Specialist of the Arts
Amanda's work in arts administration focuses on "out of the box" creative and collaborative projects. While the Specialist of the Arts for the DC Public School System, Amanda designed and supported large scale art events, art shows, art auctions, and professional development for over110 teachers. She developed partnerships with major museums and cultural institution in Washington, DC. Amanda launched the first Digital Media Art program in the DC Public School System. As Project Coordinator and Digital Media Director for Achieve Hartford! and the No Child Held programs, Amanda's work focuses innovative techniques to improve the Hartford Public School System through workshops, interventions, and the creation multi-media to share the stories of students, teaches, and parents.
Amanda has forged partnerships with arts non-profits, museums, and cultural institutions such as the Hirshhorn Museum, The Phillips Gallery, National Gallery of Art, The Department of Education, and DC Collaborative for Arts and Humanities. These partnerships focused on professional development and creative workshops.
Amanda has partnered with at galleries, educational non-profits, students,and teachers to create auctions, performances, and art shows. She curated the DCPS "Art Night" action at the Pepco Gallery. She organized the "DCPS City-Wide Art Exhibit" and the "Intersections" Art Show at the US Department of Education.
Digital Media Art Lab
Amanda created the first every Digital Media Art program for the DCPS with professional development at the Hirschhorn Art Lab in Washington, DC. She created eight Digital Media Art Labs in middle and high schools in Washington, DC including cameras, equipment, and software.