Casares Resume


2000 - 2002       Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Masters of Science of Art Education

1996 – 2000

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Major in Textile Arts

Honors: Graduation with Distinction and Departmental Honors


Art Gallery Exhibits:

2002 “Dreaming of”: Solo Thesis Show Arnheim Gallery    Boston, MA

2000 Senior Show at Huntington Gallery   Boston, MA

         Self-Run Riot: New Fiber Work at The Kingston Gallery Boston, MA

         All School Show Honorable Mention at Tower Lobby Boston, MA

          Portraits of the Century traveling exhibit  at   Boston City Hall

1999 Divisible by Nine at the Student Life Gallery in Boston, MA

         Haystack Show at the Student Life Gallery in Boston, MA

        Fibers Department Show at Randolf Associates Fine Arts Gallery

1998 3rd Floor North: A fibers Exhibit at Student Life Gallery Boston, MA

         Soul Stitching at the Student Life Gallery in Boston, MA


Professional Experience:

2003     Orange County Outdoor Science School, Running Springs, CA

Program Instructor

2002 – 1999    Gateway Arts (vocational program for adults with developmental disabilities) Brookline, MA

Weaving Teacher / Bilingual Assistant

Spring 2002       Pierce School (K-8)  Brookline, MA

Visual Arts Student Teacher

                                                                                         Spring 2001- Massachusetts Public Schools and Massachusetts College of Art                                                                                    

High School Junior Portfolio Teacher

Summer 2000             Fernwood Camp for Girls                Poland, Maine

Art Director and Head Teacher

1996 – 1999    Bright Horizons Child Center Boston, MA

Floating Teacher/Kindergarten Assistant


Volunteer Experience:

October 1999 City Year Serve-a-thon Mural Designer and Team Group Leader at Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury, MA

Spring 1999 Art Designer and Painter at New England Medical Floating Hospital Pediatric Unit in Boston, MA

October 1998/ 1999 City Year Serve-a-thon Mural Designer and Group Leader at Ellis Elementary School in Roxbury, MA


Awards Received:

2001 Francis Merrit Scholarship at Haystack Mountain School for the Crafts

2000 Marilyn Pappas Award for Merit in Fiber Arts

2000 New Mexico Travel Scholarship/Art Community Service

1999 HOPE Worldwide Community Participation Travel Scholarship

1997 Award for Academic Excellence in Studio Foundation


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