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Blackbird Studio

Blackbird Studio

Hello! Thank you for viewing our programs. Blackbird Studio is a mobile art education studio offering a variety of unique art education programs. 

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Collaborative Earth Art & Mandalas (Grades 3-12)

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Program Description

Students will fall in love with the process of constructing beautiful, nature-inspired installations or mandalas on the campus lawns and gardens. The process will involve working collaboratively or individually to improvise with natural materials. All final works will be photographed as keepsakes for the school.  This program can be modified to connect to math, science or social studies focusing

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-media, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: History, Math, Science, Social Studies / History, Visual Arts
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact Blackbird Studio to book your preferred dates.

Location(s):

Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing is based on the number of instruction hours and materials required for the program. 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SLK.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.SLK.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1.b
Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

NC Essential Standards:

V.1.4  Understand characteristics of the Elements of Art, including lines, shapes, colors, and texture.
V.2.2  Use sensory exploration of the environment as a source of imagery.
V.2  Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): 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.