Monday, December 14, 2020

My Combined Artist, Art Teacher, and Yoga Teacher CV

 

Jennie Tudor Gray

Artist, Art + Yoga Teacher

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ARTIST CV


Education 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with All Level EC-12 Teacher Certification, magna cum laude, Texas State University, 2011


Selected Art Exhibition History


2020

  • Austin Studio Tour, Big Medium 

  • Two Public Murals commissioned to help get out the vote

  • Flora Art Show, Superrad Collective, Jerry’s Art-a-Rama, Austin, TX


2019

  • Red Dot Art Spree, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX 

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Group Show and Home Studio, Big Medium, Austin, TX

  • SHE: An Exhibit of Female Photographers, Soma Vida Gallery,  Austin, TX

  • Amplifier Art, American Flag Remix, work featured on website

  • Embodying Ourselves: Artist Panel Discussion and Community Dialogue About Body Acceptance


2018

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Group Show and Home Studio, Austin, TX

  • Scanlan Gallery, St.Stephen’s Episcopal School, Group Photography Exhibit, Austin, TX

  • West Austin Studio Tour, Group Show and Home Studio, Austin,TX

  • Dadageek Student Showcase, East Side Collective, Winter and Spring exhibits, Austin,TX

  • Yes Ma’am Zine, “The Dream Issue,” and Art Showfundraiser, San Antonio, TX


2017

  • Art.Science.Gallery, Canopy Arts Complex, Print Austin,“ Solar Art Exhibit,” Austin, TX

  • Art.Science.Gallery, 5th Annual Art Science Trading Card Show, Canopy Arts Complex, Austin,TX

  • Art.Science.Gallery, East Austin Studio Tour, Canopy Arts Complex, Austin, TX

  • ROBA MARFA, Chinati Weekend, Marfa, TX

  • HIVE Arts Collective, Austin School of Film, Student Film Showcase, Austin, TX 

  • Yes Ma’am Zine, “The Body Issue,” San Antonio, TX


2016

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Austin, TX

  • West Austin Studio Tour, Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX


2015


  • West and East Austin Studio Tours, Big Medium, Austin, TX

  • George Washington Carver Museum, 100% Exhibit, Austin, TX

  • The Contemporary Austin, Annual 5 X 7 Exhibit,  Austin, TX


2014

  • Chinati Weekend, Chinati Foundation, Made in Marfa, Marfa, TX

  • The Contemporary Austin, Annual 5 X 7 Exhibit, Austin, TX

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Group Show, Big Medium, Austin, TX

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Willie Mae Kirk Branch, Austin, TX


2013


  • East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Austin, TX

  • Austin Visual Arts Association, “12 Buy 12 Group Exhibition”, Austin ArtSpace, Austin, TX

  • City of Austin, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, “El Colectivo: An Exhibit of Art and Culture by ESB- MACC Students and Education Staff,”, Austin, TX

  • Creative Action, Youth Arts Workshop, Lamar Middle School, Austin ISD, Austin, TX

  • The Contemporary Austin, (Austin Museum of Art-Arthouse at the Jones Center), Annual Five by Seven Fundraiser, Austin, TX

2012


  • West Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Howson Branch, Austin, TX

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Ruiz Branch, Austin, TX


2011


  • East Austin Studio Tour, Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, Austin, TX

  • Dougherty Arts Center, Public Art Installation, Austin, TX Pump Project Satellite Space, Texas State University-San Marcos, Fine Art Student Association Exhibit Juror: Alex Freeman, Austin, TX

  • First to Find: Senior Thesis Exhibit, Texas State University-San Marcos, School of Art and Design, Gallery I and II, San Marcos, TX

  • The Talent Show: All Student Juried Exhibition, Texas State University-San Marcos, School of Art and Design, Gallery I and II. Juror: Kathy Armstrong, Director of Exhibitions at Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, San Marcos, TX

2010


  • Wake the Dead Coffeehouse, AIDS Services of Austin Fundraiser, San Marcos, TX

  • Arthouse at the Jones Center, Five by Seven Fundraiser, Austin, TX

  • Texas State University-San Marcos, Art History Association Juried Show, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX. Jurors: Jill Pankey and Andy Campbell, Austin, TX

  • Pump Project Gallery, Texas State University-San Marcos, Fine Art Student Association Juried Show, Juror: Lance Letscher. Received Juror’s Choice Award, Austin, TX

  • Texas State University-San Marcos, All Student Juried Show, Gallery at the School of Art and Design, San Marcos, TX. Juror: Risa Puleo, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art, San Marcos, TX

  • Space 12, Austin Foundation for Eating Disorders Fundraiser, Art Auction in Honor of Kelsey

  • Veldman. Assistant Curator and Participating Artist, Austin, TX



2009


  • Texas State University-San Marcos, Curator and Participating Artist for “Our Stories, Ourselves: A Feminist Art Show,” San Marcos, TX

  • Arthouse at the Jones Center, Annual Five by Seven Fundraiser, Austin, TX

  • Walker Art Gallery,“Artworks in the Community,” San Marcos,TX


2008


  • City Of Austin, Austin Public Library, Yarborough Branch, Solo Retrospective Exhibition, Austin, TX

  • Arthouse Annual 5 X 7 Fundraiser, Arthouse at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art and Traveling Exhibit, Austin, TX 



2007

  • Arthouse at the Jones Center, Five by Seven 5 X 7 Fundraiser, Austin, TX

  • City of Austin, Austin Public Library, Oak Hill Branch, “A Peace of Art,” Austin, TX

  • The Opera House, Selected Works, Austin, TX

  • Spiderhouse Cafe , Solo Exhibition, Austin, T


2006

  • Texas State University-San Marcos, Gallery at School of Art and Design, Summer Student Show, San Marcos, TX. Curator: Mary Mikel Stump, San Marcos, TX

  • Texas State University-San Marcos, Fine Art Student Association Juried Show, Pump Project Studios, Austin, TX. Juror: James Surls. Juror’s choice award, Austin, TX

  • Storyville Boutique, Selected Works, Austin, TX

  • Julia Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Art Center, Austin Community College Student Show, Juror’s Choice: Honorable Mention, Austin,TX



Community Art and Events 


2021

  • Elisabet Net Museum, Printmaking Poster Design Online Workshop, Suffrage Now: A 19th Amendment Centennial Exhibition


2020

  • Elisabet Net Museum, Austin Museum Day and Portraiture in the Park, Online Community Art Events


2019

  • Elisabet Net Museum, Austin Museum Day and Portraiture in the Park, Community Art Events


2018

  • Cherrywood Coffeehouse, Artists for Beto Art Show Fundraiser, curator and participant, Austin, TX

  • Austin Museum Day, Elisabet Ney Museum, “Portraiture in the Park, ” Austin, TX


2017

  • HOPE Outdoor Gallery, Community Mural, Austin, TX

  • Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin Museum Day, Austin, TX

  • Elisabet Ney Museum, Ney Day, West Austin Studio Tour, Austin, TX


2016

  • Jerry’s Art A Rama, Community Mural, Austin, TX

  • HOPE Outdoor Gallery, Community Mural, Austin, TX


2014

  • Ojeda Middle School, Del Valle ISD, School Mural, Austin, TX


2013

  • Ojeda Middle School, Del Valle ISD, School Mural, Austin, TX


2012

  • Creative Action, Youth Arts Festival, City of Austin: George Washington Cultural Center, Austin, TX


  • Ojeda Middle School, Del Valle ISD, School Mural, Austin, TX

  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Temporary Installation, Austin, TX


2011

  • Creative Action, Ojeda Middle School, Del Valle ISD, School Mural, Austin, TX

  • Creative Action, Webb and Mendez Middle Schools, Austin ISD, Community School Murals, Austin, TX


Awards 


2020

  • Artist of the Month, Austin Creative Reuse

  • Austin Studio Tour, Artist Fellowship Grant


2016 - 2019

  • East and West Austin Studio Tours, Artist Fellowship Grant 

  • West Austin Studio Tour, Artist Fellowship Grant


2018

  • Digital Arts Initiative Grant, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Austin, TX

  • East and West Austin Studio Tours, Artist Fellowship Grant 


2016

  • Pflugerville Education Foundation, Awarded Digital Arts Initiative Grant 

  • Pflugerville ISD, Secondary Teacher of the Year finalist

  • Pflugerville ISD, Westview Middle School, Teacher of the Year

  • East Austin Studio Tour, Artist Fellowship Grant


2015

  • John P. Ojeda Foundation, Ojeda Middle School, Del Valle ISD, Digital Arts Grant 



Collections

  • The Contemporary Austin

  • Remedy Center for Healing Arts

  • Austin Public Library

  • Various private collections in Texas, Massachusetts, and abroad


Memberships


  • Texas Art Education Association

  • National Art Education Association

  • HIVE Arts Collective, Austin, TX

  • Cherrywood Artists Group

  • Women and Their Work, Artist Registry



                                    

TEACHING EXPERIENCE CV

Art and Graphic Design Teacher, Stephen’s Episcopal School, Austin,TX, August 2017 - present

  • Conduct art and graphic design classes and instruct both Middle School and Upper School students grade 6th - 12th  classes in a variety of Art and graphic design media including drawing, painting, ceramics, murals, photography, digital media, animation, printmaking, and sculpture, and more

  • Advise and mentor group of middle school students

  • Teach afterschool art club and afterschool yoga club

  •  Student participation and awards in Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards

  • Community outreach programming and student exhibitions with East Austin Studio Tour, City of Austin: Austin Public Library, Mexican American Cultural Center, Art.Science.Gallery

  • Attended the Texas Art Education Association Convention 

  • Won a Grant for a Digital Arts and New Media Initiative 

  • Professional development coursework in glitch art, digital collage, robotic art, LED art, and community outreach programming with Dadageek

  • Visual Arts Curriculum Writing Curriculum collaborating with fine arts department

  • Completed 3 large community murals with students for school fundraiser

V. Visual Arts Director, Westview Middle School, Pflugerville ISD, 2015-2017

▪ Campus Teacher of the Year, District Level Secondary Teacher of the Year Finalist 

▪ Conduct classes and instruct students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Art/Art I classes in a variety of Art media including drawing, painting, ceramics, murals, photography, digital media, animation, printmaking, and sculpture based aligned with TEKS standards 

▪ Created a daytime and after school Art Club 

▪ Community outreach programming and student exhibitions with East Austin Studio Tour, City of Austin: Austin Public Library, Mexican American Cultural Center, Jerry’s Art-A-Rama, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, and the Mexi-Carte Museum 

▪ Student participation and awards in Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards, Junior Visual Art Scholastic Event, and Pflugerville ISD Student Art Exhibits 

▪ Visual Arts Curriculum Writing Curriculum for the district 

▪ Completed community murals at the Hope Outdoor Gallery and Jerry’s Art A Rama 

▪ Won a Grant from the Pflugerville Education Foundation for a Digital Arts Initiative including a student Apple Computer and digital cameras 

▪ Attended the Texas Art Education Association Convention 

Art Faculty The Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria Art School, 2013-present 

▪ Conduct classes and instruct students of varying ages in drawing, painting, sculpture, and ceramics 

▪ Mentor to high school art students 

▪ Created two new classes for the Art School’s curriculum including a Pop Up Darkroom Experimental Photography class and a Puppetry Arts Class 

Art Teacher Del Valle ISD, Ojeda Middle School June 2012-August 2016 

▪ Head of Art Department and mentor 

▪ Conduct classes and instruct students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Art/Art I classes in a variety of Art media including drawing, painting, ceramics, murals, photography, digital media, animation, printmaking, and sculpture based aligned with TEKS standards 

▪ Teach Afterschool Art Club with 21st Century ACE programming and LEAD 

▪ Teach Summer School classes in Art and Theatre for 21st Century ACE programming 

▪ Community outreach programming and student exhibitions with East Austin Studio Tour, City of Austin: Austin Public Library, Mexican American Cultural Center, Jerry’s Art-A-Rama, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, and the Mexi-Carte Museum 

▪ Student participation and awards in UIL, Scholastic Arts and Writing, Junior Visual Art Scholastic Event, and Del Valle ISD Fine Arts Event competitions 

▪ Assist in development of Campus Improvement Plan 

▪ Assist in writing of Del Valle ISD Fine Arts curriculum 


Teaching Artist August 2011 – Fall 2012, Creative Action, Austin, TX

▪ Afterschool Art Club programmer with at-risk youth at five different schools (Austin ISD: Webb and Mendez Middle Schools, Del Valle ISD: Ojeda Middle School, Round Rock ISD: Robertson ES and Union Hill ES) 

▪ Create community murals with students on 3 middle school campuses 

▪ Teach a variety of other multicultural Art lessons promoting social change including drawing, painting, sculpture, and installation for 21st Century/ACE Afterschool and assist with Youth Arts Events 

Arts Instructor May 2012-November 2013 City of Austin, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX 

▪ Conduct classes and instruct students ages 5 through 12 in numerous forms of Art education including 

drawing, printmaking, painting, ceramics, sculpture, costumes, and installation 

▪ Teach multicultural visual art lessons that foster a meaningful understanding and appreciation of Mexican 

American cultural arts and heritage 


Drama Teacher, Just Imagine Productions, Austin, Texas, January 2012 – May 2012 

▪ Conducted classes in creative drama and theatre at three different preschools 

Arts Instructor and Artist for Hire, City of Austin, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, Texas,  May 2011-December 2011 

▪ Conducted classes and instructed students for Summer Arts Adventure and Emerging Artist programs ages through 12 in both 2D and 3D media 

Student Teacher January 2011 – May 2011, Austin Independent School District, Austin, Texas 

▪ Assisted and eventually conducted all classes in Art classroom in various Art media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, and mosaics at both Pecan Springs Elementary School and Lanier High School 

▪ Created lesson plans aligned with TEKS standards, marked tests, and recorded grades 

▪ Taught Art I, Drawing 2, and Drawing 3/AP at Lanier HS 

▪ Taught art lessons to 3rd grade classroom of at De Zavala Elementary School Completed college coursework in Art Education and Art Theory 






                                       

YOGA TEACHING EXPERIENCE CV

    

Jennie Tudor Gray, RYT 200 

Mobile: (512) 569-3269

Email: ms.jennie.gray@gmail.com    

Website: https://www.yogijennie.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yogijennie/   

IG: @yogijennie  

Twitter: @yogijennieatx

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYU08cZt6Zt80QwfkfqXkjA


SUMMARY

I am an experienced Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Instructor and received my CYT 200 with My Vinyasa Practice and I am registered with Yoga Alliance as a RYT 200. I am currently enrolled in a 300 YTT program with My Vinyasa Practice to further my path to become a RYT 500. I am based in Austin, TX with a record in health, teaching, and wellness roles. I also have many years as a certified all levels art teacher and I have always felt the call to become a yoga teacher as well. I am eager to help students improve wellness through Mindfulness Yoga classes and instruction of a wide variety of Yoga styles including Hatha, Beginner, Vinyasa, Adaptive, and Restorative styles. 


SKILLS

I am able to build effective relationships with students of all backgrounds and skill levels and am committed to always continuing to learn and grow through my practice. Hardworking, dedicated and supportive, I possess excellent communication and problem-solving abilities. I aspire to be a Yoga Instructor who is adept at working with each student's unique needs across a range of classes. I believe in wellness equity and am committed to serving diverse communities and experiences for youth yoga, chair yoga, trauma informed yoga, yoga for body image, yoga for eating disorders, yoga for addiction and recovery, yoga for chronic pain, and community yoga.

EDUCATION

200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher

My Vinyasa Practice, Austin, TX , 2020

300 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (in progress)

My Vinyasa Practice, Austin, TX 


EXPERIENCE

Yogi Jennie: Mindfulness Yoga for Every Body,  Austin, TX

Yoga Instructor, August 2019 to present


  • Cultivate positive relationships with participants by interacting with students during yoga classes.

  • Explain different yoga styles and poses to students.

  • Offer private online yoga instruction to all ages

  • Work with variety of ages and abilities customers to understand needs and provide adaptive yoga instruction

  • Started After School Yoga Club at St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, Austin, TX open to all in our school community-students, faculty, staff, and families

  • Incorporate mindfulness meditation into yoga practice and daily life

  • Teach a variety of advanced yoga styles and offerings such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Flow, Yin, Yoga Nidra, Iyengar, Prenatal, Post Natal, Restorative, Adaptive, Yoga for Youth, Yoga for Seniors, Trauma Informed, Mindfulness based, and meditation








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