September 29, 2015 2015 SCAEA September Newsletter Written by scaea

Click here to read the current newsletter.

September 29, 2015 2015 SCAEA Award Recipients Written by scaea

Congratulations to the 2015 SCAEA Award Recipients!

SCAEA Promising Young Professional

SCAEA Elementary Art Educator of the Year

SCAEA Secondary Art Educator of the Year

SCAEA Higher Education Level Art Educator of the Year

SCAEA Museum Educator of the Year

SCAEA Administrator of the Year (Art Administrator)

SCAEA Outstanding Principal of the Year

Dr. Deborah Smith Hoffman Mentor Award

SCAEA Art Educator of the Year

September 25, 2015 Interested in serving as an SCAEA Board member? Written by scaea

We are looking for members to run for a position on the SCAEA Board!
Your leadership and service are needed! The following positions will be open:

-Western Region Coordinator
-Eastern Region Coordinator
-Lower Region Coordinator
-Higher Education Coordinator
-Elementary Level Coordinator
-Middle Level Coordinator

For more information contact Kara Luke no later than November 1, 2015.

September 24, 2015 SCAEA 2015 State Conference Written by scaea

Join us in Beaufort for our SCAEA State Conference November 13 – 15, 2015. Our theme is Landscapes, and we will explore the local vistas through plein air painting and photography, learn about the changing landscape of art education in South Carolina, and discover and share teaching strategies with our colleagues through a variety of workshops and sessions.

General sessions include featured artists Seymour Simmons, photographer Eliot Dudik, an introduction to our new SCDE state art associate, and the unveiling of a new, exciting opportunity for SCAEA members.

Evening events include our Artist Bazaar on Friday and our Awards event and evening workshops on Saturday.

Your registration fee includes all General Sessions, our Student Film Festival, the Vendor Breakfast, Awards Celebration, and many workshops!

Register now for the conference!
View Invitation and Conference Events
Register Here

Be sure to identify yourself as an SCAEA member to receive special rates at these Beaufort hotels:
Hampton Inn – $125
Hilton Garden Inn (code: AEA) – $125
Holiday Inn (code: SCA) – $109
Comfort Suites (code: SCAEA) – $109

See you in Beaufort!

Meg Skow

July 26, 2015 $500 Grant Opportunity Written by scaea has a Teacher Grant that they would like SCAEA teachers to participate in. It is a $500 grant to use in your classroom for the upcoming school year. Visit this link to find out more information. The deadline is September 8, 2015.

July 20, 2015 Conference Info Updated Written by scaea

Go to the conference tab for important links and information. Deadline to submit a workshop proposal and nominate for awards is August 15, 2015.

July 20, 2015 SCAEA Summer Newsletter 2015 Written by scaea

If you didn’t receive the SCAEA newsletter this month. Click here.


Columbia College Celebrates Georgia O’Keeffe


Next school year (2015-16), Columbia College will be celebrating the Centennial year from when artist, Georgia O’Keeffe taught and created at the college, producing important early works that marked the beginnings of O’Keeffe’s mature artistic style. 

The Centennial will be anchored by a main exhibition schedule in the Goodall Gallery, where one of the exhibits will include a K12 Juried Art Competition open to all South Carolina schools. The competition is a statewide competition entitled, ‘A Natural Wonder: Exploring Georgia O’Keeffe’s Columbia College Story.” More details provided in the link below, schedule and extended links included.


A Natural Wonder O’Keeffe K12 Art Competition


Call for entries deadline: Sunday, June 21, 2015

Notifications and selections: Friday, July 17, 2015

Award payments: Tuesday, August 3, 2015

Works to be completed and delivered: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Exhibition dates: Friday, January 8 to Sunday, February 7, 2015

Exhibition reception: TBA


Call for Proposals prospectus direct:

Call for Proposal prospectus via the Goodall Gallery Web page:

Call for Proposal Application Form: 

Call for Proposal Image Gallery Page:

Questions? Please contact