Lindsey Barker

 Phone: 214.906.9240 Email: lbarker@vetroartglass.com

EDUCATIon

2012- 2014              Bachelors Degree Art Emphasis in Photography, Fine Art Glass & Business Emphasis in Marketing                                         

                                    University Texas Arlington

2004-2008                   Associates of Arts in Teaching Early Childhood- Grade 4  Specialization

                                    Associate in Arts Emphasis in Art

                                    Associate in Arts Field of Study in Speech Communication, Mountain View College 

2004                            Certified Nursing Assistant Program  CPR and First Aid, El Centro College

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Vetro Art Glassblowing Studio & Gallery, Gallery Manger

701 South main Street, #103 Grapevine, Texas 76051

 

Kent Evens Photography, Photographer Assistant & Digital Editor

1828 Western Ave, Fort Worth, Texas

January 2014- June 2014

 

Arlington Independent School District, Substitute Teacher

1203 W. Pioneer PKWY, Arlington, Texas

August 2010- 2012

 

Artist of Tomorrow, Owner-Art Director

1015 N. Bishop Ave, Dallas, Texas

May 2008- August 1010

 

Methodist Hospital, Oncology Patient Care Technician

1441 N. Beckley Ave, Dallas, Texas

November 2003- January- 2010

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL STRENGTHS

Motivating team builder, highly developed organizational strategies, process management orientated, skillful at managing several tasks simultaneously and making sound decisions under pressure, completely versatile and adaptable- demonstrating solid leadership and strong communication skills, in social media, Photoshop, photography, event planning, fundraising, image editing.

 ACADEMIC SERVICE AT UTA

2014- Present              UTAG Glass Club, Active Member

2012- Present              Focus Photo Club, Vice-President

ACADEMIC SERVICE AT MVC

 

2006-2008                   Phi Theta Kappa Omega Omega Chapter, President Fall 2006-Spring 2007

 

June 2006, served food at the Montclair Estates Retirement Community Benefit to raise money for the Battered Women Shelter in Dallas—over three hundred people attended.

 August-November 2006, managed recycle bins at the Methodist Dallas Hospital and collected over 3,000 aluminum cans to be donated to Habitat for Humanity.

September 2006, introduced the DCCCD Chancellor Dr. Wright Leister at the Fall Induction Phi Theta Kappa—over one-hundred people attended.

October 2006, assisted with art and activities for children’s at the Halloween event held for the Battered Women's Shelter in Dallas—over thirty children enjoyed the event.

 November 2006, assisted in designing the Honors Garden in order to beautify the Mountain View College campus.

 April 2006 and March 2007, organized the Children’s Spring Festival for over five hundred children and families of the Dallas, Duncanville, and Desoto communities.

May 2007, assisted in collecting used textbooks for Better World Books collected over five hundred books.

 

2007-2008       Art, Club President Fall 2007-2008

August 2007, demonstrated Student Awareness in preserving Art.

October 2007, organized and coordinated the Mountain View College Domestic Violence Event—over two-hundred students were present.

October 2007, organized and helped create a collective Art Club Art piece for the Art Auction.

November 2007, attended the Oak-Cliff Center Silent Auction to observe art and donate money for scholarships.

November 2007, organized the Art Auction—over one-hundred students participated and earned over twelve-hundred dollars for art scholarships.

November 2007, organized and hosted the Art Auction for the first time presented in the MVC Tree Top Gallery and on the internet.

January - March 2008, coordinated and assisted in ceramic bowl art making

February 2008- March 2008, organized and coordinated D.W.A. Top Secrete Day Without Art held in the Kiva Gallery

2007, Read books and assembled and flew kites with children at the Kite Festival.

 March 2008, handmade ceramic bowls and held a fundraiser to earn money for scholarships for art students. 

2006-2008       S.G.A, Committee Chair Fall 2006-2008

2006, helped coordinate and held a booth while attending Earth Day Festival.

August 2007- March 2008 held as Committee Chair.

2007, lobbied in Austin (petition legislation), Community Colleges textbooks and lower tuition. Twenty-five people from Mountain View College joined over three thousand students at the Capital   

March 2008, helped by recruiting artists to donate work for the Silent Auction.

October 2007, used my makeup artist skills to assemble an custom and assisted children from Bethune Elementary around the MVC for Trick-O-Treating. 

2007-2008       S.T.A.R.S. Club, President Fall 2007-2008

January- February 2008, organized a coat drive for a low income Oak Cliff school and went on two separate occasions to give the children of Winnetka winter coats.

 2007, assemble props for a booth and attended the Health Fair.

February-March 2008, Collected school supplies for the John Bul Dau Sudan Foundation.

March 2008, sponsored a Grand Prairie High School Student for prom. 

2007-2008       Anime Club, Historian Fall 2007-2008

2008, Coordinated collecting and selling patches for the Chiapas Project within the Anime club. 

2007-2008       Magic Club, Historian Fall 2007-2008

2007-2008       Modal Club, Assistant/ Treasure Fall 2007-2008

February 2008, coordinated, Photographed Valentines Pictures for a Fundraiser to earn money for student scholarships.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING

2006-2008       Honors Scholars Program completed in English, Ethics, Art, World Lit, Government, and History

2006-2008       Odyssey Leadership completed two separate Odyssey Leadership Studies two years concretively.

2006-2008       Mountain View College Student Ambassador Fall 2006-2008

February 2006, hosted Dr. Sheron Patterson: He Said, She Said: Communicational Styles--over seventy students participated.

November 2006, facilitated a student forum with guest speaker Martin Luther King III on the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Study topic Gold, Gods, and Glory: the Global Dynamics of Power.  Over seventy-five people were present.

September 2007, hosted Teja Arboleda: Healing Racism—over two-hundred students participated.

October 2007, hosted Ms. Chavez Rodriquez, the granddaughter of Caesar Chavez: Building Communities Lecture Series—over three-hundred students present.

February 2007, hosted Lisa Ling: Building Communities Lecture Series--over four-hundred students were present.

March 2008, the only student chosen to be on a women’s panel for MVC topic: balancing work and school.

2005-2008       Service Learning Projects Fall 2006-2008

Service Learning Art Educator Project

Teaching children how to work with different media.  I also created an Art curriculum.  On average I worked with more than one-hundred children in a low income area in Dallas. Some of the children had never experienced art.

Service Learning Boy Scout of America Project

Held weekly meetings where I provided projects for the boys to earn merit badges, assisted in a weekend campout, organized a can food drive and trash pick up in Oak Cliff area of Dallas. Assisted the Oak Cliff community and the children in Circle Ten.

Methodist Service Learning Project 

Transferring patients and assisted with suicidal patient watch. I helped support Methodist Health Systems nurses, doctors, staff and patients.

Rosemont Elementary School Service Learning Project

Over thirty hours volunteering in the classroom at the elementary school.

Salazar Elementary School Service Learning Project 

Over twenty hours volunteering in the classroom at the elementary school.

COMPETITIVE REWARDS AND SCHOLERSHIPS

2006-2007       Coca-Cola Two Year Scholarship

2006-2007       Outstanding Speech Communication Student Scholarship

2007                Endowment in Honor of Mrs. Wilson Shoellkorf, Sr.

2007                Student Leader of the Year Omega Omega

2008                Phi Theta Kappa Star Student

2008                All-USA academic Team

2008                Guist White scholarship

2008                M. K. Patten Scholarship

2008                Student Leader of the Year for Student Government Association 

                          2008                Amidon/Beauchamp Memorial Award 

SHOWS AND GALLERIES

2008                Tree Top Gallery Mixed Media Exhibit  

2013                Roving Truck Gallery Photography Exhibit  

2014                Righting With Light Photography Exhibit  

2014                Gallery 76102 Photography Exhibit

2014                Craighead-Green Gallery Photography New Texas Talent Exhibit 

2015                Serbinn Communications Photographers Forum Magazine, Publication

2015                Thin Line  Film-Music- Photo Festival, Photography Image Finalist 

2015               The Wishful Wings, Barentt Gallery Exhibit & Scholarship

2014               Scarborough Renaissance Festival, Photography Best of Show

2018              4 Lenses Tower Gallery Grapevine Texas Photography Show

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