Saul Chernick Joins the Joan Mitchell Foundation as Professional Development Program Coordinator

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Saul ChernickSaul Chernick joined the Joan Mitchell Foundation in 2011 as the Professional Development Program Coordinator for their Art Education Program. The Foundation facilitates a variety of visual art programs for children, teens, and young adults. Chernick’s work focuses on the professional needs of the Foundation’s staff of 45 artist-teachers. Through a combination of coaching, observations, and workshops he helps professional New York-based artists develop and improve their teaching skills as they serve young people throughout the five boroughs.

Over the past nine years, Chernick has taught visual arts for not-for-profit organizations, public schools, colleges, and museums. In 2008, he co-created the Creative Arts Coaching Program for the Dreamyard Project (Bronx, NY), which teaches classroom teachers methods for teaching arts integration.

Chernick is also a practicing artist. His work has been exhibited internationally in galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, including The Aldrich Museum (Connecticut); Franklin Art Works (Minnesota); and the Bronx Museum, The Jewish Museum, and the Meulensteen (formerly Max Protetch) Gallery (New York).

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