NATA Youth Art Month Exhibition
Plan to attend the celebration March 12th, 2:00pm, State Capitol Rotunda. You can now view the exhibition online too! Thank you to Jocelyn Reiss, Lorinda Rice, and Carol Jabor of Lincoln Public Schools and Debbie DeFrain and Carol Bom of the Nebraska Department of Education have worked hours and hours to facilitate, collect work, and prepare the program.
NATA Board Meeting
Lincoln Public Schools District Office, 5905 O Street, Lincoln 68510
March 12, 2016, 9:30am - 12:30pm brunch meeting. We welcome all members to attend. If you will be attending please notify firstname.lastname@example.org immediately so plans for brunch can be arranged. The Agenda can be viewed now.
Art Room Remodeling - Member Information Request
Boone Central is remodeling the Art Room and needs suggestions. It will be a K-12 room. Any ideas about the layout, sinks, storage, type of flooring, type of tables, 2D area, 3D area, kiln area, would be welcome. Please email ideas to email@example.com by March 11.
Congressional Art Competition 9-12 Grade
Deadline March 15th
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated. Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.
NATA facilitates and juries the Nebraska District 2 and 3 local level competition. For information go to the NATA website to find your submission information. Entries are due March 15th to Debbie Kippley. Bellevue is now in district 1, so please submit your work to Jeff Fortenbury's office.
District 1, Jeff Fortenbury's office, is facilitated by his office. If you have any questions you maycontact Marie Woodhead at (402) 438-1598. For additional information you may also visit the CAC website.
NATA Preservice Registration Deadline March 31st!
April 9th, 2016, 8:30am-3:30pm
Wayne State College
Peterson Fine Arts
Registration Fee $5 per person
Organizer and Information: Carolyn Albracht -firstname.lastname@example.org
News from other sources...
The VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities announces its 2016 Call for Art Yo Soy…Je Suis…I Am…The World Deadline to Submit: June 8, 2016 Who may submit: Children with a disability, ages 3 to 18. The artwork may be submitted by the child's parents, guardians, or educators. Artwork Specifications: Two-dimensional works preferred, images of three-dimensional works accepted, no larger than 18 x 24 inches
Nebraska Art Teachers Association
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