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Jessica Barthle

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E-mail:                jessica.barthle.95@gmail.com

Website:              jbarthle.com

Career Objective

Through the implementation of critical thinking, daring exploration, and analysis my students collaboratively critique our world, voice thoughts on current issues, and explore identity through self-expression and innovative art making. As artists with meaningful voices, my students are encouraged to engage with content that prepares them to be engaged global citizens.

Education Career

2018-

James S. Rickards High School: IB Visual Arts and 3D Studio Art Teacher

2019 - Present Course List:

  • 3D Studio Art I & II

  • IB Visual Arts III

  • 3D AP

  • Sculpture III Honors

2018 Course List : 

  • 3D Studio Art I & II

  • 3D/2D AP

  • IB Visual Arts I-III

  • Film I

  • IB Film I-III

Clubs:

2021 - 2023

S.W.A.N. Artist Collective
Collaboratively designed and supervised an after school art club with student leaders which focused on flameworking glass instruction, student collaboration, and entrepreneurship. 

2018

Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee: Summer Camp Instructor

Collaboratively designed and implemented science-integrated arts lessons (STEAM) for ages 8-14.

2018

Gadsden Center for the Arts: Summer Camp Instructor

Designed and implemented a visual arts summer camp for ages 6-12 utilizing a variety 2D and 3D of mediums.

2017

Florida State University Schools: Student Intern

Cooperatively developed, executed, and assessed high school 3D I, II, III, and AP classes.

2017

Hawks Rise Elementary: Student Intern

Cooperatively developed, executed, and assessed Kindergarten through fifth grade elementary visual arts classes for 850 students.

2017

Florida State University Social Justice Summer Camp: Summer Camp Instructor

A middle through high school open studio classroom that explored social justice themes centered on the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights via numerous multimedia art techniques. 

2017

St. Johns Elementary: Visiting Instructor

A visiting teacher collaboration with Florida State University’s Art Education graduate program to provide art classes to a district that had no preexisting art education programs.

2013-14

Highland Family Aquatic Center: Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor

Taught private and group swim lessons for adults and children with a focus on stroke mechanics, ergonomics, and water safety.

Professional Preparation

Education

Florida State University

2018

Master of Science: Art Education

Magna Cum Laude

2017

Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art

Magna Cum Laude

2017

Bachelor of Arts: Theatre

Magna Cum Laude

St. Petersburg College

2013

Associate of Arts

Summa Cum Laude

Accreditations

Year Certified

Accredidation

Expiration

07/2018

State of Florida Professional K-12 Art Certification

06/30/2028

01/18/2023

Youth Mental Health First Aid

01/18/2026

Skills

Proficient in American Sign Language

Published Works

2018

Eighth Edition of SIX Magazine

"Elemental Affect" highlights a high school sculpture I unit plan that explores how line, shape, and color can be used to abstractly generate affect in a relief sculpture.

"Social Justice Summer Camp: Alexandre Orion" recounts a lesson on reverse graffiti inspired by artist Alexandre Orion that provided students with an opportunity to publicly voice their thoughts on contemporary social justice issues in a summer camp sponsored by Florida State University.

Conference Presentations

Florida Art Education Association

2023

“Getting to Know You” Zines - An introductory assessment to learn more about your students!

A hands-on workshop sharing an introductory lesson plan on how to make simple zines that front load art principles and techniques while helping the instructor and students get to know each other.

2023

Beads of Courage - Altruism in the Arts

A hands-on workshop sharing a lesson plan focusing on how art can be used to give back to those in need while inspiring hope and promoting healing through an examination of the things that bring us comfort, strength, and joy--then translating these ideas into polymer clay beads that are collectively donated to the Beads of Courage program!

2023

Cultivating a Collaborative Community of Care in the Art Room

An interactive workshop presentation exploring motivational structures, the Studio Habits of Mind, working within a portfolio structure, and how to engage students by cultivating community and collaboration daily within the classroom.

2022

Making and Using a Visual Journal in the Art Room

A hands-on workshop demonstrating how to make and use a visual journal.

2022

Moving, Organizing, and Utilizing the Art Room

A workshop presentation outlining how to utilize the art room to best meet the needs of the courses offered and student populations represented.

2018

​​​Innovative Curriculum Development: An Exploration of Critical Art-Making

A workshop presentation centered on unconventional curriculum-building strategies designed to inspire, excite, and engage students and teachers.

2017

Implementing a Social Justice, Open Studio Curriculum 

A collaborative presentation outlining open studio classroom design and its implementation at Florida State University's Social Justice Camp.​

Professional Organizations

2017- present

Florida Arts Education Association

Community Enrichment

2022- present

Leon County Teachers Association Building Rep

Provides information to union members at our school site about up-coming union events, legislative session, and how to get infolvoved with the union and community.

2020

Tallahassee Street Medics - Founder

Organized and trained a group of community activists and health care professionals to provide basic medical care and intervention while assisting local community activist organizations.

2017-2018

Tallahassee Glassworks LLC - Operations Manager & Education Programmer

Organized local glassblowing events; lead instruction in hot glass demonstrations, workshops, and master classes; designed, implemented, and assessed the facility’s educational programs.

2017

Panhandle Area Education Consortium Migrant Education Program Tutor

Assisted local English Language Learners in Gadsden county with coursework during a weekly after school program.

2015

Florida State University Global Scholars - Artist in Residence

Participated in an artist in residency with Proyecta Ruta del Arajuno, a non-profit in Puyo, Ecuador, for three months that resulted in the creation of a world map mural for a community school and the facilitation of Arts and English lessons for local summer camps.

Awards

2017/18

Marylou & Ernestine Kuhn Scholarship Award

2015

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

2015

Florida State University School of Theatre Department Scholarship

2014/2017

Florida State University School of Theatre Patrons Scholarship

2014

Lifetime Member of Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society

Grants

2023

Alpha Delta Kappa Mini Grant - $400

2020-2022

Annual COCA Arts Education Grant - $500

2021

Innovative Teacher Grant - $2,500

Creative Portfolio

Entrepreneurship

2022-present

Barthlarts Studio - Founder

The mission of Barthlarts Studio is to Educate and engage in activism through art-making. Each shop release centers on a specified topic of interest and allocates a portion of its profits to relevant charities or organizations that directly support the mission of the shop or limited release.

Visual Arts Portfolio

Exhibitions

July 2023

Contemporary Glass Society 'Small but Magnificent' online exhibition

February 2018

National Art Education Association Student Chapter Spring 2018 Exhibition

May 2017

Cohort Exhibition: What is Art for Life?

November 2016

Thomasville Victorian Christmas Yarn Bomb Competition: Awarded 3rd Place

November 2016

Tallahassee Glassworks Monthly Gallery Exhibition

March 2016

Tallahassee Glassworks Monthly Gallery Exhibition

Theatre

Costume Designer

2015

Student Theatre Association

We Are the Girls

Assistant Costume Designer

2016

Florida State University Opera

Lucrezia

2016

Florida State University Opera

Maria de Buenos Aires

2016

Florida State University School of Theatre

Romeo and Juliet

Wardrobe Supervisor

2017

Florida State University Opera

Prince of Players

2016

Florida State University Opera

La Traviata

2015

Florida State University Opera

La Cenerentola

Assistant Stage Manager

2014

Florida State University School of Theatre

Dangerous Liaisons

Actor

2016

Independent Film Production

Charlie on Cloud 9: Jay

Stitcher/Wardrobe Crew

2017

Florida State University Opera

Prince of Players

2016

Florida State University Opera

La Traviata

2016

Florida State University Opera

Lucrezia

2016

Florida State University Opera

Maria de Buenos Aires

2016

Florida State University Opera

L'incoronazione de Poppea

2015

Florida State University Opera

La Cenerentola

2015

Florida State University Opera

The Rake's Progress

2014

Florida State University Opera

Don Giovani

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