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Sonia R. Sinton
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Spatial Artist   |   sonr.sinton@gmail.com   |   510.788.4616   |   http://soniasinton.blogspot.com

  • Spatial visualization
  • Installation design
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Casting/mold making
  • Welding
  • Sculpture
  • Watercolor
  • Knitting
  • Crochet
  • Macrame
  • Basketry
  • Ceramics
  • Color theory
  • Self motivated
  • Good Sense of Humor
  • Relates to people
  • Creative projects
  • Patient


Education

MFA Fiber Arts and Sculpture | University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 2011

BFA Spatial Art | San Jose State University, San Jose, California, Cum Laude, 2006


Teaching Experience

01/2012-Present

Instructor | Prism Art Studio, Piedmont, CA

Teach art after school/summer camp classes to students grades pre-k through 12 ∙develop curriculum including drawing, sculpture, painting, design, collage  ∙work with special needs students


07/2011-Present & 09/2006-08/2008

Assistant Teacher | Rainbow Art Studio, Cupertino, CA

Teach art after school/summer camp classes to students grades k-12 ∙develop curriculum including drawing, sculpture, painting, design, collage ∙trained/supervised high school students as teaching assistants ∙work with special needs students ∙install student work exhibitions ∙assist high school seniors with portfolios for college admissions


09/2008-06/2011

Graduate Teaching Fellow | University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Fibers Department Tech/Instructor ∙Teach courses in off-loom techniques, screen printing and dye ∙assist students develop projects ∙maintain equipment ∙supervise studio use and work-study students

Gallery Work

12/2009 & 12/2010

Founder/Organizer | “$40 Show -Grad Student Holiday Art Sale”, Eugene, OR

Recruit participates ∙design and manage sales and bookkeeping system ∙coordinate artists/volunteers ∙design displays and show decor ∙ supervise set-up/operations/take down for sale ∙file appropriate paperwork with school ∙advertising ∙accounting

08/2006-11/2007

Co-Founder | 12 & Taylor Gallery, San Jose, CA

Assist with operations of a co-op art gallery ∙fundraising ∙installing shows ∙catering opening receptions ∙advertising ∙recruiting artists



Solo Exhibitions

2009 “Synapsia” installation, Washburn Gallery, Eugene, OR

2006    BFA Show Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose State, San Jose, CA

2005 “Entrapments” Sculpture show, Black Gallery, San Jose, CA

           “Was it Worth it?” installation, Gallery 2, San Jose, CA

2004    “Don’t be a Tease” sculpture show, Gallery 5, San Jose, CA

Group Exhibitions

2011 “Momentary Interruptions”  MFA show, sculpture, Disjecta, Portland OR

           “ConGlam”, sculpture, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

2010 “Menagerie 2”, installation, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

            “Incremental Growth”, installation, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene OR

2009 “Menagerie”, sculpture, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

            “Round 2”, sculpture, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

            “Hella Lush Show Y’all”, sculpture, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

            “Zero Sum”, sculpture and drawing, Create Here, Chattanooga, TN

            “Yard Sale” installation, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

            “Group Show”, sculpture, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene, OR

2007 “Sonia Sinton, Will Clark, Jasper Wang, Christoper Bauder,” sculpture and installation,  12 & Taylor Gallery, San Jose,CA

2006   SJSU Ceramics Show, Juried by Stan Welsh and Monica Van Den Dool, in conjunction with CCACA (California Conference for the  Advancement of Ceramic Art), Davis, CA

2004  “Emerging Jewish Artists”, Red Ink Gallery, Santa Clara, CA

          SJSU Fine Arts Showcase, invited by Fine Arts Faculty, Private Residence, San Jose, CA

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