Jerelyn Hanrahan
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Teaching and Program Coordination

Nassau Community College
2007: Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award 

New York Institute of Technology  
Columbus Circle, New York

Introduction To The Arts 
- Lecture Series ranging from Pre-Historic to
Contemporary Art
2D Design 
- Principles in composition, gradation, color theory, text integration  
and graphic design  
- Historical and contemporary references presented in context 
3D Design
- Studio course introduces a series of design experiments which
incorporate the physical dynamics of proportion, balance, scale,  
mass, volume, and the interactive properties of positive and 
negative space 
- Students investigate these principles through a series of slide  
lectures and studio projects involving wood, clay, casting, kinetic 
and conceptual art
Drawing 1 and 2
- Introduction and weekly practice of skills required for 2D 
representational drawing. Scale, proportion, gesture, contour, 
shading, perspective and depth are taught through landscape, 
figurative, and portraiture drawing  
- Students are required to maintain an active sketchbook
with daily entries

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

2019 - 2020

Art Department Chair: Coordinated visiting artist outreach, hired staff of professional artists, and coordinated and oversaw daily curriculum standards

St. Johns UniversityUtopia Parkway, Queens, New York,                

2014 -  Present  

The Creative Process, Honor's course overview of the creative process in art, music, theater, dance, technology and media arts. Color Theory,Two- Dimensional Design Foundation courses,                           

Creative Expression, for Fine Art and non art majors

Color Theory , Historical and contemporary analytical review of the dynamics of color. Studio course

Foundation Design, Composition, positive, negative space, line variation,perspective. Fundamental principles of  graphic design 

Nassau Community College
Garden City, New York 

1999 - Present

Painting 11

- Rigorous studio practice exploring color theory, representational         abstraction, historical and contemporary art practice

 Sculpture 1 
- Designing and constructing sculptures in a variety of materials.
- Students develop knowledge of 3D vocabulary and gain the
skills necessary when approaching and planning a sculpture. 
- Class involves lectures, planning and building of sculpture, 
individual and group critiques, gallery/museum visits. 
- All portions of the class grant students full comprehension
of the role of the artist and the creative process. 

Drawing 1 
- Traditional approaches to drawing
- Exploration of line, contour, gesture, composition, gradation, scale and proportion.
2D Design
- Principles of two dimensional design, composition, positive and
negative shape, balance, symmetry, asymmetry, color theory, and 
text integration
3D Design
- Projects educe a full understanding of 3D design
- Assignments incorporate a broad spectrum of approaches, from classical to multi – media projects 
- Slide lectures and reading assignments support each genre and required project.

Introduction to the Arts - Art Historical Survey, Biweekly lectures on historical and contemporary movements and art practice

Muthesius Academy, Fachhochschule fur Kunst> und Gestaltung,

Kiel, Germany

1998 - 2000

tummy talk’ in in the 21st Century
- Academy level, Sculpture and installation course designed for
graduate and under-graduate students utilizing personal history,
memories as content for their work

Temple University, Tyler School of Art ,
Rome, Italy

1996 - 1998

Sculpture Department Coordinator  
Visiting Artist Lecture Series Coordinator
- Responsibilities consisted of maintaining studio facilities, ordering
materials, coordinating traveling student shows, and a by weekly
artist forum/lecture Series.
- Seminars and student critiques with
American Academy Fellows were integrated into the sculpture
department’s curriculum.
- Traditional Stone carving - students were taught how to carve
stone using hand tools, and pneumatics
- All students completed sculptures, which were exhibited
in Rome, and Eboli , Italy, and in a traveling exhibition
- Student trips to the quarries of Carrara, and the professional stone
studios of Pietrasanta were integrated into the course by Jerelyn Hanrahan

Advanced Sculpture and Installation
- Students read weekly assignments on contemporary art
- Weekly writings, in response to reading assignments, required
- Students taught how to articulate thoughts, approaches and concepts in art.
- Monthly presentations required of each student. Presentations focused on verbal-articulation, slide and video presentations, studio critiques, the refinement of written responses, and the use of critical thought.

Long Island University 

1998 –2016: 

C.W. Post Campus, Brookeville, and Brooklyn campus, New York

Digital Design                                                                        

Graduate Level course in digital design, computer graphics, Media Arts Department, Brooklyn, New York

Exhibition Coordinator
Coordinator of weekly Undergraduate, Masters of Art, and MFA
Coordinator of technological aids used in lectures.
Responsible for coordinating three exhibition
spaces featuring fine arts,
photography, and graphic design works.
Coordinated visiting artist lecture series for Fine Arts Foundation and MFA Graduate Program.

MFA Graduate Seminar
Coordinated curriculum-preparing students for a professional career in the arts, with a concentration on written responses and verbal articulation involving contemporary art issues.
-Visual documentation, catalog preparation - using printing
methods, Photo shop software, and graphic design techniques.
-Students completed the seminar by compiling their works in a
verbal and digital presentation – and presenting it in front of a live
public audience.

3D Foundation
Students explored the basic principles of
3D Design: These include..
- positive and negative space
- mass
- volume
- depth
- kinetics
- conceptual philosophy
- historical, contextual, and contemporary approaches to art
A series of bi weekly slide lectures presenting Contemporary Art
-supported by visiting artist presentations, museum trips,
videos, film’s, related reading assignments, and written responses.

History of Contemporary Art

Weekly lecture series focusing on 20th Century art practice ranging from 1860 to contemporary art practice. Course includes,lectures,films, visiting artists,and studio visits.

Introduction to the Arts
A historical assessment of American and European art.
The course assists students in identifying the aesthetics of art

Suffolk Community College , Brentwood , New York

2006 - Present

Drawing 1 
- Traditional approaches to drawing
- Exploration of line, contour, gesture, composition, gradation, scale and proportion.
2D Design
- Principles of two dimensional design, composition, positive and
negative shape, balance, symmetry, asymmetry, color theory, and text integration

Art Appreciation , Survey of art movements ranging from Prehistoric to contemporary lecture series supported by a studio project component for each period of art.

Art History 11

Art Historical lectures on art movements ranging from 1800's to contemporary. Lecture series supported by weekly lectures, films and reading assignments