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Blackbird Studio

Blackbird Studio

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Conceptual Portraiture (Grades 4-12)

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Program Description

Students will learn how to convey ideas through symbolic portraits of themselves or their classmates. Students will write and sketch out a plan for their portraits. We will provide lights, backdrops, props and more to bring their ideas to life. Photo shoots can be completed on campus or at a location of their choice. Artists focusing on conceptual portraiture will be introduced to offer

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Multi-media, Storytelling, Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Language Arts, Literacy, Technology, Visual Arts
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Please contact Blackbird Studio to book your preferred dates.

 

Location(s):

Your school

Fees / Ticketing:

Pricing is based on the number of instruction hours and materials required for the program. 

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

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.9-10.1
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades appropriate topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.3
Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

NC Essential Standards:

B.V.2 – Apply creative and critical thinking skills to artistic expression.
B.V.2.3 Create personal, symbolic expression as a means of communication (original, visual language).
B.CX.1- Understand the global, historical, societal, and cultural contexts of the visual arts.
B.CX.1.3- Understand how art is used to document human experience.

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

References

References:

Lisa Lashley, Music Educator (Installation/Earth Art)
Chantilly Montessori
lisa.lashley@cms.k12.nc.us

Wade H. Cox, Art Specialist (iPad Photography)
Oaklawn Language Academy
wade.cox@cms.k12.nc.us

Abby Samelak, Elementary Art Teacher (iPad Photography)
John Motely Morehead STEM Academy
abigailm.samelak@cms.k12.nc.us

Kimberley Henderson, Art Teacher (Installation/Rock Art)
Greenway Park Elementary School
kimberly.henderson@cms.k12.nc.us

Danielle Choronoma, Art Teacher (DIY Graphic T-shirts)
Quail Hollow Middle School
danielle1.chornoma@cms.k12.nc.us

Cancellation Policy

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