Caitlin O’dea Ott
Artist and Educator
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Certificate degree
Sculpture major and printmaking minor, 2015-Present
Philadelphia Art Education Partnership STEAM Teaching Artist
Teaches visual art to children grades 5 through 8 focussing on critical thinking and self confidence through the arts
-Present- Fall 2018
Teaching Artist at Taller Puertorrequeño Teaches children ages 5-16 to share their feelings, explore creativity, and develop critical thinking skills through art making.
-Fall 2017- Poetry Teacher
-Spring 2018- Experimental Art Teacher
-Summer 2018-Performance Art Teacher and Aftercare Teacher
Museum Education Instructor, Weekly family arts academy instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Works with children and their families interested in art making.
-Fall 2016-Fall 2017
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sculpture class at the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts.
Psychological Illustrator, Freelance artist for psychologist Harold Kirby. Developed content focused on mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Grants and Awards
The Richard C. Von Hess Memorial Travel Scholarship, One year’s free tuition at The Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts and travel grant
The Charles E. Dutrow Award, art stipend for “Most Creative Sculpture” at The Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts 2018
FMC tower, purchased two paintings Spring 2018
Savery Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Juried Group show “The art of Climate action” Winter 2016
Legend Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Curated Group show “Rogue Rogue” Summer 2017
Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Juried Group shows
“Future’s Past” January 2016
“Happiness, liberty, life?: American Art and Politics” June-September 2016
“Gods and Beasts” Summer 2017
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA 19102
“Material World” in Works on Paper Gallery February 2018
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia PA 19102
“The Annual Student Exhibition” May-June 2018