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Experience, Employment, Skills and More :)

Ani's Resume

Kids in Art Class



Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, May 2020

Minor: Art History, GPA: 3.55, Advanced coursework in Ceramics, Painting and Education                                                     


MA Licensure: Visual Arts Pre-K-8, Visual Arts 5-12 

Massachusetts Teacher Educator Licensure Exams: PASSED


Elementary Art Curriculum Planning

Trained, commissioned painter and experienced in ceramics (handbuilding/throwing)

Painting on Canvas

Awards and Honors


Springfield City Website Article 2022

Two-Page Article Feature in International Armenian Mirror Spectator Newspaper 2021

Article Feature in UMass Amherst Voices, 2020

  • Three Scholastic Awards: in Illustration and Mixed Media 

  • Art All State Award 2015                  

  • Painted 8x8 foot Mural for Minnechaug Reg. High School 

  • Minnechaug Reg. High School Art Department Award 2016


Art Teacher

Brightwood Elementary School, Springfield, MA 

Full time Art Educator of the Springfield Public School District, planning a K-5 Art curriculum according to the elementary pacing guide, experience accommodating both remote and in-person learning

Commissioned Artist    

I work as a commissioned artist part time, painting and drawing.                                           

Arts and Crafts Director 

St. Vartan Camp, Greenville, NY, Summers of 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019     

Created the curriculum for the Arts and Crafts program of the 6 week summer camp and taught ages 8-15 six hours a day, five days a week  

Painting Class
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