Trends - The Journal of the Texas Art Education Association



TAEA TRENDS - 2016
TAEA TRENDS - 2016
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About Trends


Trends, The Journal of The Texas Art Education Association is published annually and is distributed to all TAEA members at our state conference.

The purpose of this peer-reviewed journal is to expand art education discourse by highlighting research, issues, and concerns that can inform our theoretical and pedagogical practices in and out of the classroom.

The viewpoints contained in Trends, The Journal of The Texas Art Education Association represent those of the writers and not the Texas Art Education Association. TAEA reserves the right to refuse any submissions based on questions regarding copyright, ethics and/ or inaccuracy. The co-editors reserve the right to edit copy for length without loss of integrity to submitted articles. Please refer to the "Author Guidelines" link for further clarification.

2017 Editors


Cala Coats
Assistant Professor of Art Education
School of Art
Stephen F. Austin State University

Joana Hyatt
Assistant Professor of Art Education
Department of Art
Lamar University

Bill Nieberding Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Art
Stephen F. Austin State University

Current Call for Manuscripts for Trends 2018


Theme: Disrupting the Everyday: Encountering Awareness and New Curiosities

The Editors of Trends invite essays, articles and artworks that provoke and explore creative disruption. As Maxine Greene wrote, "We are interested in breakthroughs and new beginnings, in the kind of wide-awakeness that allows for wonder and unease and questioning and the pursuit of what is not yet." That is to say, creative disruption amplifies curiosity for the new because it interrupts the daily humdrum with wonder and awareness-in classrooms, museums, and community spaces, as well as in everyday public and domestic encounters.

Trends 2018 will explore the aesthetic wonder that fuels our work. Whether we're teaching in classrooms, engaging in research, pursuing cultural change, or helping to develop art and education policy, curiosity and a desire for inquiry are essential. In many cases, social practice and acts of "serious play" activate the ordinary and unnoticed beauty of our daily lives.

We welcome arts-based and text-based submissions that explore image-making, collage, mixed media, photography, creative writing, performance, walking, listening, collecting, cartography, graphic interventions, and other unanticipated explorations. We also welcome research manuscripts that analyze the potential of these practices.

Questions to consider: How do we encourage exploration that sparks wonder and awareness? How does wide-awakeness feed your teaching practice, whether inside or outside the classroom? Where do such moments surface in young people's lives? How might we create policies that encourage creative disruptions? What disruptions drive your research? How might your submission to Trends provoke readers to think and act anew?

Guidelines depend on the type of submission: for example, arts-based submissions with minimal text should be accompanied by a 200-500 word contextual description (which might not be published but will be used to review the submission). We also welcome creative written submissions of between 1000-2000 words, as well as traditional research manuscripts (which should follow the Trends Author Guidelines).

Trends, The Journal of the Texas Art Education Association, is a refereed professional journal, published annually by the Texas Art Education Association. The journal accepts articles written by authors residing both inside and outside of the state of Texas.

Deadline: Original manuscripts must be received by January 15, 2018 as MS Word document attachments. Please submit electronically via email to .

To facilitate the anonymous peer review process, authors' names and any identifying information should appear on a separate title page. Manuscripts must be formatted according to APA (6th Edition) standards. Photographic images are encouraged; please prepare them in digital (300 dpi.jpg) format and include the photo and/or copyright release form.

For questions or more information, please feel free to contact Heidi Powell, Joana Hyatt, or Bill Nieberding at .

Trends, The Journal of the Texas Art Education Association is a refereed professional journal, published annually by the Texas Art Education Association and is sent to all members and to selected state and national officials. The journal accepts articles written by authors residing both inside and outside of the state of Texas.

2018 Editors


Cala Coats
Assistant Professor of Art Education
School of Art
Stephen F. Austin State University

Sean Justice
Assistant Professor of Art Education
School of Art and Design
Texas State University

Forms


2016 Trends Author Guidelines

TAEA Photo Release Form

TAEA Copyright Release Form

Accessing Past Issues of Trends


Dear readers, we are delighted that you can now access past issues of Trends. Click here to view past issues of Trends, beginning with March 1957. We are so grateful to Dr. Jack Davis for helping our organization have access to our legacy.