Alaska Art Education Association

About AAEA

The Alaska Art Education Association promotes art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership. Our intent is to communicate our belief to the organized teaching profession in districts and communities; to strengthen the position of the visual arts as a discipline in the schools; and to affect positively the role of art education in the culture. We work with other related agencies in support of art education statewide.

Mission

We dedicate ourselves to aesthetic and humanistic growth and quality performance in the visual arts. With these as our goals, we support visual arts programs that provide depth and breadth of experience in art in order to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of the varied student populations we teach and represent.

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Recent News

Workshops for the Fall 2019 have been added!

"Soak in the the Equinox" now has has updated workshops!  Check out the wide range of classes offered, printmaking, glass, yoga, bookmaking and more . . . scroll over the conference page and look at the Saturday morning seminars, Saturday afternoon seminars, and...

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2019 Conference Flyer

2019 Conference Flyer

Here’s the Flyer for our 2019 Art Conference at Chena Hot Springs, September 20-22 – “Soak in the Equinox”. Please download, print, and distribute

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Fall 2019 Conference!

Fall 2019 Conference!

Please join us September 20th-22nd in Fairbanks, Alaska at the beautiful Chena Hot Springs Resort to "Soak in the Equinox".  The Keynote speaker will be the amazing Evon Zerbetz linocut artist.  Evon is also the illustrator of the children's books, Lucky Hares, and...

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Congrats AAEA Award Winners 2018

Congratulations Art Educator of the Year, Robin Murphy, Elementary Educator of the year Megan Henry, and Secondary Educator of the Year Jenna Ellinwood! Their efforts have earned them accolades at the state and national level.  We are so lucky to have them, as...

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Join the team!

We are currently looking for new leaders to take on the VP & President positions.  Step up your roll as an involved art educator at the state and national level by being an officer!  It is a great learning opportunity an makes you eligible for special awards and...

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Promoting art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership