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.
Dept. of Ed Memo
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
SCAEA Lower Region Art Retreat
You are invited to join in a glass fusion workshop presented by artist and Nationally Board Certified teacher, Carolyn H. Mullinax. Participants will be introduced to the process of glass fusion as they create a functional glass wind chime.
Date: Saturday, February 6th, 2016
Location: Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School
8600 William Moultrie Dr.
North Charleston, SC 29420
What to bring: 5×5 inch sketch for wind chime center piece in a square or diamond format. Keep the design simple! We will be attaching 4-5 chimes to this base. You can also wait and create a sketch after looking at samples.
What to wear: closed toed shoes
Important Note: The wind chime will need fired in a kiln. You will receive firing instructions.
Cost: $35 (Cost covers glass materials and shelving paper for kiln firing.)
Deadline for Registering: January 28th, 2016
As materials will be purchased for each participant, the workshop fee must be received by 1/28.
To reserve your spot, complete the following form. You will need your NAEA membership number.
Please make checks payable to SCAEA and mail to:
Elise Stuck, WHAIES
8600 William Moultrie Dr.
Charleston, SC 29420
Contact Elise Stuck, SCAEA Lower Region Coordinator at email@example.com
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
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.
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!
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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!
South Carolina Art Education Foundation is a chapter of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), which advances visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.