Wooden Ladder
Art Loft


Downtown King
108 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

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discover your inner artist one step at a time
About Us

Wooden Ladder Art Loft is an art studio that allows all ages to explore each one's unique expression, reveal the joy of art, and discover your inner artist one step at a time.
 

Heather Calloway Smith is the instructor at Wooden Ladder Art Loft.  Heather grew up in King, North Carolina and has had a love for the arts her entire life.  She has been blessed to follow her dream and open a studio where she can share her love of art, helping both children and adults get in touch with their inner artist.  Her goal is to provide her community with an outlet from the business of life; A place where all ages can be inspired to express their creativity through various art mediums.   
 


Why Art...

Did you Know...

Every child is an artist   

-Picasso

Children who pariticapte in the ARTs are more likely to:
  • attain academic achievement
  • be elected to class office
  • participate regularly in math and science fair
  • be rewarded for school attendance
  • read for pleasure
  • write an award winning essay or poem
  • The Arts instills pride
  • The Arts helps your child develop real-life skills
  • The arts leads to higher test scores in the classroom
  • The arts increases opportunity for self-expression

ART AND PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIOR

New NEA Research Report(March 30, 2012) Shows Potential Benefits of Art Education for At-Risk Youth  Have Better Academic Outcomes, Higher Career Goals, and Are More Civically Engaged. The study found that the more students are involved in art, the less like they are to present disciplinary problems. For example, those involved in art were more likely to go to all classes, not just art classes and ultimately graduate.

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