Black Bird Studio

Black Bird Studio

Hello! Thanks for viewing our programs! Please visit www.blackbirdstudioclt.com to learn more about what we do and view work samples from our past programs!

*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 based on the number of contact hours, students and materials required for your program of interest.

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 k-12 core curricula. 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 thousands of students annually.

Connect with us today to receive a quote or get your program on our calendar! Contact Jen Crickenberger at 704-575-0006 or jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com.

Our Team: 

Jen Crickenberger, Founder/Creative Director/Lead Teaching Artist
Laurie Schorr, Teaching Artist
Mert Jones, Teaching Artist

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com

http://www.blackbirdstudioclt.com

  Plaza Midwood, Charlotte, NC 28205

Mecklenburg

704-575-0006

COLLABORATE WITH ME! (All Levels)

Program description

Please connect with me personally to discuss program options for your students. I truly enjoy collaborating with partnering teachers and schools to achieve their goals for ASC grant projects. I am happy to design a program that connects to a major event at your school or a special unit in a core subject area. I can also design a program to enhance a particular area of your school. I do installation art, photography, animation and mixed media with all ages. The possibilities are endless! Please contact me today to begin the creative process of designing your own unique program. 

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

 

Booking / scheduling contact

Jen Crickenberger

   704-575-0006

 jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Multi-media, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: American, Asian, European, Latino, Middle Eastern, Multicultural, Native American, Other, Pacific Islander
Program type: Day Trip, Out-of-School-Time, Professional Development, Workshop
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Subject: Dance, Engineering, English, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Music, Other, Science, Social Studies / History, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

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

Available times:

 Varies

Space / technical requirements:

 Classroom with tables and chairs. Access to a projector or SmartBoard is preferred.

Location(s):

 Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing is based on the number of instruction hours and materials required for the program. Please contact Black Bird Studio to get more information on pricing for your custom project.

 

 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

 W2- write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
W10- write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes and audiences.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

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
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.