Month: April 2018

Youth Art Month 2018: Teacher Lesson Spotlight

During the month of March, Youth Art Month, Louisiana art educators went social and shared what their classes were doing!Youth Art Month is a month in celebration for artists, art students, and art educators. Youth Art Month is about being involved, creating, and sharing art with your peers and your community. Lafayette High SchoolTheir students began experimenting with watercolor. Their project was to create landscapes and finish them off with watercolor.   David…

LAEA Headed to the 2018 NAEA Conference

   LAEA members met up in Seattle for the 2018 NAEA Conference. They got the opportunity to take in museums, the sites of Seattle, techniques that can be incorporated into their classrooms, new methods of art marking, and watch Shelly Breaux receive the Southeastern Secondary Art Educator Award. Thank you to the art educators who traveled to Seattle to represent the Louisiana art educators! Way to go!

LAEA Summer Retreat 2018

 SAVE THE DATE: JUNE 8 – 10, 2018 Hello LAEA Members, Are you ready for Summer? Come out and join us at the 2018 LAEA Summer Retreat in Grand Isle, LA! Meet up with other art educators around our state, enjoy the beach, and create some batiks! What are you waiting for! Sign up today! Print and fill out the 2018 Summer Retreat FormMake checks payable to LAEAMail a check and form to:LAEA…

2018 LAEA Winter Board Meeting

LAEA members gather together at the Winter Board Meeting to discuss upcoming events, plans for the future of LAEA, and the 2018 NAEA Conference trip. As art educators, we enjoy creating at these meetings as well. 

Congratulations Shelly Breaux

LAEA would like to recognize Shelly Breaux, art teacher at David Thibodeaux STEM Magnet Academy, for receiving the award for the 2018 Southeastern Region Secondary Art Educator. Breaux was awarded at the 2018 NAEA Conference in Seattle. Congratulations Shelly Breaux

Artists in the Capitol Day 2018

The ceremony for Artists in the Capitol Day was held in the Louisiana State Capitol State Building on March 19, 2018. On this day our Youth Art Month Flag winners and contest participants were honored. Winning artists received commendation certificates from Louisiana House and Senate members. Events on this day included an awards ceremony and a tour of the capitol building. We are proud to recognize and celebrate with participants…

2018 Y.A.M. Flag Design Winners

The winners of the 2018 Youth Art Month Flag Design Competition are:  Lower Elementary:1st Place – Caroline Cohn; Elizabeth Mackey, teacher; LSU Lab School2nd Place – Riley Roedel; Elizabeth Mackey, teacher; LSU Lab School3rd Place – Elaine Hsia; Elizabeth Mackey, teacher; LSA Lab SchoolUpper Elementary:1st Place – Cooper Self; Melissa Harrell, teacher; Western Heights Elementary2nd Place – Will Hinrichsen; Margaret Holt, teacher; Southfield School3rd Place – Peyton Kile; Melissa Harrell, teacher;…

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