Erica Frisk

Artist & Educator

Photography Experience

Erica Frisk Photography, Primary Photographer and Owner,  2011 - Present

Wedding / Event Photography

Education

Tufts University
Masters of Arts in Teaching
2012-2013

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Art History
2006—2011


Exhibition of Work

Solo

2015 Somos Uno, Multicultural Center, Cambridge, MA

2015 To My Mother who Used to Tell me Stories, Multicultural Center, Cambridge, MA

Group

2013 The Art of Hope and Spirit, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2013 Deciphering Identity, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2013 Small Works, Gallery Benoit, Boston, MA

2013 Annual Benefit, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2012 A Survey of a Familiar Object, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

2012 Massart Benefit Auction, Stephan D. Paine Gallery, Massart, Boston, MA

2011 The White Road: Journey Through the Maya Culture, Student Life Gallery, Massart, Boston, MA

2011 Done: Young Alumni Exhibition, Student Life Gallery, Massart, Boston, MA

2011 Massart Benefit Auction, Stephan D. Paine Gallery, Massart, Boston, MA

2011 Small Works Show, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Private Grounds, Godine Family Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA

2010 Senior Photography Thesis Show, Presidents Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA

2010 Senior Portfolio, ADD Inc. Lobby, Boston, MA

2009 Alter-ego: Alternative Photographic Process, The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

2008 20th Annual Student Show, Copley Society of Art, Boston MA


Teaching Experience

Andover High School, Andover, MA Sept. 2013-Present

Art Teacher

• Designing and implementing interdisciplinary art and design curriculums for 9-12th grade visual art classes following Massachusetts State requirements.

• Incorporating art history and visual culture through multicultural-based lessons and units.

Courses Taught: Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, Advanced Photography, Intro to Visual Art and AP Level Portfolio Photography


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA May 2013-August 2013

Arts Instructor Summer Art Classes

• Worked with youth program coordinators to directly teach and model methods of drawing, painting and printmaking

• Facilitated in the technical aspects of materials and use of printmaking press.

• Used critiques and other performance based assessments to evaluate students’ progress.

• Utilized the Museum Collection to teach course material, and model artistic techniques.

Courses Taught: Drawing in the Galleries and Draw, Print, Paint.


Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA Sept. 2012-May 2013

Student Teacher

• Designing and implementing developmentally appropriate interdisciplinary art and design curriculums for 6th, 7th and 8th grade visual art classes following Massachusetts State requirements

• Incorporating art history and visual culture through multicultural-based lessons and units.


Sociedad Latina, Mission Enrichment After School Program, Roxbury, MA Sept. 2011-May 2012

After School Art Teacher

• Developed and implemented a curriculum for an after school program for middle school aged students to study a wide range of artistic practices.

• Exposed students to historical, multicultural and interdisciplinary artworks.


The Eliot School, School Partnership Program, Jamaica Plain, MA Sept 2011-April 2012

Teaching Assistant

• Volunteered as a teaching aide in Roslindale Public School System in both Elementary and Middle School levels for visual art classes.

• Worked with teachers to implement curriculums while focusing on students’ progress through various artistic methods.


Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Summer Youth Courses July-August, 2009-2011 Teaching Assistant

• Worked with youth program coordinators and teachers to directly teach and model methods of black and white photography.

• Facilitated in the technical aspects of the camera, darkroom, and developing of film.

• Used critiques and other performance based assessments to evaluate students’ progress.


Technical Skills

• PHOTOGRAPHY – black and white darkroom, digital, alternative camera-less methods

• PAINTING - oil, watercolor, acrylics

• DRAWING - figure, mixed media, collage

• PRINTMAKING - intaglio, woodblock, linocut, lithography, screenprinting

• SCULPTURE – ceramics, woodworking, metal, jewelry

• INSTALLATION - public and gallery installations

• COMPUTER - Adobe Programs: Bridge, Lightroom and Photoshop, I Movie, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT - Child-Centered, interdisciplinary and multicultural curriculum development using backward design.

Using Format