NAEA in NYC

This year I attended the 2017 National Art Educators Association Convention in New York City. I have attended this convention more than a few times and every single year is amazing. Not only do I take home lots of art goodies, I take home new ideas and inspiration for my teaching. Aside from attending a fabulous…

7 Deadly Sins: Mixed Media

Michael Bell and David Modler presented a hands on workshop at the NAEA convention in Chicago that was the highlight of my convention experience. The workshop began with each participant in a group of 4, there were 7 groups…this would work perfectly for any classroom.  Each group received a laminated card with one of the…

LEAD! #NAEA16

The National Art Education Association held its annual art convention in Chicago this year! A big change from last year’s convention in New Orleans. The convention asked us to Lead, and Share our vision for Art Education. This was a powerful convention, full of STEAM, Arts Integration and Holistic learning. We proclaimed our importance as…

Reflect and Create again

2015 was a year of progress, it felt as though I sprinted to the end! Everything moved forward and fast. I like to write down all of the amazing things I’ve done in an ending year as  a reminder to be grateful for what I have and to be excited for what’s to come in the…

BCPS represents Art Education in New Orleans!

Baltimore County was active at the 2015 NAEA convention! Linda McConaughy presented SLOs: Designing & Documenting Student Learning Outcomes and Inspiring Environmental Art Adventures Through Recycling & Creating A Garden Cheryl Milligan & Noah Belt presented Designing & Creating Collaborative Installations & Videos Jesse Dortzbach presented Existentialism & Evocative Design In Teenage Artwork Grace Hulse & Eileen Fitzgerald presented Design…

NAEA 2015 Convention in NOLA

At the end of March I had the opportunity to attend the National Art Education Association Convention in New Orleans! It was an amazing experience full of inspiration and innovative ideas. The theme was “The Art of Design: Form, Function, and the Future of Visual Arts Education,” and what better mentor to speak on the…