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Pamela Calore MFA

San Diego, CA, United States

619-359-7395 -

Art EducatorDocumentary Artist

Art practice in painting, drawing, photography and multimedia
Broad knowledge of Contemporary Art
Teaching Experience
MFA with specialization in Photography, Video, and Installation Art
BFA with a specialization in Painting
A Strong Exhibition History
First Aid and CPR Certified

Art Institute of California, San Diego San Diego, California, United States
Photography Professor Apr 6, 2015-Present
Manage Photography classes for college level students.
Instruct content base classes in Editorial Photography, Photography Criticism, Photo Essay,
Photographic Design, Location Photography,Portfolio, and Principles of Photography
Prepare instructional program objectives, outlines, and Syllabi.
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures,
discussions, and field trips.
Organize guest speakers for my class.
Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

San Diego Museum of Art San Diego, California, United States

Art Educator-Artist in Residence Aug 13, 2 014 present
Manage grant specifications for art education outreach programs.
Instruct art outreach classes with underserved communities, kids at risk. and Title 1 schools in
San Diego
Create lesson plans that are pulled from the San Diego Museum of Arts permanent
collection as well as recent exhibitions.
Direct museum tours with docents, and large groups of visitors from the community.
Coordinate art education programs with Migrant Education Region 6 and 9 in San Diego

Artist in Residence and program photographer Feb 2013-December 2013

Taught an eight- week art course to students from the OFarrell Middle School in San Diego.
The lessons were inspired by the exhibit Behold America San Diego Museum of Art and
Jacobs Center.
The program was funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Vermont College of Art Montpelier Vermont, United States

Alumni Assistant and Program Photographer Jan 5, 2013- Feb 3, 2013
Helped students prepare for their graduate exhibitions.
Conducted student and group critiques.
Photographed exhibits, events and lectures for the winter residency.

Monart Solana Beach, California United States

Art Teacher Oct 2009 June 2015
Managed art class for students k-adult
Prepared instructional program objectives, outlines, and lesson plans.
Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions,
and demonstrations.
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Explained and demonstrated artistic techniques.
Maintained student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

Bravo School of the Arts San Diego, California United States

Art Teacher Jan 2011 2015
Developed curricula and plan course content and methods of instruction.
Selected and assemble books, materials, supplies, and equipment for training, courses, or
Supervised and monitor students' use of tools and equipment.
Integrated academic and vocational curricula so that students can obtain a variety of skills.

Berkeley School Fullerton, California United States

Art Teacher Aug 2005 2013
Managed art classes for grades k-6th grade.
Prepared course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Initiated, facilitated, and moderated classroom discussions.
Explained and demonstrated artistic techniques.
Evaluated and grade students' class work, performances, projects, assignments, and papers.
Displayed students' work in schools, galleries, and exhibitions.

Abbey Road Program Los Angeles, California United States

Photography Instructor in Florence Italy, Jul 2011 Aug 2011
Instructed a college prep-photography course in Florence, Italy summer program 2011.
Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that
provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate. Students were encouraged to create a visual
story about Florence Italy.
Instructed students individually and in groups, using various photography methods and
Encouraged students to tell a story about Florence Italy with their photographs.
Visited art galleries and museums
Observed students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other
individual characteristics.
Assigned and graded class work and homework.
Confer with other teachers and professionals to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning
and development.

Program Photographer
Documented and photographed all the Abbey Road Summer in Florence Program 2011, students, classes,
teachers and activities.

Mira Costa College Oceanside, California United States

Art Instructor Feb 2010 May 2010
Taught a course in documentary collage using found objects.
Selected and assemble books, materials, supplies, and equipment for training, courses, and

Distance Learning Corporation Portland, Oregon United States

Course Writer Apr 2008 Jul 2008
Organized material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity,
conciseness, style, and terminology.
Maintained records and files of work and revisions.
Selected photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating
procedure, and production sequence and detail.

Border Angels San Diego, California, United States

Artist in Residence and Program Photographer Jul 2009 present
Photographs used for publications in newspapers such as the "Union Tribune" La Frontera,
The Southwestern College Sun, El Mexicano, El Latino, and in magazines such as "Amnesty International" and in the

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recently published book; The Power of One: The Story of the Border Angels by Enrique Morones, Richard Griswold
del Castillo.
My photographs appear in the Documentary film Sin Fronteras/Without Borders by Giorgio
Documented several Marcha Margrantes throughout out the southwest region of the United
Documented the student marches in Mexico City, Mexico July 2012.
Documented the Caravan for Peace through the United States, led by Javier Sicilia, Mexican
Poet and Activist.
Developed slideshows, visual aids and charts for use in lectures.
Set up photographic exhibitions for the purpose of displaying and selling work.
Reviewed sets of photographs to select the best work.
Scanned photographs into computers for editing, storage, and electronic transmission.
Mounted, framed, laminated, or lacquer finished photographs.
Updated all social media.
Participated in documentary films as well as appear in them, such as Harvest of Empire
Wendy Thompson

Education Outreach Coordinator San Diego, California United States

Oct 2011 2013
Oversee day-to-day activities, day labor outreach, managed student internships schedules,
monthly agenda and maintained a calendar for the director.
Wrote grant proposals to procure external research funding.
Kept records; prepare invoices and receipts for the Border Angel organization concerning
visits with student groups and donations.
Provided information for our community Border Angel free clinics and for legal counseling
Yearly event planning and fundraising -co-chaired the Border Angels 25th Anniversary

Lemon Grove Oral History Project San Diego, California, United States
Program Photographer Oct 2009- present
History and historical background of the 1931 court case on desegregation and the first
successful challenge on segregation
Documented and conduct interviews.
Kept and maintain an ongoing photo journal.


2017 Multilingual and Multicultural Education, School of Education, CSUSM
Bilingual Authorization Program
2016 Incentive Grant for Engagement Scholarship, CSUSM
2016 Event Photographer, Community Champions Awards
2016 Event Photographer, Annual Education Conference and Trade Show
2014 Event Photographer, Bi-national Health Fair
2014 Program Photographer Braille Institute El Poder Sin Ver Expo
2011 & 2012 Annual Event photographer Border Angels November fundraiser
2011 Program photographer Abbeyroad, Florence Italy
2010 Program photographer Lemon Grove Oral History Project
1997 Commissioned to capture with photos and paint 24 paintings of Bali, Indonesia. Art collector, Husodo &
Ivy Angkosubroto, PT Gunung Sewu Kencana, Jakarta, Indonesia.
1991 Commissioned to capture with photos and paint 50 paintings of the Algarve Region, Portugal. Art
collector, Dr. Rienfried Pohl, Deutsche Vermgensberatung AG Frankfurt, Germany.

A long exhibition history in galleries and museums. The most notable and recent exhibits are at "The American
Labor Museum" in Haledon, New Jersey the "New Bedford Art Museum" in Massachusetts and the 3rd Binational
Conference on Border Issues 3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos Fronterizos at San Diego City College.

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Served on the Arts Advisory Committee at the Cultural De La Raza in San Diego, CA - reviewed proposals,
shows and put on seasonal productions.
Documentary team participant on the Lemon Grove Oral History Project, documented with still photography
and research conducted interviews.
Created several self-published photo journals focusing on the US and Mexican Border.
Produced a documentary video of my lifetime experiences growing up in the world of transportation. The video
focuses on the trucking Industry during the deregulation years - entitled "Total Truck" the video aired on LABOR LINK
TV Cable, a channel dedicated to -casting for, by and about the Labor Movement in San Diego County c/o UC/AFT
Local 2034, P. O. Box 12005, La Jolla, CA 92039 Total Truck Documentary Video. was produced as part of an
installation and was also formatted for TV.
Established Drawing Across the Lines an outreach program for displaced people living in detention centers and
in the orphanages in Tijuana Mexico. Website:

2014Keep Families Together Published August 10, 2014
2014Baja, Mexico Refugios migratorios y ciudades fronterizasPublished June 11, 2014
2014 Opening the Door to Hope" Children's Day Published June 28, 2014
2010- Lemon Grove Incident 1931 | Lemon Grove Oral History Project: A Journal of Interviews and Photos-
2010- Manufacturing Towns, Migration and Invisible Cities,
2010- Places I Remember
2009- A Process Into Being: paintings, photographs, collage and
2008-The Line That Divides: NAFTA Trade
Corridor,, 2008.
2008- Understanding Unions And Documenting Labor.,
2008- Is there Room in the Inn? La Posada Sin Fronteras


A Refugee Picture is Worth a Thousand Words New American Media July 2016
Lleva Arte A Diferentes Niveles, La Frontera. San Diego, Ca Jan, 24th 2013
Road Trip: Personal to Public. Cultural Jewish Life May17, 2008
A Passion For Art. Dcor & Style Magazine September 2005: Rowena, Kelley
Fark, Bill. North County Times (1999)
Spirit of Place The World & I June 1996: 104-109 Fegley-Osmond, Susan
Better Bookkeeping." The Artist Magazine; Gilbert, Jennifer. e:
Landscape Artist Evokes a Sense of Place, The Entertainer, Palm Springs, CA (1994): Myers,

SOMA Mexico City DF, Mexico
Completed coursework towards Artist Residency
A participate in the summer 2012 six week SOMA Artists Residency program in Mexico City...The class
considered the transformation of labor in artistic practice from the Second World War to the present. Seminars and
workshops and activities helped the group reflect on the shift from a manufacturing to service economy in developed
countries as well as new definitions of labor that have extended beyond all national boundaries.

VERMONT COLLEGE Montpelier, Vermont United States

Master of Fine Arts, February 2008

LAGUNA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN Laguna Beach, California United States
Bachelor of Fine Art, September 1992

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MONTSERRAT SCHOOL OF VISUAL ART Beverly, Massachusetts United States
Completed coursework towards Foundations Program 1982-1984

2016- Solo exhibition of my photographs at Mount Mercy University, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2013- UUFSD photo exhibit Border Realities Solana Beach, CA
2012- 3rd Binational Conference on Border Issues 3a Conferencia Binacional en Asuntos
Fronterizos-Photographs and Collages of Hope and Spirit- Mexico (San Diego City College)
2011-New Bedford Art Museum, MA Time Has Left Its Mark.2011-
2011 American Labor Museum Haledon NJ, NAFTA Highway
2010 Jadite Gallery, New York, NY The Line that Divides
2008 Shenere Velt Gallery, Workmens Circle, and Los Angeles, CA A Road Trip: Personal to
2008 Vermont College, Montpelier, VT. NAFTA Trade Corridor
2008 Vermont College, Montpelier, VT. NAFTA Trade Corridor
2007 Four Walls Gallery, San Diego, CA
2007 Vermont College, Montpelier, VT. Total Truck Installation
2004 Newport Fine Arts, Newport, RI
2003 Green Tara Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2001 The Sutton Place Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
2000 Michael Collins Gallery, Escondido, CA
1999 Golden Pacific Fine Arts, and San Diego, CA
1997 Gallerie 224, Laguna Beach, CA
1996 Jadite Gallery, New York, NY
1994 Gallerie 224, Laguna Beach, CA .
1994 De Havilland Fine Art, Boston, MA
1994 Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

2015 Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego LA MUJER, Simple ComplexityMarch 13-
April 12, 2015
2014 American Labor Museum Haledon, NJ Border Angels September 1st-December 31st
2014 Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA Dia de los Muertos October 26th-
November 9th
2012 Participants SOMA Summer Mexico City DF
2012 Local Motion: the momentum of a community told through the eyes of artists MAY 31 - JULY 7 Center
for Community & Cultural Arts | Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, San Diego, CA
2011 El Anima Sola, Remembering the Innocents Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego,
2011 Centro Cultural De La Raza, San Diego, CA Suave y Firme:
2010 Centro Cultural De La Raza, San Diego, CA 40th Anniversary Celebration, Centro Cultural de la Raza,
San Diego, Ca International Workers.
2010 Encinitas Library, Encinitas, CA. Five From Ledge Group Show
2009 Protest Art 2008
2009 Border Angel exhibition, Cultural De La Raza, San Diego, CA
2009 Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL. Money Juried by Mary Jane Jacob
2007 Wax Poetic Gallery, Burbank, CA 2005
2006 Red Dot Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. International Figure Exhibit
2006 Bard Hall Gallery, San Diego, CA Two Years of War in Iraq.
2006 Shener Velt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Workers of the World.
Full exhibition list upon request.


San Diego, CA, United States 619-359-7395