Resumé

Moriah LeFebvre

moriahlef@earthlink.net

EDUCATION

                                     University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

                                     B.A., Studio Art, May 2010 with Highest Distinctions

                                     Cumulative GPA 3.85

 

                                     University of North Carolina School of the Arts:

                                     Winston-Salem, NC. August 2001-May 2003. I applied and

                                     was accepted to UNCSA after my sophomore year of high

                                     school. At sixteen yeras old I left home and moved to

                                     Winston-Salem to pursue my passion. I devoted two years of

                                     rigorous study to drawing, design, sculpture, and art history,

                                     in addition to meeting all state-required general education

                                     requirements. My artistic exposure and training was very

                                     broad, diverse, and intensive. My training culminated in a

                                     senior thesis (a multi-media retrospective) displayed for a

                                     week in the campus gallery and open to the public. I

                                     graduated from UNCSA in May 2003.

HONORS

                                     UNC Dean’s List:

                                     Chapel Hill, NC. 2008-2010. Named to the UNC Dean’s

                                     List for the following semesters: fall 2008, spring 2009, fall

                                     2009, and spring 2010.

                                     Tau Sigma National Honor Society:

                                     Chapel Hill, NC. 2008. Became a member of the Tau Sigma

                                     National Honor Society (which recognizes the academic

                                     achievement of transfer students.

                                     AA Academic Achievement:

                                     Durham, NC. 2008. Honored by Durham Technical

                                     Community College for Associate of Arts

                                     Academic Achievement.

                                     Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Nomination:

                                     Durham, NC. 2008. Nominated by Durham Technical

                                     Community College for the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship.

                                     Superior Achievement Award:

                                     Durham, NC. 2006-2007. I was placed on the President’s

                                     List for superior academic achievement at Durham Technical

                                     Community College.

                                     The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and

                                     William Magnum Fine Art: 

                                     Durham, NC. 2003. Recieved a Certificate of Merit for

                                     Excellence in Visual Art.

                                     North Carolina State Fair:

                                     Raleigh, NC. 2002. Won first place in “Arts and Photography”

                                     in the state; won a $200 art education scholarship.

                                     National Art Honor Society:

                                     Durham, NC. 2000. I was inducted as a member of the

                                     National Art Honor Society in November 2000.

TRAINING

                                     Duke Center for Documentary Studies:

                                     Durham, NC. August 2007. I participated in the “Literacy

                                     Through Photography” program. I was trained in the LTP

                                     methodology (brainchild of Wendy Ewald) so that I could

                                     take my own students through the process.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

                                     Commissioned Portraiture:

                                     Durham, NC; Winston-Salem, NC; Wilmington, NC. 2001-

                                     present. I was commissioned to do my first portrait in 2001.

                                     In the years since then I have completed many commissions

                                     (in varying frequency). I have gained a breadth of

                                     professional experience this way.

                                     Urban Renewal Project:

                                     Durham, NC. January 2008. I was hired by Drakeford &

                                     Associates to illustrate the proposed renovations and

                                     transformations of three properties in inner-city Durham.

                                     Upon completion, my illustrations were attached to the

                                     grant proposals submitted to the city.

                                     Dr. Phail Wynn Commission:

                                     Durham, NC. December 2007. I was commissioned by

                                     Durham Technical Community College’s Support Staff

                                     Planning Committee to do a portrait of outgoing president

                                     Dr. Wynn. The portrait was given to him to honor him upon

                                     his departure and to thank him for his decades of devoted

                                    service.

                                     Walltown Children’s Theater:

                                     Durham, NC. June-August 2006; June-August 2007. I spent

                                     two summers teaching at WCT, a nonprofit program aimed at

                                     providing underprivileged youth with access to the arts.

                                     WCT classes primarily include the performing arts, but in an

                                     effort to broaden their focus, the co-directors hired me as

                                     their visual art teacher. I was responsible for taking

                                     inventory, ordering supplies, and designing curricula. I

                                     taught classes to groups of kids ranging in age from 4 to 12

                                     years old,  incorporating a variety of approaches in a variety

                                     of media (ranging from sculpture to self-portraiture). Each

                                     session culminated in a gallery showing of the children’s

                                     work that I orchestrated.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

                                     Inter-personal communication skills with children and

                                     adults, public speaking, team-building skills, competence in

                                     a range of artistic media, experience designing age-

                                     appropriate curricula.

                                     Motivation, dedication, tirelessness, committment to

                                     serving the community, empathy, diplomacy.

REFERENCES

                                     Available upon request.

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