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

Nature Photography & Poetry (Grades 3-5)

Program description

Explore the great outdoors through your personal lens! This program will teach students the fundamentals of nature photography. Photography sessions will be followed by a poetry workshop where each student will be challenged to write a short poem to accompany their photograph for exhibition.

Booking / scheduling contact

Jen Crickenberger

   704-575-0006

 jen@blackbirdstudioclt.com

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Program type: Professional Development, Residency, Virtual/Online Program, Workshop
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
Subject: English, Language Arts, Literacy, Science, Technology, Visual Arts
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact Blackbird Studio to book your preferred dates and times.

Available times:

Varies

Space / technical requirements:

A class set of iPads or cameras is required.

Location(s):

Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing is based on the number of instruction hours and materials required for the program. Please contact Blackbird Studio for more info on pricing.

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

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.4
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.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.SL.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.

 

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 (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. If supplies were purchased in preparation for the program, the school will be required to reimburse Black Bird Studio.