Black Bird Studio

Black Bird Studio

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

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Ephemeral Earth Art & Mandalas (Grades 3-12)

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Program description

Ephemeral art is temporary. The art itself is about the creative process, the final product and the transformation of the art as it deteriorates and fades. 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

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-media, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American, Asian, Multicultural, Native American
Subject: 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 Black Bird Studio to book your preferred dates. Programs may take place M-F between 7am-1:30pm.

Space / technical requirements:

An area at the school dedicated to the mandala installation for display on the floor. The area may be roped off after the installation if needed. The area may be indoors or outdoors. 

 

Location(s):

 Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing varies based on the number of instruction hours, installation hours and materials required for the project. Please contact Black Bird Studio for more information on pricing your project.

Pricing Guide:

$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.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: 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.