A dynamic arts program
Meet the Instructor
With a background in education, Christie founded Tinker Art Studio in 2011 after having taught both third grade and ceramics at The Studio School, an arts-integrated magnet school in Northglenn, CO. Christie is also an arts-integration specialist–collaborating with classroom teachers to plan arts-integrated thematic units of study. She holds her Masters in Integrated Teaching through the Arts, and her Colorado State Teaching License with an endorsement in Elementary Education as well as Art. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Christie is a ceramic artist with experience both wheel throwing and hand building. She has worked with children in a variety of other mediums as well. A native of Western North Carolina, Christie has lived in Boulder for ten years and thoroughly enjoys all the area has to offer.
After completing the initial IFSN assessment, Contact Christie at any time to begin discussing how Tinker Arts Studio can best support your child.
Tinker is a dynamic art studio founded by educators and artists. We are passionate about creating our own art as well as working with others. Providing authentic art opportunities for children and adults to grow as both skilled artists and creative individuals, Tinker Art Studio is a unique space. At Tinker, you will find a lively studio balanced by a calm and aesthetically pleasing environment.
Through Tinker’s doors you will find a working studio, children and adults enjoying learning and creating during class time, and an inviting space to spend time.
Tinker offers a variety of classes including:
Drop in art classes, after school classes homeschool art, summer camps, school day off and holiday camps, adult classes, private lessons, birthday parties and other private events.
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