Resume



PROFILE

I have a diverse set of artistic and technical skills. Editor-in chief of the UWM Post college newspaper. 20 year career as a professional ballet dancer. Assistant Pastry Chef at the Reagan White House. Assistant Director of Ballet Center and Chamber Company. BFA Degree in painting, Class President senior year. Gallery painter. Photography and digital imaging expertise and Apple Computer Specialist. Team USA Ice Dance ballet instructor. Extensive costume design and execution. I hope to be a contributor to your team.

EDUCATION

George Washington University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.
Certificate Program in Digital Imaging. 2000.

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Graduate Studies in Fine Arts, 1993 - 1994.

George Washington University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.
BFA Fine Arts, With Honors, May 1993.

L’Academy de Cuisine, Bethesda, Maryland
Certificate, Classical French Pastry, First in class. 1982.

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Photojournalism Studies: Student newspaper arts editor, advertising manager, and editor-in-chef, 1972 - 1975

EXPERIENCE

Philippa Tarant Designs                                                                                                                2013 - Present
Commercial Flower design

WISA (Washington Ice Skate Academy) and Team USA                                                                   2006 - 2014
Costume design

The Apple Store, Montgomery Mall, Bethesda, Md.                                                       November 2007 - 2009
Mac Specialist

Portraits and Image Projects, Chevy Chase, Md.                                                                          2000 - Present
Portraits, posters, fine arts cards, and photo restoration.

USA Executive Mansion (the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue)                                                     1983
Assistant Pastry Chef to Roland Mesnier. State Dinners and Dessert prep in First Family residence.

FINE ARTS

Digital Praise: CCPC, Geneva Hall, Washington, D.C.                                                        January 2006 - Present
Collection of 13” x 19” archival prints of families and children
created from 2000 - 2005.

The Computer as a Fine Arts Tool: Mac Upgrades, Bethesda, Md.                                                    2000 - 2001
Digital imaging and Photoshop painting. 

Childscapes: New Work, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.                                                                         1997
Oil on canvas. Large scale figurative paintings.

Figures in Fives: Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.                                                                                       1995
Multi-figure oil paintings measuring 5’ x 5’.

Other Dancers: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery,  Washington, D.C.                                            1993
This body of work took my dancing from the stage and studio to the canvas. It is a
collection of 6 oil paintings, 4’ x 3’ - 5’ presented either together as a mural 
or as individual works.

BALLET AND DANCE

Bowen McCauley Dance Theater                                                                                                             2003 - 2006
Board Member, Photographer, Artistic Consultant

USFSA Pre-Silver Level Ice Dance                                                                   2004 and 2005  National  Competitor

Ballet Coaching for Ice Skaters                                                                                                             2002 - Present
Including National Competitors and National Intermediate Ladies Champion

Georgetown School of Ballet, Washington, D.C.                                                                                     1998 - 1999
Ballet instructor

Ballet Center of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Chamber Ballet Ensemble                                                                                                                         1984 - 1994
Co-founder, Associate Artistic Director, Principal Dancer, Costume Director and Designer.

D.C. Contemporary Dance Theater, Washington, D.C.                                                                                       1996
Guest Artist, Kennedy Center and International Tour.


D.C. Contemporary Dance Theater, Washington, D.C.                                                                            1985 - 1986
Guest Artist, Principal Dancer Kennedy Center and International Touring.                                                                                                                                                                 

Ballet Santa Fe: Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                                                                      1984 - 1986
Guest Artist, Principal Dancer.

Washington Opera Company, Washington, D.C.                                                                                       1981 - 1983
Principal Dancer.

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