Dear Visual Art Educators,
On behalf of the Consortium for Gifted and Talented Education, I wanted to share with you an exciting opportunity to submit student work for the Gifted and Talented Conference program cover. The theme is “Forward to the Future!” Each visual art teacher in South Carolina can submit one entry. The student who is chosen as the winning entry will win a cash prize of $200 and the teacher will who submits the winning entry will receive a complimentary registration for the SCCGE 2016 Conference.
For more information concerning contest guidelines, please read the linked contest description. All entries are submitted to Joy Gray and must be received by October 1st. This is a great way to promote artistically gifted and talented youth. Please consider sending one entry to represent your school or pass this information along to someone who might be interested in this art contest opportunity.
Carrie Ann Power
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.
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.
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.
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
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.