Christopher R. Whitehead
127 Purchase Street
Milford, MA 01757
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• Experience on PC and Mac computers. Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Indesign, Golive, Illustrator; the Internet: html, web research, Dreamweaver; Acrobat, Pagemaker Quicken; iLife: iSync, iPhoto, iTunes, iDVD, iCal, iChat, iMovie

Education and Honors: • Harvard, Cambridge, MA
    *Masters of Liberal Arts in Museum Studies,June 2009
• Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
   * Master of Arts in Educational Technology, June 2003
   * Single Subject Teaching Credential with CLAD emphasis, June 2003
• Iowa State University, Ames, IA, College of Design:
   * Bachelor of Fine Arts, graduate with distinction, December 1998
   * Major: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking Minor: English
   * Awarded Dean’s List 7 semesters: Fall 1995-Fall 1998
   * Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
   * Study Abroad Program: Rome, Italy, Fall 1998
• Registered Artist of Boston as of November 2005

• Passed MSAT exam, January 2000
• Passed CBEST exam, February 1999
• Passed SSAT exam in Fine Art
• Passed Praxis exam in Fine Art
• Passed Miller Analogy Test

Current Group Affiliations:
   *  Member of the steering committee for the Massachusetts Art All-State program
   *  Leader of the Visual Arts Team (VAT) at the First Congregational Church of Hopkinton (FCCH)
   *  President of Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA)
   *  Member of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Awards Program Review Committee.

• November 2006 – Present: Worcester Art Museum
   Manager of Youth and Family Class Programs
    Instructor: Studio Photo and Painting
• June 2006 – June 2007 : Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington, MA
   Director of Photography.
• October 2005 – Present : Captive Images, Boston, MA
   Free Lance Photographer.
    -Other accounts : Absolute Vodka, Lava lounge, Foley Fish and St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
• February 2006 – Present : Veritude/Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
   Human Resources Coordinator.
• August 2005 – Present : Dynogen Pharmaceuticals, Waltham, MA
   Executive Assistant to Business Development,
   Legal Affairs and Human Resources Departments.
• July 2005 – July 2006 : Kerdan Group (through agency), Cambridge ,MA
   Webmaster/graphic designer
   Build and maintain new webpage, design new logo
• July 2004: City of Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, CA
   Summer Camp Art Teacher, grades 2-10
• Sept. 2000-June 2005: John Burroughs High School, Burbank, CA
   Photography/Art Teacher, grades 9-12
   Department Chair, Fine Art Department – 2004/2005
   Grant Writing – R.O.P Grant and Academy Grant
   Curriculum writing/service learning
   Faculty advisor for: Key club, Interact club, Photo club, Cartoon club and Mantra club
  Summer school: 2004-Sr. Non-Grad, 2002-English, 2001-Math
• Jan. 2000-June 2000: Eliot Middle School, Pasadena, CA
   Opportunity Room teacher, grades 6-8
• Sept. 1999-Sept. 2001: Armory Center for the Arts
  Receptions and Security
• Sept. 1999-Jan. 2000: Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, CA
   Substitute teacher, grades K-12
• Feb. 1999-Sept. 1999: San Bernardino Unified School District, San Bernardino, CA
   Substitute Teacher, grades K-12
• May 1998-Aug. 1998: Brunnier Art Museum, Ames, IA
   Assistant to the Curator: webpage maintenance, slide scanning, digital imaging
• December 1997-May 1998: Brunnier Art Museum, Ames, IA
   Museum Education Intern: research, tours, webpage, installations, reviews
• December 1994-August 1998: Ramada Inn, Ames, IA
   Night Auditor: customer service and accounting
• June 1993-July 1993: Inner City Education Mission (ICEM), Jackson, MI
   Instructor, grades 3-4

Awards, Exhibitions and Publications:

•2011 “Altered Exposure”, Davis Art Gallery, Worcester, MA – Nadine and Woven
•2011 “Faith Community Church”, Mural Painting and animation, FCC, Hopkinton, MA
•2011 Kyle Fruit, illustrated story (2011 24 Hour Comic Challenge) Exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum
•2011 “The BIG Small Show”, ARTSWorcester, Worcester, MA – Shy
•2011 “ART in the CITY - 12th Annual” art auction, Family Health Center of Worcester, Worcester, MA – Red Tie
•2011 “Biennial 2011” juried exhibition, Aurora Gallery, ARTSWorcester – Sad
•2011 “Sources/Origins” a national juried exhibition, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
  - Mother/Sister photo used for all advertisement and postcard
•2010 Vital Signs, illustrated story (The Bizaar #1 – Pronto Comics)
•2010 Massachusetts Art Education Association juried exhibition, Herter Gallery, Amherst, MA
•2010 “Fire and Ice” Exhibition & Auction, Aurora Gallery, ARTSWorcester
•2010 S.M.U.R.F.s, illustrated story (2010 24 Hour Comic Challenge) Exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum
•2010 Buttons, illustrated story (Detour #15 – graphic novel)
•2010 Corporate Art Installation (5 paintings) - Unum, Worcester, MA
•2010 “Gifts, Leaders and Humility”, Mural Painting, FCCH, Hopkinton, MA
•2010 Fallen III, illustrated story (Detour #14 – graphic novel)
•2010 “Invisible”, Performance Painting, FCCH, Hopkinton, Mass.
•2010 “In and Out of the Box” , Juried Exhibition, Godard House, Worcester, Mass.
•2010 “New Again” , Exhibition, Aurora Gallery, ARTSWorcester
•2009 Super Dad, illustrated story (2009 24 Hour Comic Challenge) Exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum
•2009 Education Staff Exhibition, Worcester Art Museum
•2009 Heroes, illustrated story (Detour #13 – graphic novel)
•2009 “Journeys Along the Way” Exhibition, ARTSWorcester
•2009 Innocence, illustrated story (Detour #12 – graphic novel)
•2009 “Love, Sex, and Marriage” - Solo Exhibition, Hopkinton, Mass.
•2008 “Pop Euphoria” international Art Exhibition
•2008 “On Pins and Needles” Exhibition, ARTSWorcester
•2008 Fallen, illustrated story (Detour #11 – graphic novel)
•2008 Lost Metropolis, illustrated story (Detour #10 – graphic novel)
•2008 Partners, illustrated story (Detour #9 – graphic novel)
• 2008 “Shifting Gears - Worcester 1898” Juried Exhibition, ARTSWorcester
• 2008 “In Process” Exhibition, Worcester Art Museum
• 2007 “Fire and Ice” Exhibition & Auction, ARTSWorcester
• 2007 “A Cool Breeze” Exhibition, ARTSWorcester
• 2007 Biennial Exhibition, ARTSWorcester
• 2007 Faculty Exhibition2007, Worcester Art Museum.
• 2007 "Seven Miracles" - Solo Exhibition, Hopkinton, Mass.
• 2006 “The One Million Masterpiece” –Charity exhibition/project, Northampton, UK.
• 2006 Pioneers - Photography Exhibition, Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington, Mass.
• 2005 Color Pencil Society of America, San Jose, California
• 2004 Westminster Art Annual Festival, Burbank, California
• 2003 Golden Apple Award (Awarded by Students at John Burrows High School)
• 2003 Curriculum writing for Service Learning, Burbank Unified School District
      “ Service Learning Photography”
• 2002 Indian of the Month (Awarded by faculty at John Burrows High School)
• 2002 AMC Theater mural project with students
• 2002 Curriculum writing “Digital Portfolios”, Burbank Unified School District
• 2001 Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, Mural project with students
• 2001 Curriculum writing for Service Learning, Burbank Unified School District
   “ Service Learning Mural Painting”
• 1998 Iowa State University, Rome Exhibition
• 1998 Iowa State University, Study Abroad Mixed Media Exhibition
• 1998 “Iowa State University College of Design Faculty Exhibition”
     Historical essay and images
• 1998 Focus 1998      Best in Show
• 1998 Iowa State University Design Annual
• 1998 Iowa State University BFA Exhibition
• 1998 Senior Show: Interpretations of the Self
• 1998 Art at the Noel
• 1997 Salon XIX
• 1997 Art at the Noel
• 1995 Studies in Creativity   Honorable Mention