January 8, 2018 Youth Art Month: National Flag Design Contest Written by scaea

We are looking for a few good artists to submit flag designs to represent our state at the Youth Art Month Museum next year at the NAEA convention.

1. Incorporate the national theme “Building Community Through Art” into the design.
2. Include the name “South Carolina” somewhere in the design.
3. Submissions need to be in a vertical format, since all flags will be displayed vertically in the Youth Art Month Museum.
4. Creatively use images that represent SC or represent art.
Include the words “Youth Art Month” somewhere in the design.

Each art teacher can submit up to three designs. An overall winner will be selected and made into the SC flag.

Each design must be submitted on the provided Entry Form.

The deadline for submitting ideas is Monday, February 5, 2018.

Submissions can be emailed to randall.clamp@richlandone.org or mailed to Randall Clamp, A.C. Moore Elementary School, 333 Etiwan Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205.

January 2, 2018 SCAEA Western Mini Conference Written by scaea

JANUARY 27, 2018

Please join the SCAEA Western Region for a winter art retreat. Choose from a hands-on workshop with encaustic artist Pat Kilburg or “painting” collage with Judy Verhoeven. Sessions are limited to the first 18 participants to sign up for each class. Spend a fun day at the Greenville County Museum of Art seeing the latest exhibits, learning new techniques, creating personal art, and enjoying time with other art educators!

Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 10:00-3:00pm
Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
420 College Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Cost: $30 (Non-members $40)
Registration includes a box lunch
Registration Deadline: January 19th, 2018

Participants will earn 4 hours of Renewal Credit

To reserve your spot, complete the following form and submit payment by Jan. 19th. You will need your NAEA membership number.

Please make checks payable to SCAEA and mail to:
Sandra Carson
203 Berrow Way
Taylors, SC 29687

Contact Sandi Carson, Western Region Coordinator, at scarson@greenville.k12.sc.us

Use the link below to register:

Western Region Mini Conference Registration

January 2, 2018 Lower Region Mini Conference – Screen Printing for the Classroom Written by scaea

Screen Printing for the Classroom

An Art Retreat hosted by SCAEA Lower Region

Come rejuvenate through the artistic process as we explore the versatile realm of screen printing! We will learn multiple screen printing techniques from basic stencil to photo emulsion as well as explore different printing surfaces including paper and fabric. Whether you teach kindergarten or high school, you will leave with a new skill set to bring back to your classroom and apply in your own art making.

Also included in the workshop is a guided tour of the Gibbes Museum. Learn about the many art educational resources available to you and your students. Following the workshop, you may wish to explore the wealth of art galleries and dinning opportunities found in downtown Charleston.

Date: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Location: Gibbes Museum
135 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401
Cost: $25 (Non-members $45)
Registration Deadline: January 19th, 2018

Participants will earn 2.5 hours of Renewal Credit. In addition, at the conclusion of the workshop, one lucky participant will get to take home the “Ultimate Screen Printing Kit” worth over $80!!!

To reserve your spot, complete the following form and submit payment by Jan. 19th. You will need your NAEA membership number.


Please make checks payable to SCAEA and mail to:

Elise Stuck, JPES
9701 Patriot Blvd
Ladson, SC 29456


Contact Elise Stuck, SCAEA Lower Region Coordinator, at estuck@dorchester2.k12.sc.us

Link to Screen Printing Workshop Flyer:


October 27, 2017 October Newsletter Written by scaea

The October newsletter was released last week. If you haven’t seen it, you can find it here: http://conta.cc/2gk5Ivi

October 9, 2017 State Conference Web Page Now Available Written by scaea

A web page solely dedicated to the 2017 SCAEA conference is now available. Check it out by clicking HERE.

September 18, 2017 Conference Registration Now Available Written by scaea

November 3-5, 2017
University of South Carolina Beaufort – Center for the Arts
Beaufort, South Carolina

Registration is now open:

August 10, 2017 Lodging for the SCAEA Written by scaea

There are several different options for your to choose from for hotels during the SCAEA’s Fall Conference in Beaufort, November 3-5, 2017. All hotels are near USCB.

Quality Inn at Town Center — 2001 Boundary Street
(843) 524.2144 – www.choicehotels.com/hotel/sc395
Room rates starting at $74.99 per night

Other hotels — Rates vary according to rooms, check-in dates, if you have AAA, etc.:

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites @Hwy 21– 2225 Boundary Street
(843) 379-3100

Hampton Inn — 2342 Boundary Street
(843) 986-0600

Hilton Garden Inn — 1500 Queen Street
(843) 379-9800

City Loft Hotel –301 Carteret Street
(843) 379-5638

Best Western — 1015 Bay Street
(843) 522-2090

July 8, 2017 SCAEA July Newsletter Written by scaea

Check out the South Carolina Art Education Association July Newsletter

April 18, 2017 2017 SCAEA Scholarship Application Written by scaea

*$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.

Purpose: 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.

Goals: To encourage and support artistic and educational growth; to strengthen art education; to support the development of potential art educators; to ensure participation and involvement of potential art educators

Award Notification: The recipients of the 2017 scholarships will be notified on or before September 30, 2017.

For more information, click HERE.

April 6, 2017 KEEP TRUCKIN’ FOR ART EDUCATION! Written by scaea

Join us Friday evening, May 12, 2017, at the Seabrook Island Community Center for a fundraiser for the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award.
Enjoy wood-fired pizza, beer, wine, live music near the beach with the
Meet Mary and view a few of her recent works!
This award is an annual $5,000 prize given to a South Carolina Public School Art Teacher who has exhibited exceptional dedication, creativity and passion for education in the arts.
Read more about the award and view previous recipients here.

WHEN: Friday, May 12, 2017 from 6 PM – 8 PM
WHERE: Seabrook Island POA Community Center, 2241 Oyster Catcher Court, Seabrook Island, SC
MENU Wood Fired Pizza, beer and wine
RESERVATIONS: $150 per person. Call Sharon Crawford (843) 870-0430
Space is Limited
100% of the proceeds will benefit the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award.