Eligibility: K-12 Grade, Each NATA member may display two student pieces of 2-dimensional art
Limitations: No larger than 12X18 or matted 16X22
Deadline: November 11, 2015
NATA Member and Awards Co-Chair, Jeff Yoachim, went over installation art and the art work of Sandy Skoglund. The Art Club decided to create this temporary installation in the Glenwood, IA High School where Jeff teaches. It's 3-D and some of the birds are hanging away form the wall.
The Art Educators of Iowa recently awarded 2015-2016 Outstanding Secondary Art Educator to Jeff Yoachim who teaches high school art at Glenwood Community School District. He has long been active in the Nebraska Art Teachers Association and has served on their board. In Iowa, his students have won numerous honors under his leadership including state YAM winners, Governor Show winners, AEI All State 1st Team, Corning Center for Art honors, Hawkeye 10 Art Show selections, and Iowa Western picks for gold, silver and honorable mention keys. Yoachim is on his district’s curriculum writing team. Jeff Yoachim is an active artist as well as an educator and has had work in several local and regional exhibits.
Executive Officers To Be Elected:
July 2016-June 2022: President Elect, President, Past President; 6 year term through 3 offices
July 2016-June 2018 Secretary
July 2016-June 2018 Treasurer
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Do you know an individual, organization or business that has gone above and beyond in support of the arts? Nominate them for a Governor's Arts Award!
The steps are easy:
1. Visit the GAA page on our website for details.
2. Click 2016 GAA Nomination Form.
3. Select an award category and enter contact information for the individual or organization you wish to nominate.
4. Attach your support materials via PDF.
5. Click Submit!
Nominations must be completed by November 1 at 5:00 p.m. Award categories are as follows:
Emerging Leader: An individual artist, arts administrator or patron who has made a significant impact on the arts in Nebraska in a short period of time.
Excellence in Arts Education: An individual who, or organization that, has made a long-term outstanding contribution to arts education in Nebraska.
Heritage Arts: An individual who, or organization that, exemplifies authenticity and excellence within a cultural tradition.
Organizational Achievement: An arts organization that demonstrates achievements at a consistently high level of excellence in programming and outreach.
Outstanding Artist: An individual artist practicing in any discipline whose work or career has made a significant contribution to their art form and to the state of Nebraska.
Thomas C. Woods III Partner in the Arts: An individual, business, school district or community organization that has shown outstanding commitment by its continued support of the arts through time, energy, expertise and/or financial support.
If you have any questions about the Governor's Arts Awards or the nomination process, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Events at Sheldon
October 23 – 30
Art + Social Justice Week
Sheldon presents a week of lectures, workshops, music, and film on topics of social justice. For more information, visit sheldonartmuseum.org
Sheldon Exhibitions Fall 2015
Black Fire: A Constant State of Revolution
Emory Douglas: Power to the People, The Struggle Continues
Gordon Parks: Segregation Story
James VanDerZee: Eighteen Photographs