PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

smART Workshops offer a creative approach to professional development and team building for schools, school districts, organizations, businesses, and corporations.

Each workshop is facilitated by Jennifer Davis, a highly qualified visual art educator, entrepreneur, and an enthusiastic advocate for arts education. Jennifer's twelve years of professional teaching experience include work as a visual arts educator in public schools, owning and operating smARTStudio, as well as, instructing various creative workshops and classes within the Northeast Ohio community. 

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WHAT

-  Hands-on, visual art workshops provide rich learning opportunities for all ages. Creative class offerings include clay, painting, drawing, personal journals, fiber arts, printmaking, and sculpture.

-   Creative team building and professional development sessions focus on process based art making experiences that explore  a variety of visual media.  

-   Visual arts education workshops include curriculum appropriate methodologies, effective cross curricular strategies, and practical applications for implementing art integration into classroom learning.  

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WHY

Meaningful and enriching visual art  experiences provide opportunities to cultivate and foster a more creative community.  

Hands-on exploration of visual art media and techniques encourages discovery and deeper quest of ideas while strengthening  problem solving and critical thinking skills.  

Engaging in art making processes inspires creative expression, builds confidence in abilities, and motivates participants to continue developing a visual language.

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HOW

If your school, school district, organization, business, or corporation has an interest in smART Workshops, contact Jennifer Davis to custom design a smART Workshop package that best fits your individual or group needs.

 


RECENT CLIENTS & PARTNERS

  • Akron Art Museum
  • Akron Childrens Museum
  • The J.M. Smucker Company/Smucker's, Orville
  • Canton Museum of Art
  • Summit Artspace, Akron
  • Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts, Akron
  • Crafty Mart, Akron
  • King Community Learning Center, Akron
  • The Blick Center, Akron
  • J. Z. 4-H Club of Summit County
  • Ardmore, Inc., Akron
  • Center for Applied Drama & Autism, Akron
  • Cascade Locks Park Association, Akron
  • Akron Civic Commons
  • Don Drumm Studios & Gallery, Akron
  • Midwest Craft Con, Columbus
  • Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy, Peninsula