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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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2017 Arts|Learning Lynn S. Feldman Visual Arts Award

MAEA would like to congratulate June Krinsky-Rudder on receiving the prestigious 2017 Arts|Learning “Lynn S. Feldman Visual Arts Award.”

From Arts|Learning: This Champion of Arts Education Advocacy Award recognize arts educators for: (1) demonstrated leadership in advocating for a specific arts discipline and overall arts education; (2) superior teaching in one of the four disciplines of dance, music, theatre, or visual arts; (3) creation of model arts programs and partnerships; (4) use of Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework and National Standards for Arts Education; (5) use of arts and cultural resources; and (6) support of opportunities for multicultural learning and interdisciplinary planning. On behalf of all of us at Arts|Learning, we applaud June’s efforts in providing, supporting, and advocating for quality arts education. Such efforts have a lasting impact on the quality of life throughout our commonwealth and nation.