• Mr. Jeremy Yocum
    ART 1-2, Tech Mindset
    Bachelor's in Art Ed, Master's in Art and Design
    jyocum@phoenixunion.org

    Welcome to Art Class!

    I am pleased and honored to be a founding teacher at the Phoenix Coding Academy.  Art has always been my passion.  I am a working artist that regularly shows my work at different galleries and restaurants around Phoenix.  I look forward to sharing my passion for art with my students!

     
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    High School                       Present

    Biography:

    Mr. Yocum resides in Phoenix, AZ.  He has been an educator for the past 20 years and has taught all ages and many different subjects in the arts.  Along with teaching high school students, he currently teaches printmaking to adults at the Mesa Arts Center and Xico, Inc. Arte y Cultura.  Mr. Yocum is a working artist and enjoys creating pieces with bright, bold colors and some of his subjects include animals, creatures and objects of pop culture from the 1980s. His pieces can be seen around the valley in restaurants and galleries and he regularly participates in First Friday in downtown Phoenix. 

    Education:

    Bachelor's of Science in Art Education, Northern Arizona University

    Master's of Art and Design, University of Northern Colorado

    Certificates:

    Art, PreK-12
     
    Career and Technical Education, Industrial and Emerging Technology
     
    Structured English Immersion, PreK-12
     
    Gifted Endorsement (in progress)

    Teaching Experience:

    K-6 Art, Mesa Public Schools (5 years)

    9-12 Art, Mesa High School (12 years)

    9th Grade Art, Phoenix Coding Academy (3 years)

    Tech Mindset, Phoenix Coding Academy (1 year)

    Printmaking Master Instructor, Adult Education, Mesa Arts Center (6 years)

    Printmaking Instructor, Adult Education, Xico Arte (3 years)

    Art Experience:

    Art Shows and Exhibits, Arizona, 2003-Present

    Moniker Street Fair,  London, 2016

    UNCO Graduate Show, Colorado, 2017

    Creator of the Yocumonsters, Cute and Creepy Taxidermy, 2017

    ASU Polytechnic Library Solo Show, Arizona, 2018

    Children's Art Show, Missoula, MT, 2018

    Cowtown Skateboards, Jeremy Yocum Artist Series Boards, 2018

    Coding Academy Responsibilities:

    Art Teacher

    Tech Mindset Teacher

    Instructional Leader

    Yearbook Advisor

    Focus Group Leader

    District and State Art Departments:

    Phoenix Union Art Page

    AZ State Art Education Page/Art Standards