Thursday, February 7, 2013

KAEA Website

We are having some issues with and realize that you may be trying to access Youth Art Month information. As a temporary solution, you can download the instruction book and student labels
on the KAEA blog YAM page:

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

KAEA Regional Drive Ins

KAEA Regional groups are participating in a "Drive In" this spring. 

     Each region has planned a one-day event to connect the Art Teachers in their area and those willing to 'Drive In' to the event.  

Check out your Region's event and all of those around the state.
*Membership is not required to attend a Drive In, though we would love to have you! Visit for membership information.

Southeast Kansas 

Saturday, February 2nd at 10:00 
in Joe Summers High School Art room in Lacygne. 
Contact:  Glenda Bruner, ,Chanute 
or Joe Summers,, Lacygne.
We usually gather around 10:00.
 Bring some eats to share, but don't let that stop you if you haven't the time!
You might want to bring some samples of student work, your own work, or just ideas and lesson plans. Our conversations just flow from one topic to another without any specific agenda.
Sure hope to see you there!

South Central Kansas 

Friday, February 15th 9:00am-3:00pm.
  Andover Central Middle School, Andover. 
Contact:  Ginger Steck, 
or Michaeline Kohler, .
 Come for the morning, afternoon or all day!  
RSVP is appreciated
Morning:  Southwest Pueblo Pottery (hands on and informational), New Ideas for Painting.
Afternoon will feature speaker Joyce Huser from Kansas State Department of Education speaking on Common Core and the new National Art Standards due out anytime.  
Time for collaboration on Common Core Lessons and strategies will follow the presentation.
Bring ideas, successful lessons and examples of student work, your Camera.

Southwest Kansas 

Saturday, April 13th, 1pm - 3pm. 
The Main ARTery Gallery,103 S Main, Ulysses. .  Contact:  Tiffany Chenoweth -Johnson,
and Terry Moomaw.
Possible Demonstrations of Potters wheel, watercolor, acrylic, collage, pastel, sewing and Jewelry.
There will be a meeting following at the Grant County Library (2 blocks east of the gallery).  
Discussions about CTE Pathways, Common Core,  Lesson Plans and any other topics teachers are interested in.
Other attractions in Ulysses are a Spring Fling at the Grant County civic Center on Freday, Saturday and Sunday.  Business booths, Community Performers and numersous stores on Main Street.
Please RSVP if Possible

Northwest Kansas 

Saturday, March 16 , 10:00 am. 
Cindy Balthazor's Art Room Ruppenthal Middle School, Russell, Kansas.  Contact:  Cindy Balthazor or
We will meet in my Art Room to share art ideas, so bring examples!
We will go to the Deines Cultural Center to view USD 407 art show 
and then go out for lunch.  :-)
 Note: Anyone interested in sending art work for the Yam Show on March 2nd please email me before 2/24/13 at 
I would be happy to deliver to the Capitol and bring back to you.

North Central Kansas 

Watch for a meeting time and place will be announced soon!   
Contact:  Kathy Gregory if you would like to help with the event.  - Salina

Northeast Kansas 

Saturday,April 20 , 11am - 2pm 
at the Topeka Public Library. 
Contact Bailey Marabel -
Meet at the Gallery in the Library at 11:00am.  
We will tour the show, have lunch in the cafe, and then do a lesson share in one of the library meeting rooms.  
Come Join Us!

Kansas City 

Thursday evening, March 14, 5-7pm  
at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  
Josh Greaves - Shawnee Mission ,
and Ruth Janzen, - Ottawa
Lesson Swap - Bring your favorites and/or most successful with student examples.  
Come Connect!

Attend any event you would like to! The more the merrier!  Get Connected!