Lauren Kleck's Resume



To gain admittance to a graduate school that will build a strong foundation for my future career in painting. I will share my artistic voice through gallery exhibitions and continue to create paintings that utilize innovative, textural elements in their design.


Fine Artist - Painter 05/2010-Present

Self-Employed from in home studio. Creates and sells paintings and prints online. Paints commissions for patrons. Maintains website content.

Current Work Thesis: My paintings are a quilt of contrasting pattern and texture that when combined create visual portals to my mental snapshots.

Mesquite High School – Clay Club Volunteer 08/2010- Current

Assist Instructors with loading and unloading the kiln. Aid guest speakers and help students with art projects.

Summer Art Academy - Classroom Instructor 06/2012-07/2012

Responsible for creating curriculum and teaching the follow summer art courses: Fun With Pattern (ages 5-8), Learn To Draw Things You Like (ages 5-8), Pen And Ink (ages 9-13), Acrylic Painting (ages 9-13), and Cartooning (ages 6- 13).

University of Phoenix – Academic Counselor 10/2008 -5/2010

Helped students regarding all academic processes. Responsible for student retention, scheduling of courses, conveying important information, and developing a motivational relationship. Also regularly ran team meetings, reports on team dynamic, and responsible for team builders.

Arizona Art Supply – Store Manager 07/2007- 10/2008

As the manager I was responsible for the following: opening and closing the store; deposits; receiving shipments; maintaining product knowledge; creating and arraigning displays; scheduling; hiring; disciplinary action; firing; and team meetings.


Arizona State University- BFA 08/2005-12/2007

Majored In drawing and painting - Minor In Psychology – Magna Cum Laude – Summer Study Abroad In Florence, Italy

Mesa Community College - AA 08/2003 – 05/2005

Associates In Arts – Played volleyball for the college – Had academic and athletic scholarship


Mesa Community College 2004

Invitation Only Student Art Show

Mesa Community College 2005

Invitation Only Student Art Show

Arizona State University 2007

Senior Art Show, Group Exhibition

The Farm At South Mountain 2008

Group Show With Artist In Residence Program

Su Vino Winery 2012

HIDA Art By Alumni, Juried Show