ART JAM CREATOR, ERIN LACERRA
Professional artist & musician, Erin LaCerra created Art Jam in 2010. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and Psychology at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA, Erin served as a children’s therapeutic support counselor & case manager, as a coach for the non-profit Girls on the Run, and also as a host for an early version of Art Jam for homeschool students. Upon relocating to Portland, Oregon in 2012, Erin served as a camp counselor for Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls , directed a preschool music program for the Portland School of Rock and taught preschool for a number of years. In addition to directing Art Jam, Erin also currently teaches at the Portland Montessori School. Transitioning into the field of education, Erin decided to introduce the Art Jam Program to the Portland Metro Area.
Erin’s personal & professional experiences in music, art & human services, bright personality and creativity culminate in a fun and engaging teaching style. Try a group class, camp or private lesson with Erin today! Contact her at Erin.LaCerra@gmail.com.
More About Art Jam
Watch your child’s creativity blossom, join Art Jam today! Art Jam is a comprehensive arts and music education program, which provides classes, camps and private lessons for ages 3-7 in Portland, Oregon! From finger-painting to finger-picking, Art Jam offers an exploration of both visual art and a wide spectrum of music! Students learn about artists such as Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, and study musicians like Joan Jett, David Bowie and Wanda Jackson! They experiment with different art mediums and investigate a wide range of musical instruments!
Each class includes an arts workshop and a music workshop. Camps, parties and private lessons are also available.
Students in group classes showcase their learning goals in bi-annual “Jamboree” performances. Students work together to design & build stage props and write story lines for each Jamboree. Through this program, your child will have fun, develop confidence and prepare for a lifetime of arts and music appreciation!