I offer teaching artist multi arts workshops for kids and adults. I combine my experience in dramatic arts and visual arts education to provide engaging multi arts workshops to schools and communities.
I write and illustrate children’s books that inspire creativity and imagination. I’m a professional artist and a professor of art and art history. I have been selected as part of the Kansas Touring Artist Roster where Kansas schools and community organizations can book my creative interactive arts workshops through grants through the state website. I’m also a member of SCBWI.
Michelle specializes in leading engaging multi-arts workshops that integrate visual art activities with creative dramatics, storytelling, and exhibitions. Hands-on indoor and outdoor activities range from picture book workshops to mask-making. See linked artist website for detailed work samples: www.michellemeade.net
Most workshops require one to three, 50 to 90 minute sessions from $450.00 -$550.00 each session. Fees vary depending on scope of project and number of participants and number of sessions booked. Additional fees are required for distance traveled and overnight stays. There is an additional materials fee but many materials are re purposed and can easily be found in the home or schools.
The following hands-on crafts are geared towards youth, 4th grade and up, with an emphasis on personal discovery, creation, reflection, and presentation. Workshops may be selected from the standard programming options, which include:
Additional fees are required for distance traveled and overnight stays. There is an additional materials fee but many materials are re purposed and can easily be found in the home or schools.
Any of the above speaking and/or workshop program offerings can be adapted Michelle caters to a wide range of generations, including youth, families, and senior citizens. Multi generational workshops especially welcome. Available services and topics include:
Please contact with at least 1-12 months notice to be sure to book selected dates. The earlier the bookings the better the booking date availablity. Please note extra fees for travel and overnight accommodations. Travel fees are standard mileage rates for the state of Kansas at .56 cents per mile.