2016 Application for student scholarships is now available. The purpose is to identify, recognize, and financially assist an undergraduate or graduate student who seeks an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in art education/studio art, to increase an awareness of the need for quality art educators; to stimulate an interest in art education.
There are 2 scholarships:
$500 will be awarded to the institution of a student majoring in Studio Art or Art Education at any point in the baccalaureate program of studies before student teaching.
$1,000 Liz Smith-Cox Art Education Major Scholarship will be awarded to the institution of a college or university graduate or undergraduate student that is an Art Education Major at the student teaching or Graduate School Level.
Clink on this link for the application.
Where are the GREAT Art Teachers? They are out there and they need to be recognized! Now is your chance. It is time to nominate the peers that inspire you (as well as your students, parents, and community) for an SCAEA Award!
There are many different categories. So, look for the one that compliments your nominee’s strengths. Then, give them the lasting recognition they deserve for all their efforts!
The nomination process is painless! We promise! The deadline for nominating is August 10th. See the 2016 Call for Nominations for the details.
Make that special art teachers day and nominate them for an SCAEA Award today!!!!!!
Click this link to download the nomination information.
Click here to read the March 2016 Newsletter. We hope you enjoy spring break!
Rising Star Piccolo Spoleto celebrates artistically gifted young people. In its 8th year, the program gives young artists the opportunity to participate in the high profile venue of Spoleto USA Festival through its affiliation with Piccolo Spoleto.
The deadline is March 11, 2016. Please visit the links below for application rules and registration information.
This year’s NAHS/NJAHS Conference will occur on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016, at the Columbia Museum of Art from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm. A $10 registration fee includes admission, a veggie OR meat meal from McAlister’s Deli (please specify allergies, etc.) and an event t-shirt. If you weren’t included on the email that included the sign up spread sheet and other information, please email Olivia Thornton at OThornton@horrycountyschools.net so we can get you the correct information. The deadline to sign up is March 1, 2016.
The State Department of Education is putting together a standards writing team for the visual and performing arts. If you are interested in participating on the team please download the memo below.
Dear Lower Region Visual Art Teachers,
Join the South Carolina Art Education Association in celebrating the creative students and art programs of our state during Youth Art Month! These celebrations will occur in four regions across the state. The Lower Region celebration will include a week long art exhibition being hosted in Charleston, SC, from Saturday, March 5th–March 19th, 2016, with a closing reception on March 19th. Your K-12th grade students are invited to be part of this exciting celebration. Two elementary, middle, and high school winners will be selected from SCAEA member submissions to continue on to the State show. You may submit up to 4 pieces. Submission deadline is Thursday, March 3rd. Submission is free for SCAEA members; non-members must pay five dollars per work of art. If you would like to join SCAEA/NAEA you will find this information at http://www.scaea.org. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
SCAEA Lower Region Coordinator
Converse is preparing for the Young Women in Art Exhibition and they have exciting news! This will become an annual event hosted by the Department of Art and Design and Converse Admissions instead of a biennial. They will be accepting work the week of February 22 – 26. All works are due on Friday Feb. 26 by 5:00 pm at the Milliken Art Building.
The work will be jurored and then exhibited March 7 – 19 with the closing reception on March 19, 1:30 – 3:00. All artworks can be picked up at the close of the exhibition. They will notify teachers of accepted student works the week of the March 7- 11.
For all the details about the juried exhibition along with the entry form, inventory sheet, and more – check out the website at www.converse.edu/ywia