Upcoming Conference Dates

Fall Conference- Nov 4th  9 a.m. -3 p.m.
Corner Canyon High School in Draper, Utah
Some of the session workshops include:
Drawing from a Live Head Model with Josh Clare
Acrylic Techniques: The Dirty Pour and Other Ways with Jolynn Forman
Filmmaking with the Utah Film Center and Suzi Montgomery
Relief Sculpture with Jason Millward
Watercolors with Al Rounds
Mixed Media techniques with the Artist Corner
Animal Sculptures with Jason Millward.
Each session is 2.5 hours.  You buy a ticket for the morning session ($15-$35) and a ticket for the afternoon session ($15-$35) and lunch is free.  It goes from 9:00-3:00 p.m.  If you can't come to both sessions, come to one.  These are great prices and great professional development.  
FYI - the Fall Conference is a perk for UAEA/NAEA members only.  If you join now to attend the Fall Conference, you will be able to attend the Spring Conference at the discounted members only rate.
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Spring Conference- February 22-24
Hurricane High School, Hurricane, Utah
If you would like to submit a workshop presentation for the February conference,
click here to be directed to the submission form.

Utah Art Educator Show Winners!

  First Place -  “Jack Sparrow” by Roland Amendola 
  Second Place -   “Lighting the Way” by Ruth Nichols 
  Third Place -  “Endure” by Erik Jensen 
  Honorable Mention -  “Trek” by Dallyn Zundel
  Honorable Mention -   “Flower of the Sun” by Michelle Montierth 

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Announcing 2017 Youth Art Month flag competition winners!


YAM winners

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27 Board Members at the Board Retreat:

Recently the UAEA Board spent a day working together, brainstorming, planning and collaborating about how to make our upcoming conferences meaningful and worthwhile for art educators.  

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P: 703-889-1287 direct  |  F: 703-860-2960  |  E: ccastillo@arteducators.org




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Important Deadlines

  • YAM Flag Competition Entries Deadline - December 15th, 2017 (FLAG Competion 2018)
  • Catherine Ford Scholarship application Deadline - January 31st, 2018 - submit application packages via email to: jolynn191978@gmail.com The nominating teacher must fill out the recommendation form online, the application should be downloaded and filled out then sent back to Jolynn Forman by the deadline.Catherine Ford Scholarship Application.  Announcement of Recipient will be February 15th, 2018.
  • Educator Scholarship for NAEA Conference - Deadline December 1st, 2017.  If you have never had the opportunity to attend a National Art Conference, you should apply for this scholarship.  If you are awarded the scholarship, UAEA will cover the cost of your registration fee and the cost of a shared hotel room in order to attend the conference.  UAEA Scholarship for Art Educators to Attend NAEA Application
  • YAM Educator of the Year 2017-18 entry Deadlline - June 15, 2018  (Entry Information)