We sat down with Michela Mansuino to talk about her very unique youth program at The Arts of Great Falls:
Q: Let’s talk about what an Atelier system of learning is. The word ateliers literally translates as workshop, but the atelier system of learning dates back centuries. You attended one of these programs the very famous Studio Incamminati. What are the benefits of this type of system of learning art?
A: The atelier system introduces technical art skills in a layered way that builds slowly, teaching the student what they need to learn in the order they need to learn it in. The method is similar to music;