amelia mcknight

 Amelia McKnight  816-863-8337




Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

BFA in Painting and Creative Writing                                                       May 2014

·      GPA : 3.8

·      Dean’s list                                                                                                                                    Fall 2010 - 2014



Relevant Experience

The Toy and Miniature Museum, Kansas City, MO                                                                                 Summer 2013

Education Intern

·       Facilitated the Adventures in Learning summer program

·       Prepared educational craft activities and guided participants through activity

·      Gave specialized tours throughout the museum

·       Researched, planned, and executed an original activity and guided tour for the Adventures in Learning program


Over the Rainbow Summer Program, Kansas City, MO                                                       

Group Leader                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Summer 2011-2015

·       Led group of 20-25 children, ages four-six

·       Developed creative writing and art lesson plans

·       Instructed and guided children in craft, music and physical education activities

·       Drafted and distributed weekly newsletter to parents

Teacher’s Aide                                                                                                                               Summer 2005-2010

·       Supervised children ages four to twelve during outdoor play and indoor activities

·       Assisted group leaders in group activities




·       Advanced training in painting techniques- oil, acrylic, watercolor and gouache

·       Skilled in figure and life drawing

·       Photographic Experience- digital, color and black and white processing

·       Trained in the fields of bookmaking and printmaking



·       Macintosh and PC platforms, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator




KCAI President’s Scholarship Award                                                                                             Fall 2011-present

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