Virginia Commonwealth University • Richmond, VA
+ Art Education Major, Painting Minor
+ Dean’s List, 3.9 GPA
Lee Davis High School • Hanover County, Virginia, Spring 2016
+ Instructed Art I, Art III/IV and Crafts classes in a variety of media, ranging from photo-realistic painting to woven tapestries.
John B. Cary Elementary School • City of Richmond, Virginia, Spring 2016
+ Implicated a school-wide, afrocentric unit during Black History Month, combining art making with the celebration of a variety of monumental Black figures such as Madam CJ Walker, Faith Ringgold, Sonya Clark and Bankongo artisans.
Thomas Jefferson High School • City of Richmond, Virginia, Fall 2015
+ Organized a unit with an Economics and Finance class, tasking students with using imaginary credit and debit to purchase art supplies and participate in a simulated auction to make a profit.
Binford Middle School • City of Richmond, Virginia, Fall 2015
+ Instructed the creation of graphic novels with a 6th grade english class, students wrote their own short stories with the structure of literary elements and created a corresponding graphic novel.
Enon Elementary • Chesterfield County, Virginia, Spring 2014
+ Organized a collaborative collage with a 4th grade class, each student painted a flower from observation and combined them to create a class bouquet.
Swift Creek Elementary • Chesterfield County, Virginia, Spring 2014
+ Instructed the creation of paper kaleidoscope art with a 5th grade class, integrating math through the use of fractions and radial symmetry.
Anna Gearhart Photography • Bristow, VA
Owner and Photographer, since 2009
Photographed and edited engagement, maternity, family, infant, senior, beach and formal portraits
George Washington Carver Elementary • Richmond, VA
Volunteered as a weekly one-on-one mentor for Carver Promise Program, 2013-2014
Getty Images • Seattle, WA
Photo Contributor, since 2012
Contributed photos for commercial use through Getty Images photo archive
Childcare Provider • Bristow, VA
Family Nanny, 2011-2013
Provided childcare for a family after school, and during the summer
The Secret Garden Cafe • Occoquan, VA
+ Manager, since 2015
+ Waitress, since 2014
+ Photoshop CS5
+ Website Building and HTML (HyperText Markup Language) coding
+ Digital Photography
+ Film Photography and Development