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Lessons offered by Lindsay
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Fine arts
  • Cartooning
  • Sculpture
Levels
  • All Levels

Master of Fine Arts in Digital Art and New Media Graduate Offering Lessons in Calgary Alberta Area. Trying to get into an Art or Design program, I can help you build your portfolio!

Methodology

I love teaching and learning, life is fuller when you are doing both, that being said I listen to my students and structure every class differently for each person or group. People have a variety of ways that they can learn, it is important that a teacher recognizes this and can help facilitate learning on every level. Having worked with many students from different backgrounds I have created programs that work for individuals with learning disabilities to students who need to be challenged at a different level. I believe when it comes to art and learning in general, students need to learn 2 core concepts. One is the techniques, how to do something, what are the tricks to doing what you want to do and how can you adapt those techniques to work for you. The second is how to learn and critically think about the problem or challenge that the student is faced with. This is accomplished often through answering specific questions with another question allowing the individual to come to there own conclusions without being streamlined into doing things the same ways as their teacher.

Background

I am a Graduate from the University California Santa Cruz, and the only Canadian to hold a Masters of Fine Arts from UCSC in Digital Art and New Media, which is one of the top programs in this field. My expertise is in Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Dragonframe and Stop Motion techniques. I have a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Alberta College of Art + Design with a major in Painting, and have taught painting, sculpture, contemporary theory and Environmental/Social Justice Art at the University level. Written work is a paramount foundation to an artistic practice as well, having graded thousands of papers and publishing a Master Thesis I am extremely competent in helping students work through essays, applications and grant processes.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 30/h

Details

Please contact me to find out what rate you apply for. As the rate changes based on the level of student and need of the lessons. Thank you so much.

Lessons offered by Lindsay
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Fine arts
  • Cartooning
  • Sculpture
Levels
  • All Levels

Lindsay 's Resume

Academic Curriculum Vitale
Lindsay Moffat
littlefox.ca

Education

2016 – Graduated June 2018 Master in Digital Arts and New Media

2013-2016 Bachelor Fine Arts (Painting), Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2002-2008 Open Studies in the Arts (Majors in Fine Arts, Psychology, Drama Minor in
Sociology), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Scholarships/Awards/Honours/Grants

2018 Florence French Award, University California Santa Cruz

2016 Nominated for The Board of Governors Graduating Student Award in Painting

2016 Liberal Studies Ethics Award, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2016 Laurence Decore Award for Student Leadership, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary

2015/2016 Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2015 Arts & Culture Bursary, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2014/2015 Jason Lang Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

Exhibitions/Curation

2018 Interstices: MFA Show, Digital Arts Research Center, at the University California Santa Cruz

2017 Fall Studios, Digital Arts Research Center. at the University California Santa Cruz

2016 Fall Open Studios, Digital Arts Research Center. at the University California Santa Cruz

2016 Grad Show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2016 a feeling of excitement or mis(t)ery, EMMEDIA- Gallery & Production Society. Calgary,
Alberta, Canada

2016 Horse Show, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2015 Community, Pop up Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2014 The Hallway, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2014 Fridge Worthy, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2013 Aint By Numbers, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2004 Inside Out, Remedy Café Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (solo)

Research
My work uses artistic medium to explore the relationships between human and non-human animals meant for consumption. It compares the experience of marginalized people with factory farmed animals, through the lens of personal narrative, animation, collaged video and installation. I examine the concepts of consent, freedom of choice, and the legitimacy of life using art as a vehicle to tackle these difficult subject maters. The installations I create offer an immersive experience for viewers to explore other perspectives in relation to their own. Being part of an interdisciplinary program allowed me to explore the psychological and scientific perceptions of this topic which comes through in my work. I delved into this controversial topic with historical context, scientific backing, compassion, and fresh eyes. It is from this perspective that my art brings new meaning to this topic.

Skills
Mentorship/Teaching/Tutoring/One-on-one meetings
Stop motion animation
Dragonframe
Nuke
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Photoshop
ZBrush
3D Printing
Painting and Drawing
Sculpture and Installation
Environmental and Socially Engaged Art
Book Art
Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint
Mac Pages/Keynotes/Numbers
Experience with Budgeting and Spread Sheets

EXPERIENCE:
University California, Santa Cruz
September 2016 to June 2018
Teachers Assistant:
Fall Quarter 2016: HAVC Department
History of the Western Nude
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Marta Faust
Winter Quarter 2017: ART
Environmental Art (80B)
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Spring Quarter 2017: ART
Ars Erotica (80X)
Experience in teaching sections
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Fall Quarter 2017: ART
3D Foundations
Taught studio portion of the class
Lead Critiques and student meetings
Curated student show
Professor: Dee Hibbert-Jones
Winter Quarter 2018: ART
Ars Erotica (80X)
Experience in teaching sections
Involved in creation of Assignments, Exams, and course content
Led Discussion in Lectures
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Spring Quarter 2018: ART
Environmental Art (80B)
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens

Graduate Student Researcher
Worked for Newton Harrison and The Force Majeure
Head of The Altruism Project

Graduate Student Association at the UCSC
Representative for the DANM department

Student Association at ACAD (Alberta College of Art + Design)
Fine Art Elected Representative

Secondary Appointed Representative of Student Experience
Alberta College of Art + Design

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:


Listed with details in Work Resume


Work Resume
Lindsay Moffat

Great people skills
Lots of teaching experience
Activist Experience

EXPERIENCE:
University California, Santa Cruz
September 2016 to June 2018
Fall Quarter 2016: HAVC Department (History of Art and Visual Culture)
History of the Western Nude
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Marta Faust
Winter Quarter 2017: ART Department
Environmental Art (80B)
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Spring Quarter 2017: ART Department
Ars Erotica (80X)
Experience in teaching sections
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Fall Quarter 2017: ART Department
3D Foundations
Taught studio portion of the class
Lead Critiques and student meetings
Curated student show
Professor: Dee Hibbert-Jones
Winter Quarter 2018: ART Department
Ars Erotica (80X)
Experience in teaching sections
Involved in creation of Assignments, Exams, and course content
Led Discussion in Lectures
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens
Spring Quarter 2018: Art Department
Environmental Art (80B)
Grading Assignments and Tests
Involved in creation of Assignments and Exams
Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Stephens

Graduate Student Researcher (June 2017 – October 2017)
Worked for Newton Harrison and The Force Majeure
Head of The Altruism Project

Graduate Student Association at the UCSC (Fall 2016- Spring 2017)
Representative for the DANM department
Attend meetings
Bring up student concerns
Meet with students that have grievances
Facilitate dialog between students and faculty

Student Association at ACAD (Alberta College of Art + Design) October 2015 - May 2016
Fine Art Elected Representative
Attend all meetings
Meet with Students one on one for support and to hear complaints
Advocate for Students rights
Meet with Insurance companies
Relay information to student body
Attend Conferences
Establish relationships with community representatives
Facilitate Conversation between students and administration

Secondary Appointed Representative of Student Experience at ACAD October 2014 – May 2015
Meet with students one on one
Record and provide assistance to students with grievances
Organize Lunch & Learns
Distribute Material/Hang posters
Visit classes individually to provide information
Personal assistant to VP of Student Experience
Organize/Promote/Facilitate free yoga and meditations classes

Optimal Pet Foods:
July 2014 to August 2016
Manager of Varsity Location
In charge of scheduling
Supervised one on one training
Supervised staff
Ordering store stock
Day to Day workings
Key holder
Promotions and sales
Managed vendors and inventory
Merchandiser
In charge of Inventory count
Katwalk Shoes/Wener Shoes:
April 2010 to July 2013
Manager
Key holder to both stores
Enter, count and receive inventory
Fix computer systems
Deal with vendors/retailers for purchases and returns/refunds
Supervise and train staff
Close and open store/ Cash out
Personal assistant to owner
Sales consultant
Merchandiser
Promoter

EDUCATION:
University California, Santa Cruz
Masters in Digital Art and New Media (DANM)
September 2016 to Graduated June 2018

Alberta College of Art + Design
Bachelors of Fine Arts Major in Painting
Graduated April 2016

Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour at Prana Yoga Studio in Edmonton, Alberta
Akhanda Trained by Yogi Vishvketu and the World Conscious Yoga Family
Completed training on August 25th, 2013

Reiki Level I/II and Master in Usui Shiki Ryoho
Trained with Master Teacher Anastasia Kutt
Completed Master Training on April 14th 2013

University of Alberta: September 2002 – December 2007
Courses in preparation for Bachelors of Fine Arts, Art and Design
Painting and drawing courses
Sculpture working in different medias (wood, clay, metal)
Art history courses from cavemen to present day
Learned design techniques
Courses in preparation for a Bachelors of Arts, major in drama, minor in sociology
directed scenes by various playwrights
acted in school scenes
improvisational work
also completed course in psychology and art
sociology courses including Sociology of Science, Advanced Sociology of Aging,
Theorizing of Subjectivity, Family Sociology, Criminology etc.

VOLUNTEER:

Ultra Shift Exhibition
Guided visitors
Assisted MFA Students reliving them for breaks
Clean up

Campus Sustainability Plan
Learning & Culture Committee
UCSC

Campus Wellness Committee at Alberta College of Art + Design
Weekly meetings
Work with on-staff psychologist, faculty, and peers
Create workshops to bring awareness too mental illness, suicide prevention, tolerance, and Sexual Assault
Contact organizations to silicate support
Facilitate group discussions around campus issues
Record and report
Attend conferences
Meet with Students to gain insight into campus issues

Veggin Club of ACAD
Co-Founder and President
Inclusive Vegan Club for everyone
Spearheaded fundraisers
Kept financial records
Attended conferences

OTHER:
Expanded education in advanced dog training: Including Agility
hobbies include Yoga, swimming, hiking, camping, drawing/painting, collecting Crystals,
Qi Gong, Crystal Therapy and Ayurveda medicine, Planning

Reference and Student Evaluations available upon request

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