Nebraska Art Teachers Association to Receive 2016 NAEA Website Award
We are proud to receive word from Deborah Reeve, NAEA Executive Director, that the NATA website has received the 2016 NAEA Website Award.
The State/Province Association/Issues Group Website Award recognizes excellence in the development and ongoing maintenance of a State/Province Association or Issues Group website.
All sites submitted for review should exhibit at a minimum the following standards:
1. Appropriate and current State/Province Association or Issues Group content
2. Accurate information;
3. Clear navigation;
4. Organizational clarity and proper grammar; and
5. Visual appeal and compatibility with major PC and Mac browsers.
Our current webmaster and Co-President, Lynette Fast, will accept the award on behalf of NATA in Chicago March 16, 2016.
Congressional Art Competition 9-12 Grade
Information NOW AVAILABLE!
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 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 so plans for brunch can be arranged. Following the board meeting please attend the 2:00pm YAM Celebration at the State Capitol. Preliminary Agenda can be viewed now.
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And the Winners Are...
Congratulations to the following Governor's Arts Award winners:
Reminder: One Week Left to Submit Spring Grant Applications
Upcoming Dates to Remember
February 24: Layne Mills Exhibition Opens at Governor's Residence
March 1: Spring Grant Application Deadline at Midnight
March 4: Buschur / Anway Exhibition Closes at Fred Simon Gallery
March 7: RFQ Submission Deadline for Wayne State College 1% for Art
March 8: NAC Quarterly Board Meeting at York College 1:00-3:00 p.m.
March 12: POL State Competition at Sheldon Art Museum (Lincoln) 1:00-3:30 p.m.
March 14: Governor's Arts Awards Registration Deadline
March 22: Governor's Arts Awards at Embassy Suites La Vista 5:00 p.m.
March 25: Linnea Vaughan Opening Reception at Fred Simon Gallery 5:00-7:00 p.m.
You've been hearing about that fantastic, intimate residency program in the quaint, historic town of Nebraska City, Nebraska for some time now. Isn't it time to reward yourself with a few weeks there dedicated solely to your creative practice? Don't delay; submit your application by midnight on Tuesday, March 1 through our online portal. More questions about our program? We are happy to answer them. Email us today or visit our website to learn more.
Mar. 11- Reception for The Residents: work from the Collection of KHN, 5-7 pm at Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mar. 17- Gallery reception for The Walking Shrines by Tom Kreager, and Third Thursday Open Studio, 5 - 7 pm
Apr. 21- Gallery Reception for Barbara Simcoe, and Third Thursday Open Studio, 5-7 pm
May 19- Gallery Reception for Josh Johnson, and Third Thursday Open Studio
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