Black Bird Studio

Black Bird Studio

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*We are available for workshops and residencies M-F from 7am-5pm.*

We work with classes of all sizes. Please contact us to receive pricing

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I am Awesome: Affirmation Collages (Grades 6-12)

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Program description

Students will enjoy building their own "affirmation boards" in this laid back, mixed media or digital art program. Students will be asked to consider their greatest strengths and focus on what makes them unique as they build layered portraits or abstracted works that integrate positive affirmations that will remind them of their best qualities. Affirmations can also take the form of goals, wishes

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-media, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Literacy, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

 Please contact Black Bird Studio to book your preferred dates. Programs may take place M-F between 7am-1:30pm.

Space / technical requirements:

 Classroom with tables and chairs. Access to a projector or SmartBoard is preferred. For digital products, access to a class set of iPads or computer lab with creative software. 

Location(s):

 Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Prices vary based on the number of instruction hours and materials required. Please contact Black Bird Studio for more information on pricing. Materials can be included or excluded from program fees.

Pricing Guide:

$200-$300 – lesson design/planning fee (not applicable for all programs)
$100-$200 per hour of instruction
plus materials and any other service charges that my apply to the specific project
 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.4
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade appropriate topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.

NC Essential Standards:

B.CX.1.3 Understand how art is used to document human experience.
B.CX.1 Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.
B.CX.1.5 Explain the effect of the geographic location and physical environment on the media and subject matter of art historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

Lisa Lashley, Music Educator (Installation/Earth Art)
Chantilly Montessori
lisa.lashley@cms.k12.nc.us

Wade H. Cox, Art Specialist (iPad Photography)
Oaklawn Language Academy
wade.cox@cms.k12.nc.us

Abby Samelak, Elementary Art Teacher (iPad Photography)
John Motely Morehead STEM Academy
abigailm.samelak@cms.k12.nc.us

Kimberley Henderson, Art Teacher (Installation/Rock Art)
Greenway Park Elementary School
kimberly.henderson@cms.k12.nc.us

Danielle Choronoma, Art Teacher (DIY Graphic T-shirts)
Quail Hollow Middle School
danielle1.chornoma@cms.k12.nc.us

Andy Andrews, Art & Craft Teacher (Poetry and Painting like Basquiat)
Butler High School
eugenes.andrews@cms.k12.nc.us

Cancellation Policy

 A minimum fee of $100 will be charged for a program cancellation. If supplies were purchased in preparation for the program, the school will be required to reimburse Black Bird Studio.