Catherine Kanvik

Catherine Kanvik

Catherine Kanvik has had various careers in art fields. Her first foray into art was Interior Design. She became a consultant and a professor in medical/dental design, teaching students this niche at Harrington College of Design. In recent years, she has gotten certification in Home Staging. She

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Bird Anatomy and Needle Felting


Program description

Students will be taught about birds and their habitats. We will discuss their form and physical attributes. Students will draw their own bird based on what they have learned pertaining to the physical attributes. This drawing will work as a sketch for their needlefelted bird. Needlefelting basics will be taught for a successful textured work of art. Students will be encouraged to make their own


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Program Detail

Program type: Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural, Other
Subject: Science, Visual Arts
Population served: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

All days, negotiable

Available times:

All times, negotiable

Space / technical requirements:

art room, or classroom. Minimal mess.



Fees / Ticketing:




NC Standard Course of Study:

CCR Anchor Standard R.2 – Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCR Anchor Standard SL2- Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

CCR Anchor Standard W2- Write information/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

NC Essential Standards:

Art Competency Goal 2- The learner will develop skill necessary for understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes.

Art Compency Goal 7- The learner will perceive connections between art and other disciplines

5.L.2 Understand the independence of plants and animals with their ecosystem.

Supporting Materials


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



Resume attached

Cancellation Policy

$100 cancellation fee within two weeks of the program (paid for by the school…ASC will not cover this cost). If supplies were purchased in preparation for the program, the school will be required to reimburse, if program is not rescheduled.