|Career Sector:||Visual Arts|
|Current Job Title:||Visual Artist|
|Current Employer:||Self Employed|
What was your career path that led you to your current position?
I worked in an administrative capacity in the interior design industry for many years which making art part time. After "leaving the world" to become a missionary and then enter a monastery, I discerned to leave the monastery and try to make art full-time. I am currently working as an artist and attending a drawing and painting program at the Florence Academy of Art in Jersey City.
What kind of credentials, education, training, prior experience are needed?
No credentials are strictly necessary for what I am doing. It has helped to have had experience running a small business.
How was your major and/or your degree from UD related to your current work?
The basic principles and skills I learned in the sculpture program at UD are very applicable to my current work. I am currently pursuing more technical training in drawing and painting.