Artisan Preparatory renders creative learning that is engaging, fun and sustainable. Our hands-on curriculum PREPARES each ARTISAN with a ingenious foundation that enriches future educational opportunities. We believe that artistry is gifted to every student, it is our aspiration to to Capture, Canvas and Cultivate this gift. Our multidisciplinary programs are flexible in design and attractive to students ranging from birth to seniors, in the indoor and outdoor classrooms. We love to weave STEM, Literature and culture together and make beautiful art.
Artisan Preparatory has served at Montessori, public, private, charter and home schools for the past 20 years in North Carolina, Tennesee, Kentucky, Indiana and Alabama. Our curriculum is crafted to serve all classrooms. If you need help designing an enhanced program, please contact our program lead. We hope to inspire the Artisans at your school in the near future.
108 Maxwell Ave., Huntersville, NC 28078
In this residency, students learn about different kinds of resources that can be recycled to produce magnificent art.
980-505-PREP / 615-818-9914
This residency is available Monday through Thursday.
8 am-6 pm
This residency needs a room with space for art. If cup medium is used, facility must outdoors.
Educational facility. There is a $50 trip fee outside of Mecklenburg County.
$495 for a one-day residency. This price includes three 45-minute sessions a day.
$1450 for 3-day residency. This price includes three 45-minute sessions a day.
Above fees cover watercolor, marker, painting or wire sculpture illustration sessions. There is a $50 surcharge for ceramic classes.
Common Core Standard
1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. Students are presented with other nature art pieces by diverse media and formats. They collaborate and design their own community art project.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Students listened to instructions on reproducing nature in an artistic manner.
3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5 Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations. The final piece of artwork provides visual display of students interpretation of the theme for natural art.
Evaluate human behaviors in terms of how likely they are to ensure the ability to live sustainably on Earth.
Evaluate the concept of “reduce, reuse, recycle” in terms of impact on natural resources.
2.V.2 Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression. Students create art from real and imaginary sources of inspiration.
2.CX.2 Understand the interdisciplinary connections and life applications of the visual arts. Understand relationships between art and
concepts from other disciplines, such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and other arts.
All cancellations should be made within two 2 weeks of the scheduled event. A cancellation fee of $250 will be charged per session.