As an artist, I use a variety of media to tell stories or to create collections of things. As an educator, I work in places that collect things and tell stories. I live at museums but my home and studio are located in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

Contact:
nathan.sensel(at)gmail(dot)com

Exhibition History:

Selected Exhibitions:
Governing Body
February 7 – 26, 2015, Temporary Agency, New York

Natural Selection: Perseverance and Permeability in the Inhabited World
January 27 – February 14, 2014, Macy Art Gallery, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, New York

Paper and Pulp: A Community Gathering
September 17 – October 18, 2010, Salt Space, New York

The Sketchbook Project
February – May 2008, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, New York

Wall-to-Wall: Monumental Drawing
May 10 – June 29, 2008, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky

MoMA Staff Art Exhibition
April 2008, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

Brooklyn Museum Staff Art Exhibition
May 2007, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Zephyr Gallery
March – April 1997, Kent, Ohio

Brady Art Gallery
November – December 1995, Kent, Ohio

Publications:
Wall-to-Wall, A review of the Lexington Art League exhibit
Chevy Chaser, June 2008

Understanding the Art Consumer
Bizlex, May 2008


Presentations:

IVLA: International Visual Literacy Association
Presenter, Developing Visual Literacy through Drawing, November 6, 2014, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio

Stedelijik Museum: Teen Programs Symposium
Presenter, Looking In at Outreach: Community Building as Outreach at MoMA, October 15 – 18, 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Emerging Leaders of New York Arts (ELNYA): A Creative Conversation: “How Do We Create a Future for the Arts Through Education?”
Moderator, March 1, 2010, Jerome L. Green Space, New York

Generation O: A National Convening for Teens and Their Arts Leaders
Presenter, August 12 – 14, 2009, Boston, Massachusetts

NYCMER
Presenter: 2002, After-School Partnerships in Museums; 2005, Educator/Curator collaborations, New York

 

Professional Experience:

Brooklyn Museum
Teaching Artist, August 2006 – February 2008 and October 2011 – Present
Senior Museum Educator, Coordinator of Middle and High School Programs, June 2000 – August 2006
Teaching Artist, June 1999 – June 2000
Intern Educator, August 1998 – June 1999

Museum of Modern Art
Teaching Artist, August 2006 – February 2008 and January 2011 – Present
Associate Educator, Teen, Young Adult and Public Programs, Feb 2008 – Jan 2011

City College of New York
Adjunct College Supervisor, School of Education, January 2011 – Present
Adjunct Instructor for Illustration, Art Department, Fall 2014 – Present

Museum of Arts and Design
Program Coordinator, ArtsLife Program, 2011 – 2013

High 5 Tickets to the Arts
Instructor, Teen Reviewers and Critics Program, October 2011 – Present

Whitney Museum of American Art
Teaching Artist, School and Family Programs, August 2006 – February 2008 and January 2011 – Present

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Teaching Artist, Family Programs, August 2006 – February 2008

 

Professional Activities:

Michigan State University Study Abroad Program: Expressive Arts, Cultural Heritage, & Museum Studies in South Africa
Co-leader, 2012, 2013, 2015

Liner Notes
Coordinator, August 2010 – present

ARTime New York
Co-Director, August 1999 – July 2010

New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER)
Member, 2000 – 2008, on Board of Directors as Website Coordinator, June 2005 – 2008

Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
Regional and National judge for the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards, 2004 and 2010