698 Briar Hill Ave. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6B1L3

Phone (416)659-5139 www.elanakochman.com E-mail elana@elanakochman.com

ELANA KOCHMAN

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 
March 2007-ongoing             
The Klim School of Art (Thornhill, Ontario)
Art Teacher
n     Teaching introductory and advanced skills in painting, drawing, sculpture, and mixed media to adults and children ages 4 and up.

March 2007-ongoing                      Klim Art Galleries (Toronto, Ontario)
Art Consultant
n     Assist with all aspects of sales, including corporate business and in-home art consultation, custom framing, and art appraisals.  Sales of limited edition original lithographs and etchings, original oil paintings and sculpture, by both Canadian and International recognized artists.

August 2005-ongoing            Toben Food By Design (Toronto, Ontario)
Art and Design Coordinator/Sous Chef/Partner
n     Creation of one of a kind, custom designed social events (weddings, dinner parties, corporate events/functions) that fuse fine Culinary Arts with Visual Arts and Interior Design.  Assist with all aspects of billing and payment. Creator of reports based on client tracking and monitoring.

June 2004-ongoing     Melting Pot by Elana Kochman (Toronto, Ontario)
Jewelry Designer/Proprietor
n     Designer/Creator of one of a kind hand crafted semi-precious jewelry.  Found in stores in downtown Toronto.  Handling of all facets of business management and accounting including payment.  Independently meet with business owners and arrange sales.

Sept 2005-Sept 2006                          Arts for Children (Toronto, Ontario)
Assistant Art Teacher
n     Travel to different public schools in Toronto that are unable to afford a budget for art and create week long art, music and drama workshops for children grades 1-8.  Assist with charity fundraising events for the Arts for Children organization.  Help create and initiate workshops specially created for children in hospitals and other care centers with a range of physical, emotional and developmental disabilities.

Sept 2005-Sept 2006                   Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)
Assistant to doctor in Thyroid Specialists Clinic/
Coordinator of Surgical Waiting Room Area
n     Responsible for basic important medical procedures such a blood pressure and heart rate, and gathering of information regarding patient histories and medications.  Retrieval, filing and preparation of patient charts.  Coordination of meetings between surgeons, patients, and families in high stress environment.  Responsible for the creation of records regarding incoming/outgoing persons, daily surgeries and respective surgeons.
 

ART EXPERIENCE

 


January 2007-The Agora Gallery (New York, NY)
October 2006-The Gladstone Hotel and Gallery (Toronto, ON)
July 2006-The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (Toronto, ON)
April 2006-Nesbit Burns Visual & Culinary Arts Gala Dinner(Toronto, ON)
Sept 2005-VAV Gallery (Montreal, QU)
March 2005-VAV Gallery (Montreal, QU)

 

EDUCATION

 
Sept 2003-Aug 2005    Concordia University (Montreal, QU)
BFA Studio Art
Sept 1999-April 2003    McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)
BA Psychology

 
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