Mr. Adam Sterrett

Phone: (205) 228-4082

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015 *Master of Arts in Education West Virginia University 2007 * Bachelors of Fine Arts (Emphasis in Ceramics) * K-12 Art Education Certification * Highly Qualified Certificate Status * Art History Minor * AP Art Studio Certification Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China 2005 * Advanced Ceramics Instructional Certificate

Mr. Adam Sterrett

I was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and spent most of my life there until moving to Birmingham, Alabama in May of 2007. Upon arrival, I sought out ceramic studios that would enable myself to continue as a practicing artist. In August 2007 I attained a visual art  position at an accredited school for Tuscaloosa City Schools. In 2010, my teaching career has lead me to Trussville City Schools where I currently teach all visual art levels.
 
Other personal interest include personal training, adventure sports, and travel.
 
Experience
2010- Present Trussville City Schools, AL
                     Chair of Fine Art Department
                     High School AP Visual Art Teacher
                     TCS Art Committee member
                      Art Club Sponsor
2008-2010      Bessemer City Schools, AL
                     Middle School Art Teacher
2007-2008      Tuscaloosa City Schools, AL
                     Middle School Art Teacher
2007              Homewood, Alabama
                     Ceramics Instructor at Red Dot Gallery
2006              Morgantown, West Virgina
                     August-December
                     Secondary/Primary Visual Art Teacher
2005              Jingdezhen, China
                     August-December
                     Advance Ceramic Instruction
2004-2007      Morgantown, West Virginia
                     WVU Craft Center
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    Supply List 

    Recommended Visual Arts Supply List:

    Graphite pencil set (7H-7B) Reflects the most light

    Charcoal pencil Set (B-4B) Reflects little to no light

    Carbon Pencil Set (B-4B) Reflects less light than graphite, normally used adjacent charcoal

    Compressed Charcoal Set (HB-4B) Used in blending graphite or carbon

    Pen Eraser- Removes unwanted value in small areas

    Kneaded Eraser- Used in a blotting motion to remove charcoal                            

    Tuff Stuff Fine Tip Eraser- Sharpened to a point and used for ultra-fine detail work

    Blending Stump Set- Blends pencil medium and charcoal together

    Felt Pad-Blends charcoal to add texture

    Chamois- Blends pencil mediums with charcoal for soft, even textures

    Sanding Block- Re-sharpen a point without sharpening the wood of a pencil.

    Compass- Making perfect circles

    Workable Fixative- Spray onto charcoal to prevent damage or smudges

    Small Paint brush- Blends charcoal in detailed areas

    Small Pencil organizer- holds drawing supplies neatly and in one location.

    Two Pocket Folder

    Box Number 2 Pencils

    Pencil sharpener for colored pencils

    Mechanical pencils

    Ballpoint pens