Laura McClanahan Bio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2012-Present
Creative Frequencies, co-owner/founder
Community Workshops: Crystal Singing Bowl Guided Meditations, 
Intuitive Art Workshop

1996-2013     

Art and Design Instructor for Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset, NJ
Upper School courses developed and taught: 
Art & Architecture, Architecture II, Multimedia Design, Computer Design for Print & Web
The McClanahan Sculpture Garden, Dedicated 2013
Glass Blowing Senior Seminar

1999-2001     

Architectural Consultant for Tarantino Architect, Millstone, NJ
Residential drafting and design, CAD

1992-1996    

Educational Technology Program Developer for Liberty Science Center, 
Jersey City, NJ
Designed and developed Discovery Trails® student programs
Managed teacher writing groups
Developed and taught two-way video conferencing for schools with Bellcore scientists

1990-1991     

Staff Architect for H2L2 Architects/Planners, Philadelphia, PA Commercial and University drafting and design, CAD, Proposal photography

EDUCATION
2007       M.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Studio Art  
Scholarship Awards 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007, Mentors: Timothy App, Zlata Baum, Karen Carroll, John Penny, Lynn Silverman, Bibiana Suarez, Jack Wilgus

1994       Art Ed. Certificate, Bank Street College of Education & Parsons School of Design, 
New York, NY, k-12

1990      B.A. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, Spanish, Architecture, Urban Studies

CONTINUING EDUCATION
2014       Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Westfield, NJ, Certified Acutonics Level I

2008-2013    The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA, Glassblowing, Flame Working, Glass Fusing

2008        Vandermark Merritt Glass Studios, Somerville, NJ, Glassblowing

1996-2003    Raritan Valley Community College, Raritan, NJ Computer Art I and II, Graphic Design, Animation, Web Design, 3D Design

1994-1995    Parsons School of Design, New York, NY,  Pottery, Oil Painting, Photography, Graphic Design

1993         The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Graphic Design