About

MARCIA BRYCE CONNORS

mrsmconnors@aol.com

 

Current Employment

August 1990-present

South Londonderry School, NH

Position: Elementary Art Educator, Grades 1-5

 

Previous

February 1995-2011

Currier Art Center, NH

Position: Vacation Camp Kindergarten Art Educator

 

July 1984-August 1990

Puritan Press, NH

Position: Art Director/Graphic Artist

 

Education

2017                   Teaching Artistic Behavior Summer Institute, Mass College of Art, Boston, MA

2015                   Master in Art and Art Education, NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH,

1996-1997          Graduate art courses at Rivier University, Nashua, NH

1992-present       On-going studio art classes at the NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

1990                    Teacher Certification in Art (K-12) at Franklin Pierce University, Nashua, NH campus

1984                    B.A. Commercial Art, minor in Fine Art, at Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH

1980                    Graduate of Lamoille Union High School, Hyde Park, VT

 

Awards

2013       “Walt Smith Painting Scholarship” recipient, Bryan Art Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2009       National Art Education Assoc. Eastern Region Elementary Art Educator of the Year nominee

2007       National Art Education Assoc. Eastern Region Elementary Art Educator of the Year nominee

2006       New Hampshire State Excellence in Education Award for Art Educator of the Year recipient

2005       New Hampshire Art Educator’s Assoc. NH Art Educator of the Year Award recipient

 

Workshop Presentations

2017       "Teaching For Artistic Behavior-Choice Based Education", NH Arts Education Partnership, Littleton, NH

2013       “Artist in Residence Grant Writing”, NH Arts Education Partnership, Lake Ossipee, NH

2012       “Common Core and More”, NH Art Educators’ Assoc. (NHAEA) State Conference, Manchester, NH

2011       “Make & Take Elementary Art Lessons, Part V”, NHAEA State Conference, Manchester, NH

2010       “Make & Take Elementary Art Lessons, Part IV”, NHAEA State Conference, Manchester, NH

2009       “Make & Take Elementary Art Lessons, Part III”, NHAEA State Conference, Manchester, NH

2008       “Make & Take Elementary Art Lessons, Part II”, NHAEA State Conference, Manchester, NH

2007       “Make & Take Elementary Art Lessons, Part I”, NHAEA State Conference, Manchester, NH

2007       “Visual Culture”, Team East Elementary Div., National Art Education Assoc. Convention, NYC   

2007       “Advocacy: The Student Art Exhibit”, National Art Education Assoc. Convention, NYC

 

Group Exhibitions

2017       "Fantastical Landscapes and Imaginary Places" Exhibit, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2016       "Celebrating Our Vibrant Farming Communities" Exhibit, The Whitty Gallery, Hollis, NH

2016       "Practice What You Teach 2016" Exhibit, NHIA, Manchester, NH

2016       "14th Annual Minumental" Exhibit, NHIA, Manchester, NH

2016       "Heat" Exhibit, Arts League of Lowell (ALL) Gallery, Lowell, MA

2015       "Good Things Come in Small Packages" Exhibit, The Whitty Gallery, Hollis, NH

2015       MAAE Graduate Exhibit, NHIA, Manchester, NH

2015       "Practice What You Teach 2015" Exhibit, NHIA, Manchester, NH

2014       MAAE Exhibit, NHIA Eye Gallery Exhibit, Manchester, NH

2013       MAAE Exhibit, Pinkerton Academy, Stockbridge Theatre, Derry, NH

2008       Annual Members’ Show, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

2007       Art Center Staff Exhibit, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

2006       Annual Town Report Cover Art, Londonderry School District, Londonderry, NH

 

Current Memberships

Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

Londonderry Education Association, Londonderry, NH

National Art Education Association,Alexandria, VA

National Education Association, Concord, NH

New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association, Manchester, NH

Women's Caucus for Art-NH Chapter, Manchester, NH

             

              

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