*$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.
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
COASTAL CRUST FOOD TRUCK
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.
WHAT: KEEP TRUCKIN’ FOR ART EDUCATION
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.
Check out the April Newsletter!
Central Region YAM show
March 12th to March 31st
at EdVenture Children’s Museum
211 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201
Opening reception: Sunday, March 12th, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Matted work on either white or black, with tabs on top
1 piece per member
Works can be dropped off to Molly Drews at the Center for Knowledge from now until March 6th (8am to 4pm M-Th, 8am to 3:30pm F) or sent to her at the Center for Knowledge, 3006 Appleby Lane, Columbia SC 29223
For more information contact Molly Drews at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for entry form.
Western Region YAM show
Feb 27th-March 5th
in Lipscomb Gallery at the Governor’s School.
Closing reception: Sunday, March 5th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
3 Student works and 1 teacher work can be dropped off February 23rd and 24th at the Governor’s School front office.
For more information contact Grace Smith at email@example.com
Lower Region YAM show
The Lower Region celebration will be hosted at FABULON: Center for Art and Education on Saturday, March 18th, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm. The showcase will include refreshments, art activities for all ages, and award announcements at 3:45pm.
For YAM Submission Form, click here.
For YAM Flyer, click here.
Eastern Region YAM show
March 10th to March 16th
at Conway Glass
708 12th Avenue, Conway, SC 29526
There will be separate opening receptions at Conway Glass for Middle/High schools and Elementary schools.
High/Middle School March 10, 2017 6-8pm Awards at 7pm
Elementary School March 11, 2017 6-8pm Awards at 7pm
Simple refreshments will be served.
Attendees will be treated to a glass blowing demo during the reception.
For more information, contact Jen Pierce, Eastern Region coordinator at JPierce@horrycountyschools.net
Are you interested and willing to teach a workshop at this year’s NAHS State Convention on Saturday, March 11th at Columbia Museum of Art? We are looking for session ideas and workshop leaders! If this is you, please contact Jennifer Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
The South Carolina Department of Education Office of Transportation is seeking entries for the 2017 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
This year’s theme is “My Driver – My Safety Hero!” which emphasizes the important role the bus driver plays in keeping students safe on and around the bus. The competition is divided into five divisions based on grade level and is open to students in grades K-12. Entries must be received by the Office of Transportation by 4:30 p.m. on July 3, 2017, with winners announced in early August 2017.
First place winning posters in each division will be entered for judging in the National School Bus Safety Poster Contest, with judging held at the NAPT Conference and Trade Show in the fall of 2017.
The South Carolina Overall Contest Winner and first, second, and third place winners in each division will receive a plaque and a framed copy of their posters. Additionally, the Overall Contest Winner’s poster will be used to promote School Bus Driver Appreciation Week in February 2018.
The National Overall Contest Winner’s poster will be used to promote School Bus Safety Week in October 2018.
Full details and contest rules are available at http://ed.sc.gov/districts-schools/transportation/safety-information/promoting-school-bus-safety/ or by contacting the South Carolina Department of Education Office of Transportation at 803-734-8246.
The Office of Career and Technology Education is requesting student designs for the 2017 Education and
Business Summit (EBS). The theme for this year’s EBS is ConneCTEd and Ready: Creating Career
Connections. The winning design will be featured on printed and electronic conference materials for
2017. The student or student team with the winning design will be recognized at the opening ceremony
of the 2017 EBS on June 25, 2017.
The student designs must be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com no later than Wednesday,
January 11, 2017, by the career center director or high school principal. An entry form must accompany
each design. Student teams may submit a design; however, it must meet all guidelines outlined in the
Designs will receive confirmation of submission via e-mail within two business days. Submissions will
be assessed with a rubric and the winning design will be notified no later than March 1, 2017. For
questions concerning this process, please contact Rachel Rutledge, firstname.lastname@example.org, 803-734- 8438.
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.
• Incorporate the national theme (United through Art) into the design.
• Include the name “South Carolina” somewhere in the design.
• Submissions can be in a vertical or horizontal format, however all flags will be displayed vertically in the Youth Art Month Museum.
• Creatively use images that represent SC or represent art.
• Include the words “Youth Art Month” if possible.
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 Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
Submissions can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to Randall Clamp, A.C. Moore Elementary School, 333 Etiwan Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205.
For more information & access to the entry form, go to:
You must make your hotel reservation for the fall conference by October 27th. That is the cut-off date and there are NO EXTENSIONS.
Please make your reservations today. Garth Brooks is performing in town on Saturday night and possibly adding a show on Thursday and they are going to be accepting reservations after our deadline dates for other people.
REMEMBER — you MUST book by OCTOBER 27th to be guaranteed a room.