Vivian Romero


Professional Ability

Critical thinker

  • Analyzes contemporary issues with peers and colleagues, and discusses their impact on art practice
  • Studies art history and theory to seek out present day applications in arts culture

Assistant Curator

  • Collaborates with art gallery owner and dealer on rotating fine art exhibitions and advises on display
  • Keen and visionary eye toward contemporary art collection
  • With discussion group, regularly visits local art museums and galleries to view and review current shows

Self Motivated

  • Effortlessly sets priorities and organizes systems
  • Creatively solves problems
  • Develops, plans, and leads independent and/or group projects

Explorer and Experimenter

  • Open to possibilities
  • Persists through trial and error
  • Engages with unfamiliar territory in order to grow creatively


Work Experience


Laney Community College, Oakland, CA, March, 2019 – Present

Art Department Teaching Assistant,

Laney Community College, Oakland, CA, September, 2018 – March, 2019

Scriptural Engagement Facilitator,

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, Oakland, CA, January, 2017 – Present

Fine Arts Consultant and Collector,

4th Wall Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2016 to Present

Mosaic Artist, Project Coordinator and Neighborhood Lead,

Adams Point Neighborhood Group, Oakland, CA, January, 2006 to Present

Middle and High School Counselor,

Oakland Unified School District, 1999 to 2018

Reading Intervention Teacher and Resource Specialist,

Oakland Unified School District, 2013 to 2017



Fine Art Major, Laney Community College, Oakland, CA, 1999 – Present

Educational Specialist Credential Mild/Moderate, Holy Names University, Oakland, September 2008

Pupil Personnel Services Credential, California State University, Hayward, 1998

Master of Science in Counseling, California State University, Hayward, 1998

Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science, California State University, Pomona, 1989