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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.
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2017 Conference

Come to the 2017 conference in Galveston, November 2-4 to participate in exciting workshops presented by our "Inside the Studio" presenters and a myriad of others. Click here for more information.

TAEA NEWS

Congratulations to the 2017 NAEA Western Region Award Winners

3/31/2017 — Join us in congratulating these award winners, including three winners from Texas

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2016 TAEA Award Winners

3/20/2017 — The Texas Art Education Association is proud to announce the 2016 TAEA Award Winners.

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Elsik Students in National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition

3/18/2017 — TAEA member RJ Christensen's students at Elsik High School in Richmond, Texas — Jonathan Rivera and Guadalupe Garcia — were selected for the National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition in Portland, Oregon, this year.

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"Art Connects Us"

3/5/2017 — Nelli Helton, an art teacher from Dowell Middle School, McKinney, TX, was always interested in finding ways for her students to be exposed to global art. She has been sponsoring an international art exchange program between her school and a school in Russia for 15 years.

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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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JRVASEJunior VASE

Junior VASE serves the same purpose as VASE, but at the junior high / middle school level.
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TEAMTEAM

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

Access online training to prepare for VASE, Junior VASE, and TEAM.

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VASE Juror TrainingVASE Jurors

Apply to complete online training to be a VASE Juror.

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Awards2017 Awards

Nominate a deserving person who you would like to see recognized for their accomplishments in art ed.
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2017 TAEA Conference2017 Conference

Be sure to join us November 2-4, 2017 in Galveston.

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TAEA AppTAEA App

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

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CalendarCalendar

Find out important dates for YAM, VASE, and other TAEA events for 2016-2017.
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2016 TRENDSTRENDS

View the latest issue of Trends or any of the archived issues going back decades.
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GalleryStudent Gallery

View student artwork from VASE, TEAM, and YAM.

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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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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 2017 Convention.
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Download the Winter / Spring 2017 STAR now.

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2017 Book Study2017 Book Study

Join us now as we launch another book study!

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2017 TAEA Conference ProposalsConf. Workshops

TAEA members may submit a proposal to present a workshop at the 2017 TAEA Conference.
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YAM 2016YAM

March is National Youth Art Month and Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month since 1961.
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YAM Book2016-2017 YAM Book

This great resource (Adobe PDF) will help you to celebrate National Youth Art Month.
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TASA / TASBTASA / TASB

TAEA presents student artwork at the fall conference and at the Texas Education Agency.
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Support art education in your Texas community!

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Sketchbook InitiativeSketchbook Initiative

It's time to figure out
What Brings You Joy?

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