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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Resume

PAMELA LAYTON MCMURTRY




EDUCATION


BFA in progress; University of Utah
AA, Honors; Liberal Arts; Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA. May 2007
Palomar College; Interior Design; Dean’s List, San Marcos, CA,

Interior Design

Watercolor
Drawing and Composition

Heads, Hands and Faces
Design and Composition

Printmaking
Oil Painting

Tole Painting
Floral Design

Gourmet Catering
Graphic Design

EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS


Art Club Exhibit, Mira Costa College, Blue Gate Gallery, Oceanside, CA
President’s List, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
Juried Student Art Show, “Dreams and Visions,” Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
Printmaking Exhibition, Mira Costa College, Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA


Juried Student Art Show, Mira Costa College, Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA
Portrait Exhibition, Mira Costa College, Student Center, Oceanside, CA
Water Base Media Exhibit, Mira Costa College Theater, Oceanside, CA
Scholarship, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA


Dean’s List, Interior Design, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
Children’s Costumes; Fallbrook Fabrics, Fallbrook, CA

WORK EXPERIENCE


2010 - Present

Writing A HOLIDAY HANDBOOK
2008

Graphic Art; greeting cards
2004 - Present

Authored and illustrated A HARVEST & HALLOWEEN HANDBOOK
1982 - 2007

Hosted Halloween carnivals for 100 - 200 children at Carlsbad and Fallbrook, CA

Christmas, St. Patrick's, pioneer parties for 300 at Carlsbad, CA

Children's activities for 40 - 100 Carlsbad, Fallbrook and Newport Beach, CA
1990 – Present

Taught classes in cooking, entertaining, party planning
1988 – Present

151 events; Wedding reception design, parties, catering and floral arranging

Designed wedding reception template used for 10 years in the industry
2001 – 2004

Authored A CATERER'S HANDBOOK
Earlier

Retail display, holiday boutiques, Bakersfield, CA
Created and sold patterns to Design Originals, Fort Worth TX
Teacher's Aid; second grade and special education
Created and taught Folk Art classes, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA

Employed by Lace Apron Catering; Fallbrook, CA

Provided licensed day care; Fallbrook, CA
Designed Patient Areas for Dr. Thomas Carter, Fallbrook, CA
Parent ; 7 children
Graphic Design for Carlsbad Unified School District, Carlsbad, CA
Designed teaching aids and handouts

Designed greeting cards and home decor

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Classroom Volunteer: Carlsbad, CA; Newport Beach, CA;Fallbrook, CA
Children’s Organizations; administered, taught and planned activities for groups
10 – 200 children, Carlsbad, Fallbrook and Newport Beach, CA
Young women’s camp, taught environmental and survival skills and organized activities for

100 girls, Carlsbad and Fallbrook, CA
Boy Scouts of America, teacher and leader, Fallbrook, Newport Beach, CA
Mercy Hospital, auxiliary volunteer, Bakersfield, CA,
Women’s Groups; taught skills, provided transportation, meals, enrichment activities in

Carlsbad, Bakersfield, Fallbrook, Newport Beach, CA
Northridge Earthquake Assistance, Bakersfield, CA

Assistant Coordinator Children’s Humanitarian Service Project, Carlsbad, CA
Contributor to Hurricane Katrina Relief Art Auction
Humanitarian Relief; food preparation and quilts, Deseret Industries, Salt Lake City, UT

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day


I hope your life is filled with love and happiness.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Ouch

I apologize for the lack of new posts. I was hacked nearly to death! But I'm back to wish you a happy Valentine's Day. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year! !