Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way Best Practices and Lesson Plans
Promote Art and Your Program
Find or List a Job Join / Renew Now
Members Only Find My TAEA Number
TAEA in Lights

TAEA Mission

To promote quality visual arts education in Texas by promoting visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum through professional development of knowledge and skills, representation of the art educators of Texas, service and leadership opportunities, and research and development of policies and decisions relative to practices and directions in visual arts education; to sustain and advance professional development; to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge and skills.
More . . .

TAEA Officer Nominations

As a volunteer organization of professionals, Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) relys on the leaders in Texas art education to function and fill the various leadership roles. Your consideration of a colleague or yourself for a position on the Executive Board, Executive Council or Council-at-Large is commended. Please note that the nominations committee for TAEA will take all nominations placed and build a balanced ballot for the upcoming election. Before you complete the nominations process, please read the Elected Offices Job Description for the area of interest. By completing our Make a Nomination form, you are affirming that if selected for the ballot, you will fill the office for the complete term and help TAEA move forward in its mission. All potential nominees selected will be required to submit a headshot (JPEG format) and an Election Statement when requested by the nominations committee. The TAEA Nominations Process closes February 28, 2015 at midnight. Click here to continue.

Make a Nomination

2014 Presidential Address


Joseph F. Doyle III Spirit of VASE Scholarship Fund

Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) mourns the passing of Joey Doyle, State VASE Director. Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) was a special focus for Joey's work in art education. Many members and community have expressed a desire to honor Joey. You are invited to contribute to the Joseph F. Doyle III Spirit of VASE Scholarship Fund. Joey believed in VASE and giving back all he could to the students who participate in order to grow them as learners and as artists. Funds collected will be used to make an scholarship award to a deserving student at State VASE 2015. We thank you for helping to continue Joey's presence and work among the students of VASE in the future. To make a donation, click the Donate Now button below.

2014 TRENDSTRENDS

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
Read Now . . .

CalendarCalendar

Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2014-2015.
More . . .

VASEVASE

VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
More . . .

2014 TAEA Conference2014 Conference

Be sure to join us November 6-9, 2014 in San Antonio.

More . . .

YAM 2014YAM

March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
More . . .

iconBe Visual

Support art education in your Texas community!

Learn More . . .

TAEA Star - Fall 2014TAEA Star

Download the latest edition of the TAEA Star and learn more about submitting articles.
More . . .

YAM Book 2014-20152014 YAM Book

This great resource (Adobe PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.
More . . .

VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror.

Learn More . . .

GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

More . . .

iconCEDFA

Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
More . . .

iconNAEA

Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2015 Convention.
More . . .

Big Art DayBig Art Day

Join in this statewide event on March 5, 2015. Help us promote art in Texas!

Learn More . . .

2013 Electronic GalleryElectronic Gallery

View the TAEA Electronic Gallery and showcase your artwork at the TAEA Conference and on our website.
More . . .

TEAMTEAM

TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
Apply Now . . .

TAEA AppTAEA App

Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

More . . .

Professional PaletteProfessional Palette

Find a mentor using this tool created to help educators connect to master teachers.
More . . .

Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

It's time to Get Your Hands Dirty.


More . . .