Email: clarissaplank at yahoo dot com
Career Objective: to teach visual arts to K-12 students.
M.F.A. Printmaking, State University of New York at New Paltz, 2013
B.A. Art Education, Ithaca College, summa cum laude, 2010
Minors: Creative Writing, Humanities and Sciences Honors Program
2012 “Idiom.” 5th Annual Mini Works Show, Unison Gallery at Water Street Market, New Paltz, NY.
Celebration of the Arts Festival Gallery. New Paltz, NY.
“New Prints/Autumn 2012.” Juried Exhibit. International Print Center New York. Chelsea, NY; Austin, TX. International Mini Print Exhibit. Juried Exhibit. Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY.
“8th International Print Exchange Exhibition.” Juried Exhibit. Print Zero Studios, Chicago, IL. Miami, FL; Managua, Nicaragua; Lafayette, LA.
2011 “Clothesline Show.” Juried Exhibit. SUNY New Paltz, NY.
“Paper Anniversary.” The Yoga House, Kingston NY.
“SUNY New Paltz Printmaking Club Group Show.” Bacchus. New Paltz, NY.
Member’s Show. Ink Shop Printmaking Center. Ithaca NY.
2010 Senior show,Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca NY
Arts Related Experience
Instructor of Record, Introduction to Studio Art. State University of New York at New Paltz, NY. Fall 2012.
Teaching Assistant, Art Seminar. State University of New York, New Paltz. Fall 2012.
Adjunct Lecturer, Basic Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Summer Session 2012.
Adjunct Lecturer, Intro to Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Summer Session 2012.
Studio Technician Graduate Student Assistant. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Spring, Summer 2012.
Intern to College Teaching: Drawing II. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Spring 2012.
Intern to College Teaching: Basic Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Fall 2011.
Mural Artist for Adults with Disabilities, Madison-Cortland ARC, Cortland NY, June 2010—June 2011.
Intern, The Ink Shop Printmaking Center and Olive Branch Press, Ithaca NY, June—July 2010
Art Studio Monitor, Cerrache Art Building, Ithaca College. August 2008—December 2009
Ithaca College Community Service Art Room Aid, South Hill Elementary, August 2007- August 2008
Organizer, Community Art Show to benefit the United Way. Montrose, Pennsylvania. Sept 23-24, 2005.
New York State Initial Certification in Visual Arts K-12. September 2010.
SUNY New Paltz MFA Scholarship. 2011-2012.
Ithaca College Humanities and Sciences Dean’s Award in Fine and Performing Arts, 2010
Ithaca College Humanities and Sciences Dean’s List: Fall 2006 through Spring 2010
Class of 1984 Scholarship. Ithaca College. Fall 2009.
F.M. Gallagher Scholarship. Ithaca College. Fall 2009.
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Spring 2009.
Dicker Family Scholarship. Ithaca College. Fall 2008.
Ithaca College Humanities and Sciences Honors Program Induction, Spring 2007.
Ithaca College Oracle Society Induction, Fall 2006.
Reading: “A Coral Story.” James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. April 8, 2008. Ithaca College, NY.
Artist’s Book: “A Fairy Tale.” Collaboration with Professor Susan Weisend, Lisa Harris, and others. James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. April 8, 2008. Ithaca College, NY.
Gypsy Moth Gray and Emerald Ash Borer Dance. Awosting Alchemy Arts and Literary Magazine. Vol II Issue 1. November, 2011.
Crocuses. Photograph. Stillwater, Ithaca College Magazine. 2010
End-less Mountains. Poem. WSKG “Off the Page” Online. 2011.
Assorted Poetry. Graphite, Montrose HS Art & Literary Magazine. 2007.
WVIA Artist of the Month, Channel 44, 2005.
Ithaca College Livetext Portfolio. Visit http://www.livetext.com and enter the Visitor Pass code: 5D1FDA15
National Art Education Association Member since November 2009.
Phi Kappa Phi Member since April 2009.
References Available Upon Request