The Language Experience

German & English Language Training in Germany
German & English Language Training in Germany

Resume • Helga Weiss, MA

MA INTERDICIPLINARY ARTS
1988 (Dean: August Coppola), San Francisco State University, Area of Emphasis: Photography, Printmaking.
Masters Project: Image/Text books, Studied with: Jack Welpott, Meridel Rubenstein, Dennis Beall, Lynn Hershman, Christine Tamblyn
1984 BA, German literature, Magna cum laude, SFSU
1978-79 College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca. Emphasis: Photography. Studied with Timo Pajunen.

 POST GRADUATE STUDIES
1990-96 Hochschule für Bildende Kuenste, Braunschweig, Germany:1995-96 Dokumentarfilmseminar, Katja Baumgarten
1991-93 Video Produktion, Claus Blume and Christoph Giradet
1990-91 Heliogravure, Druckgrafik Prof. Karl Schulz
1988 Bookmaking workshop with Pamela Moore
1988-89 Papermaking workshops with Suzanne Biaggi and Patricia Roth O’Connor Fort Mason Art Center etc., San Francisco, Ca.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1992-95 Beginning, Intermediate, & Advanced English and German, Berlitz School, Braunschweig, Germany
1990-91 Beginning, Intermediate, & Advanced English and German, Inlingua School, Braunschweig, Germany
1989 Papermaking Projects: Second and Third Grade, Wade Thomas School, San Anselmo, Ca.
First Grade, Brookside School, San Anselmo, Ca.
1985-86 Intermediate German, German Language School, San Francisco, Ca.
1985 First Sem. German, Lecturer Contract, Fall Semester, SFSU, T.A. for Professor Dr. Antler
1972-74 Kundalini Yoga teacher at Hargobind Sadan Ashram, San Rafael, Ca.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1984-89 Art in Public Places, certified by S.F. Arts Commission to exhibit photography and painted textiles
1973-77 Editor for the New Age travel books “Spiritual Community Guide” and “A Pilgrim’s Guide to Planet Earth”
Spiritual Community Publications, San Rafael, now NAM, Santa Cruz, NM.
1972 Chef cook at vegetarian restaurant “Etheria”, Rochdale Project of Toronto University, Bloor St West, Toronto, Canada
See also ART and VIDEOGRAPHY

INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCIES
: Germany, US, Switzerland, England, France, Canada, India
ADDITIONAL TRAVEL EXPERIENCES
: Most of Western Europe, Nepal, Mexico, Costa Rica
LANGUAGES
: German, English, conversational French
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