APRIL WATKINS FINE ART AND STAGING
April Watkins
Oakland, California
Cell (510) 478-5000
aprilwatkins80@yahoo.com
www.aprilwatkinsfineartstaging.weebly.com

Work Experience:

Berkeley Unified School District, Fine Arts Instructor, 1995-present

Oakland Unified School District, Fine Arts Instructor, 1996-2007

The Art of Living Center, Berkeley, CA   Art Gallery owner;  GalleryCurator 1995-2008

Alameda Adult School, Fine Arts Instructor, 1996-2008

Producer of over 100 art exhibits, community artistic director,coordinator and liason connecting
ALL diverse and multi-ethnic communities in Berkeley, Oakland, Richmond and foreign and exotic lands.
Retailer sales of art, crafts, and gifts. Subleted artist studio space to other artists.

Education:

Masters of Art, Human Relations, San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of California, Berkeley

Credentials:

California Adult School: Art and Human Relations
California Lifetime Community College Credential


Commissions:

2001 "World Drums", Addison St. Project, Berkeley,CA, tile pavement inset

1996  "Hope Garden", West Oakland Senior Center, murals, designs, tile columns

1992 "Passages", Oakland Convention Center, Oakland, CA, low relief mural

1986 "Day", Marine World Africa USA, Redwood City, CA