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Arts Education in Action

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We want to highlight YOUR art education in action! What are your students creating? What is happening in your museum? Do you have an NAEA Preservice Student Chapter that is doing cool stuff? Is your district getting creative? Send us photos so NAEA can share them and represent art education in action as it is really happening.

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Current images featured in the image carousel on the NAEA Homepage:

Using recycled materials, students in the Gifted Visual Arts Program create larger than life 3D model of famous architecture from around the world. This student is working through sculptural challenges with the “Leaning Tower of Pisa.”

Submitted by: Leigh Drake | Old Donation School | Virginia Beach, Virginia


Students in a beginning photography class experiment with different techniques to create bubbles. This student is setting up the lighting to enhance them.

Submitted by: Libby McArthur | Evergreen Park Community High School | Evergreen Park, Illinois


With their research on the history of banner colors, Art Education students and faculty from the School of Art and Design in East Carolina University create a silk sculpture that is a visual celebration of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Submitted by: Cynthia Bickley-Green | East Carolina University, School of Art and Design, Art Education | Greenville, North Carolina


Kindergarten students take turn to analyze and discuss Léger’s “Man with a Cane,” identifying common shapes and other abstract characteristics in this painting.

Submitted by: Sonia Pace-Inkster | Vardeman Primary in Aldine ISD | Houston, Texas


K-8 students create a mural made from plastic bottle caps to address the “Threatened and Endangered Species of West Virginia.”

Submitted by: Sandra Cress | Fairview Middle School | Fairview, West Virginia

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