June 24, 2019

Fun facts! 4.5% of adult Americans identified as LGBTQ+ with 5.1% of women identifying as LGBTQ+, compared with 3.9% of men in the US in 2017. While that number may sound small, if we were to look at a school whose population is 1,000 students – roughly 45 of those ind...

May 21, 2019

MAEA is seeking art for a curated group show, Crossing Borders, at the BWI Airport Gallery. The exhibit will showcase the creative work of Maryland Artist/Educators. There is a fluid relationship between teaching and making with influences going from teacher to student...

This is part 2 of Elementary Art teachers Leela Payne and Ron Kohler's blog post.  See part 1.

Challenge Yourself

We continuously challenge each other to seek new methods to improve our approach to reaching and teaching students with special needs.

Get Them Moving: K...

In observance of Autism Awareness Month, we have been asked to share some inspirational strategies you can use to provide authentic art experiences and inspire creativity in your students with Autism and other special needs. We are Leela Payne and Ron Kohler, elementar...

March 11, 2019

Here are the answers to the March of the Women Artists Challenge

March 11

  1. Hilma af Klint, Svanen (The Swan), No. 17, Group 9, Series SUW, October 1914 – March 1915. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hilma_af_Klint,_1915,_Svanen,_No._17.jpg

  2. Eva Hesse, Untit...

March 9, 2019

March for our Schools Rally


March 1 1, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Annapolis, MD #MDisRED4ARTED

Right now, Maryland public schools are underfunded by $2.9 billion annually — an average of $2 million in every school across the state. It’s time to raise our voices and end the und...

March 7, 2019

Youth Art Month (YAM) is here!  In addition to checking out our YAM flag contest winner at Boston’s NAEA Conference, there are a number of events across the state with art educators and arts organizations promoting the work of Maryland student artists.  Here are some o...

March 4, 2019

The Best of Maryland Arts Education Festival is approaching! There are still a few spots remaining for visual artists.  Do you have any student artists from your school to feature?

Here is an overview of the event:

Statewide student art exhibitions, college scouts, maste...

February 13, 2019

I usually send out a message at the end of the month, but I’m just too excited to wait! Last Friday night I had the opportunity to attend Elizabeth (Lisa) Stuart Whitehead’s launch party in celebration of her second book, Using Art to Teach Writing Traits. Lisa an...

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