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Stephen Fox


21 Mine St     Flemington, NJ 08822    (908) 237-1913    Steve@stephenfox.info

Professional Objective

Position teaching fine arts at the university level in a variety of disciplines with an emphasis on printmaking and multimedia subjects.

Professional Experience


Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA 
Spring 2002

Adjunct Instructor

Develop syllabus (.pdf) and teach Intro to Printmaking (ARTS160), and Intaglio and Relief (ARTS262).

The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ 
1993 - Present

Instructor 

Teach workshops to adults and children: "Maniacal Monotypes", "Introduction to the Monotype", papermaking workshops, "Magic in your Hands", and "Creative Expression with Clay".

 

The Printmaking Council of NJ, North Branch, NJ 
1992 - 2008

Instructor

Teach printmaking in-house as well as part of the Roving Press program. Venues include: Art Educators of NJ Conference, Zimmerli Museum, Matheny School, The Morris Museum, NJ Teen Arts Festival, statewide schools and many others.

 

Telcordia Technologies, Piscataway, NJ   
1999 - 2001

Training Lead/ILS Developer 

Worked with customer to identify needs, negotiated contracts, and coordinated scheduling for custom training. Managed team of trainers to develop and deliver custom training for a variety of software systems. Developed and maintained documentation.

 

Peter's Valley, Layton, NJ 
1999

Workshop Instructor for "Printmaker's Rags"

A project combining fine art printmaking techniques with hand weaving.

 

Systems Documentation Inc., Edison, NJ   
1992-1998

Contractor; Multi-platform Conversions, Technical Editor

  • Telcordia (formally Bellcore) – Converted CBT Documentation from troff to Framemaker.
  • Dranetz – Updated and formatted new "EC" versions of firmware documentation.
  • Bellcore – Maintained documentation and created and delivered custom training for a suite of telecommunications software.
  • X/Open – Created prototype of new "man" pages in SGML.
  • AT&T – Analyzed Service Rep. needs and made recommendations on how to improve intranet served information to maximize sales.
  • IBM – Edited, updated, and converted SNA and OSI documentation from BookMaster to SGML for Dynatext.
  • AT&T Microelectronics – Wrote and edited hardware documentation.
  • Banker’s Trust – Created ‘soft’ versions and on-line help.

 

Freelance Consulting
1988-1993

  • Dun & Bradstreet – Wrote business plan for Small Business Systems unit.
    Network Manager and technical advisor. Developed reorganization plan for Data Management Group.
  • AT&T – Developed Customer Contact Platform for Consumer Video Services.

 

Neometrics Inc., East Northport, LI
1989

Set up and tested equipment for Novell networks to be installed in state health agencies, tested software, and wrote user documentation as well as in-house technical manual.

 

Lefty Louie's Inc. Hopatcong, NJ (Management Co.)
1985-1987

Central Parc Restaurant (1985-1987)

The Lighthouse, (1985-1986) 

Manager/Chef

 

Managed personnel, planned and prepared menu, maintained alcohol inventory, and oversaw nightclub operations.

 

Computer Skills

Extensive knowledge of Word for Windows, Framemaker, PageMaker, Excel, PhotoShop, Paintshop Pro, Front Page, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Designer, Lotus 123, Notes, Freehand, BookMaster, Arbortext, Dynatext, SGML, HTML, and many other software packages on Macintosh, IBM PCs (running DOS, Windows, and LINUX), and mainframe systems.

 

 

Education

 

M.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Major: Painting

BA, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Majors: Art and Psychology

Suffield Academy, Suffield, Connecticut

 

Additional Accomplishments

Co-Chair of Building and Grounds committee (2007-present), KHN.

Artist-in-Residence at the Newark Museum, 1993.

Led a team of artists to create the World's Largest Print (10'x100') on July 3rd, 1999.

Board of Directors, Printmaking Council of New Jersey: Executive Committee (98-02), Chairman of the Education Committee ('97-'98). Board Member Emeritus 2008.

Panel member for Somerset County Cultural and Heritage block grant committee (97-99).

Taught Art History for Watchung Hills High School through the Humanities Alliance, 1998.

Member of Westfield Weavers (Treasurer '08-'10, VP '98-'00 and '09-'10, MAFA Representative '00-'08, President '06-'08), American Print Alliance (Board Member 2002-2008), The Surface Design Guild of New Jersey, and the Artist's Book Exchange.