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art education educator

Donna Tomasello Falk, American Art education educator. Certified art education grades K-12, social studies teacher grades 6-12. Recipient National Collegiate Education award School of the The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1991, National Art Education Merit award Electronic Gallery, 1993; Smith Merit scholar School of the The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1985-1988, Weisman scholar Columbia College, Chicago, 1994.

Background

Falk, Donna Tomasello was born on April 7, 1955 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Anthony Joseph and Gloria (Giammanco) Tomasello.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, Rosary College, 1977;Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, School The Art Institute of Chicago, 1988;Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts, Columbia College, 1995.

Career

Teacher grade 6, Chicago (Illinois) Catholic School, 1977-1979;teacher grade 8 social studies, Chicago (Illinois) Catholic School, 1979-1980;teacher grade 6 gifted, Chicago (Illinois) Catholic School, 1980-1981;geographer researcher, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1981-1983;architectural researcher, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Illinois, 1985-1986;researcher, slide typist, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1989-1991;graduate assistant in education, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1990-1991;art teacher grades K-8, Chicago (Illinois) Public Schools, since 1991. Freelance designer/painter, Chicago, 1988-1991. Lecturer School The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1990, Hinsdale (Illinois) South H.S., 1991, Chicago (Illinois) Board Education, 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified art education grades K-12, social studies teacher grades 6-12.

Membership

Member local school council Chicago (Illinois) Board Education, since 1991. Member Illinois Art Education Association, College Art Association, Chicago Teachers Union, Chicago Artists' Coalition, Around the Coyote.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, drawing, photography, book-making.

Connections

Married Timothy James, February 3, 1978. 1 child, Daniel Joseph.

father:
Anthony Joseph Tomasello

mother:
Gloria (Giammanco) Tomasello

spouse:
Timothy James

child:
Daniel Joseph Falk