Attendee and Association Details

2023 NAEA National Convention

What is NAEA?

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading international professional membership organization for visual arts, design, and media arts educators. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts/design/media arts educators; college and university professors; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators. In addition, NAEA serves more than 45,000 student members who belong to the National Art Honor Society or are university students preparing to be art educators. NAEA’s mission is to champion creative growth and innovation by equitably advancing the tools and resources for a high-quality visual arts, design, and media arts education throughout diverse populations and communities of practice.

Why should you be a part of the NAEA National Convention?

The NAEA National Convention is where visual arts education professionals connect, collaborate, learn, and create. As an exhibitor, you can make a personal connection with thousands of prospective customers who have buying power. Your brand and message can reach this audience before, during, and after the event.

What products and services are attendees looking for?

NAEA National Convention attendees love to discover new products, concepts, and techniques intended for all skill levels and ages. They are looking for materials, ideas, and services ranging from classic art supplies to up-to-the-minute media, technology, processes, and professional development opportunities; curriculum resources; college and university programs; visual aids; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, woodworking, ceramic, glass, and metal arts supplies; art-related travel; graphic design, photography, and drafting supplies; and more!

Who attends the Convention?

NAEA members include PreK-12 visual arts, design, and media arts educators, university professors, administrators, supervisors, museum educators, and art education students from across the United States and many foreign countries. Our membership also includes teaching artists, publishers, manufacturers and suppliers of art materials, parents, retired art educators, and others concerned about quality art education.

Recent Exhibitors

Academy of Art University
Activa Products Inc.
Alberta College of Art + Design
Art Center College of Design
Art Image Publications
Art To Remember
Blick Art Materials
Boston University
Ceramic Decal Printing for All
ChartPak, Inc.
Clark County School District
Clay House Art LLC
Coastal Business Supplies
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art + Design
Creative Star Art Kids (CSAK)
Davis Publications
Diversified Woodcrafts, Inc.
Dixon Ticonderoga
Duncan Enterprises
EF Educational Tours
Exprix Impressions
Gel Press
Gelli Arts LLC
General Pencil
Getting to Know
Golden Artist Colors
HiGASFY Productions
Imagination International, Inc.
Imagine Tribal Art School
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Jack Richeson & Company
Jiangsu Phoenix Art Materials
Technology Co.
Kansas City Art Institute
Laguna College of Art + Design
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
Maine College of Art
Maped Helix, USA
Marabu Creative Colours
Marist College
Maryland Institute College of Art - MICA
Massachusetts College of Art + Design
Mayco Colors
Montserrat College of Art + Design
National Gallery of Art
National PTA
New Hampshire Institute of Art
Nidec-Shimpo America Corporation
Otis College of Art + Design
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Pacon Corporation
Poodles Press
Purple Umbrella Jewelry
Rhode Island School of Design
Ringling College of Art + Design
Riso Kagaku Corporation
Royal + Langnickel Brush
Royal Talens North America
Sakura of America
San Francisco Art Institute
Sargent Art
Scholastic Art + Writing Awards
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
School of Visual Arts
Sheffield Pottery Inc.
SMART Art Education Group
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program
Sothebys’ Institute of Art
Spectrum Glazes Inc.
Speedball Art Products
Springfield College
Square 1 Art
Standard Ceramic Supply Co.
Strathmore Artist Papers
Students Rebuild
Supertite Adhesives + PaintPuck
Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts
Terra Forma Cards
The Art of Education University
The Folding Art Horse
The New School
The Ohio State University, Department of Arts Administration, Education + Policy
Toon Boom
Triarco Arts + Crafts
United Art & Education
University of the Arts
University of Utah, Fine Arts - MAT
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Winsor & Newton


Please contact Barbara Fett, NAEA Exhibits Manager, at

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