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Christine Novelli Harding
Stafford, Staffordshire

07920 741699
chrisnovelli29@gmail.com

www.novelliphotography.com



EDUCATION

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-Masters of Fine Art: Documentary Photography

-University of South Wales (Formally University of Wales at Newport)
-Bachelors of Fine Art: Applied Media Arts-Photography
-Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate in Art Education
-Minor in Art History

-Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA                                 
-Cumulative GPA: 3.82 on a 4.0 scale

-Summa Cum Laude

-Studio Art Centers International, Florence: Late spring session 2010 

 



RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

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National Trust Volunteer

Shugborough Estate

May 2017 - Present

Volunteer Project Board Member, Photographer, and Gardener

Stafford Library Events Volunteer

Stafford Library, Stafford, UK

April 2017 - September 2017

-Responsibilities: Team work delivering promotional material and planning events.

FORMAT Festival Volunteer

The Quad, Derby, UK

March - April 2017

-Responsibilities included: Exhibition invigilation, customer service, distribution of marketing materials

-Skills: Interpersonal, time management and organization.

Framing Associate

Michael's Craft - Johnstown, PA

August 4th 2015 - November 27th 2015

-Responsibilities included: Waiting on customers, framing production, stocking framing department and sales floor, maintain an organized and clean workspace, working register.
-Skills: Interpersonal skills, mating, framing, and design knowledge, time management and organization.

 

 

Lab Monitor
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Photography Department - Edinboro, PA                                 

September 9th 2012– May, 12th 2013

-Responsibilities included: Inventory and clean all photography studios, monitor (upkeep) all photography studios, teach and assist students who required guidance
-Skills: Time management, teaching skills, analogue photography knowledge (dark room chemistry and cleaning procedures) digital photography knowledge (basic printer; lighting; and computer maintenance)



Equipment Room Staff
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Cinema Department - Edinboro, PA                                 

August 31st 2011– May 9th 2012

-Responsibilities included: Inventory and cleaned Cinema storage room, monitored (upkeep) all equipment, tracked rented and stored equipment
-Skills: Time management, teaching skills, knowledge of cinema equipment (cameras, lighting, and audio)



GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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2018     A Photographer's View: H.Art

             Brockington Studio, Bodenham, Herefordshire, September 8th - 16th 

2015     Visual Room

             The Project Space, Newport, Wales, April 23rd - May 2nd



2014     17 Seconds

             Ffotogallery, Penarth, Wales, October 8th - 12th

 

2013      Student Art Show

             Bruce Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, April 29th - May 14th 

             Celebrate the Artist: Gmitter Scholarship Exhibition

             Bruce Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, March 10th - 29th

 

2012      Chimera 10 Soiree
              Erie Art Museum, Erie Pennsylvania, November 10th - 17th
              Opposition
              Bates Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, September 22nd -29th
              Silver Gelatin Prints by Edinboro Students
              Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania, March 16th -April 30th
              PHOTO BOMB!
              Bates Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, February 4th -11th
              16x16x16 A Traveling  Portfolio Exhibition
             Metropolitan Community Collage, Omaha, Nebraska; Art Institutes International,  Minneapolis, Minnesota; Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro,            

             Pennsylvania;  Daytona State College, Daytona Florida; Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana;  University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. February  

             2nd-May 12th



2011     Freaks of Nature
            Bates Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, November 19th - 26th

            Fact and Fiction: A Collaboration
            Erie, Pennsylvania, April 30th

2008   Coffee House Display
            Westmont Hilltop High School, Spring 





PUBLICATIONS
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2012     Chimera X 

             featuring photograph Taken by the Sky, pgs: 145, 152 April 25th 
             Silvervision 20 
            featuring five photographs from Airtha Allegories, pgs: 30-37 May 9th


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
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Before/After School Program Director

The Learning Lamp - Johnstown, PA

August 24th 2015 - January 11th 2016

-Maintained safe learning environment in compliance with inspection regulations

-Managed staff scheduling, responsibilities, monthly meetings, and new hire training

-Planned weekly schedules for 44 families-Planned and carried out daily activities based on federal and state level framework for students ages 4-12 including adaptations for students with special needs

-Planned and provided snacks for students including adaptations for students with special needs

-Managed material budgeting and purchasing for all activities and snacks

-Worked with parents, school staff, school administration, and private health professionals to assure success for students with special needs

-Worked with families and accountants to provide personalised billing options

-Collected and managed invoices, payments, and payment records

-Wrote weekly and monthly reports for supervisors

-Worked at other Learning Lamp locations and child care positions during staff shortages

-Prepared programme for successful new director and grant application process after my leave

 

Art Camp Teacher

Cambria County Arts Center - Johnstown, PA

May 2013-July 2013

-Traveled to different city schools to do weekly art camp projects

-Taught craft projects, printmaking, watercolour painting, and design

-Taught lessons of my own design as well as lessons designed by other educators

-Taught students ages 3-14 in various classes


Student Teacher
Edinboro Elementary School –  Edinboro, PA                           
October 24th 2012 – December 12th 2012
-Taught watercolor resist painting and coloring, collage, printmaking, and painting
-Taught grades K-4
-Adapted lessons for hearing impaired and special-needs students
-Attended school board meetings and after school service hours



Student Teacher
McMkean Elementary School - Student Teacher, Erie, PA                                                    

October 25th 2012 – December 13th 2012
-Taught watercolor resist painting and coloring, collage, printmaking, and painting
-Taught grades K-4
-Adapted lessons for hearing impaired and special needs students
-Adapted lessons for students on the Autism spectrum
-Attended school board meetings and after school service hours



Student Teacher
Meadville Area Senior High School – Student Teacher, Meadville, PA                                     

August 28th 2012 – October 19th 2012
-Taught Art I, Art II, and Drawing I
-Taught grades 9-12
-Made lessons about grid drawing, perspective, Op art,  painting, Elements and Principles of design, Drawing in graphite and pastels.
-Created drawing unit based on literature standards.
-Taught three separate sections of an Adaptive Arts class to students on the Autism spectrum and students with behavioral, learning, and social disabilities
-Prepared for and participated in Open House





OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

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Shift Manager
Papa John's Pizza, Johnstown (Westmont), PA
April 11th 2008 – August 21st 2011

-Responsibilities included: Made pizzas, packaged pizzas, worked register, took orders, routed drivers' deliveries, cleaned, trained employees, took inventory, tracked daily red book (sales), marketed promotions (coupon handling and flyers supplied to local businesses), open and close procedures (money managing)
-Skills: Time management, organization, communication, delegating tasks, manage food shipments, track sales, work register, managing sales statistics, make pizzas.



PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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​Society for Photographic Education
November 2012- November 2013



National Art Education Association                             

 January 2012 - January 2014

                                                  
Pennsylvania State Education Association                                                                               

January 2012 - January 2014





HONORS & AWARDS

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-Dean's List: all semesters

-Vice President of Photo Club for 2012-2013 school year
-Officer of Photo Club for 2011-2012 school year
 


 

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