Wednesday, May 14, 2008

2009 Summer Professional Development 2009

What great news do you have?

Summer 2009 Professional Development Opportunites:


1. Texas Tech University and
2. Arts Fifth Avenue (classes)
3. The Lab School in Washington, The Power of art with Christopher Rauschenberg
4. VAST Arts: Visual Art Society of Texas
5. Dallas Art Fair
6. Museum forum for teachers 214-373-3157 (Thomas)
8. TICA, TIME, APSI at the Art Institute of Chicago
9. New Hampshire Summer Art Institute
10. Stephen F Austin Summer Art
12. AP Workshops…..
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September 13, 2008

On September 13, we met at All Saints High School.
Many thanks to our host,
Kathi Tiffany.
fyi: school website
Suzanne McNeill presented marker techniques in a hands-on workshop that involved permenant markers and fabric.

1. 08-09 officers: Lauren Kolesar, Nancy Henry, Gloria Andrews, and Kathy Cunning
2. Membership Recruitment: Please email if you know of an interested art teacher!

October 19, 2008

Our focus for this meeting was painting Masterpiece frames for our Fundraiser for the 2008-2008 school year. We sold 26 finished, varnished frames at the TAEA Conference, designating funds to go toward the Galveston ISD Hurricane Relief efforts for Art classrooms.

Fundraiser frames will be sold at the National Art Education Association's ARTISAN's GALLERY on April 17th in Minneapolis.

December 6 at TCU: Lesson Plan Exchange

We had a great TAEA 2008 Conference in San Antonio this year and an informative lesson plan exchange on DECEMBER 6 at TCU. Many thanks to Dr. Amanda Allison for arranging the use of the Art Education classroom for this event!

January 25, 2009

We met on January 25 at Weatherford High School. The Host was Kathy Cunning.
Artist: Laurie Alsobrook presented Pastels in Portraits.
We had a very insprirational workshop and learned amazing techniques.

February 8, 2009

On February 8, 2009 we met at Aledo High School. The host was Gloria Andrews.

Marylin Ivy presented printmaking techniques, and members participated in a hands-on monoprinting workshop with Golden Open Acrylic paints. view Marilyn's artwork

March and April of 2009: very busy months!

due to holidays, breaks, and state events, there will not be an official March or April meeting...check out these events to stay professionally involved!

Youth Art Month State Capitol Art Show
Austin, Texas March 8, 2009

2009 NAEA National Convention
Minneapolis, Minnesota April 17-21, 2009.

State VASE Art Event
University of Clear Lake, Houston April 17, 2009 for complete information

Main St. Arts FestivalFort Worth, Texas April 16-19

May 3, 2009

End-of-the-08-09-School Year AENCT meeting
WHERE: in room 207 of the Moudy Building (Texas Christian University)
Members brought a piece of artwork to put "on display" during this meeting: Personal or student artwork! We surrounded ourselves with great art!
From this artwork and still life items, members participated in the Yellow Line Paining Lesson--a possibility for the end of the year!

Voting for the 09-10 school year took place:
President 2010-2011, Lauren Kolesar-Eatinger
Vice President Membership 2010-2011, Gloria V. Andrews
Vice President PR 2010-2011, Nancy Henry

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