Leonard Antinori’s Resume

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FINE ARTS EDUCATOR

Specializing in:

  • Dynamic Art instructional methodology.
  • Creative interdisciplinary course content.
  • Exemplary Arts program of state requirements and advanced electives.
  • Sophisticated student portfolios.
  • Successful college admissions.

ADMINISTRATIVE and TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Molloy College, Rockville Centre, New York

Chairperson, Art Department 2013 – present

  • Responsible for administration of Art Department including staff recruiting, evaluation of teaching methodology and course content for B.F.A. and B.S./Visual Arts Education degrees.
  • Instruct Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts for Adolescent Education and Art History Survey undergraduate courses.

Adjunct Professor, Art Department 2001- 2004

  • Instructed undergraduate Art Education courses entitled: Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts
    for Childhood Education and Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts for Secondary Education.

St. Francis Preparatory School, Fresh Meadows, New York

Fine Arts instructor 1976 – 2013

Chairperson, Fine Arts Department 1981 – 1997, 2011 – 2012

Upgraded Fine Arts Department to comprise a staff of up to eight instructors serving a student body of 2600.
Responsible for staff recruiting and evaluation of teaching methodology and course content.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Promoted the potential for the Arts to the school’s administration, effecting a growth of: 400% in Arts courses, 250% of Art faculty and 800% in Art majors to create a nationally recognized feeder school
    for the most prestigious universities in the United States.
  • Conceived and implemented one of the most successful and extensive private school Fine Arts departments in the New York City area, consisting of:
    - Foundation Art: Studio in Art l*, Studio in Art ll*, Advanced Studio in Art l*.
    - Advanced Art Electives/Fine Arts: Two Dimensional Design (college credit)*,
    Drawing l, Drawing from Life (college credit)*, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking,
    Advanced Placement Art History (college credit)*.
    - Commercial Arts: Graphic Design*, Fashion Design, Fashion Illustration*, Cartooning,
    - Technical Arts: Mechanical Drawing, Intro to Architecture, Computer Graphics*, CAD.
    - Media Arts: Photography, Intro to Film and Video*, History of Cinema*, Animation*.
    - Performing Arts: Intro to Stage and Theater*, Acting, Movement, Advanced Dance Technique,
    Stage Design and Production. (*instructor)
  • Supervised student teachers as classroom cooperating instructor for
    Art Education Departments at: Molloy College, Queens College of CUNY, St. John’s University
    and the School of Visual Arts.
  • Conceptualized, produced and directed annual Festival of the Arts: Fine Arts hallway exhibition
    and auditorium presentation of fashion, video and animation. Coordinated talent, Programed slide
    presentations, edit video segments and select musical accompaniment.
  • Achieved financial growth by promotion of attendance, sponsorship and community support.
  • Moderated, instructed, produced and assembled extra-curricular activities: Student yearbook.
    school newspaper, stage design club, school musicals, talent shows and environmental club.

St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York 1984 – 1993

Adjunct Professor, Continuing Education Department

  • Established a non-credit survey source in Art History.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts 1980 – present

  • Instruct college credit Art History, Two Dimensional Design and Life Drawing Courses
    through High School Extension Program.

School of Visual Arts, New York, New York 1997 – 1998

Guest Lecturer, Art Education Department

  • Discipline-based Art Projects for High School Fine Arts curriculum.

St. Francis College, Brooklyn, New York 1979 – 1983

Adjunct Professor, Fine Arts Department

  • Facilitated a three-credit required undergraduate lecture course in Art History.

New York City Public School 184, Whitestone, New York 1995 -1997

Visual Arts Coordinator/Instructor, Junior Girl Scout Troop 4203


COMMERCIAL ART EXPERIENCE


Illustration 1982 – present

Conceptualized and designed black & white and full color editorial illustrations
for the following publications:

  • McGraw Hill: Chemical Engineering, Architectural Record
  • New York Daily News: City Lights
  • Reed Publishing, U.S.A.: Publisher’s Weekly
  • McMillan Textbook Division: Mathematics Education
  • A.L. Media. L.P.: The American Laywer
  • National Catholic Reporter Newsweekly
  • Scholastic, Inc.: Voice, Scope, Forecast
  • E.M. Guild: Colleges and Careers
  • Forum on Women in Higher Education.
  • College of Aeronautics.
  • Warren, Gorham and Lamont.

Graphic Design 1980 – present

Conceptualized and designed package design illustrations, advertisements,
logotypes and layout graphics for the following companies:

  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals: Cost Improvement Program
  • Dance Theatre Workshop: Hannah Kahn Dancers, Dan Redlick, Zeva Cohn Dancers
  • Townley Capital Management Inc.: Eclipse Equity Funds
  • Bloomingdale’s: Advertising Department and Special Design Projects
  • Citibank/Citicorp, N.A.: Staff Programs
  • Children’s Orchestral Society
  • The Juilliard School: Pre-College Program
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society/Team in Training

EDUCATION

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1979
Master of Science, Communications Design, Cum Laude.

Queens College of the City University of New York, Queens, N. Y. 1975
Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude.

Queens College of the City University of New York, Queens, N. Y. 2000
Professional Degree: Administration/Supervision

Parsons School of Design, New York, N.Y. 1977
Additional Study: Illustration.

School of Visual Arts, New York, N.Y. 1975 – 1998
Additional Study: Computer Graphics (Macintosh), Film Production, Cinema History, Animation.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, ACCREDITATION, AWARDS

New York State Permanent Art Teaching Certification K-12.
New York State School Administrator and Supervisor Certification (SAS)
New York State School District Administrator Certification (SDA)
National Art Education Association.
Kappa Delta Pi, National Honor Education Association.
New York State Art Teachers Association.
Workshop Coordinator: N.Y.S.A.T.A. Convention, 1981
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Graphic Artists Guild, New York, New York.
Steering Committee Illustration Market Place, 1994 – 1995
American Institute of Graphic Arts.
ASIFA East, International Animated Film Society.
Ridge Street Gallery, New York, New York. Group exhibition of black & white illustration, 1994
St. Francis Preparatory School: Franciscan Spirit Award Recipient, 1999
St. Francis Preparatory School: Educational Excellence Award Recipient, 2006
Senator Frank Padavan, 11th Senatorial District: Certificate of Merit Award for Educational Excellence 2007
National Catholic Reporter Newsweekly: JESUS 2000 Illustration, International Contest Finalist, 1999
3rd Annual Armstrong National 2-D Competition/Exhibition Finalist, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, 2014
Solo Exhibition of Editorial Illustrations, Freeport Memorial Library, Freeport, NY, 2015

Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 49th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition, 2015
Fine Arts judge: Women’s World Art Exhibit presented by Nassau County Comptroller, Hon. George Maragos, 2015

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