I love sharing my experiences and memories through imagery. We can't be afraid to share the most vulnerable parts of ourselves.. It's how we grow closer to one another.  Hopefully my stories will inspire or help someone out there. 

 I also have a great passion for sharing my love of visual arts through education. I currently teach at a pretty amazing high school, and am loving every minute. I graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 2009 with a BFA in Illustration and from Framingham State University with a Post Baccalaureate in Visual Arts Education.


I welcome any freelance work, commissions, or gallery possibilities.

You can contact me at: amaclure@alumni.risd.edu

 

Education

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI

2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration

Framingham State University, Framingham, MA

2018 Post Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Program

MA Initial Licensure Visual Art Grades 5-12

Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Endorsement

 

Experience

Blackstone Valley Technical Regional Vocational High School, Upton MA

2013-Present. Visual Arts Instructor: 9-12th grade- Foundations, Illustration, Sculpture and Art History. Art School Prep Club and Drama Club 

Post Road Art Center

2013-Present. Art Instructor for kids, teens and adults in portfolio prep, watercolor painting, and figure drawing.

First Act Inc, Boston MA

2012-2013. Illustrator: Creating designs for k-12 guitars and upcoming products.

Pinwheel Books, Brookline MA

2012-2013. Illustrator and app animator for children’s books.

Green Education Foundation, Walpole MA

2011- 2012 Illustrator:  Illustrating educational resources for children & teens. Clients included: National Grid, Cabot, Amtrak.

Providence Media, Pawtucket RI

2009-Present. Editorial Illustrator:  Monthly articles for East Side Mo. & Prov. Mo. & The Bay

Clambake Animation, Watertown MA

2008-2009 Creative Intern:  Developed children’s characters for television. 

 

Clients/Projects

Blackstone Valley Tech, Upton, MA

2017-2018 Art School Prep- piloted successfully and enrolled a full class for 2018-19 school year.

2017 Cafeteria mural- collaboration with art club. 

2017 NEASC Art Installation-Winter and spring installation for NEASC installed in main hallway.  

2014-Present Visiting Artist Series- Brought working artists to talk weekly on life, careers and choices to art students.

2014-Present Annual Arts Night- Curate and hang student work with art club in pop-up gallery in cafeteria.

2014-Present Annual Day of the Dead Festival- Integration effort with Spanish department to host culturally relevant activities

2013-Present Winter and spring productions with Drama Club at Alternatives and BVT.  

2013-Present ArtWorks blog- recreated annual art magazine into a blog/instagram gallery for accessibility.

TreePeople, Beverly Hills, CA

2016- Painted holiday card design for monetary donors.

Project Undercover, Providence RI

2015- Illustrated children’s coloring book to raise awareness of poverty in RI

Pinwheel Books, Brookline MA

2012-2013. Illustrator and app animator for children’s books.

      Illustrator for children’s science book Beyond the Science Lab

 

Shows/Recognition

Venice Arts, Los Angeles

2018-"The Art of Infertility" juried group show

Shiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester MA

2018- FEAR, juried group show

Post Road Art Center, Marlborough MA

2017- Instructor group show

Aurora Gallery/ArtsWorcester, Worcester MA

2017- “The One” group show

Montserrat Galleries/Beverly MA

2017-"Inspired Views". Art Educator Show

Nine Dot Gallery/ Worcester MA

2016-”Little Boxes”Duo show. 

Post Road Art Center Gallery/Marlborough MA

2016- “Surreal” group show. Second Place Winner

2016- “Shadows” group show

Aurora Gallery/ArtsWorcester, Worcester MA

2016- “The Grid” group show

2016- “Art on the Line” group show

2016- “Terra Firma” group show

2016- “The One” group show

Omni Art House, Baltimore MD

2013-2014. “ILego” and “Poe” group shows.

PeaceLove, Providence RI

2014- Mental Health Awareness group show 

Pavement Boston, MA

2010- “Vireo Street Phantoms” solo exhibition

Communication Arts Publication Toronto, Canada

2009- Painting series "How to Get to Vireo Street" featured in annual printed magazine.

ISB Gallery RISD Providence, RI

2009- “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” group show