To teach inspiring Arts and/or Humanities courses utilizing my academic preparation and my
   job experiences in architecture, art, curating, design, exhibiting, higher education, sales, and teaching

•    Committed to higher education teaching in Arts and Humanities fields
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English and Estonian; social communication skills in Finnish, Russian, and some Swedish
•    Strong creative/critical thinking skills, problem-solver, with ability to analyze situations and develop solutions
•    Experience creating art in a variety of media such as drawing, painting, photography, computer graphics, printmaking, ceramics, design, calligraphy, installation, and mixed media
•    Experience with coordinating art contests and organizing art exhibitions
•    Familiar with the classroom technology and on-line teaching platforms such as Desire2Learn and Moodle
•    Computers: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Social media, and basic knowledge in Photoshop, DesignPro, and Web Design
•    Experience mentoring a new faculty member to teach Art Appreciation course
•    Experience continuously create art and participate in a juried competitions

   MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (60 Semester Hours)                               2007 – 2010
   Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
•    Final Thesis-Portfolio: Finding Space for Culture
   Bachelor of Architecture (5 years = 170 US Semester Credits)             1981 – 1986
   Estonian State University of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia (Renamed to Estonian Academy of Arts)
•    Final Project: Design of an Elva Cultural Center

Visiting Assistant Professor of Arts and Humanities: Webber International University - Babson Park, FL                8/03 – Present
•    Teaching Art Appreciation, Drawing and Composition, Principles of Design, and Humanities Survey courses; Managing my Gallery at the Rex R. Yentes Conference Center

Adjunct Humanities Professor: Polk State College - Winter Haven, FL                                                                       1/11 – Present
•    Teaching Introduction to Humanities, Contemporary Humanities, Art for Beginners, and Art Appreciation courses; Participation experience in the Gallery Committee and Global Initiatives Committee work

Adjunct Humanities Professor: South Florida State College - Avon Park, FL                                                              5/12 – Present
•    Teaching Humanities Survey II on-line courses

Adjunct Art Professor: Warner University - Lake Wales, FL                                                                                        9/10 – 12/11
•    Teaching Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, Drawing, and Painting studio courses

Curator: The Depot Museum - Lake Wales, FL                                                                                                             9/04 – 3/05
•    Provided customer service
•    Responsible for permanent and seasonal exhibitions
•    Museum tours, brochures, press releases, and accession and vaults

Gallery Sales: Bellissimo, Art and Gift Gallery - Lake Wales, FL                                                                                8/03 – 4/04
•    Provided customer service
•    Promoted custom portrait drawings and paintings

Gallery Director: BSD Galleries - Lake Wales, FL                                                                                                        2/02 – 3/03
•    Provided customer service
•    Cut mats and framed artwork
•    Placed orders for artwork and supplies
•    Wrote gallery advertisements
•    Explained to customers different art techniques and introduced exhibited artists

•    Award of Excellence, Winter Haven: Doors & Architecture Exhibit        2015
•    A key member of the team organizing Capturing Cultures Photo Contest at Polk State College,  Exhibited at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center      2014
•    Florida’s Natural 25-year Anniversary painting, Lake Wales, FL             2012
•    An artist for 12 historic building drawings for the 2011 Winter Haven, FL Chamber of Commerce Centennial Calendar     2011
•    My painting "Hot Seat" was chosen for the 40th Annual Lake Wales Art Show Poster     2011
•    Award of Excellence, 38th Annual Lake Wales Art Show,                       2009
•    Second Place, Bartow Bloomin’ Arts Festival,                                         2008
•    Honorable Mention, 30th Annual Central Park Art Festival,                    2008
•    Best of Show, Lake Wales Municipal Fine Art Exhibit,                            2005