© 2019 Cydney A. Williams. 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT- Burlington, Vermont, School of Education and Social Services

B.S. of Art Education, Minor in Psychology, May 2016, GPA: 3.73

WORK EXPERIENCE 

ARTIST RESIDENCY AT MANA CONTEMPORARY, Jersey City, New Jersey, May 2019- Current

  • Private studio supplied for a yearlong artist residency at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ 

 

SECRETARY/TREASURER OF DOROTHEA ROCKBURNE FOUNDATION,138 Grand Street Apt 2WF, New York City, NY, June 2018- Current 

  • Organize  board meetings and record minutes and notes for each meeting

  • Bookkeeping for the foundation 

  • Oversee foundation-based projects to preserve and maintain Dorothea Rockburne’s legacy 

 

STUDIO MANAGER OF ROCKBURNE STUDIOS,138 Grand Street Apt 2WF, New York City, NY, February  2017- February 2019

  • Solely ran Dorothea Rockburne’s studio in SoHo, NYC 

  • Projects included: oversight and support for the 5-room, 5-year installation of Rockburne’s exhibition at Dia Art Foundation, Beacon, NY • Founder of an educational internship program to train young artists in Rockburne’s Studio • created Dorothea Rockburne Foundation to maintain and preserve Rockburne’s legacy •  bookkeeping • support for Rockburne’s daily life and professional life

 

DAVIS CENTER ART CURATOR, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, March 2014- May 2016 

  • Collaborate with campus partners regarding oversight and installation of monthly art exhibitions 

 

ART EDUCATION

Certified and licensed Pre K- 12 art educator in the state of Vermont 

Link to Licensure Portfolio: http://cwilliams5494.wixsite.com/licensureportfolio

STUDENT TEACHING,  Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School (ADL), Essex Junction, VT 

     January 4, 2016- April 29, 2016- 6th, 7th, and 8th grade art 

 

ASSISTANT COACH:  TRACK AND FIELD (Co-ed),  ADL Intermediate School, Essex Junction, VT  

      March 2016- June 2016- Team of 65 

 

STUDENT PRACTICUM 

-Integrated Arts Academy (Elementary School): Fall 2014, 30 hrs. of observation, Burlington, VT

-Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School: Fall 2014, 15 hrs. of observation, Essex Junction, VT

-South Burlington High School: Fall 2014, 15 hrs. of observation, South Burlington, VT

KING STREET CENTER, Burlington, VT

         January 2015- April 2015: After School Youth Art Program- Coordinator and Instructor (Volunteer)

FLEMING MUSEUM, Burlington, VT

         Fall 2014: After School Youth Art Program- Integrated Arts Instructor (Volunteer)

 

YOGA INSTRUCTOR

200 hours of Hatha Yoga Training at the University of Vermont Yoga School, Burlington, VT

YOGA INSTRUCTOR, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey, June 2019- Current

YOGA INSTRUCTOR, Bhakti Barn Yoga, Glen Ridge, New Jersey, January 2016- Current 

LOLË BRAND AMBASSADOR, Burlington, Vermont, August 2015- 2016

YOGA INSTRUCTOR, UVM Hillel, Burlington, Vermont, January 2015- June 2016

YOGA INSTRUCTOR, Vegan Farm, Pommritz, Germany, Workaway Program, September 2016

CHILDREN’S YOGA INSTRUCTOR, Amorgos, Greece, Workaway Program, October 2016

 

ART EXHIBITIONS

  • Alumni Exhibition - Davis Center Fireplace Gallery, Burlington, VT- October- November 2019

  • Open Studios BSMT Exhibition- Mana Contemporary, Jersey City NJ- September 2019

  • Ad Astra, curated by Ysabel Pinyol Blasi- Mana Wynwood, Miami, FL- December 5-9, 2018

  • Alumni Exhibition - Davis Center Fireplace Gallery, Burlington, VT- October- November 2018

  • Senior Art Show Awards- Colburn Gallery, Burlington, VT- May 2016

  • Senior Art Show- Davis Center Fireplace Lounge and Gallery, Burlington, VT- May 2016

  • Silkscreen Exhibition ‘Communication of Color’- Davis Center Fireplace Gallery, Burlington, VT- March 2016

  • Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition ‘Exquisite Corpse’-  Colburn Gallery, Burlington, VT- January 2016

  • Perspectives Exhibition ‘Woods’- Colburn Gallery, Burlington, VT- November 2015

  • Modern Sculpture Exhibition- Colburn Gallery, Burlington, VT- October 2015

  • Artist Showcase-  Solo Exhibition- Davis Center Fireplace Lounge and Gallery, Burlington, VT- November 2014

  • Featured Artist- Solo Exhibition- City Market, Burlington, VT- March 2013 

 

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS 

  • Artist in Resident, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, May 2019- May 2020

  • 2nd Place Award for The Art List: Artist of the Month, December 2016

  • Presidential Scholarship, University of Vermont, 2012-2016

  • Hooker & Brode Scholarship, University of Vermont, 2014-2015

  • Dean’s List, University of Vermont, 2012-2013

  • Alternative Spring Break- Detroit, Michigan, University of Vermont, Spring 2014