery talks to coincide with exhibitions “Rembrandt’s Beggars” and “Beggars and Choosers.” (2006-2008)

Taught “Pop-Up Books and Cards” at free summer workshops for children in partnership with the DeKalb Public Library as part of the Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s participation in the DeKalb County Passport to Adventure Program. 2007

WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE. Sugar Grove, IL

Instructor. Design I. Fall 2006, Spring 2007 (2), Spring 2008 (2)

Instructor. Drawing I. Fall 2006, Summer 2007, Fall 2007

Instructor. Drawing II. Fall 2006, Summer 2007

Instructor. Art Appreciation. Fall 2005 (2), Summer 2006

Art Archiver. Install exhibitions in Arrowhead room, publicize exhibitions, assist with Skyway Competition, organize and order Art Department A/V materials. Spring 2006.

KIMMEL HARDING NELSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Nebraska City, NE

Instructor. Kid’s Classes. Summer 2005. (Ages 5 -7)(Ages 8 – 12)

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY. DeKalb, IL

Instructor of Record . Three-Dimensional Foundations. Spring 2004.
Class consists of non-traditional students, transfer students, art majors and minors.
Course focused on conceptual development, craft, and communication of ideas through form and space with an introduction to various construction methods, installation, and time-based media.
Sample Assignment with examples published on NIU Foundations website.

Instructor of Record. Two-Dimensional Foundations. Fall 2003.
Class consisted of art majors and minors. Majority of freshman students.
Course focused on conceptual development, craft, and communication of ideas through work in drawing, collage, Photoshop, manipulation of found images and text, book and poster design.

Instructor of Record. Drawing with Color.   Spring 2003.
Class consisted of transfer students and freshman art majors.
Course focused on increased drawing dexterity and technique with color media while furthering idea development. Work in pastel, colored pencil, conté, washes, watercolor, and Xerox transfer.

University Pedagogy Course.    Instructed by Mary Stewart, Foundations Coordinator.
A comprehensive one-semester course on teaching at the college level.

Printmaking Graduate Assistant. Fall 2001- Spring 2002.
Assisted multiple classes in lithography and intaglio shop.
Classes using facilities consisted of art majors and minors.
Visiting Artist Host. Graduate Colloquium Speaker. March 16-20, 2004.
Authored proposal and received full funding for visit. Organized itinerary for Kelly Mark’s five-day visit including a public lecture, student critiques, and a workshop with performance art class.
Provide lodging at residence for Canadian artist Kelly Mark.

Visiting Artist Host. Graduate Colloquium Speaker. October 19-21, 2004.
Authored proposal and received full funding for visit. Organized itinerary for Germaine Koh’s three-day visit including a public lecture and student critiques.

THRELKELD ART STUDIO Omaha, NE

Instructor. Adult Watercolor Class. Summer Session. 1999.
Conducted critiques and discussions for small group of adult students.

student work

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[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent7.jpg]Drawing with Color
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent2.jpg]Drawing I
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[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent8.jpg]Drawing with Color
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent13.jpg]Book Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent10.jpg]Masterful Transition
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent11.jpg]2D Design
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent15.jpg]Book Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_wittestudent14.jpg]Book Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonieswfabric.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmoniesop.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonies1.jpg]Color Mixing Project
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[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonies4.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonies5.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonies6.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_colormatchharmonies7.jpg]Color Mixing Project
[img src=http://www.jessicawitte.com/wp-content/flagallery/student-work/thumbs/thumbs_img_6443.jpg]2D Design
binaries project on fabric, became part of the International Fiber Collaborative Gas Station Project
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