Cory S. Wanamaker

Master of Fine Arts - Interdisciplinary Art

P.D. for Art/Education

Artist, Educator, Lecturer, Collaborator

Fulbright Fellow



Educational Experience

  • Fulbright Scholarship for International Teacher Exchange  -  United Stares Department of State
  • Master of Fine Arts – Interdisciplinary Art  -  Goddard College, Plainfield Vermont
  • Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Concentration in Sculpture  -  Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Work Experience

1993 - Present

       •     Airy Hill Studio

                       -Artist, Lecturer, Collaborator

                       -Owner Airy Hill Studio

2009 - 2012

       •     Anglo American School Moscow, Russia

                       -Pre-Kthrough 3rd Grade Art  

                       -PYP Collaborator

                       -TOK Lecturer/Collaborator

2006 – 2007

  • Fulbright Scholarship – United States Department of State and United Kingdom

2005 – 2008

  • Adjunct Professor of Sculpture Millersville University of Pennsylvania

                        - Write, Implement, and Teach Curriculum for Experimental Site Specific Sculpture Course          

                        - Cooperating Teacher for Secondary and Elementary Art Ed.  Student Teachers

2000 - 2009

  • Art Department Chair, Manheim Central Art Department, Manheim Central Schools

                      - Conduct department meetings for district art department k-12.

                      - Coordinate department curriculum writing to meet most recent standards and best practices.

                      - Develop studio standards and evaluate equipment needs to carry out curriculum

                      - Oversee materials distribution and consumption

                      - Management of budgetary needs to meet current curricular structure.

                      - Oversee sculpture and painting studio safety practices.

  • Curriculum Council Member, Manheim Central School District

                      - Act as curriculum liaison between department and administration

  • Educator of 3-D Foundations, Advanced Sculpture, and Ceramics, Manheim Central Sr. High School

                      - Teach traditional processes and explore contemporary theories and applications of mediums

  • Educator of Explorative 2-D Processes, Manheim Central Sr. High School

                      - Teach exploration of painting through mixed media and non-traditional materials

  • Portfolio Development Director for Art School Candidates, Manheim Central Sr. High School

                      - Develop portfolio preparedness program for students pursuing higher education

  • Sr. Exit Exhibition Coordinator

                      - Coordinate the facilities, funding, publicity, and works, for the yearly exit exhibition


  • H.C. Burgard Elementary, Manheim Central School District, Manheim, PA 17545

                      - Teach art and affiliated art clubs for grades kindergarten through six

    Professional Organizations:


    1994 – Present

    • Fulbright Alumni
    • College Arts Association
    • International Sculpture Center
    • National Art Education Association
    • National Education Association
    • Pennsylvania State Art Education Association
    • Pennsylvania State Education Association

    Professional Affiliations:


    2002 - Present

    • Founding Member of the Airy Hill School of Interdisciplinary Artists

                      -An artists group dedicated to understanding the vital roll that all disciplines can play in the development of new ideas and practices.

    1995 - 1999

    • Owner / Operator of Wondermakers Creative Arts Camp, Lititz, Pa 17543