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Art Education Journal

Art Education, the official journal of the National Art Education Association, covers a diverse range of topics dealing with subjects of professional interest to art educators. It is published bi-monthly in full-color, and each issue features an Instructional Resource section, making Art Education a great addition to every teacher's reference library. For information on the 2014 National Visual Arts Standards, click here.

Manuscripts are welcome at all times and on any aspect of art education. Please send double-spaced Word files, prepared in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the Author Guidelines found below, to Dr. James Rolling, Editor, Art Education Journal. E-mail:

To facilitate the process of anonymous review, the author's name, title, affiliation, mailing address, and phone number should be on a separate sheet. Retain a copy of anything submitted.

Authors are encouraged to submit photographs with their manuscripts.
Author Guidelines
Instructional Resources Guidelines

Subscription Information: See form at right, or email:

View Special Issue: "Practice & Theory in Art Education" (September 2014; Volume 67, No. 5) that coordinates with the Summer 2014 Studies in Art Education issue

View "Assessment and Next Generation Standards: An Interview With Olivia Gude (from the January 2014 issue

Sample Articles:
"Object Lesson": Using Family Heirlooms to Engage Students in Art History (Art Education, July 2012)
Marice Rose
Building Forts and Drawing on Walls: Fostering Student-Initiated Creativity Inside and Outside the Elementary Classroom (Art Education, July 2012)
David Rufo

Sample Instructional Resources:
Polyglot of the Everyday: Alberto Aguilar (Art Education, January 2013)
Recommended for Grades 6-12
Jorge Lucero
Exploring Shop Window Displays
(Art Education, May 2011)
Recommended for Grades 7-8
Martha Christopoulou

Art Education and Studies in Art Education - Combined, Sortable Index, 1948-2012 - See more at:

Art Education and Studies in Art Education - Combined, Sortable Index, 1948-2012

Send manuscripts to:
Dr. James Rolling, Editor, Art Education Journal. E-mail:


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