Call For Artwork:

ART CREATED BY AUTISTIC CHILDREN
Exhibit:   April 20TH -MAY 1ST
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
Kamerick Art Building

This exhibit will coincide with the AUTISM AND THE ARTS SYMPOSIUM APRIL 24-25TH

More information and how to register can be found here: http://www.autismandarts.org/

  • Only 2D work will be accepted- (3 pieces per student maximum)
  • Deadline for artwork –  April 1st
  • No larger than 24×36”
  • Must be matted or mounted
  • Completed information form taped to the back of artwork
  • (form on next page)

CONTACT:   Dr. Wendy Miller wendy.miller@uni.edu
Autism and Arts Form

Emerging Excellence

 

Emerging Excellence is an all-media, standards-based opportunity designed to foster Artistic Literacy and promote Originality and Expression. In this event, young artists receive purposeful juror feedback regarding areas of strength and needed growth and individual works reflective of exemplary performance are honored.

To learn more about this event, simply visit the Emerging Excellence website.

Currently, the event is conducting a logo contest.  Students and Teachers are encouraged to enter design submissions by March 1st.  Logo contest information can also be found at the Emerging Excellence website.

2015 Emerging Excellence

Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute, June 7-19, 2015. 

 The OHSAI is a free summer art institute open to high school students’ grades 10-12, with a demonstrated talent in the visual arts and strong interest in Indian culture.  Participants are selected based upon their applications.  Special attention is given to applications from Native American students.      

How to apply

Visit us online at http://www.usd.edu/fine-arts/art/summer-art-institute.cfm 

All application materials are due by March 1, 2015.  Applications must include:

1.     Letter of Application, containing the students name and contact information and a statement of why you would like to attend the OHSAI.

2.     Letter of Reference from an instructor, artist or other interested party, addressing why the nominee should be accepted into the Institute.

3.     Portfolio of Artwork, consisting of 15 images of the student’s artwork.  Preferred method is to send a CD of the students work in jpg format at the highest resolution possible.

For more information or to apply to this year’s Institute please contact us by email at art@usd.edu, or by phone 605-677-5636.

The Connectivity STEAM Conference

Registration open for the winter 2015 Online STEAM Conference
The Connectivity STEAM Conference is a 100% ONLINE event that offers a conference experience centered around STEAM and Arts Integration from the comfort of wherever you are located.  No more expensive travel arrangements or sub plans.  No more wasted days of non-relevant sessions that you have to wait in line to see.  The Connectivity STEAM Conference provides you with valuable conference sessions,, virtual exhibitors, thousands of dollars of free giveaways and swag – at a fraction of the cost.
Sessions include:
  • 15-30 minute hands-on strategies and research
  • Designing a STEAM Initiative
  • Learning through Leading
  • How to implement STEAM and Arts Integration
  • Assessing an integration initiative
Early bird registration is $85.  After November 15, 2014, registration is $99.  Free mailed TinkerKits worth over $200 in products and coupons will be provided to the first 500 registrants.
Check out the only online conference dedicated to STEAM and Arts Integration! http://educationcloset.com/steam-conference-winter-2015