Stephanie and JoAnn would like to thank all the people that made our conference such a success this year (you know who you are). Thank you so much, for helping us spread the word, because ART MATTERS!
It is a great month for teachers to plan special events. The YAM theme this year is Art Builds Bridges.
We are so excited that Sargent Art stepped forward to sponsor the prizes for our first-ever Youth Arts Month (YAM) Flag Competition. Sargent Art will provide a State-Wide Winner in High School, Middle School and Elementary with a certificate and art supplies. They will also send the Overall State Winner along with the Art Teacher and one parent to New York to visit Art Museums.
Art Educator of the Year: Anna Davis, Timpanogos HS
High School Educator of the Year: Shon Feller, Woods Cross HS
Junior High Educator of the Year: Mary Dunford, Mountain Ridge Junior High
Elementary Educator of the Year: Jeff Cornwall, Edgemont Elementary
Higher Education Art Educator of the Year: Deb Snider, Southern Utah University
and the Pacific Region of the National Art Education Association (2015).
Museum Educator of the Year: Rachel Stratford (Springville Museum)
Art Supporter of the Year: Tammy Ballard
College Student of the Year: Priscilla Stewart (Brigham Young University)
UAEA advocates for and increases the quality of visual arts education through professional development, collaboration, and leadership opportunities.
Click here for information about theYouth Art Month (Yam) flag competition for Students. Deadline January 15th.
If you need credit for the 2105 UAEA Art in the Sun Conference you must register with OnTrack on the USOE website. Here are the numbers to register with OnTrack.
Conference: Course #60759, Section #70423
Paint Out: Course #60760, Section #70424
Congratulations to Dennise Gackstetter and Andrea Heidinger who each received scholarships to help them with the cost of attending the NAEA conference in New Orleans.
$1,000 Diana Pirir - Mountain View High School - Teacher Bart Francis
$500 Hayley Francis - Provo High School - Teacher James Rees
$500 Kendra Cox - Jordan High School - Teacher Cozette Baddley
Launa Taylor from Enterprise High