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PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Studio Manager, barre3 | 2016-2021

Co-Founder + Designer, Nurtured Spaces | 2016-2019

barre3 Instructor, barre3 | 2018-2019

Founder + Sewing Instructor, The Bicycling Seamstress | 2012-2018

Kindergarten Teacher, KairosPDX Learning Academy | 2015

Kindergarten Teacher, Childswork Learning Center | 2013-2015

Pre-K Teacher, Childswork Learning Center | 2012-2013

Pre-K Teacher, Opal School | 2013

Art Teacher, Honey Hollow Camp, Catlin Gabel School | 2012-2013

Kindergarten Apprentice Teacher, Catlin Gabel School | 2011-2012

School Garden Coordinator, Growing Gardens | 2009-2010

Art Teacher, Multnomah Art Center | 2009-2010

Art Teacher, Mt. Scott Community Center | 2009-2010

Summer Parks Activity Staff, Portland Parks & Rec | 2009-2010

Visiting Artist, Alameda Elementary School | April 2009

Visiting Artist, East Gresham Elementary School | March 2009

Founder + Jewelry Designer, colleencatherine | 2004-2009

Content Coordinator, Children’s Literacy Initiative | 2006-2009

Freelance Costume Designer, LiveArts Fringe Festival | 2006-2009

Art Teacher, Fleisher Art Memorial | 2006-2008

Art Teacher, Philadelphia Art Museum | 2006-2008

Art Teacher, U. C. Arts League | 2005-2008

Visiting Artist, Khemissett Artisan School, Morocco | 2007

After-School Arts Coordinator, U. C. Arts League | 2005-2006

Gallery Assistant, Ubu Gallery | 2004-2005

Volunteer, The Rita Project | 2005

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Teaching, Lewis & Clark College | 2011
Reading Endorsement, Lewis & Clark College | 2014
Opal’s Center for Children’s Learning Mentorship Program, Portland State University | 2012
First Steps in Mathematics Training, Portland State University | 2011

Post Baccalaureate Elementary Education, Portland Community College | 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Pennsylvania State University | 2004
Minor in International Studies, Pennsylvania State University | 2004
Study Abroad in Rome, Italy for Art History and Sculpture, Temple University | 2003

EXHIBITIONS

2018 | Paths and Patterns: Art by Colleen Connolly and Shannon Johnson, Portland, OR

2010 | Faculty Exhibition, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR

2009 | Faculty Exhibition, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR

2009 | Bicycle People Ideas in Motion Exhibition, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

2008 | Bike Part Art Show (collaboration w/ Steve Bozzone), Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA

2007 | Bike Part Art Show, Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA

2006 | Faculty Exhibition, U. C. Arts League, Philadelphia, PA

2006 | Faculty Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

FELLOWSHIPS AND OTHER PROJECTS

2006-2008 | Hurricane Katrina Documentary Film Project, Partnership w/Philly Independent Media

2004 | Gallery Assistant Internship, Max Protetch Gallery, NYC

2004 | Gallery Assistant Internship, Staley-Wise Gallery, NYC

2002-2003 | Museum Art Historian Fellowship, The Museum of the Great Plains, Oklahoma