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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.
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TAEA NEWS

State VASE Director Applications Being Accepted

Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) is accepting applications from its membership until Friday, September 5, 2014 for the position of State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) Director.  Please visit our openings page for an application and other information.  Questions can be directed to Tim Lowke, TAEA President at tim.lowke@taea.org.

Big Art Day 2015

Save the date of Thursday, March 5, 2015 on your school, museum and professional calendars for Big Art Day 2015 as we celebrate art education in Texas. Big Art Day is an art happening to raise awareness of art education and art as a creative force in our communities on a BIG statewide scale. It is an attempt by the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) to engage all art educators, their students and communities in a single day art event. Join us and start planning your event - more information can be found at taea.org or bigartday.org.

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 TAEA Conference2014 Conference

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

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

March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
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2014 TASB RegistrationTASB Registration

The TASA / TASB show is a part of the TAEA YAM initiative. Registration closes September 12.
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Download the latest edition of the TAEA Star and learn more about submitting articles.
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YAM Book 2014-20152014 YAM Book

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

VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. See past winners, register, and more.
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View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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Visit the website of the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA).
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Visit the NAEA website to learn more about the NAEA and the 2015 Convention.
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TEAMTEAM

TAEA has launched a program for elementary art teachers and students, modeled on VASE.
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2013 Electronic GalleryElectronic Gallery

View the TAEA Electronic Gallery and showcase your artwork at the TAEA Conference and on our website.
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Watch for year-round updates from TAEA via your TAEA App.

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Find a mentor using this tool created to help educators connect to master teachers.
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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

It's time to Get Your Hands Dirty.


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