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. 

  • We offer photography, animation, public art, neon art, shirt design, earth art and much more! Please make sure to check out our website and view our promo video for more program information.
  • View a printable list of our current & new program offerings.
  • We are available for workshops and residencies Monday-Friday from 7am-5pm.
  • We work with students of all ages. We also offer fun professional development experiences for teachers!
  • We conduct programs in-person and virtually.
  • Our programs usually connect to art, literacy, technology and science standards.
  • Pricing is based on the number of instructional hours, number of students and the materials required for the program. Contact us to receive a quote. Our price per class visit ranges from $125-$200 based on the length of each class.
  • We offer custom programs. If you have an idea that is not on the list, please contact us to discuss your needs.

Connect with us today to receive a quote or get your program on our calendar!

Email:  jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com
Call/Text: 704-575-0006
Website: www.blackbirdschool.org

About Blackbird Studio:

Based out of Charlotte, NC, Black Bird Studio offers unique art education experiences for students of all ages. Our teaching artists are professional creatives who are passionate about making an impact while sharing what they do best. We offer one-day workshops and multi-day residencies in a variety of mediums that connect to the k-12 core curriculum. We value high quality final products and we have that vibe that the students just love! We are a multifaceted mobile art studio.

Grant funding from the Arts and Science Council enables us to offer free programs to students across Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools who would not otherwise have access. Our partnerships with private schools, libraries, cultural centers and community events allow us to reach hundreds of students annually.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com

https://www.blackbirdschool.org

  Charlotte, NC

Mecklenburg

704-575-0006

Neon Glow Art! (All Levels)

Program description

Explore the creative possibilities of neon art in this fun program! Students will manipulate neon lights and/or neon paint to create one-of-a-kind displays for their school. Lights can be formed into words, one-line drawings and collaborative, glowing class murals! The science behind neon lights and/or fluorescent paint can be woven into the program for a science focus.

Booking / scheduling contact

Jen Crickenberger

   704-575-0006

 jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Multi-media, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Program type: Residency, Workshop
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Subject: Engineering, History, Literacy, Science, Technology, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact Blackbird Studio to book your preferred dates.

Available times:

Varies

Location(s):

Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing is based on the number of instructional 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
Cancellation Policy

A minimum fee of $100 will be charged for a program cancellation.