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2020 MAEA Awards Ceremony

The MAEA Board of Directors are looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2020 MAEA Art Educators of the Year at the 2019 MAEA conference at Montserrat College of Art.

The awards ceremony is November 9 in the Underground 248 Cabot Street, Beverly. Please join us for the awards ceremony at 5:00 pm. The MAEA Awards Ceremony is open to the public.

Congratulations to Jaimee Taborda, whose work was selected in a blind review to be this year’s award image. Please look for this opportunity next year in conjunction with the 2021 MAEA Art Educator Awards.

2020 MAEA Art Educators of the Year

Timothy O’Connor, MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award
Lizzie Fortin, Art Educator of the Year
Jacob Ginga, Elementary Art Educator of the Year
Jonathan Hansen, Middle Level Art Educator of the Year
Amanda Davis, Secondary Art Educator of the Year
Lora Barrett, Higher Education Art Educator of the Year
Julie Bernson, Museum Art Educator of the Year
Mary Geisser, Early Childhood Art Educator of the Year
Callie Mulcahy, Exceptional New Art Educator of the Year
Robb Sandagata, Distinguished Service Within the Profession
Marc Mastrolia, Distinguished Service Outside the Profession
2019 Art Educators of the Year

Call for Art – 2020 MAEA Awards

The MAEA Awards Committee is currently accepting art submissions from artists for the 2020 MAEA awards. These will be awarded to our 2020 MAEA award winners at the MAEA awards program held at the 2019 MAEA conference hosted by Montserrat College of Art, November 9-10, 2019. Learn more.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE

September 15, 2019

2019 Art Educators of the Year
2019 Art Educators of the Year

Congratulations!

Huge congrats to MAEA Members Alice Gentili and Jaimee Taborda who were honored at the National Art Education Association National Convention in Boston last month!

Alice was awarded the 2019 National Middle Division Art Educator and Jaimee was honored at the Eastern Region Awards Ceremony for being the 2019 MAEA Art Educator of the Year.

MAEA Award nominations are due June 1, 2019. Learn more and nominate someone today.

National and Regional Award nominations are due October 1, 2019. Learn more.

Join us to Celebrate the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year

The MAEA Board of Directors is looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year at the 2019 NAEA Convention in Boston and we hope you will join us!
The awards ceremony has been scheduled for March 16, 2019 at 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. in Meeting Room 310/Center at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. Registration for the NAEA Convention is NOT required to attend the MAEA Awards Ceremony.
Interested in nominating a colleague for the 2020 MAEA Art Educator Awards? Learn more and nominate someone today!

Join us to Celebrate the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year

The MAEA Board of Directors is looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year at the 2019 NAEA Convention in Boston and we hope you will join us!
The awards ceremony has been scheduled for March 16, 2019 at 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. in Meeting Room 310/Center at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. Registration for the NAEA Convention is NOT required to attend the MAEA Awards Ceremony.
Interested in nominating a colleague for the 2020 MAEA Art Educator Awards? Learn more and nominate someone today!
MAEA 2018 ART EDUCATORS OF THE YEAR

Call for Proposals – Deadline December 22

DESIGN AND CREATE THE 2019 MAEA AWARDS

The MAEA Awards Committee is currently accepting proposals from artists to design and create eleven art awards to be awarded to our 2019 MAEA award winners at the MAEA awards program at the NAEA National Convention in Boston. The stipend for this work is $550. Learn more.

PROPOSALS
SHOULD INCLUDE:
  • a short letter of intent
  • three examples of past work
  • a thumbnail or mockup of design proposal
DESIGNS MAY:
  • include the award winner name, award title, and award date
  • be functional or nonfunctional (for example: a vase vs. a plaque)
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN

Submit your proposal (a short letter of intent, three examples of past work, and thumbnail/mockup) to Awards Committee Chair at awards@massarted.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

December 22, 2018

MAEA 2018 ART EDUCATORS OF THE YEAR

Call for Proposals

DESIGN AND CREATE THE 2019 MAEA AWARDS

The MAEA Awards Committee is currently accepting proposals from artists to design and create eleven art awards to be awarded to our 2019 MAEA award winners at the MAEA awards program at the NAEA National Convention in Boston.

PROPOSALS
SHOULD INCLUDE:
  • a short letter of intent
  • three examples of past work
  • a thumbnail or mockup of design proposal
DESIGNS MAY:
  • include the award winner name, award title, and award date
  • be functional or nonfunctional (for example: a vase vs. a plaque)
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN

Submit your proposal (a short letter of intent, three examples of past work, and thumbnail/mockup) to Awards Committee Chair at awards@massarted.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

December 22, 2018

Learn more.

Congratulations to the 2019 Art Educators of the Year

It is with great pride that we announce the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year. If you would like to honor a colleague please consider nominating them today! Learn more. 

MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award –
John Michael Gray – Fine Arts Coordinator, Newton Public Schools, Newton

Art Educator of the Year –
Jaimee Taborda – Oxford High School, Oxford

Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award –
Meg Kuker – The Family Cooperative, Watertown

Elementary Art Educator of the Year –
Alexandra Etscovitz – Memorial Spaulding Elementary, Newton

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