Yona Kohen Resume
1470 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, New York
The Maryland Institute, College of Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Graduated May 2019
Pg Art Gallery
Interacted with customers interested in buying art and helped with general affairs in the office.
Worked with various different types of sewing machines, arranged and filed fabrics, worked with an industrial iron.
Designed advertisements for Boo Pala clothing line and helped with the social media presence of the brand.
Enez Elementary School
Volunteered as an art teacher in a low-income city of Turkey for the summer.
Isabeyli Elementary School
Volunteered as an art teacher in Isabeyli Elementary School, in a low-income area of Aydin, west of Turkey. Taught kids aged from 8 - 12 new skills.
Jewish Youth Club in Istanbul
September 2013 – September 2015
As a member of a Jewish Youth Club in Istanbul, taught traditional Israeli folklore dances to children from ages 7 to 12 on a weekly basis, and prepared children for end of year shows.
Good communication skills
Fibers: Hand embroidery, weaving, batik, knitting
Printmaking: Silkscreen, monoprint, linocut, etching
Oil painting, drawing
Plaster sculpting and mold making
Hand building and wheel throwing in ceramics and porcelain
Basic photoshop skills
Film and digital photography
Fluent in Turkish and English, intermediate in Spanish and Italian