Jaime Lynn Shafer is a 2014 Corcoran College of Art + Design MA Art & the Book graduate. A native of Pennsylvania, Shafer graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1999 with a B.F.A. in Fine Arts/Ceramics and a certification in art education. She spent thirteen years teaching art in the Pennsylvania public school system and traveled internationally with her students, offering them an opportunity to experience the global community.

Shafer’s work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and is a part of the permanent collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, and UCLA Biomedical Library among others. Shafer was the 2014-2016 recipient of the Redfield Black Rock Press Fellowshipin Book ​Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno. She currently resides in Fallon, Nevada where she teaches high school art and ceramics.

Jamie has volunteered to help students with networking, resume review, interview feedback, and general advice. She would also be happy to refer students to potential openings in her district. Feel free to reach out via email or Jamie’s personal website, jaimelynnshafer.com. Not sure how to reach out to a potential alumni mentor? Check out this article full of tips and advice on how to compose a great introduction email to an alumni mentor.