GLENNETH LAMBERT, P.O. Box 1362, Cobb, CA 95426 (707) 528-4ART

 

 

 


OBJECTIVE

A responsible position as an executive director or fund raising administrator for a non-profit organization or an educational related company.

SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENTS

- 22+ years working successfully in schools as a teacher, substitute teacher, and consultant with youth of all ages and skills including gifted, high risk, and severely emotionally disturbed.

- 8+ years leadership in administration with both non-profit art groups and a private sector health company. Success with grant writing, board development, and increase of budget.

- 23+ years as a practicing fine artist with extensive experience in design, display, and promotion of exhibitions.

- Leadership qualities: tenacious, strong belief in teamwork and collaborative approach, professional yet relaxed style, well developed interpersonal skills, ability to build from humble to large achievements in realistic steps.

- Strong ability to work with people initiating effective growth, self discovery, and appreciation of success.

EDUCATION SONOMA/SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY Rohnert Park/Fairfield, CA 8/94-10/95 - L.H. Special Education course work and TRIBES "Building Learning Communities" class.

FORT MASON ART CENTER San Francisco, CA 86-89 - Learned through lecture and collaborative exhibitions extensive business practices for the fine arts through "Business & The Fine Arts" class.

- Exhibited widely and learned techniques for resulting gross of over $10,000 in sales of fine art at one three day show with mainly volunteer help.

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY San Francisco, CA 80-84 - Graduate of honors "Cum Laude"; BA in Art, Art Teaching Credential

RELATED EXPERIENCE - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR /OWNER 9/97-PRESENT The FINE ART Cafe' - Initiated gallery, performance space, cafe' business.

- Sponsored & promoted many Art events, some filmed and shown on TV

COMMUNITY SCHOOL TEACHER Sonoma Co. Office of Education, Santa Rosa, CA 8/94-10/95 - Collaborated with home school and juvenile hall to assure appropriate transition.

- Advocated community involvement and developed grants to meet special needs of students such as community interconnect via Internet and therapeutic proposals.

PRESIDENT / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Vallejo Artist Guild, Vallejo, CA 5/92-5/94 Founding member and active board member from 88-94 initiating many on-going exhibitions.

- Initiated professional ongoing well attended shows where sales became the norm; i.e. first show organized grossed over $1,200.

- Hired senior editor for major upgrade of monthly newsletter and increased circulation 400%

- Increased Board of Directors from 4 to 12 active members and increased paid membership 100%.

- Initiated community and business contributions resulting in a $12,000 budget (300% increase)

DIRECTOR Solano County Arts Council, Fairfield, CA 2/89-7/91 - Initiated fund-raising Calendar Art project with cash awards to students whose art was selected for inclusion in calendar publicizing county art groups' events.

- Acquired 31 donations of fine art from 22 artists for silent auction fund-raiser including a $1,700 print from internationally renowned artist Robert Arneson

SOLANO COUNTY COMMUNITY COUNCIL 88-93 - Red Ribbon Committee - Vallejo Art Council - Fairfield Civic Arts & Solano Co. Fair

SUPERVISOR Herbalife International, San Francisco, CA 82-88 - Achieved $12,000 in volume in fourth month netting app. $2,500 part time.

- Regularly ran large recruitment meetings and taught weekly business trainings.

TEACHING RESUME, FINE ART RESUME, PORTFOLIOS, & RECOMMENDATIONS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST