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Kristen N. Wilson


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Kristen N. Wilson

P.O. Box 151
568 Depot Street
Jamaica, VT 05343

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  • 2007- 2008 Marlboro College Graduate Center, Brattlboro, VT, MA in Teaching with Technology
  • 1992 The Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, W. Hartford, CT BFA., Printmaking
  • 1991 University of Massachusetts, Division of Continuing Education Study Abroad Program, Tirolo, Italy


  • 2000 - present Sun Spot Press & Graphics, Inc. Jamaica, VT
    Freelance Artist and Designer / Web Designer offering unique graphic design. Working in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Quark, Dreamweaver, Joomla!, Moodle and other Open Source software. Designing advertising, web sites, course management systems, marketing materials, business cards, posters, packaging.
    Web site: Sun Spot Graphics.com
    Sample websites see my portfolio.

  • 2016 - present River Valley Technical Center, Springfield, VT
    IT Instructor
    Students learn graphic design, web design, programming, employability skills. Dual enrollment offered and I am an Adobe Certifed Associate testing center. Students also study Hardware and Software, IT Fundamentals and CompTIA certifications including dual enrollment offered. Students are also exposed to 3D software and 3d printing, and additive manufacturing.

  • 2009 - June 2016 Leland & Gray Union Middle and High School, Townshend, VT
    Art Teacher: Teaching: Foundations of Art, Video and Animation, Design,
    Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design, to 9-12th graders, using a
    curriculum in line with the Vermont Standards.
    Yearbook Advisor: Oversee the design and production of the annual yearbook for the school.
    JV Girls Soccer Coach: Coach the 2010 14-game season with mostly 9th and 10th grade girls. Responsible for the development and safety of the players and for the team at both home and away games
  • 2003-present Town of Jamaica Auditor, Jamaica, VT
  • One of three auditors, for the Town of Jamaica, Design and Layout of Town Report

  • 2009 Summer Art Session, Valley Ridge Student Center, 1620 VT Route 30, Jamaica, VT 05343 | 802-874-8200
    Art Instructor, Hand built Tiles and Ceramics on the Wheel

  • 2004-2007 The Flooring Mill, Bondville, VT
    Manager / Marketing
    Design and create website, printed materials, ads, as well as sales and service of Specialty Hardwoods and Wide Pine Flooring
  • Web site:The Flooring Mill.com
  • 2000 - 2003 Susan Sargent Designs, Inc. Manchester, VT
  • Design Assistant Coordinated/designed on-location photo shoot for two SSDI books
    Created vector images for production of textile designs Created archive of all designs Matched color to fabrics for output
  • 2001 - 2002 Baber Art Center , Jamaica, VT
  • Designer/Instructor Designed all promotional materials
    Taught classes in paper making, printmaking, ceramics, drawing
  • 2003 The Original Vermont Observer, Jamaica, VT
  • Graphic Designer
    Production of advertising for newspaper
  • 1999 Kinhaven Music School, Weston, VT
  • Instructor
    Taught art classes/coordinated art-related activities for children ages 12-17
  • 1998 Orvis Manchester, Manchester,VT and Key Largo, FLT
  • Instructor
    Taught fly fishing to all ages on stream, ocean and in classroom
  • 1997-98 Arts Exclusive Gallery,Simsbury, CT,Kingfisher Art Gallery and Ocean Reef Club, FL
  • Gallery Assistant
    Organized and laid out shows and events
    Designed invitations
    Interviewed artists
    Created client mailing lists, invoices, inventory
    Sold art on commission


Yoga, Gardening, Cooking, Hiking, Biking, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing, Travel


  • New England Joomla! User Group: http://joomlanewengland.org/
  • New England Adobe User Group: http://www.neaug.net/
  • The Fine Arts Work Center, Provencetown, MA, new techniques by Master Printmaker Michael Mazur
  • Assisted Master Printers Maurice Sanchez and Jules Olitski, at Hartford Art School
  • Completed Color Monotype Workshops with artist Bob Dente, Hartford Art School
  • Arcosanti, Mayer Arizona, studied Passive Solar Architecture Design and Sustainable living;
  • concepts of Paolo Solari. Built prototype Archology.


  • Produced numerous printed editions including books
  • Undertook diverse free-lance jobs: design and construction of 3'x3' Copper Wall Ornament,
    created life size painted cut-outs of characters in the musical Guys and Dolls, Custom Sign Painting
  • One on one private Art lessons
  • Personal study of Artists in Museums and Galleries


  • Three Clock Inn Restaurant, S. Londonderry, VT. 1998
  • Southern Vt. Art Center, Manchester Vermont, National Fall Open Exhibition 1997
  • Paris Express Cafe and Gallery, Port Chester, NY, Solo Exhibition 1997
  • Soho on the Sound, Port Chester, NY 1996
  • Landmark Lofts Annual Show, Port Chester, NY 1995
  • Sweet Leans Coffee House, Hartford, CT, Solo Exhibition 1995
  • Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT, Open Show 1994
  • Alexander Goldfarb Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT *Awarded Honorable Mention
  • Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, "Offset Editions" from the Workshops at SUNY Purchase,
    University of Hartford, University of Rhode Island, Smith College
  • Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT, Prints
  • Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT Open Juried Print and Drawing Show
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