Nominate your student for the Catherine Ford Student Scholarship

We are now accepting scholarship applications for the Catherine Ford Student Scholarship to be awarded at the February conference.

Due to recent confusion over the change in the application deadline for the Catherine Ford Scholarship, this year's deadline has been extended to January 31, 2017. Occasionally it is necessary to contact applicants for clarification or technology issues which require extra time and attention.    No applications will be accepted after this date in order that the review and selection process may take place in a timely manner.

Please submit completed  application packages via email to: on or before January 31st
Teachers - The nominating teacher must fill out the recommendation form online, the 
Catherine Ford Scholarship Application should be downloaded and filled out then sent back to Jolynn by the deadline.
Mailing information is
Utah Art Education Association
c/o Jolynn Forman
532 South 325 West
Santaquin, Utah 84655
Announcement of Recipient will be February 15th, 2017.

NAEA Conference Scholarship

1.  Scholarship for a current UAEA member to attend the National Conference.  Winners will receive their conference registration and a shared hotel room.  Preference is given to applicants who have never attended this conference.  Applications DUE - December 1st, 2016

NAEA scholarship application2014.pdf

Student Art Competition Announced

Do you know of creative high school students who would be interested in entering an art contest?

Each year, the American Bar Association's (ABA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) hosts an art contest for students in 

grades 9 through 12 (or the equivalent) in the United States. Students may compete as individuals or in groups. 

The ABA is accepting submissions of artwork for the 2017 Law Day Art Contest from December 2, 2016 through March 31, 2017. The theme for Law Day 2017 is "The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy."

Could you place a notice regarding the ABA's 2017 Law Day Art Contest on the listservs or the website and newsletter of the Utah Art Education Association?

Additional information is available at or


We're calling on all Utah students in grades 9-12 to participate in the Utah State Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition.

Quick Facts:
  • The selection committee is seeking two-dimensional, original visual art images of the Utah landscape (state and national parks, forests, mountains, deserts, farmland, orchards, rivers and streams).
  • 25 students will receive scholarship prizes. 
  • Due date is November 23, 2016
  • To view details click HERE
Questions? Contact Jean Tokuda Irwin at 801-245-7288 or



Open Utah Art Competitions

(color rated for difficulty getting in)


(orange) Hogle Zoo Art Show



(orange) Eccles Black/White State competition (even years) http://

(green) Utah County Art Board Spring Show


(red) Springville Art Museum Spring Salon


(green) Annual Art Teachers of Utah Art Show


(orange) Bountiful Davis Statewide Show

(green) Utah Watercolor Society Open Spring Exhibition http://


(red) Art of our Century at Woodbury Museum


(green) Covey Summer Showcase


(green) Eccles Plein Aire Competition



(orange) Eccles State Show

(orange) Logan Fall Salon


(orange) Springville Art Museum Spiritual and Religious Show http://

(green) Utah State Fair

(green) Bountiful Davis Plein Aire Competition


(orange) Sandy Visual Arts Show



(red) Rio Gallery Statewide Show



(orange) Eccles Petite Impressions (under 8x8”)



2014-15 UAEA Award Winners