VISUAL ART: Artwork has been featured in solo shows at The Grove and The Tiny Gallery at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, and has appeared in group shows at ECOCA in New Haven, "Side by Side" at Whitney Center in Hamden, "Women's Work" at Eastern Connecticut State University, and "Complicit: An Erasure of the Body" at the Yale Divinity School. Mindi has worked for and participated in New Haven's Citywide Open Studios and was on the curatorial team at ECOCA for the "Our Bodies, Ourselves" show. Her book art is in the Haas Family Arts Library collection at Yale.
EDUCATION: Mindi received a B.F.A. from Hartford Art School, an M.A.L.S. from Wesleyan University, and her teaching certification from Yale University. She is trained in DEI, Restorative Justice, and Trauma-Informed practices and is a Kripalu-certified yoga teacher.
ENTREPRENEUR: Founder and CEO, One Mom Magazine and The Single Mothers Discount Card, LLC. These social enterprises support single mothers (and the people who love them) with news, information, and discounts.
TEACHING: Adjunct Professor of English at Gateway Community College in New Haven, CT, Yale tutor, and Creative Writing instructor for Beijing 101 in China. Teaches writing programs for teens at Eli Whitney Museum and The Greater New Haven Arts Council. Former Creative Writing teacher at Cooperative Arts & Humanities Magnet High School in New Haven for 21 years. Mindi has led workshops for both adults and teens at colleges, community centers, and other venues.
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WRITING: Founding editor of Etcetera literary magazine and the author of twelve books of nonfiction for children, as well as poems, stories, essays, and academic publications. She was awarded a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, is a SURDNA Grant recipient, and is a Teacher-Consultant for the Connecticut Writing Project. In addition, Mindi was a contributing writer for Our Red Book, The Feminist Utopia Project, and a co-writer for “The Lucretia Society,” a play that addresses sexual violence against women. She recently published her first novel, entitled Stretch, which can be purchased on Amazon.