EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND OUTREACH EXPERIENCE

2017-present: Lead Educator, Watkins Museum of History (Lawrence, KS)

2017-present: Scenic Painting and Stage Make-up Instructor, Lyric Opera Camp of Kansas City

2017-present: Scenic/Properties Painting Instructor, Camellott Academy Fine Arts Camp

2016-2017: Full-time Studio Educator, Stark Museum of Art  

2015-2016: Instructor/ Curriculum Developer, TeachArt2Me (Glastonbury, CT)

2015-2016: Teaching Artist/Designer, The Contemporary Theater Company (Rhode Island)  

2011-2015: Instructor/Resident Artist-Scenic Painting, Johnson County Community College

2014-2015: Program Developer, Kids with Crayons (partnered with reStart Inc. KC)

2012-2015: Marketing/Instructor, Tippi Toes Dance- Kansas City

2012-2014: Program Developer, Westport Center for the Arts(WCA)

2008-2011: Teaching Artist, StoneLion Puppet Theatre

 

 

PROFESSIONAL/PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

2009-2014: Show Producer/Event Planner, Kansas City Fringe Festival (Fashion Division)

2010-2013: Charge Scenic Painter, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

2007-2012: Costume Management, Kansas City Repertory Theater

2008-2012: Charge/Journeyman Scenic Painter, The American Heartland Theater

2008-2011: Puppeteer/ Designer and Builder, StoneLion Puppet Theatre

2006-2007: Gallery/Office Intern, Monarch Gallery, Kansas City

 

 

RESIDENCY

2012: Playwright/Resident Artist, Westport Center for the Arts(WCA)

Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Measure of Great Men

 

 

SERVICE

2017: Board of Directors, Orange African American Museum

2017: Facilitator, Party-cipation: Community Art Exhibition, Art Studio Inc.

2016-2017 Community Facilitator, Stark Museum Public School Program

2009-2014: Board Member, Fashion on the Fringe, Kansas City Fringe Festival

2013: Board of Directors, RAW: Natural Born Artists, Kansas City Division

2009-2011: Honorary Civilian Member, Student Veterans Organization

 

 

RECENT PRESS

Go, See, Do: Holiday fun at the Watkins Museum... Lawrence Journal-World (2019, Dec.)

Episode 32.11: Heritage Tourism. KTWU Sunflower Journeys. PBS affiliate. (2019, Dec.)

A View from the Top. Greg Bucheme. Issue Magazine (2017, March).

Branding the American West Stark Museum of Art. KOGT.com (2017, Mar.)

Collaborative, Creative. Andy Coughlan. Issue Magazine (2017, Feb.)

Students Helping with Museum Mural. KOGT.com (2017, Jan.)

 

 

EDUCATION

2010 Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art History, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI KANSAS CITY

© 2015 by Amanda Burkhart