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Fall 2013

Newsletter of  the  Art  Education  Association  of  Indiana,  Inc.    


Index President’s Message........................................... 3 President  Elect’s  Message ................................. 5 Editor’s  Message ................................................ 6 Call  for  Nominations ........................................... 7 YAM ............................................................. 10  -  11 Local  Chair  Welcome ........................................ 12 Convention  Coordinator  Welcome .................. 13

CONTACT is  the  newsle er  of  the  Art  Educa on  Asso-­‐ cia on  of  Indiana.  It  is  published  three   mes  a  year,   Spring,  Fall,  and  Winter,  and  is  mailed  to  all  members   of  AEAI.  The  Fall  Conven on  issue  is  mailed  to  all  art   teachers  in  the  state.  You  may  submit  ar cles  by  email  or  on  disk  (PC  Format).  Photographs  and  artwork   must  be  accompanied  by  a  release  form.   For  all  correspondence  please  include  your  name,   address,  phone  number,  e-mail  and  your  school  or   business  address.  If  you  would  like  the  items  re-­‐ turned,  please  send  a  SASE.  Please  send  ar cles/ photos  to:

Convention Schedule ................................ 16  -  18

Convention Session  Descriptions ............ 20  -  30

Jane Lohmeyer 171 McIntyre Ct. Valparaiso, IN 46383

Convention Registration  Form ......................... 31

District Map ....................................................... 19

AEAI Artisans  Gallery  Information............ 34  -  35 Creating  a  Public  Art  Sculpture ................ 38  -  39 Lesson:  Goldfish  &  Fish  Bowls................. 40  -  41 Museum  Division ....................................... 42  -  45 District  Reports .......................................... 46  -  54 Division  Reports .......................................  56  -  62 AEAI  Executive  Council .................................... 63

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Published on  8/15/2013

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President’s Message  

Sidney Allen


just got back from Western Region this year held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is always a great time, and one where states connect with each other to share information and concerns. This year was a leadership year where we spent the first day in sessions geared to increase our knowledge in specialized fields such as advocacy, grants, community, and organizational vibrancy. The delegates meetings begin the second day where we work on the details of NAEA position statements in the areas of students, art educators, curriculum, assessment, instruction, and relationships. I am including the link to the Western Region web-site which includes a power point on the position statements discussed and the state reports. I hope you take a look and see exactly what goes on at a delegates meeting. There is also a second PowerPoint with state reports (including ours), I think is always interesting to see what our neighbors are doing. ( Summer_Leadership_and_Forum_2013) I also stopped in at St Mary’s of the Woods Art retreat for one day to see the beautiful work done by our members. They had 31 members this year. Check out some of the pictures our Facebook page. This is an event you do not want to miss. St. Mary’s of the Woods is a beautiful place with a serene atmosphere where you spend four days of intensive workshops. It is an art teachers dream, so mark your calendars for mid-July next year. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our Fall Convention this year. It is a whole month earlier, October 1820, at the Marriott East, in Indianapolis. We have an action packed event planned for you this year with keynotes, Olivia Gude (artist and educator, University of Illinois, Chicago), Jessica Balsey (Art of Education on line website), and Jesús Moroles ( keynote at NAEA in Dallas Fort worth , Texas) a granite sculptor. I hope to see everyone there. “You are never lost when you are with friends” Dennis Inhulsen, President, National Art Education Association

Terri Nagel,  Sidney  Allen,  &  Con-­ nie  McClure  at  Extending  Teacher   Creativity  Workshops

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President Elect  


Bev Staub

heck Us Out!

Welcome back! I hope everyone has had a relaxing summer break and you are feeling refreshed and ready for the challenges of the year ahead. As you begin this school year, please take a moment to “check out” the wonderful opportunities and support that AEAI has to offer. ·

The AEAI website will continue to provide you with up-to-date information and great teaching resources.


Plans are well underway for what looks like a fantastic convention. You really don’t want to miss it! You will find information about the upcoming AEAI Convention, October 18-20.


I also would like to invite you to become more active in your regions, and if you are interested, at the state level this year. AEAI needs your participation and support so that we can continue to represent you.

It goes without saying that this year will continue to be challenging as some of us face the effects of decisions that have been made about education. With that in mind, it is more important than ever to be actively engaged in the promotion of the arts. It is vital that you take advantage of opportunities to showcase your students’ accomplishments. Make this year “the year of ADVOCACY for Visual Art Education. Make this the year that you attend the convention in October, attend a workshop in your region, plan a celebration of Youth Art Month, or participate in the YAM Statehouse Celebration. I believe you will find that you have a community of like-minded, passionate individuals who are willing to support and collaborate with you. We need all of you to help with our mission of ensuring quality visual art education across Indiana. It takes vigilance and dedication and we can’t do it without all of you. I wish each of you a great 2013-2014 school year.

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Editor’s Message  

Jane Lohmeyer


here has summer gone! Fall is fast approaching and with it the new school year. This year promises to be an interesting one while we wait to see what “innovations” the Indiana legislature and DOE decide to implement next. Also of concern is how they will those school corporations struggling financially, maintain quality education, which means including the arts. It is important that we all remain vigilant and educated about changes proposed and pending, and let our voices be heard. Your membership in your state organization is critical to keeping the necessity and importance of art education in the forefront. Our Advocacy efforts along with the voices of our membership make a difference. If you are not already a member of AEAI or if your membership has lapsed, PLEASE sign up today! There is strength in numbers, and the benefits offered can not be quantified. If cost is a deterrent, consider this:  Membership cost is @ $3.08 per pay check (less than 1 gallon of gas every two weeks)  Membership cost equals @ 16 fancy Starbucks drinks (that only leave you with extra calories) Get involved! District leadership, county liaisons, Division representatives, Contact contributors and Convention volunteers are always needed and appreciated. Being on the AEAI Board and/or being an officer can enhance your professional knowledge and growth beyond your imagination. Don’t forget, it’s time to start making your plans for convention!

Professional Growth  Points  Available  at  Convention If  you  wish  to  receive  the  Professional  Growth  Points  (PGP)  for  your  license  renewal,  certificates  will   be  available  upon  request. There  will  be  a  sheet  available  at  the  registration  desk  for  you  to  keep  track  of  the  hours  that  you  attend   workshops,  keynotes,  sessions,  etc.     You  can  earn  up  to  18  PGPs  at  the  convention! Indicate  on  your  registration  sheet  that  you  would  like  PGPs.     For  more  information,  contact  Rita  Jacks  at: Or  call  at: (765)  569-6896

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OPPORTUNITIES TO  SERVE  THE  ASSOCIATION:   NOMINATIONS  FOR  THE  AEAI  EXECUTIVE  COUNCIL,  2012-2013 According  to  the  AEAI  Constitution  and  Bylaws  the  following  positions  will  be  elected  at  this  year’s   2012  Fall  Convention: All  elected  Executive  Council  Members  shall  be  members  in  good  standing  who  have  held  active  membership  in  AEAI/ NAEA  preceding  their  election  and  during  their  term  of  office.District  representatives  are  elected  for  two  years  and  may   succeed  themselves  in  office.

Secretary Treasurer Editor of  Publications Secretary Higher  Education  Division  Representative Retired  Teachers  Division  Representative Supervision/Administration  Division  Representative Museum  Division  Representative District  1  Representative District  3  Representative District  5  Representative District  7  Representative

If you  are  interested  in  serving,  nominating  someone  to  serve  in  one  of  these  positions   or  if  you  have  any  questions,  please  contact: Terri  Nagel,  AEAI  Past  President

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2013 AEAI Convention October 18,    19,  &  20 (Friday  Night,  Saturday,  and  Sunday)

Marriott East  -  Indianapolis October  18th  off  site  workshops,  Artisan  Gallery,   Museum  Resource  Exchange,  Opening  Night   Reception  &  Keynote  Speaker  Olivia  Gude.

October 19th Keynote  Speaker  -  Jessica  Balsley,   Iowa  Art  Teacher.    On  site  workshops,  District   workshops,  scholarship  raffle,  exhibitor  hall,  &  awards   dinner.

October 20th Artist  Series  featuring  granite  sculptor   Jesús  Moroles.    On  site  workshops.

We are  planning  many  exciting  activities  as  well  as  great  professional  development   opportunities  for  YOU!    Start  your  planning  today! Fall 2013


Youth Art  Month  2014


Allie Staub  &  Mindy  Stephenson  

hat is Youth Art Month?

YAM is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs. YAM is visibly celebrated all over the state of Indiana. As art educators we relish the opportunity to bring the visual arts into the foreground of our schools and local communities. Last March, our Statehouse Exhibit Celebration was a complete success! Over 300 students from more than 50 schools all over the state had works of art on display in Indianapolis. At the exhibition opening reception State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz, was the Honorary Chairperson of Youth Art Month. There were more than 1000 people in attendance! Students and their families enjoyed the reception, musical performances, and refreshments while viewing the displayed artwork. Each student that participated also received their own medal! We are excited to see this event grow even more in 2014! Participating is Easy! As an AEAI member, you and your students are encouraged to participate in YAM as a strong advocacy tool for your program! The first way you and your students can get involved is to submit flag designs for the Indiana Flag Design Competition. At this year’s state convention, please stop by the YAM area for information and to vote for the best flag design. Also please visit our website ( to find out how your students can have artwork displayed at the Indiana State House and participate in the Youth Art Month Celebration in March. Allie Staub, and Mindy Stephenson, Youth Art Month Co-Chairs Oak Trace Elementary School 16504 Oakridge Rd Westfield, In 46074

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2014 Youth Art Month Flag Design Competition

"Art Shapes the World" Every year, each state will select a winning flag design, which will be made into a flag and flown in Washington, DC during March which is celebrated as Youth Art Month. September is the perfect time to start planning how your art classes will participate in the Flag Design Competition. The winning flag will represent Indiana at the NAEA Convention! By introducing the project to your classes, you build awareness of the importance of Art Education in your district, community and state. Schools throughout the U.S. will also be holding flag design competitions. To enter:  download templates for the flag and examples from across the country at  Mount the 4 best designs from your school on a foamboard  Bring the mounted designs to the 2012 Art Education Association of Indiana convention or mail them to the to: Mindy Stephenson, 16504 Oakridge Rd, Westfield, IN 46074 before Oct. 12, 2013 Entries should be:  In color  Contain a theme that is representative of Indiana and art, and have the YAM logo included in the design This year, all students in grades k - 12 may complete the flag design but each school is limited to 4 entries. Teachers attending the fall convention will judge the the flag and our state winner will be announced at the fall convention. Second place, third place, and honorable mention winners will also be announced. We are looking forward to entries from all of our Regions this year! Let’s design the best Indiana flag ever! Please note, only AEAI member teachers may submit designs.

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Local Chair  Welcome  


Mary Sorrels

reetings From Your Local Chair!

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming 2013 AEAI convention on October 18th-20th at the Marriott East in Indianapolis. This year's theme is entitled "Unlocking Potential". Our workshops will provide you with lots of new and innovating ideas to unlock your students potential and our dynamic keynote speakers will highlight ways in which you can unlock your own potential as an art educator. We encourage you to attend and register as early as possible! Friday is packed with hands-on workshops that will be hosted, off site, by Amaco, the Children's Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the Indiana State Museum. Saturday and Sunday will be chocked full of many new and exciting workshops and keynote speakers including Olivia Gude, Jessica Balsey, and Jesús Moroles. Our opening reception will have the museum resource exchange where participating museums will have "goodies" and additional items for you to take back to your classrooms. Once again, the Artisans Gallery will be open at this year's convention with handcrafted items for you to purchase. We are also looking for any handcrafted jewelry donations to place in our silent auction. If any of you have anything that you would like to donate to help our organization, please email me at I want to thank all those that donated a piece of jewelry from last year's convention as your bids and support enables our organization to continue to host this state-wide event. I encourage you to attend this phenomenal professional event of Art Educators! Please join us!!

Student Art  Show  for  AEAI  Fall  Convention Call  for  Entries!!      Please  bring  your  students  work  and  display  what  your  students’  are  creating.    The  exhibit  is  open  to  all   grade  levels.    Please  label  your  students  work  on  the  front  and  back.    Reproduce  the  label  supplied  here   and  use  them  on  your  students’  unique  creations.    Deliver  near  the  registration  table  upon  arrival  and   remember  to  take  your  work  down  upon  the  completion  of  Convention.    Convention  attendees  will  be   casting  votes  for  awards.

Contact  with  questions! Name:          ______________________________________________________________ Title:                  _____________________________________________________________

Media:      ______________________________________________________________ School:        ______________________________________________________________ Grade:        ________________________________                    AEAI  District  #        __________ Teacher:    ______________________________________________________________ Limit  of  7  pieces  per  school  -  -  no  larger  then  12x18  -  -  remember  to  bring  T  pins  to  attach  the  artwork.

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Convention Coordinator  Welcome  


Jill Sayers

onvention is when??? Yes that’s right this years Convention is October 18th – 20th!!!

It is quickly approaching and I can’t wait for you to see our newest venue. The Marriott East was remodeled recently and the changes are amazing. It is almost decadent! We all have busy schedules and trying to find time to fit just one more thing in can be difficult, especially when having to plan for someone else to teach your classes. That is the wonderful thing about having Convention on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday – no sub plans necessary. So be sure to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity! I am very excited about this year’s presenters Olivia Gude, Jessica Balsley, and Jesús Moroles, their ideas, and even workshops, all seem to examine how we can use art education to change a student’s stance on school and connect to the community. Olivia Gude came highly recommended by a couple of members. She will be talking about how we can use the art curriculum to embody the very heart of the art educational experience for the student, for the school, and for the community and how that translates to practical approaches in education. Jessica Balsley, from the Art of Education, will talk about “Ridiculously Relevant” ways we can empower ourselves as Art Educators, create a community of Art Educators, use assessments, and create a standards base curriculum. Art Educators from Illinois raved about her when she attended their convention. Jesús Moroles is a sculptor out of Texas who looks for ways to integrate his work into the surrounding area. He will be talking about how we can make a difference with Art Education and getting students hooked on education. As for the rest of Convention -there are over 60 sessions for you to attend, 18 PGP hours, in addition to the Artisan Gallery and the Museum Resource Exchange that will take place during the opening reception. There is a little something for everyone and you’re sure to go home with lots of great ideas and resources. Once again we will be offering the LiveBinder with resources for attendees only. The awards dinner “Hidden Treasures” will highlight some of Indiana’s treasured art teachers, administrator, and others. With the music styling’s of Untamed which is the same band as we had last year to finish off the evening. Oh, and you don’t want to miss out on the jewelry silent auction this year. It was such a hit that we decided to try it again, so please consider donating a piece. I know I always find it exhilarating to be around this many of “my people”, people who understand me and what I do. So come and unlock not only your students potential, but also yours as a phenomenal art teacher with connections throughout the state! Artfully Yours, Jill Sayers

Jewelry Silent Auction Last years silent auction was such a hit that we decided to repeat it this year!!! Please consider donating a piece of jewelry for the silent auction. Funds from the auction help to offset some of the Convention’s costs. Turn in jewelry at the registration table when you arrive. The auction will close at 9 pm on Saturday, October 19th. Please let Jill Sayers know if you plan on donating and/or send questions to Fall 2013


2013 Convention Marriott East - Indianapolis October 18 – 20, 2013 Opening Reception Friday night, Saturday all day & Sunday until noon

Conference Fees – before Spetember 15th: Late/On-Site Registration – add $20

$160/Members $250/Non-members $45/Students(Full time w/proof of enrollment) $100/Retired (with prior approval, must contact Room Rates $105 a night single/double occupancy $115 a night triple/quad occupancy Group rate reservations available until September 15th

Register Today!!! Other 2013 Convention Highlights Special events & workshops YAM flag design exhibition Keynotes Student exhibit Exhibitor hall And much, much more!!

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Awards Banquet Artisan Gallery

DIRECTIONS TO  HOTEL                                  

FROM North &  East                                  






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“Viking Knit  Bracelets”

*Workshop #11

Indiana State  Museum

Marriott East

Keynote:  Olivia  Gude

Opening Reception @  Marriott  East Artisan’s  Gallery  and  Museum  Resource  Exchange

IMA (Indianapolis  Museum  of  Art)

The Engaging  Educator

*Workshop #12

*Workshop #31 “Contemporary  Indiana   Artists”

Herron School  of  Arts  -  IUPUI

“Stick Play”

“Mimbre Decoration  on  Clay   Coil  Bowls”


*Workshop #10

*Workshop #9

Children’s Museum

Ardeel &  Fortney

“Paleo Art  Paints  the  World   of  Dinosaurs”

*Workshop #8

Pre-registration required  for  workshops

Registra on will  open  at  4  p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tenta ve  Schedule    —  please  check  Conven on  program,  for  changes         **  You  will  go  directly  to  the  loca on  of  the  workshop  as  listed  in  Contact.    

8:30 –  9:30

6:00 –  8:00

3:00 -  4:30

1:00 –  3:00

Herron School  of  Arts  -  IUPUI

Yoder &  Kincaid

“Life Drawing”

*Workshop #7

Other Locations  Listed  Below


9:00 –  11:00 “Mimbre  Decoration  on  Clay   Coil  Bowls”

*Workshop #6

Friday, October  18,  2013



*District 7 Workshop Sayers/Cummings

*District 1 Workshop

Veterans 4


*Workshop #17

Buffy Rogers

6:30– 10:00

5:30– 6:30

5:00– 5:30


Administration Division

Student Division Finn


“What High School Students Tell Us”


“14 Strategies to Reach 14 Year Olds”


“Journey to Choice Based Art Education”


“Building Cultural Sensitivity”



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Tenta ve Schedule    —  please  check  Conven on  program,  for  changes

Cash Bar  –  Plated  Dinner  –  Music  by  “Untamed” ALL  REGISTERED  ATTENDEES  ARE  WELCOME  TO  ATTEND

Olivia Gude Featured Presenter

“Principles of Possibility”

*Workshop #14


Elementary Division

Veterans 5

Jessica Balsley Featured Presenter

“Art Room Assessment”

Jessica Balsley Featured Presenter

“Create Standards Based Curriculum”

Sayers, Cline, Staub & Gaw

“Elementary Carousel”


“Project Guide”

*Workshop #15


High School Division


*District 5 Workshop

Scholarship Raffle *Check  for  Winners*

Graves & Sams

“Examining an Art Men-­ tor Program”

Awards Celebration:    “Hidden  Treasures”

Free Time  to  Get  Ready  for  Awards  Celebra on

“STEAMed” by Block Play”

Venable & Borgmann

“Field Tested, Grade A Lesson Plans”


“Sing Me a Painting, Paint Me a Song”


“What Can I Do & Say With Cardboard”

*Workshop #18

Lin, Brinn, & Kim

“Teaching Art History”


“Printing on Clay”

*Workshop #13

“Intro to Visual Thinking Strategies”

Pasta Buffet  Luncheon  @  Veterans  1/2/3  Ballroom

Said Schuler

Museum Ed Division

Exhibitor Raffle  Winners  Announced “Must  Be  Present  to  Win”  -

“Concentric Kirigami” “Exploring Intersections through 4:00– Davis – Blick Art MateriMapping” 4:50 als Huxhold & Wilcox

3:00– 3:50

“Interacting with Preschoolers”

*Workshop #16

“Promoting theAarts 2:00– and Arts Education “ 2:50 Holtman – INCA

“Chiaroscuro Reduction Relief Print”

Reinke - Crayola

1:00– 1:50

Holtman – VSA Indiana



Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children

Higher Ed Division

Middle School Division

“Adaptions for Students with Disabilities “

11:45 – 1:00


Keynote –  Jessica  Balsley                                                                                          Veterans  1/2/3  Ballroom


*District 6 Workshop

Salon E

10 – 11



*District 4 Workshop

Salon D

Business Meeting                                                      Veterans  1/2/3  Ballroom

*District 3 Workshop

*District 2 Workshop

Salon C


9:25– 9:55

8:00– 9:15

Salon B

Salon A

Saturday, October  19,  2013

Exhibitors Hall –Atrium – open from 11 am to 5 pm

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11:00 –

10:00 – 11:00

9:00 – 9:50

8:00 –8:55

Blick Art Materials

“Block Print Koinbori”

*Workshop #22


“Visual Thinking Strategies In-Depth”





“Zentangle Basics”

*Workshop #19

Salon C


“5 Easy Pieces”


“Collective Drawing”

Salon D


“Gelli Arts Monoprinting”

*Workshop #20

Salon E



“Rhizomatic *Workshop #24 Curriculum Structures of Choice Based Art “Beyond Weaving: Fiber Rooms” Art for Elementary”

Execu ve Council  Mee ng


“Spirits of Our Ancestors”

*Workshop #23

Tentative Schecule  -  please  check  Convention  Program  for  changes.


“Art Badges”


“Museum Websites as Learning Contexts”


“Getting Cappy”

*Workshop #21

Veterans 4


“Researching the Art-Play Studio”


“Prezi Presentations & Favorite Lesson Plans”


The Evaluation of Art Teachers


“Quick & Easy Evaluation Process”

Sayers & Chastain

“Tech Carousel”

Veterans 5


Keynote –  Jesús  Moroles  in  Veterans  1/2/3  Ballroom

“Universal Goals vs. Localized Goals”


“5 Lessons from The Little Prince”

Salon B

“Photoshop Techniques: Simple Editing Tips”

“Metaphors, Puns, & Chance Combinations”

Salon A

Sunday, October  20,  2013

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Consult AEAI Executive Council Contact List for Current District Reps *Be sure to put your District number on your Registration form* Fall 2013


9:00 –  11:00 Indiana  State  Museum Workshop  #31                    Contemporary  Indiana  Artists Indiana  State  Museum ALL We  will  have  our  Curator  of  Fine  Arts,  Mark  Rushman   speak  on  our  efforts  to  increase  the  contemporary  art   currently  in  the  collection.   Katy  Creagh,  our  School   Pre-Registration  Required  (Prior  to  Sept.  15th) Programs  Developer  will  lead  educators  in  a  handson  activity  related  to  the  topic.   And  then  they  will  tour   9:00  –  11:00      Amaco  Store our  latest  contemporary  art  exhibition  "Fearless  Furni-­ Workshop  #6        Mimbre  Decoration  on  Clay  Coil  Bowls!   ture".   Amaco/Brent                                  EL,  MS,  HS,  HE Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    25 Celebrate  and  cross  curriculum  with  the  ancient  art  of   650  W.  Washington  Street    -    Indianapolis the  Mimbres using  900  year  old  decoration  designs   Transportation  on  Your  Own on  today’s  clay.  Art  teacher  clay  enthusiasts  of  all   skill  levels  will  coil  build  bowls  and  decorate  using   AMACO  LUG-  Underglazes.  Design,  sketch,  select   and  decorate  in  the  Mimbre  style.   Enjoy  this  work-­ shop  as  an  attendee  and  walk  out  with  a  clay  project   that  is  easily  geared  to  students  of  all  clay  skill  levels   1:00  –  3:00        Amaco  Store and  ages  (elementary,  middle  and  secondary).  Join   Workshop  #9        Mimbre  Decoration  on  Clay  Coil  Bowls!   the  celebration  of  history,  culture,  clay,  art  and  more! Amaco/Brent                            EL,  MS,  HS,  HE Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    30 Celebrate  and  cross  curriculum  with  the  ancient  art  of   6060  Guion  Rd    -  Indianapolis the  Mimbres using  900  year  old  decoration  designs   Transportation  on  Your  Own on  today’s  clay.  Art  teacher  clay  enthusiasts  of  all   skill  levels  will  coil  build  bowls  and  decorate  using   9:00  –  11:00 Herron  School  of  Arts  -  IUPUI AMACO  LUG-  Underglazes.  Design,  sketch,  select   Workshop  #7                    Life  Drawing and  decorate  in  the  Mimbre  style.   Enjoy  this  work-­ Verna  Yoder  &  Katherine  Kincaid   EL,  MS,  HS,  HE   shop  as  an  attendee  and  walk  out  with  a  clay  project   Since  college  when  have  you  had  the  opportunity  to   that  is  easily  geared  to  students  of  all  clay  skill  levels   draw  from  a  live  model?  This  Special  Workshop  will   and  ages  (elementary,  middle  and  secondary).  Join   provide  you  with  direct  observation  and    a  relaxed,  yet   the  celebration  of  history,  culture,  clay,  art  and  more! structured,  approach  to  drawing  the  human  figure.   Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    30 Types  of  life  drawing  to  include  gesture,  short  studies   6060  Guion  Rd    -  Indianapolis Transportation  on  Your  Own and  one  prolonged  drawing.  This  workshop  is  di-­ rected  towards  giving  the  art  teacher  an  opportunity  to   get  back  to  the  heart  of  our  passion. Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    15 735  W.  New  York  St    -    Indianapolis Transportation  on  Your  Own

Friday, October  18 Pre-Conference  Workshops  

9:00 –  11:00 Children’s  Museum Workshop  #8  Paleo  Art  Paints  the  World  of  Dinosaurs Rachel  Ardeel  &  Mary  Fortney EL Kids  love  dinosaurs,  but  dinosaur  art  is  not  just  fanta-­ sy.  Discover  how  paleo  artists  and  scientists  work  to-­ gether  to  reconstruct  the  world  of  the  dinosaurs.  The   Children’s  Museum  of  Indianapolis  has  a  unique  col-­ lection  of  paleo  art  that  shows  how  scientists  and  art-­ ists  use  similar  processes.  Experience  this  collection   and  see  how  to  use  paleo  art  to  teach  visual  arts  and   science  concepts  as  you  address  Indiana’s  Academic   Standards.  All  participants  will  receive  a  unit  of  study   and  other  classroom  resources. Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    25 3000  N.  Meridian  Street    -    Indianapolis Transportation  on  Your  Own  20          CONTACT

1:00 –  3:00         Herron  School  of  Art  -  IUPUI Workshop  #10    Stick  Play Bonnie  Zimmer       MS,  HS,  HE Learn  about  the  ancient  process  also  called  “tablet   weaving”  which  produces  a  gorgeous,  strong,  pat-­ terned  band.    Get  ideas  to  use  in  your  art  and  your   fiber  curriculum.  We  will  begin  with  a  power-point  on   history  of  weaving,  then  be  led  through  the  process  to   design,  set-up  and  begin  weaving  a  unique  band   (belt,  camera  strap,  jewelry?).  Fee  covers  all  yarn,  25   cards,  C-clamp,  CD  &  handout.  You  provide  a  sturdy   belt  for  backstrap  set  up.     Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    15 735  W.  New  York  St    -    Indianapolis   Transportation  on  Your  Own

1:00 –  3:00 Marriott  East  Atrium Workshop  #11    Viking  Knit  Bracelets RoAnn  Thompson     HS The  making  of  a  Viking  knit  bracelet  from  the  begin-­ ning  of  the  knitting  to  the  final  bracelet.  We  will  begin   using  common  tools  to  knit  the  wire  we  will  then  turn   this  beautiful  knitted  wire  into  a  bracelet.  Participants   will  need  to  bring  their  own  round  nose  pliers  and  a   small  wire  nipper/cutter.  You  may  want  to  bring  any   small  e-  size  beads,  focal  beads,  or  end  caps  to  use   in  your  design.  I  will  have  a  variety  of  items  and  wire   will  be  provided  (silver  plated  24  and  20  gauge). Cost:  $20 #  of  Attendees:    15 3:00  -  4:30 Indianapolis  Museum  of  Art Workshop  #12    The  Engaging  Educator IMA     All Experience  and  learn  techniques  for  engaging  stu-­ dents  through  improv,  movement,  and  theatrical   lenses  during  this  workshop  facilitated  by  The  Engag-­ ing  Educator,  Jen  Oleniczak.  This  workshop  is  pre-­ sented  in  conjunction  with  the  annual  convention  of   the  Art  Educators  Association  of  Indiana  (AEAI).  Ed-­ ucators  of  all  subject  areas  and  grade  levels  are  wel-­ come. Cost:  $15 #  of  Attendees:    20 4000  Michigan  Rd    -  Indianapolis Transportation  on  Your  Own

5:00—6:00 “Distinguished Fellows  Meet  Up”

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The Dis nguished  Fellows  of  AEAI  are  asked  to  meet  together  at   this  year’s  conven on  for  the  first   me  to  explore  ways  that  this   talented  group  of  individuals  can  be  of  service  to  our  member-­‐ ship.   If  you  are  a  Dis nguished  Fellow  of  AEAI,  please  join  us   to   explore  how  best  we  can  use  our  combined  wisdom  and  gi s  to   strengthen  our  organiza on.

6:00 –  10:00 Come  for  light  Hors  D’Oeuvres,  shop  the  Artisan’s   Gallery,  Museum  Resource  Exchange,  and  listen  to   keynote  Olivia  Gude.    

4:00 –  Registration  Opens Pre-Opening  Reception 6:00—10:00  PM Marriott  East Atrium  &  outdoor  seating  area Come  for  light    Hors  d’oeuvres Shop  the  Artisans  Gallery,  visit  the  museum  resource   exchange,  and  listen  to  keynote  Olivia  Gude

Olivia Gude - Evocative and Provocative Pedagogy: Bricolage Curriculum - Imagine a form of art education that is itself a new art form in which sites of school or community-based art education are collaborative art projects, ongoing experiments in relational aesthetics and social practice artmaking. Quality contemporary art education calls for the expansion of idioms of experiencing, expressing and responding. Olivia Gude, Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, awarded the National Art Education Association’s 2009 Viktor Lowenfeld Award for significant contributions to the field of art education. Professor Gude is the Founding Director of the Spiral Workshop, a curriculum research project that provides art classes for urban teens. Her current research focuses on identifying new paradigms for structuring visual art curriculum, including the articles, Postmodern Principles: In Search of a 21st Century Art Education, Principles of Possibility: Considerations for a 21st Century Art and Culture Curriculum, and New School Art Styles: the Project of Art Education. Gude, a public artist who has created over 50 mural and mosaic projects, often working with intergenerational groups, teens, elders, and children, has received many grants, commissions, and awards, including two National Endowment for the Arts grants to create public artworks, an Arts Midwest Regional Fellowship in Painting, and a State of Illinois Fellowship for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts. She is a Senior Artist of the Chicago Public Art Group and the editor of CPAG’s on-line Community Public Art Guide: Making Murals, Mosaics, Sculptures, and Spaces. Her writing on community-based public art includes “Innovators and Elders, Painting in the Streets,” a chapter in Cultural Activisms: Poetic Voices, Political Voices and the book Urban Art Chicago: a Guide to Community Murals, Mosaics, and Sculptures (written with Jeff Huebner). Olivia Gude frequently presents lectures and workshops on transforming art education, introducing contemporary art to students and adults, community art practices, and on her work as a collaborative public artist. Gude works with art teachers to foster the collaborative creation of new curriculum models in urban and suburban school districts. Fall 2013


Saturday, October  19 Workshops  &  Sessions

9:25 –  9:55 Veterans  Hall  1/2/3 AEAI  Business  Meeting

*8:00 –9:15  am ALL      *Free  District  Workshops Each  District’s  Representatives  will  sponsor  a  FREE   workshop  exclusively  for  the  members  of  their  re-­ gion.    Join  fellow  teachers  from  your  district  to  cre-­ ate  a  unique  and  personal  work  of  art  to  take  with   you.     8:00  –  9:15 District  #1  Workshop Jill  Sayers/Patricia  Cummings

Veterans 4 FREE

8:00 –  9:15     District  #2  Workshop     Deena  Church/Susan  Wenger

Salon A FREE

8:00 –  9:15 District  #3  Workshop   Sherri  Cline

Salon B FREE

8:00 –  9:15   District  #4  Workshop Becky  Loudermilk/Johanna  Perez

Salon C FREE

8:00 –  9:15   District  #5  Workshop Mickie  Danforth/Emma  Said

10:00 –  11:00                    Veterans  Hall  1/2/3 Keynote  –  Jessica  Balsley:   “The  Empowered  Art  Teacher”  


Exhibitors Hall Open In  Atrium

Veterans 5 FREE

8:00 –  9:15 District  #6  Workshop Jennifer  Carrico

Salon D FREE

8:00 –  9:15 District  #7  Workshop Trish  Korte/Kevin  Schultz

Salon E FREE

*11:10-11:40 am ALL      *Free  Division  Workshops Each  Division’s  Representative  will  host  a  FREE   meeting/workshop  exclusively  for  the  members  of   their  grade  level.    Join  fellow  teachers  from  your  di-­ vision  to  collaborate  and  network.     11:10  -  11:40 Elementary  Division Jessica  Watson 11:10  –  11:40 Middle  School   Michelle  Chastain

Veterans 4 FREE Salon  A FREE

11:10 –  11:40 Secondary  Division Ricki  Gibson

Veterans 5 FREE

11:10 –  11:40 Higher  Ed.  Division Laurel  Campbell

Salon B FREE

“The Empowered Art Teacher” - Discover the 5 Keys to Empowerment that art teachers need to master for success and create a bag of tricks. Ideas like professionalism, advocacy, and building a PLN (professional learning network) will be discussed. Learn to re-set your motivation and mindset regardless of the struggles that your face on a daily basis. These are easy things you can do in order to get the credit you deserve as a professional art educator. Jessica Balsley was a K-5 educator in Iowa who pursued her Masters and, because of that, her dream to create relevant professional development for Art educators. She is the founder of The Art of Education (AOE); a blog and online professional development community. What started as a blog, quickly morphed into 15+ online classes for Art Teachers, and an online magazine with daily articles, tips, tricks, videos, and discussions about the hottest issues in art education. Currently, she is a higher-ed instructor, mother, and entrepreneur. 22          CONTACT

11:10 –  11:40 Musuem  Ed.  Division Tania  Said  Schuler 11:10  –  11:40 Administration  Division   Steve  Gruenert

Salon C  FREE

Veterans 1/2/3 FREE

11:10 –  11:40 Retired  Division Herb  Eveland

Salon D FREE

11:10 –  11:40 Student  Division Suzanne  Finn  11:45  –  1:00

Salon E FREE

11:00 –  5:00 Scholarship  Raffle  also  located  in   Exhibitors  Hall  -  -  Don’t  forget  to  bring   your  address  labels  to  use  on  your  tickets.

11:45 –  1:00   Luncheon  Pasta  Buffett

Veterans 1/2/3

11:45—1:00 Student Lunch  –  on  your  own

1:00 -  3:50 Veterans  4 Workshop  #14Drawing  “Dirty”  Pictures:  Post-Neat   Art  as  Theme  Curriculum Olivia  Gude All Embrace  mess  as  method  and  as  metaphor.  Over-­ come  fear  of  the  blank  paper.  Eschew  neatness  and   embrace  the  unplanned,  the  abject,  the  raw  and  dirty   aspects  of  artmaking.  Analyze  the  thematics  of  dirt  in   contemporary  culture,  ranging  from  the  merely  messy   to  life-threatening  toxicity.  Encounter  a  range  of  artists   who  will  stimulate,  irritate,  and  inspire  you  and  your   students.  Incorporate  projects  in  your  curriculum  that   create  rich,  layered  images  that  explore  the  depth  and   complexity  of  personal  narratives  in  contemporary  life.   Get  down  and  dirty  with  your  art. Cost:  $15 #  of  Attendees:50 1:00  –  1:50 Veterans  5 Workshop  #15   Project  Guide United   EL,  MS,  HS,  STDT Come  check  out  16  new  creative  projects  from  United   Art  &  Education  that  you  can  take  back  to  your  class-­ room.    We  will  be  making  Stained  Glass  Rose  Win-­ dows,  a  Jackson  Pollock  Cloud  Clay  Action  Painting,   and  more! Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:  40 1:00  –  2:25 Salon  E An  Introduction  to  Visual  Thinking  Strategies Tania  Said   ALL Have  you  heard  of  Visual  Thinking  Strategies,  but  al-­ ways  wondered  how  it  can  help  you?  Join  members   of  the  AEAI  Museum  Education  Division  to  learn   about  the  practice  and  the  program,  and  then  try  your   Visual  Thinking  Strategies  facilitation  technique  with   colleagues  and  friends  while  having  fun.   Note:  Intermediate  or  advanced  practitioners  of  Visual   Thinking  Strategies  should  attend  the  other  session   on  Sunday.

1:00 –  1:50 Salon  A Adaptions  for  Teaching  Students  with  Disabilities   1:00  –  2:50     Salon  D -  You  Can  Do  It!   Workshop  #13   Printing  on  Clay Gayle  Holtman/VSA  Indiana EL,  MS Monica  Schotter MS,  HS Learn  how  simple  adaptations  can  help  you  meaning-­ Learn  basic  printing  techniques  to  use  on  clay  includ-­ fully  include  students  with  disabilities  in  your  class-­ ing:  screen  prints  (spot  color),  monoprints,  and  direct   room.  VSA  Indiana  Teaching  Artists  will  explain  and   prints  (stencils,  relief  block  prints,  stamps  and  cylinder   demonstrate  how  they  make  the  arts  accessible  for   seals).  Participants  should  bring  HIGH  CONTRAST   students  with  disabilities.  VSA  Indiana  (formerly  Very   PHOTOCOPIES  of  drawings  or  copyright  free  imag-­ Special  Arts)  is  a  statewide  nonprofit  that  provides   es,  your  favorite  paint  brushes,  your  favorite  clay   access  to  lifelong  learning  and  creative  expression   tools,  and  your  imagination!   through  the  arts  for  people  with  disabilities  in  Indiana. Cost:  $20 #  of  Attendees:    25 Fall 2013


1:00 –  1:50 Salon  B Crayola  Champion  Creatively  Alive  Children  -  you   can  educate  others  on  how  the  arts  deliver  on   21st  Century  Skill  development! Barb  Reinke  -  Crayola EL,  HE,  ADMIN,  STDT Creativity,  Critical  thinking,  Communication  and  Col-­ laboration  are  essential  skills  taught  every  day   through  the  arts.  Participants  will  experience  an  over-­ view  of  a  free  flexible  training  program  developed  by   Crayola,  in  cooperation  with  NAESP  and  NAEA,  that   will  help  educate  others  on  the  importance  of  artsinfused  learning.  A  video  of  best  practices  in  a  Cray-­ ola  grant  school  will  be  featured,  attendees  will  en-­ gage  in  a  brief  hands-on  activity  and  all  will  receive  a   free  DVD/CD  packet  of  the  tools.

2:00 –  2:  50 Veterans  5 Elementary  Carousel Jill  Sayers,  Sherri  Cline,  Clyde  Gaw,  Bev  Staub EL Join  us  as  Elementary  educators  from  across  the   state  share  a  wide  variety  of  strategies  and  the  impact   they  have  had  in  student  learning  and  in  their  teach-­ ing!    Topics  from  organization  to  classroom  manage-­ ment  to  assessment  will  be  discussed.

2:25 –  2:55 Salon  E Sing  Me  a  Painting,  Paint  me  a  Song Nancy  Swickard  EL Advocate  your  school’s  ART  program  with  a  collabo-­ rative  of  ART  and  MUSIC!!  This  yearlong  curriculum   1:00  –  1:50 Salon  C includes  comparing  elements  and  principles  common   to  both,  creating  art  based  on  musical  compositions,   Building  Cultural  Sensitivity  Into  the  Curriculum Marjorie  Manifold EL,  MS,  HS and  making  simple  musical  instruments.  All  can  be   The  presenter  introduced  strategies  that  are  culturally   presented  and  used  in  a  final  celebration/  perfor-­ sensitive,  consistent  with  standards  and  instructional   mance  of  the  ARTS! requirements,  easy  to  implement,  and  make  for  excit-­ ing  art  teaching  and  meaningful  art  learning. 2:00  –  3:25 Salon  B Workshop  #16  Chiaroscuro  Reduction  Relief  Print Buffy  Rogers     MS,  HS, Participants  will  make  a  4”X6”  relief  print  edition  of  5.     We  will  work  in  3  values,  white,  grey,  and  black.    Par-­ ticipants  will  bring  a  4X6”  drawing  in  graphite,  think   white  grey  and  black.    Depending  on  your  skill  level,   you  can  make  the  image  as  simple  or  complex  as  you   like.    We  will  also  explore  chine  collé  and  use  water   soluble  oil  based  ink.   Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    20

3:00 –  3:50     Veterans  5 How  to  Create  Standards-Based  Art  Curriculum   Without  Selling  your  Soul Jessica  Balsley   ALL "Take  away  my  Van  Gogh  Unit,  and  tell  me  to  teach   from  a  book?  NO  Way!"  This  is  the  great  fear  -  that  in   an  increasingly  standards-based  world,  the  last  pillar   of  true  creativity  -  the  art  room  as  we  know  it  -  will  be   gone  forever. Follow  along  as  Jessica  shares  the   struggles  and  successes  her  own  team  had  develop-­ ing  an  effective  standards  based  art  curriculum.  This   presentation  is  complete  with  specific  examples  and   2:00  –  2:  50     Salon  A   downloadable  planning  matrixes  to  help  you  along  the   Promoting  the  Arts  and  Arts  Education way.  It  is  possible  to  find  that  perfect  balance  between   Gayle  Holtman/  Indiana  Coalition  for  Arts  (INCA) ALL common  standards  and  common  assessments  in  your   Talk  with  members  of  the  Indiana  Coalition  for  the   art  program  without  sacrificing  the  autonomy  and  pas-­ Arts  (INCA)  about  how  you  can  promote  the  value  of   sion  of  each  art  teacher  -  and  here's  the  proof. the  arts  and  arts  education  in  your  school  and  com-­ munity.  Learn  more  about  INCA  and  their  efforts  to   support  the  arts. 3:00  –  3:  50        Salon  A 2:00  –  2:  50      Salon  C Journey  to  Choice  Based  Art  Education Amanda  Fry EL,  MS,  HS After  a  decade  of  teaching  using  the  Discipline  Based   Art  Education  curriculum  model,  I  was  exposed  to   Choice  Based  Art  Education  at  the  2013  National   Convention.    After  learning  more,  I  decided  to  com-­ pletely  restructure  my  curriculum.    I  will  describe  the   transition  to  Choice  Based  centers  in  my  elementary,   junior  high  and  high  school  classrooms.    Hand  outs   with  center  ideas  and  additional  resources  will  be  pro-­ vided.  24          CONTACT

Interacting with  Preschoolers  in  the  Museum  or   Classroom Heidi  Davis-Soylu ALL      Explore  ten  interactive  activities  for  engaging  pre-­ schoolers  through  original  art  objects.    This  presenta-­ tion  features  art  making,  dramatic  play,  children’s  liter-­ ature,  music,  and  movement  as  ways  to  help  young   learners  make  meaning  through  art.    For  example,   learn  a  new  version  of  the  Going  on  a  Bear  Hunt  song   to  facilitate  looking  and  talking  about  art.  Participants   will  explore  proven  activities  for  use  in  museum  galler-­ ies  or  traditional  preschool  classrooms.

3:00 –  3:50     Salon  C                 3:30  –  4:55 Salon  D 14  Strategies  to  Reach  14  Year  Olds:  An  EighthWorkshop  #18 What  Can  I  do  and  Say  with  Card-­ Grade  Classroom  Research  Study  Investigates   board:  Exploring  an  Abundant  Resource!   Solutions  to  Reaching  Middle  School  Students   Bonnie  Zimmer       MS,  HS Lacking  Engagement  in  Art-Making     No  $$$?  No  problem.    Unlock  and  extend  your  crea-­ Chapin  Shearer MS tivity  in  an  informal,  inspiring  workshop  to  investigate   This  presentation  discusses  the  comparative  case   an  amazing  free  material!  We  will  start  with  a  power   study  I  conducted  in  an  attempt  to  gain  insight  into  a   point  of  examples  and  tips  on  techniques,  effects,  ad-­ problem  I  had  encountered:  despite  favorable  student   hesives,  and  more.  Then  we  will  dive  into  creative   reviews  of  my  classes  and  teaching  style,  there  was   play  in  an  interactive  workshop.    Bring  utility  knife  and   always  a  small  group  of  middle  school  art  students   cutting  mat  if  available. that  I  just  couldn't  reach.    Based  on  the  insights  re-­ Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    20 vealed  in  the  study,  I  will  discuss  new  teaching  strate-­ gies  for  reaching  students  who  initially  had  demon-­ strated  negative  behaviors  in  my  art  class. 4:00  –  4:50                      Veterans  5                   What  Every  Art  Teacher  Ought  to  Know  about  Art   3:00  –  3:50     Salon  E Field  Tested,  Grade  A  Lesson  Plans   Room  Assessment ALL Brad  Venable  &  Cindy  Borgmann EL,  MS,  HS,  STDT Jessica  Balsley   How  would  you  respond  if  an  administrator  ap-­ Exceptional  art  studio  lessons  created  and  taught  by   students  from  various  higher  education  art  education   proached  you  tomorrow  and  asked  for  documentation   and  data  to  validate  your  Art  Program?  What  if  you   programs  in  Indiana  will  be  offered  in  this  session.     were  asked  to  implement  a  standardized  test  in  Art?   Hear  how  Indiana’s  future  art  educators  developed   and  implemented  these  ventures  into  meaningful  art   What  alternatives  would  you  be  able  to  suggest  that   instruction  for  their  students.  Join  in  the  conversation   better  show  student  learning  in  the  arts? The  future  will  be  increasingly  filled  with  expectations   and  leave  with  plans,  artists’  visuals,  and  needed   background  to  implement  these  studio  lessons  in  your   to  assess  in  the  Arts. Assessment  doesn't  have  to  be   a  bad  word,  and  doesn't  have  to  be  scary  for  Art   art  room. Teachers.  This  presentation  will  provide  Art  Teachers   with  the  ammunition  they  need  to  use  assessment  not   3:00  -  3:25 Salon  D only  as  a  way  to  measure  student  progress...  but  also   Teaching  Arts  History-Comparing  Asian  Western   as  an  advocacy  tool  to  promote  their  Art  Program  and   celebrate  student  success.   Arts  History  Teaching   Kyungeun  Lim,  Ginger  Brinn,  &  Jinyi  KimEL,  MS,  HS      What  are  similarities  and  differences  between   teaching  Asian  arts  history  and  Western  arts  history?   What  strategies  art  educator  and  teachers  can  utilize   to  help  students  appreciate  various  countries’  arts?   4:00  –  4:50   Salon  A This  presentation  will  share  knowledge  of  teaching   Exploring  the  Intersections  of  Theory  and  Practice   diverse  arts  history.  Come  and  explore  ways  of  appre-­ through  Artistic  Mapping ciating  and  teaching  Asian  and  Western  arts.   Dianna  Huxhold  &  Sarah  Wilcox HE,  STDT This  presentation  chronicles  a  university  art  experi-­ 3:30  –  4:55 Salon  B ences  course  where  pre-service  elementary  teachers   Workshop  #17 Concentric  Kirigami explored  intersections  of  theory  and  practice,  devel-­ Blick  Art  Materials EL,  MS,  ME,  STDT oping  reflective  artistic  maps  as  a  culminating  project.                A  variation  of  origami,  kirigami  incorporates  both   Though  unanticipated,  the  maps  served  to  mediate   folding  and  cutting  to  create  intricate  paper  designs.   the  space  that  speaks  to  the  art  educator  –  preIn  this  workshop  presented  by  Blick  Art  Materials,  par-­ service  elementary  teacher  divide,  shedding  insight   ticipants  assemble  cardstock  rings  and  use  principles   on  the  collective  learning  community.    The  mapping   format  invites  pre-service  teachers  and  university  art   of  layering,  positive/negative  space,  and  repeating   cuts  to  make  a  low-relief  paper  sculpture  that’s  easier   instructors  alike  to  explore  and  challenge  precon-­ ceived  notions  about  knowledge,  boundaries,  and   to  make  than  it  looks! Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    50 power.   Fall 2013


4:00 –  4:50 Salon  C What  High  School  Students  Tell  Us  They  Know   and  Want  to  Know Marjorie  Manifold HS A  survey  of  387  young  people,  between  the  ages  of   16  and  21,  revealed  some  astonishing  information   about  what  young  people  know  or  want  to  know  about   art  and  art  making.  Come  hear  what  they  have  to  say   and  consider  easy-to-implement  ways  that  high   school  art  education  programs  might  be  fine-tuned  to   address  the  growing  needs  of  21st  century  youth.       4:00  –  4:50 Salon  E STEAMed  by  Block  Play Clyde  Gaw EL Creativity,  design,  collaboration,  problem  posing  and   problem  solving  is  as  intense  as  it  gets  when  children   work  with  mass  quantities  of  blocks  and  a  variety  of   objects  from  the  New  Palestine  Elementary  block   building  center. 4:00  –  4:50     Veterans  4 Examining  an  Art  Mentoring  Program Jean  Graves/Jeniffer  Sams

EL, MS,  HS,  HE,  ME,  STDT

Museums facilitate  knowledge  for  both  educators  and   students.  No  longer  do  the  constraints  of  ‘brick  and   mortar’  educational  institutions  need  to  be  a  factor   when  utilizing  the  museums  of  the  21st  century.  This   presentation  demonstrates  this  by  highlighting  muse-­ ums  that  assist  educators  to  meet  National  Standards   and  increase  student  learning  without  leaving  the   classroom.  Presenters  also  demonstrate  how  virtual   museum  education  can  be  incorporated  into  lesson     plans  and  identifies  some  key  virtual  museum  re-­ sources.



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5:00—5:50 Atrium

Scholarship Raffle “Check  for  Winners  Posted” In  Atrium DO  NOT  HAVE  TO  BE  PRESENT  TO  WIN

6:30-11:00 Veterans 1/2/3 ALL Awards  Celebration: “Hidden  Treasures” Come  join  in  the  celebration of  Indiana’s  Treasured  Art  Teachers Cash  Bar  –  Plated  Dinner  –  Music  by  Untamed All  registered  attendants  are  welcome  to  attend   free  of  charge!

Some of  our  “Treasures”,  past  presidents  Terri  Nagel,  Connie  McClure,  Brad  Venable,  Marcia  Carson,  Leah  Morgan,  Kathryn  Trout,   and  Sue    Carr.

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Saturday Evening AEAI Awards  Celebration

“Hidden Treasures” Come join in the celebration of Indiana’s Treasured Art Teachers See what  “gems”  you  can  find  here all  in  one  place Cash  Bar  –  Plated  Dinner  –  Music  by  Untamed **Don’t  miss  out  on  the  jewelry  silent  auction  -  closes  at  9  pm**

Don’t miss  out  on  your  chance   to  get  the  “Art  Teachers  Color   Our  World:  Decal!!! This  decal  is  approximately   10”  x  10”  and  can  be  adhered   to  a  cabinet,  wall,  or  floor. Show  your  support  &  help   support  AEAI  through  your   purchase. $10  -  supplies  are  limited Contact  for   details  or  purchase  one  with   your  registration!

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Sunday, October  20 Workshops  &  Sessions 8:00-9:50 Salon  C Workshop  #19 Zentangle  Basics Barb  Gill All Zentangle®  is  an  easy-to-learn,  relaxing,  and  fun  way   to  create  beautiful  images  by  drawing  structured  pat-­ terns.    Zentangle  increases  focus  while  decreasing   stress.    If  you  can  write  your  name,  you  can  create   Zentangle  art.      You  will  create  two  beautiful  pieces  . Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    40 8:00-9:50 Salon  E Workshop  #20 Gelli  Arts  Monoprinting  without  a   Press Marcia  Carson ALL This  fun  and  easy  hands  on  workshop  will  introduce   all  participants  to  basic  monoprinting/printmaking   techniques  using  the  Gelli  Arts  gel  printing  plates.   These  monoprints  can  easily  be  incorporated  into   your  printmaking,  collage,  art  journaling  and  mixed   media  lesson  plans! Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    24

8:00-8:50 Salon D Collective  Drawing     Charity  Shouse ALL An  artist  collective  is  an  artwork  completed  by  a  group   of  artists  working  together  to  achieve  a  common   goal.   In  this    workshop  the  participants  will  become   just  such  a  group  and  work  collectively  to  create  a   large  scale  image.  The  lesson  combines  the  founda-­ tions  of  esteemed  artist  and  educator,  Betty  Edwards   with  easy  to  apply  measurement  techniques.  This   simple  but  effective  lesson  shows  students  that  not   only  do  their  actions  affect  the  rest  of  the  group  but   that  they  can  realistically  draw  ANYTHING  with  ease   when  they  break  it  down  to  line,  shape  and  value.  

8:00-8:25 Salon A Metaphors,  Puns,  and  Chance  Combinations:  Cre-­ ative  Thinking  Strategies  and  Art  Practice Jeanne  Nemeth  ALL What  does  creative  thinking  look  like?    How  can  we   help  our  students  become  better  problem  solvers  and   originators  of  unique  or  novel  ideas?    This  presenta-­ tion  investigates  creative  thinking  strategies  through   the  artworks  of  a  number  of  visual  artists  and  offers   practical  applications  for  stretching  creative  growth  in   8:00-9:50 Veterans  4 the  art  classroom.    Contemporary  artists  Kay  Rosen,   Workshop  #21 Getting  Cappy!  Creating  Art  Using   Amy  Cutler,  and  Vik  Muniz  will  be  a  few  of  the  artists   Plastic  Bottle  Caps discussed  in  connection  with  creative  thinking  strate-­ Amanda  Fry EL,  MS,  HS gies  associated  with  synectics  and  SCAMPER. This  workshop  is  inspired  by  the  work  of  Michelle   Stitzlein  who  creates  large  scale  sculptures  out  of  re-­ cycled  materials.    Come  learn  about  the  exciting  mu-­ rals  using  recycled  materials  that  are  colorful,  free   and  plentiful-  plastic  bottle  caps.  Participants  will  use   8:00-8:25 Veterans  5 bottle  caps  and  plastic  lids  to  create  a  4x4  foot  mural.     Technology  Carousel Participants  will  need  to  bring  a  cordless  power  drill  to   Jill  Sayers,  Michelle  Chastain                        ALL this  workshop  (or  share  with  another  participant). Join  us  as  educators  from  across  the  state,  and  differ-­ Cost:  $10 #  of  Attendees:    20 ent  grade  levels,  share  a  variety  of  technology  strate-­ gies  and  the  impact  they  have  had  in  student  learning   8:00-8:50 Salon  B and  in  their  teaching!     Five  Lessons  Art  Educators  Can  Learn  from  The   Little  Prince Sarah  Wilcox EL,  STDT Using  the  children’s  book  The  Little  Prince  (SaintExupery,  1938)  to  frame  lessons  learned  in  the  art   8:30-8:55 Veterans  5 room,  this  presentation  shares  a  theoretical  language   A  Quick  &  Easy  In-Process  Evaluation  Strategy to  advocate  for  visual  thinking,  emotional  cognition,   Marjorie  Manifold EL aesthetic  experiences,  and  alternative  assessments.     How  to  keep  track  of  the  progress  of  400  +  elemen-­ Knowing  that  advocacy  is  a  necessity  for  every  art   tary  students  per  week?  Here’s  a  practical  and  amaz-­ teacher,  this  presentation  offers  ways  to  communicate   ingly  a  simple  trick  for  keeping  track  of  student  pro-­ why  what  is  happening  in  the  art  room  is  imperative   gress.  An  added  benefit  is  that  it  allows  students  to   for  students.     organize  their  work  while  also  keeping  track  their  own   progress.    28          CONTACT

8:30-9:50 Salon A Visual  Thinking  Strategies  In-Depth  Practice Tania  Said ALL Do  you  feel  pretty  good  about  your  knowledge  and/or   use  of  Visual  Thinking  Strategies,  but  need  to  im-­ prove  your  technique?  Join  members  of  the  AEAI  Mu-­ seum  Education  Division  and  friends  to  improve  your   Visual  Thinking  Strategies  practice  with  friendly   coaching  from  qualified  VTS  trainers  and  fellow  con-­ vention  attendees  while  having  fun.  Note:  If  you  are   new  to  Visual  Thinking  Strategies,  attend  the  intro-­ ductory  session  

9:00-9:25                 Veterans  5 The  Evaluation  of  Art  Teachers Steve  Gruenert EL,  MS,  HS,  STDT The  door  opens  and  in  walks  your  administrator.Do   some  art  teachers  think  “oh  no,  I  wonder  what  they   think  of  what  is  going  on  in  the  room?”  Take  this  op-­ portunity  to  hear  from  administrators  regarding  what   they  are  looking  for  when  they  come  to  the  art  room,   what  they  hope  to  see,  and  what  their  past  past  expe-­ riences  let  them  see.  This  session  will  present  data   from  over  50  principals  from  across  the  state  of  Indi-­ ana  and  an  opportunity  for  members  of  the  audience   to  share  their  reflections  of  these  findings.

9:00-9:50                Salon  B Universal  Goals  vs.  Localized  Goals:  A  Compara-­ tive  Approach  to  Understand    Art  Education Kyungeun  Lim EL,  MS,  HS,  ADMIN Should  art  education  have  universal  standards  or  lo-­ calized  approaches?    Come  and  explore  an  overview   of  a  comparative  study,  a  background  of  art  education   and  art  education  policy  in  the  U.S.,  the  U.K.,  and   South  Korea,  a  discussion  of  the  similarities  and  dif-­ ferences  among  the  three  countries’  art  education   policy,  and  final  discussion  regarding  universal  or   contextualized  approaches  to  art  education.

9:30-9:55 Veterans 5 Prezi  Presentations  and  My  Favorite  Lesson  Plans Jennifer  Carrico EL,  MS,  HS Have  you  heard  of  Prezi?  Prezi  is  a  new  way  of  creat-­ ing  presentations  and  sharing  with  colleagues  every-­ where!  This  is  the  easiest  method  to  create  profes-­ sional  presentations,  and  even  better,  you  don’t  need   any  software  or  any  storage  on  your  computer.  It  is   also  FREE!!!!  I  will  show  you  how  to  create  a  Prezi   Presentation  and  share  all  of  my  presentations  includ-­                  Salon  D ing  my  favorite  lesson  plans.  

9:00-9:50 5 Easy  Pieces Ginger  Brinn EL,  MS What  is  really  important  to  teach  in  the  art  room?   10:00-10:50 Veterans  1/2/3  Ballroom Would  it  be  the  conceptual  ideas,  the  technical  as-­ Keynote:  Jesús  Moroles ALL pects  of  how  to  create  art,  working  through  and  plan-­ ning  out  ideas,  having  students  try  to  “loosen”  up        "Making  a  difference  thru  Art  Education"   when  it  comes  to  their  art  work,  observation?    

Jesús Moroles lives and works in Texas, at his studio in Rockport. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Texas, Denton, in 1978 and apprenticed under Luis Jiménez for one year immediately after his graduation. Critical recognition for Moroles came quickly. His most visible public sculpture is “Lapstrake” 1987, a massive 22 feet tall, 64-ton work located across from the Museum of Art in New York. Moroles has received significant national attention with his inclusion in the landmark exhibition, “Contemporary Hispanic Art in the United States,” which was shown at major American museums. His largest scale single work is the “Houston Police Officers Memorial,” dedicated in November 1992. The memorial is comprised of a granite and earth rising stepped pyramid surrounded by four equal inverted stepped pyramids excavated from the ground. Moroles has more than 2,000 works in place in China, Egypt, France, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States, in museum, corporate, public and private collections. His most recent distinguished awards include the recipient of the Three Dimensional Texas State Artist Award 2011, the recipient of the 2007 Award for Visual Arts by the Texas Medal of Arts Awards Committee and also recipient of the 2008 National Medal of Arts which is the highest award given to artists by the United States government. Fall 2013


11:00-11:50                Salon  A Workshop  #22   Block  Print  Koinbori Blick  Art  Materials/Mary  Sorrells ALL In  Japan,  Children's  Day  is  heralded  by  the  appear-­ ance  of  flying  fish  —  carp-shaped  windsocks  known   as  koinobori.  In  this  workshop  presented  by  Blick  Art   Materials,  participants  block  print  scales  onto  fishshaped  pieces  of  Smart  Fab™,  then  add  details  using   acrylic  paints.  Final  assembly  is  a  breeze!  Safe  for   outdoor  display.   Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    40 11:00-11:50                  Salon  D Workshop  #23 Spirits  of  Our  Ancestors   Robin  Webb                                                                MS Come  and  learn  to  create  your  own  unique  “Spirit   Doll”  from  a  tree  branch.    Part  of  an  8-week  unit,  stu-­ dents  learned  about  the  Tree  of  Life  and  it’s  mean-­ ings,  The  Yoruba  Culture  of  Africa,  and  their  own   family  and  ancestors.    As  well  as  the  doll,  teachers   will  come  away  with  other  ideas  to  use  in  the  class-­ room  with  upper  elementary  and  higher.      Bring  a   branch  approx.  12”  to  14”,  at  least  5/8”  in  diameter Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    20 11:00-11:50                  Veterans  4 Workshop  #24    Beyond  Weaving:  Fiber  Art  for  the   Elementary  Classroom   Allison  Keenan                                                                EL This  workshop  will  provide  several  fiber  art  projects   that  are  safe,  inexpensive  and  feasible  within  the  time   constraints  of  an  elementary  art  class.  Participants   will  be  given  ideas  for  projects  that  align  with  stand-­ ards  in  each  K-6  grade. Cost:  $5 #  of  Attendees:    25

11:00-11:50                Salon  E Rhizomatic  Curriculum  Structures  of  Choice   Based  Art  Programs Clyde  Gaw EL Children’s  minds  are  not  homogeneously  constructed.   Within  a  rhizomatic  learning  structure,  children  may   become  active  participants  in  the  development  of  cur-­ riculum  and  explore  educational  lines  of  flight  not   available  to  them  in  linear  approaches  to  curriculum.   No  one  can  predict  how  far  learners  will  go  when  in-­ terests,  imagination  and  emotional  drive  are  un-­ leashed  within  the  psycho-emotional  dynamic  of  rhi-­ zomatic  learning  structures.   11:00-11:50                                        Veterans  5 Researching  the  Art-Play  Studio:  Children’s  Re-­ flections  on  Art  and  Play Dianna  Huxhold EL,  HE Researching  the  Art-Play  Studio:  Children’s  Reflec-­ tions  on  Art  and  Play  is  a  study  in  progress.  The  aim   is  to  explore  understandings  of  the  relationship  be-­ tween  art  and  play  from  the  perspectives  of  elemen-­ tary  children.  In  this  session  the  Art-Play  Studio  pro-­ cess  is  described,  students’  responses  presented,   and  preliminary  research  findings  shared.  The  poten-­ tial  role  of  play  in  classroom  practice  will  be  dis-­ cussed  as  well  as  contemporary  notions  of  play  peda-­ gogy  found  in  art  education  literature. 11:00-11:25 Salon  C Museum  Websites  as  Learning  Contexts Jinyi  Kim ME Art  museums  are  firmly  embracing  the  digital  world  to   reach  more  people  outside  the  physical  museum   space  and  reinforce  visitors’  interactions  with  art  ob-­ jects.  This  study  reflects  on  how  museum  websites   support  visitors’  agendas  and  visitor  learning,  using   new  application  of  digital  technologies,  such  as  ex-­ tended  digital  learning  programs  and  smartphone   apps.  Several  museum  websites  are  analyzed   through  Falk  &  Dierking's  (Learning  from  Museums,   2000)  contextual  model  of  learning;;  the  personal,  the   sociocultural,  and  the  physical  contexts.

11:00-11:50                Salon  B Photoshop  Techniques:  Simple  Editing  Tips  for   Better  Image  Files   Kevin  Schultz            HS When  you  photograph  drawings  and  paintings,  do  the   image  files  lack  the  oomph  of  the  original  art?    Your   11:25-11:55 Salon  C Art  Badges students’  art  works  are  only  as  good  as  the  image   files  you  create.    Participants  in  this  workshop  will   Thom  Maltbie EL,  MS,  HS learn  basic  photo  editing  tips  using  Adobe  Photoshop.     The  elementary  students  in  our  self-directed  studio/ Photoshop  can  be  a  complicated  program  to  learn.     artroom  master  different  skills  and  acquire  different   These  simple  steps  will  have  you  on  your  way  to   concepts  at  different  times,  as  they  need  them.    I’m   making  your  images  more  like  the  original  art.    We   developing  a  system  of  Art  Badges  (similar  to  online   will  also  cover  cropping  and  resizing  your  image  files.     badges  or  even  Boy  Scout  Merit  Badges)  that  reward   Handouts  with  step  by  step  instructions  will  be  provid-­ a  wide  variety  of  artistic  behaviors  .  .  .  in  real  time.     ed  with  a  demo  for  each  technique  by  the  presenter.     Hear  about  how  we  are  individualizing  and   Demo  will  be  with  a  PC,  but  the  procedures  should   differentiating  Art  assessment  through  studio  habits  of   work  with  a  MAC  computer  as  well. mind,  student  choice,  and  Badges.    Bring  your  own   ideas  to  the  discussion  30          CONTACT

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June 22,  2013 Dear  School  Administrator,      In  the  spring,  school  administrators  across  Indiana  began  to  formulate  budgets  for  the  2013-2014  school   year.    We  are  acutely  aware  that  this  was  a  particularly  difficult  task  due  to  the  reduction  in  school  funding.     We  hope  however  that  you  made  every  to  include  funding  for  professional  development  for  your  teachers  in   your  budget.    As  you  are  surely  aware,  the  children  of  today  are  far  different  than  those  of  yesteryear.    If  they   are  to  succeed,  teachers  need  opportunities  to  learn  vital,  new  teaching  strategies  and  methods  that  can  better   prepare  their  students  for  the  21st  Century.      One  professional  development  opportunity  that  is  especially  important  to  art  teachers  here  in  Indiana  is  the   annual  AEAI  Fall  Convention,  which  will  occur  in  Indianapolis  October  18th  -  20th.  Numerous  professional   presentations  and  workshops  will  be  offered;;  devoted  to  helping  art  educators  learn  how  to  engage  their  stu-­ dents  with  meaningful  and  relevant  learning.    Our  keynote  speakers:  Jesús  Moroles  will  be  discussing   "Making  a  difference  thru  Art  Education"  and  how  there  is  a  way  to  connect  thru  art  education;;  getting  stu-­ dents  hooked  on  education. Jessica  Balsley  will  be  talking  with  art  educators  about  how  to  utilize  assessment,   create  standards  based  learning,  create  a  PLN  (professional  learning  network),  and  finally  how  to  empower  the   art  educator.    Or  final  keynote  is  Olivia  Gude  who  will  be  discussing  with  teachers  how  can  use  student  collab-­ oration  to  hone  the  21st  century  skills  and  connect  to  students. We  are  very  excited  that  these  authorities  on   learning  will  be  addressing  our  attendees.  AEAI,  the  largest  professional  organization  for  art  teachers  in  Indi-­ ana,  routinely  provides  significant  development  opportunities  for  teachers  throughout  the  year  and  this  Fall   Convention  is  no  exception.      Thank  you  for  supporting  Indiana  teachers.    We  look  forward  to  seeing  the  art  teachers  in  your  corporation   join  with  us  at  this  year’s  Fall  Convention  and  at  other  professional  development  opportunities  where  we  share   the  goal  of  successfully  educating  and  preparing  Indiana’s  youth  to  be  successful. Sincerely, Sidney  Allen

Bev Staub

Steve Gruenert,  Ed,  D.

President, AEAI

President-Elect, AEAI

Admin./Supervision Representative,  AEAI

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Scholarship Raffle Funds from the Scholarship Raffle will support scholarships given to Indiana Art Education students selected by AEAI committee on the basis of their applications. These recipients are always grateful for our support. Here are some donation suggestions: Artwork Craft Items

Textiles Hand-made Jewelry

Hand-made Books Gift Certificates

Please, no perishable items!!! Donations will be taken Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, October 18 & 19, at or near the Registration Tables. Tables will be set up Saturday to make your selections. Be sure to bring plenty of cash to by raffle tickets! Also it is easier to adhere return address labels on the back of the raffle tickets -- it saves your time!! At 5 pm, winners will be posted on the merchandise -- you don’t have to be present to win. Please pick up our prizes between 5:30 & 6:00 pm - before the Awards celebration at 6:30 pm. If you aren’t able to attend the Convention, please consider mailing a donation in care of : Jill Sayers, P.O. Box 334, Crown Point, IN 46308 or email:

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Would you like a chance to show and sell your artwork and other handmade items at the 2013 AEAI Convention?

AEAI ARTISANS GALLERY Friday, October 18, 2013 6:00 – 8:00 pm Marriott East Creative? Innovative? Strapped for Cash?    AEAI  has  just  the  thing  for  you  –  the  AEAI  ARTISANS  GALLERY.    We  recognize  that  a  large  number  of  our   members  are  working  visual  ar sts,  as  well  as  educators.    We  also  know  that  our  members  appreciate  and   are  inspired  by  the  work  of  their  colleagues.      For  the  second  year,  AEAI  will  host  an  ARTISANS  GALLERY  at  the   2013  Conven on,  providing  members  with  a  space  to  showcase  and  sell  their  small  works  of  art  and  hand-­‐ made  items.    This  event  will  be  part  of  our  opening  recep on  at  Marrio  East.      In  order  to  sell  your  work  at  the  Ar sans  Gallery,  you  must  register  to  par cipate  and  must  be  registered  for   the  AEAI  Conven on.    Registra on  is  $30  per  table.    Set  up  will  be  5-6  pm  and  teardown  8-9  pm.    For  addi-­‐ onal  informa on  or  to  register,  email    You  can  also  download  the  registra on  form   for  the  AEAI  website  under  the  Conven on  tab.    You  will  receive  an  email  confirma on  of  your  Gallery  regis-­‐ tra on.

Gallery Registra on  closes  on  September  1st. $30  per  table  34          CONTACT

ARTISANS GALLERY Registra on Form   Name  _________________________________________________________   Address  ________________________________________________________   City  ____________________________  State  ___________  Zip  ____________   Email  ________________________________  Phone  ____________________   Payment   ____  Check  Enclosed     Check  #  _______________ ___  Credit  Card Card  Number  __________________        Exp.  Date  _________ Signature  ________________________________________________________   No.  of  tables  desired  _______  x  $30  each  =  _______  Total  Enclosed    _______ Send  registra on,  via  email   Mail  payment  to:  AEAI  Conven on,   P.O.  Box  334,   Crown  Point,  IN  46308   (please  make  check  payable  to  AEAI)   Descrip on  of  item(s)  (25  words  or  less):  

Guidelines for  AEAI  Ar sans  Gallery: By  registering  for  a  space  at  the  AEAI  Ar sans  Gallery,  seller  agrees  to  the  following:    Seller  is  a  2013  AEAI  Conven on  registrant.   

Items for  sale  are  limited  to  handmade,  non-commercial  products  and  are  not  services  (e.g.  massage,  facepain ng);  AEAI  reserves  the  right  to  reject  any  reserva on  for  any  reason.  Rejected  reserva ons  will  be  returned   by  September  1.  


Reserva on includes  one  draped  6  x  2.5   .  table,  with  chair,  located  in  the  Ar sans  Gallery;  no  other  items  or  ser-­‐ vices  are  included.  Work  for  sale  cannot  exceed  reserved  table  space.  


All reserva on  sales  are  final;  no  refunds.  Payment  must  be  made  with  cash,  credit  card,  or  check.  


On-site AEAI  staff  assistance  is  not  available.  


Seller is  responsible  for  shipping/bringing  items  to  conven on  site  and  for  their  table  set  up  and  tear  down.  Seller   is  also  responsible  for  bringing  any  cash  needed  to  make  change  for  cash  sales.  


Seller accepts  responsibility  for  any  sales  and  transac ons,  as  well  as  any  local,  state,  and  federal  taxes  or  fees.  


Seller refrains  from  any  other  sales  outside  of  the  AEAI  Ar sans  Gallery  during  AEAI  Conven on  hours  and  in  its   loca ons.  


AEAI shall  not  be  held  liable  for  personal  injury,  death,  property  damage  or  accident  arising  out  of  this  event.  


Tables can  be  set  up  from  5-6  pm  and  tear  down  will  take  place  from  9:30-10:30  pm.

I have  read  the  above  guidelines  and  agree  to  them.   Printed  name  _____________________________________________________   Signature  _________________________________  Date  __________________   Fall 2013


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Indiana Art  Museums,  Galleries  and  Art  Centers Art  Museums Art  Museum  of  Greater  Lafayette

Children’s Museum  of  Indianapolis

Galleries at  Peeler  (DePauw  University,  Greencastle) Indiana  University  Art  Museum  (Bloomington) Indiana  University  Northwest  Galleries  (Gary) Indiana  University  Kokomo  Art  Gallery National  Art  Museum  of  Sport  -  Purdue  University New  Harmony  Gallery  of  Contemporary  Art  (U  of  S.  IN)

Permanent Exhibit

“Fireworks of  Glass”

Purdue University  Galleries   (West  Lafayette) Evansville  Museum  of  Arts  and  Science Eiteljorg  Museum  of  American  Indians  &  Western  Art   (Indianapolis)

October 21  -  December  8,  2013          “Big  Fat  Scary  Deal”

Fort Wayne  Museum  of  Art Indianapolis  Museum  of  Art

Snite Museum  of  Art  (Notre  Dame)

Indiana State  Museum  (Indianapolis)

SoFA Gallery  (Indiana  University  School  of  Art) October  5    

“Fearless Furniture”

Indiana Art  Centers Anderson  Fine  Arts  Center Brookston  Art  Center

Richmond Art  Museum South  Bend  Regional  Museum  of  Art Swope  Art  Museum  (Terra  Haute)

Chesterton Art  Center Garfield  Park  Arts  Center  (Indianapolis) Harrison  Center  for  the  Arts  (Indianapolis)

University Art  Museums  &  Galleries Brauer  Museum  of  Art,  Valparaiso  University

Indianapolis Art  Center John  Waldron  Arts  Center  (Bloomington) Lubeznik  Center  for  the  Arts  (Michigan  City) Mitchell  Place  Gallery  of  Fine  Art  (Muncie)

David Owsley  Museum  of  Art,   Ball  State  University  

Studio Arts  Center  (South  Bend) Sugar  Creek  Art  Center  (Thorntown) August 23  –  December  15 Affichomainie/Postermania September  27,  -January  5

Noblesville Cultural  Arts

Sullivan Muncie  Cultural  Center *bold  italics  denote  member  organizations

Anders Ruhwald:  One   Thing  Follows  Another (and   You  Make  It  Happen) Fall 2013


Creating a  Public  Art  Sculpture:

Brenda Wampler

Edgewood Intermediate  School “I  think  the  project  became,  through  its  many  challenges,  a  legacy  project  for  us,  a  way  to  share  the  power  of  the  visual   arts,  to  communicate  in  a  bold  and  permanent  way  and  to  speak  of  the  value/importance  of  the  educational  process.”  


e know that being open to possibilities can lead to incredible adventures. Over a period of three years, students at Edgewood Intermediate School (near Bloomington, IN) gained a special awareness of public art. It began with identification, and developed into a creative collaboration. Together with the school community, they have seen the installation of a 21-foot sculpture. I was the art teacher. The adventure was ours.

One of  six  student  drawings  (le )  that  figured  into  the  final  synthesis  (right)

work?” Administrative support was activated and grant writing began. In the fall of 2010, with a planning grant stipulating the corporation’s mission statement as a guide, the school community engaged in brainstorming. Students in 3rd-5th grade classes critically examined the mission, public art sculpture, and meaning as they drew interpretive images. Ideas were shared, discussed and synthesized, with a final plan rendered and accepted. Completed pattern Working  on  patterns  at  Art  Nights

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In 2010, inspired by a friend, I modified a unit about Alexander Calder (and his “Peau Rouge” at IU) to include new public art in the Ellettsville/Bloomington community. Third grade students were introduced to “public art”, discussed ideas & issues, then created and shared their own maquettes in wire sculpture and poster board. They tested their knowledge, playing “JeopArty”. Classroom teachers took them on a community field trip to Bloomington. The thought returned, “Why not create our own

The tree symbolizes: Edgewood itself, learning, and life. An eagle high in a nest represents a national symbol, school mascot, and each child in the community. The three figures watching the fledgling eaglet are symbolic of the joint responsibilities of parents, teachers, and community members who have, are, and will continue to nurture the development of our children. The “lifelines” of good character are cut into the roots of the tree while the trunk and canopy are emblazoned with oak leaves and symbols of learning. Milled blocks from Bybee Stone Co. mark the four cardinal directions, grounding us to our history, while a stone bench is placed for contemplation. Pathways allow for the exploratory movement of people, and passage to and from our school campus. In the summer of 2011, Gerry Masse’s Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum crew began a collaboration to interpret the design in CAD and build the structural steel components. The sculpture and site development would be paid for through grants, fundraising, and donations of materials, and labor. Students and families were involved. It was a busy, stressful, but exciting time. In May of 2012, the school community created bas-­-­‐relief panels to enrich the sculptural tree. During the summer, everyone was invited to visit Sculpture Trails to see sculptures along the trails, meet working artists, and observe the process of molding and casting the original panels.

Application of  black  Waxoyl  begins  with  castings on   the  trunk

The Monroe County Fall Festival provided a venue for new community contacts. Donations, large and small were received; and site development began. The town street and utilities departments excavated the site. Donations of the aggregate base, and hauling were secured. Parents in concrete professions provided donations of concrete and all finishing. The community was activated.

In late fall, with their CAD drawing used by steel suppliers to plasma -cut the pieces ready for fabrication, Sculpture Trails produced the steel sculpture. The initial installation of the sculpture occurred on November 10, 2012. In December, with concrete work complete, the donated limestone cubes and a carved bench arrived from Bybee Stone Co. Lighting supplies were purchased and a local electric company donated time to trench, install wiring, and lights. The Trails crew returned in April to attach the castings to the trunk of the tree and into the canopy. A metal sealant/finish, “waxoyl” was applied. Landscaping followed with support from Scouts and active members of our team. Students met at the site for guided “looking at and talking about” sessions. Our “Celebration of Completion” was held on May 29, 2013 to recognize grantors, collaborating partners, supporters, and students. The sculpture is now a landmark, holding memories and sharing its meaning with visitors. It is a permanent celebration of the mission statement, the community building process, and the power of the visual arts to integrate ideas and to become a learning tool. (A curricular unit in ebook form connects the problem-solving aspects of the sculpture’s planning and construction processes to practical STEAM problems.) Editor’s Note:  Check  out  the  process  on    Youtube Fall 2013


Lesson: Goldfish  &  Fish  Bowls

Leah Morgan

1st Grade  Art Objec ves:


1. Students  will  think  about  goldfish  and  learn  about  them.

1. Ques on  and  answers  during  discussion

2. Students  will  work  on  following  direc ons  skills.

2. Student  work  as  they  are  instructed  throughout  the  lesson.

3. Students  will  discuss  fish,  fish  bowls,  aquariums,  and  termi-­‐

3. Par cipa on  in  discussion  and  answering  ques ons.

4. Students  will  learn  how  to  draw  fish  using  basic  shapes.

4. Finished  product  rubric

5. Students  will  create  a  finished  fish  bowl  drawing  and  design.

5. Finished  product  rubric

6. Students  will  think  about  crea ve  things  to  add  to  their  fish  

6. Finished  product  rubric

7. Students  will  be  introduced  to  Klee’s,  Lichtenstein’s,  and  Ma-­‐ sse’s  goldfish  or  fishbowl  art.

7. Student  comments  during  introduc on  and  working  ses-­‐ sions.

Product Rubric:

Excellent 1

Good .5

Fair .25

Incomplete 0

Fulfillment of  Lesson Following  Direc ons Overall  Appeal Drawing/Art  Skills Addi on  of  Color/Shading Addi onal  Crea vity Activities: 1. The instructor will discuss fish and fish bowls with students asking who has a fish bowl or aquarium at home. 2. The instructor will show images of fish and fish bowls or aquariums either in printed form or as a PowerPoint presentation. 3. The instructor will also show and discuss various ways artists have depicted fish and fishbowls. 4. The instructor will then show the students step by step how to create a goldfish bowl drawing. 5. Students will use a circle shape of approximately 7 inches in diameter to draw a basic shape for a fish bowl in the middle of .their drawing paper. 6. Students will add a top and bottom to their fish bowl shape. 7. Students will add drawn gravel or sand to their fish bowl shape. 8. Students will color their gravel or sand with crayons and some type of texture (Texture sheets or plastic canvas) underneath. 9. Students will add a water line. 10. Students will draw a fish following directions from the teacher. 11. Students will add one or two more fish on their own. 12. Students will add sea plants or seaweed and other items to their fish bowl. 13. Students will color their fish by outlining with orange and coloring with yellow. 14. Students will color their seaweed with various green crayons (light, medium, and dark). 15. Students will paint their water with thin blue paint. 16. Students will outline their bowl shapes with blue-green crayons. 17. Students will cut out their fish bowl designs after they are dry and attach them to colorful backgrounds.

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Materials: 9 by 12 inch white drawing paper (80 lb), crayons, blue thin paint, paint shirts, pencils, scissors, glue sticks Homework: Any unfinished work or makeup work for any absent days. Assessment: 1 to 6 on a six-point scale for work appropriate to the grade level using standard grade rubric. Comments: This lesson may take to three 45-minute class sessions. Indiana Visual Arts Standards: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Goldfish Art S ll  Life  With  Goldfish Roy  Lichtenstein Goldfish  Bowl Henri  Ma sse

Goldfish Bowl  II,  1978 Roy  Lichtenstein

Goldfish 1925 Paul  Klee Goldfish  Bowl Roy  Lichtenstein

Fall 2013



Tania Said  Schuler


s I visit museums and teacher programs around the state to learn more about your interests and needs, I feel fortunate to have such a strong art education and museum community in Indiana. In May I was able to attend the Art Meets Science program organized by the American Institute for Conservation K-12 Outreach Committee led by Sarah Barack and Beth Edelstein and coordinated by Jessica Watson, AEAI Elementary Division Rep, and hosted by Heidi Davis-Soylu, Manager of Academic Engagement and Learning Research, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Hearing from teachers about what they planned to do with the information was very valuable. Read more and see the pictures about the program’s potential for helping museums and schools use the core ideas of conservation to teach art and science. In the last few months, I was also able to visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art to see the “Afros” exhibition, the Indianapolis Museum of Art for Final Friday and the Ai Weiwei exhibition, and go to the Indian Market and Festival at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Each one of these excellent museums provided me a chance to enjoy time with my family, friends, and colleagues, meet fellow museum educators, and grow as a museum educator. See the Convention News, NAEA News, Member News, and Museum News listings below. We have been doing a lot for art all over the state, and for you, fellow AEAI members, so tell us what you think! I hope to have an opportunity to meet other art education and museum professionals from around the state at our convention and visit your museum too. Please contact me and tell me about your programs, and consider being a featured member like Craig Martin of the Purdue University Galleries. And if there is something you would like members to see and know about your museum, please share your news too. Keep up the great work, one and all!

Member News Apply for AEAI’s Teacher and Museum Partnership Program Win a $250 gift certificate from Gaylord if you are selected as the new Museum Education Division Teacher Partner, or the Museum Partner. We want to feature you in our programs and publications for the interesting and innovative work you do to bring museums into schools, and teachers and students to museums. The deadline is August 1, so stay tuned to learn about the winners at the convention, and later in the next issue of Contact. Visit the AEAI Museum Education Website for the guidelines, application, and additional information at http:// Thank you to the working group who helped me develop the guidelines for the Teacher and Museum Partnership Program: · · · ·

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Cathy Burton, Beeler Family Director of Education, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis Jaydene O’Donoghue, Art Teacher, Eastern Hancock Middle School, Eastern Hancock Schools, Charlottesville Gloria Ruff, Bauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Kim Wuest, Art Teacher, Art Teacher, Bunker Hill Elementary, Franklin Township, Indianapolis

Convention News Museum Education Division Convention Plans At this year’s AEAI convention in Indianapolis from Friday, October 18, through Sunday, October 20, the Museum Education Division will have plenty of opportunities for your participation and involvement. We will offer the popular Museum Teacher Resource Exchange (museums give away books, posters, and more) on Friday evening, some Visual Thinking Strategies practice sessions on Saturday (beginner) and Sunday (advanced), and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis will have a session called Paleo Art Paints the World of Dinosaurs. We will also have a very unique pre-convention program using improv with The Engaging Educator, a.k.a. New York’s Jen Oleniczak, who will be at a pre-convention session on Friday, October 18, at 3 pm at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The cost for the pre-convention program is $10 for AEAI or IMA members, and $20 for non-members; two Professional Growth Points (PGP) will be given. Look for the winners of the Museum Education Division’s Teacher and Museum Partnership Program too! If your museum would like to participate in the Museum Teacher Resource Exchange, send materials for arrival by Monday, September 30 to:

The Engaging  Educator— crea ng  educa on  that  en-­‐ gages  both  teachers  and   students  to  the  top  of  their   poten al

AEAI Museum Education Division c/o Tania Said Schuler, Director of Education, David Owsley Museum of Art Ball State University Muncie, IN 47306

Note: provide no more than 50 copies of what you would like art teachers and other educators to have from your museum. Teachers are always interested in bulletin board materials, lesson ideas, and items for student incentives. Examples include posters, bookmarks, exhibition catalogues, and more. The Museum Teacher Resource Exchange is a great way to share your museum’s educational programs with an interested and supportive audience. Volunteers and museum representatives are welcome to help too! Cost to museums to participate in the Museum Teacher Resource Exchange: Free for Art Education Association of Indiana members $30 non-AEAI members (payable to AEAI) Museum News Indianapolis Museum of Art Forms New Book Club Join the IMA for discussion on Friday, August 30, 2013, from 5:00-6:30 pm. Teachers have been meeting on the last Friday of each month to talk about art crime books. As part of the discussion, they go on super secret tours related to the books, hear from IMA experts, and explore other mysterious behind the scenes topics. The IMA appreciates that in the back of every educator's mind is the question How can I use this in the classroom, but their main focus for this book club is on YOU, the educator, and providing opportunities to connect with peers, refresh your spirit, and have fun. Each book club meeting is eligible for 5 Professional Growth Plan (PGP) points. · · ·

Read the selected book before we meet and send your questions and thoughts to us a few days before the meeting at the IMA. On the dates listed below, join us as we go on super secret tours related to the books, explore other behind the scenes topics, and discuss the book with peers over a complimentary cup of coffee, tea, or glass of wine. Still have a question? Contact Heidi Davis-Soylu at

For the August 30 discussion, register by August 9 with Space is limited to 20 participants for each session; advance registration required. The first 5 registered for each session will receive a bag of teacher goodies. AUGUST SELECTION

The Gardner Heist

By Ulrich Boser (2011)

Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. But after thousands of leads—and a $5 million reward—none of the paintings have been recovered. Worth as much as $500 million, the missing masterpieces have become one of the nation's most extraordinary unsolved mysteries. ( Perfect if you like: Non-fiction Art crime and investigation Fall 2013


Museum cont’d New Galleries at the David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University In mid- to late-August the David Owsley Museum of Art will open new galleries devoted to the art of China, Japan, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Pacific Islands, Pre-Columbian and Native America, plus renovated Decorative Arts galleries. A Community Day is planned for Sunday, September 29, at 1:30 p.m. A teacher community event will be Thursday, October 17, 2013, in the evening. See for details. Exhibition News

BFSD (Big Fat Scary Deal), a national exhibition of contemporary art dedicated to the edgy, weird, unsettling and

scary, produced by oddly creative individuals will be presented in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in the Stewart Center by Purdue University Galleries (West Lafayette, Indiana) from October 21 through December 8, 2013. Purdue University Galleries has two installation exhibitions too—Amanda Small: “All Truths Wait in All Things” in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center; and Crystal Wagner: “Gaia Milieu” in the Fountain Gallery in downtown Lafayette.

Anders Ruhwald: One thing follows the other (and you make it happen) , is an innovative exhibition and program

co-organized by the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass and the David Owsley Museum of Art features an installation by Anders Ruhwald, Head of the Ceramics Department at Michigan's Cranbrook Academy of Art. It explores form, process, and materiality through an installation that compares and contrasts one design rendered in three diverse media: ceramics, wood, and glass. Particularly noteworthy is that the glass sculpture were fabricated by Glick Center faculty and students in conjunction with Ruhwald. The exhibition runs Friday, September 27, through Sunday January 5, 2014. Ball State  photographer   Michael  Hickey  captures   the  most  recent  work  of   glassblowers  at  the  Marilyn   K.  Glick  Center  for  Glass.   These  black  glass  volumes   are  components  of  a  work   of  art  by  Danish  ar st  An-­‐ ders  Ruhwald  that  will  be   in  a  forthcoming  exhibi on   at  the  David  Owsley  Muse-­‐ um  of  Art,  Ball  State  Uni-­‐ versity,  Muncie,  Indiana.

Featured Museum Member: Purdue Galleries Craig Martin says, “Purdue Galleries works to create an atmosphere where artwork can be enjoyed and participated in, as opposed to simply being viewed. At a time when arts activities in schools and field trips to cultural organizations are being curtailed, I find encouragement in the bold perseverance of our art teacher friends—and I take heart in the recognition that our children just won’t allow art to dissipate from their lives. “Each time we present an ArtCart activity for a classroom, the students’ honest, unsheltered pride in their accomplishments easily overrides any detachment or concern of the day. It has been through the encouragement and the caring eyes of the teachers with whom we partner that I have become so keenly aware of the impact of the arts on young lives, and I need to constantly offer them my thanks for what they do.” Purdue Galleries has just opened a new gallery in downtown Lafayette. Located directly across the street from the courthouse square fountain, the Fountain Gallery represents the university’s efforts to reach across the Wabash River and contribute to the cultural life of the Lafayette community. The Galleries intent is to host displays of art there in a variety of contemporary forms and to engage a new audience. Artwork from regional, national, and international artists, as well as the Galleries permanent collection, will be featured. Visitors will be invited to learn, to seek out, to create and participate, and to reflect on art as a unique personal experience.

Craig Mar n,   Director,  Purdue   University Galleries

Additional information may be found online at:;; To learn more, contact Craig Martin, Director, Purdue University Galleries Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, 552 West Wood Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2002. He may also be reached at (765) 494-3061 or NAEA Museum News The NAEA Museum Education Division regularly posts updates at museum-education. The following news item was of special interest to me, specifically the teachers’ responses. Are they in line with what you have experienced or encountered? Please share your thoughts with the AEAI Museum Education Division Representative and at the division’s business meeting at this year’s convention or direct via email to

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What evidence do we need to advocate for the value of museum education within our institutions and communities and, more broadly, with regional, state, and national policymakers and funders? To help answer this question, the NAEA Museum Education Division Research Initiative and Research Commission, specifically Anne Manning, Museum Education Division Director; Jackie Terrassa, Museum Education Division Director-Elect; and Randi Korn, NAEA Research Commissioner updated members about their progress at the 2013 annual meeting in Seattle. The commission began the project in 2010. The strategic questions is: What is the public value of art museums? Art museums’ distinct characteristics: museums’ most distinct characteristic are their collections and exhibitions. In their presentation they said they hope to explore the value of people engaging directly with original works of art within the context of museums as learning institutions. The result of the 2011 Pre-convention Data Collection was teachers broaden their teaching practice, use artfocused resources to support their classroom resources, and pursue personal learning with other teachers. The 2012 Data Collection said: Teachers most value · · · · · ·

Encounters with original works of art renew and inspire art educators— intellectually, spiritually, individually, and professionally. Art museums provide teachers with valuable resources that deepen their own learning and enhance their teaching. Art educators see museums and their collections as an integral part of a balanced education, enhancing students’ academic learning in individual growth.

Teachers prefer to use art museums as follows: · ·

Teachers see art museums as one part of a larger art scene, not as the only option for their students to access original works of art. They seek to expose their students to the various ways that art is made, presented, and distributed. Teachers prefer to personalize museum visits for their students, creating their own lesson plans and activities, rather than sign up for a docent-led tour.

Teachers are critical of these aspects: · ·

Teachers perceive many obstacles to student visits to the museum including cost, quality of experience, feelings of intimidation, logistical challenges (paperwork, buses, release time). Teachers who visit museums with their students are critical of docents’ teaching skills and attitudes towards students

Is this your view too? As noted, join the conversation—please share your feedback with the Museum Education Division Representative and we will discuss them more at the Museum Education Division business meeting at this year’s AEAI convention.

Fall 2013


District One

Patricia Cummings  &  Jill  Sayers


appy New Year!!! Yes, we realize it isn’t January 1st, but it is the beginning of a new school year. As with the beginning of each calendar year we don’t know what the future brings, but we do know that there will be lots of things happening – both good and challenging. Well, the school year is no different, but know that we are here to support you. So to start this year off right, we would like to invite you to join us and “Pamper Yourself” with a night of manicures and pedicures at US Nails in Crown Point. This event will take place on August 16th at 7 pm. Please RSVP to by August 14 th so that we let them know how many to expect. Also to add to the celebrations, we would like to congratulate to the Amy Back and Ginger Boys for winning Lilly Teacher Creativity grants!! They have spent six weeks traveling this summer and following their dreams. We know that we can’t wait to see and hear about their wonderful adventures. Amy from Oak Hill Elementary, in Lowell, traveled to Kenya and Zanzibar to study the language, art, food and culture of those communities. Her grant was titled-“Jambo Is All I Know Ginger from Boone Grove High School, in Boone Groove, studied Hudson River Valley artists; engage in studio workshops and outdoor classroom experiences. Her grant was titled “Embracing the Aesthetics of the Hudson River School”. We would also like to take this time to highlight the exciting work of one of our fellow District 1 Art teachers, Monica Korzenecki, who created a program known as “Art Lenders”. Finally, if there is any way that we can be of service to you, please let us know. We hope to see you at Convention during our District 1 workshop on Saturday, October 19th, at the Marriott East in Indianapolis.

Examples of Student art in the 2013 Art Lenders Auction

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Art Lenders is a program created by two Hammond Elementary Art Teachers, Joan Buvala and Monica Korzenecki. It began as a grant that was written in December 2009. In April 2010, we got word that we received the grant and that we had to complete it by the end of the school year! Since we didn’t want to lose the grant money, we decided to take the challenge of pulling it all together in a matter of 5 weeks! This in itself was a huge task since it involved not only the art teachers in Hammond, but all of the local businesses as well!

Art Lenders gives businesses a chance to bid on creative artwork during the Art Lenders Reception/Auction featuring children’s art throughout the city of Hammond. The businesses do not buy the artwork; they simply rent it for a period of one year. During that time, they display the artwork along with a photo of the student artist and some information about the artist and the Art Lenders program. The variety and quality of work created by these talented young artists is amazing, so why not mat and frame them and display them throughout the community. From whimsical water colors to fine pencil portraits and landscapes, the student art brightens the lobbies, check outs, hallways, and office spaces in the businesses in our community. The purpose of Art Lenders is to promote art education throughout the community. All proceeds from the auction go towards funding programs to enhance art education in the School City of Hammond. One of these programs created for this purpose is Enviro Art, which is a one day workshop for students. Our first Enviro Art workshop took place in April 2013. We took four 5 th grade students from each of the 14 elementary schools in Hammond to the Environmental Education Center in Hammond for a day filled with art! The students rotated between three different workshops where they learned about and created their own botanical art, Gyotaku, Japanese Fish Prints and “Shrinky Dink” flowers made from water bottles. Enviro Art was a huge success! We are already working on some new ideas for next year’s workshops! As art educators, we know that the development, academic success and self esteem of children are supported with the creative opportunities provided by the arts. We want Art Lenders to ensure our young artists will have a memorable opportunity to display their talents to friends family and our community.

Students working at the Enviro Art workshops

Students working  on  Botanical   drawings

Students working  on  “Shrinky   Dink”  Flowers

Students working  on  Gyotaku,   Japanese  Fish  Prints Fall 2013


Gary Rudd

Texturing Process

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District Two  

Deena Church  &  Susan  Wenger


reetings from Northeast Indiana! We all have such busy lives sometimes it’s hard to know whether we’re coming or going, but District 2 folks carved out some special time this summer. In June we had a watercolor workshop with artist Linda Binek. Linda shared methods for creating textures as a background for further painting, and it was exciting to see what happened with all the ‘stuff’ we pressed into the paint. We’re looking forward to seeing these techniques explored in our classrooms this fall. A big thank-you to Artlink for supporting District 2 art educators; we were able to use their studio space for the day. What a wonderful environment for our workshop! District 2 was represented at AEAI Art Teacher Retreat this summer, too, as several of us trekked to the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and indulged in our own art making. We devote so much creative energy to our career it’s often a challenge to just switch gears. St. Mary’s was a time to get back to what called us to this profession in the first place. Looking forward, we’re planning a dinner meeting mid-September, coordinating it with the FAME general meeting. In addition to food and fellowship we’ll have a resource/book exchange. Many of us have duplicate resources; bring something you’d like to exchange…or just pass on. Every art teacher, member or not, is welcome to join us. October brings the AEAI Convention in Indy. Take a look at what’s planned for the weekend and join us. It’s a great way to meet professional peers and gather some new ideas. We look forward to seeing many of you there. Last, but not least: March may seem a long way off, but begin saving those great projects for Youth Art Month. In February we will meet to collect District 2 work and deliver it for the show. Whether you participate in Scholastics, or FAME, or a local exhibit, keeping student work in the public eye is important, and YAM is a way to showcase what we do. Please contact us with any comments or suggestions for the coming year. Let us know, too, of any special accomplishments, exhibits, or events you’d like to share. Deena:, Susan: Have a great school year!

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District Three  

Sherri Cline  &  Audrey  Hayes


e hope you’ve all had a creative and well rested summer, and are gearing up for another exciting school year. As you are making your school year schedule don’t forget to put AEAI’s fall convention in your itinerary. We will be there hosting a District 3 workshop on alcohol inks and all the exciting things you can do with them. Check out the pictures from the alcohol ink workshop we hosted over the summer. In case you missed it, be sure to join us at fall convention for another great workshop. In other news, your District 3 representatives, hosted a few fun meet and greets over the summer and have plans for another one on October 23rd. The October meet and greet will be held at The Cup (1606 W University Muncie, In 47303). We’ll meet up for coffee, all who attend will walk away with a goodie bag and new art teacher friends. RSVP to or by October 21 st. Keep your ear open for other exciting workshops to come in District 3. If you’re interested in membership or have any questions feel free to email either one of use, we’d love to hear from you. We’re always looking for district liaisons all who are interested are welcome.

“The urge to draw must be quite deep within us, because children love to do it”

–David Hockney

Workshop participant  working  hard   on  her  creations.

Happily showing  off  their  creations,  Sharon  Wil-­ liams  of  Randolph  Southern  High  School,  and   Kenny  Sprinkle  BSU  student,  had  a  blast  exper-­ imenting  with  alcohol  inks.  

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Fall 2013


District Four


Rebecca Loudermilk  &  Johanna  Perez

alutations District 4!

We are now entering another school year of great art possibilities. Reeling with ideas, we are very excited about creating new opportunities for not only getting to know one another a bit better, but also learning from one another. We have been attempting to get out to each county in our district with a meet-and-greet. To those of you we have met already, it has truly been great getting to know you! We hope to meet many more brilliant art educators soon. If you would like to be a host of one of these meet-and-greets, please contact us at or Also, please keep a look out on the AEAI list serve for more District 4 on goings, such as up coming workshops! We are also very excited for this years AEAI convention, which will be held in Indianapolis! The Marriot East is a stunning facility to hold the convention! We do hope to meet and make art with the many faces of District 4 at our yearly meeting. We hope you have a splendid start to the school year!

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District Six

Jennifer Carrico  


re you looking forward to the AEAI convention in Indianapolis? Me too! I want to invite everyone out from district 6 to not to miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn new concepts and lessons from the workshops. Don’t forget to register for the convention because it is in October this year! My workshop will be on Sunday, October 20th. I will be talking about Prezi Presentations, and showing the ease of creating and sharing these high end presentations. Have you heard of Prezi? If not, Prezi is a new way of creating presentations and sharing with colleagues everywhere! This is the easiest method to create professional presentations, and even better, you don’t need any software or any storage on your computer. It is also FREE!!!! I will show you how to create a Prezi Presentation and share all of my presentations including my favorite lesson plans. Please stop by to visit with me during the convention! Looking forward to seeing you, Jennifer Carrico

American Legion of Indiana Educator of the Year Leah Morgan is pictured with Ron Pridemore, District #9 representative of the American Legion. On July11, the state American Legion Conference was held at the Marriott Conference Center in Indianapolis, IN, where outstanding legislators and educators were among those recognized for their service throughout the state. Dr. Morgan was the recipient of the American Legion of Indiana Award for Educator of the Year in recognition of excellence in teaching and outstanding contributions to the youth of America. Dr. Morgan currently teaches elementary and high school art at Orleans, In., serves as Hgh Ability Coordinator and Academic Coach, She also serves as an art instructor for classes at Oakland College. Dr. Morgan is a former President of the Art Education Association of Indiana and currently serves as technology coordinator on the executive council.

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District Seven

Trish Korte  &  Kevin  Schultz


nother summer has passed and we are back in the classroom with renewed energy and ideas. I can’t express how valuable our membership with AEAI has been to us professionally and personally. If you are not an active member, you owe it to yourself to get involved. Kevin and I just returned from the 10th annual AEAI Art Teacher Retreat held at St. Mary of the Woods College. We are now the retreat’s coordinators and I hope everyone attending had as much fun as we did! The presenters were amazing and the artwork produced, extraordinary! So much talent and knowledge is shared at this event! Along with great projects, a wealth of information on assessment, classroom management, and teacher evaluation systems were shared in a relaxed and encouraging climate. If you missed this great opportunity to collaborate with your fellow teachers, your next chance is our 2013 AEAI Fall Convention, October 18-20 @ Marriott East, Indianapolis. Connecting with Art Educators from across the state for professional development is second only to the friendships that grow through respect and camaraderie. We hope you take this opportunity to join us and become active in our ... “your” Art Educators’ Association. We are currently working on our District 7 hands-on workshop for the convention and Kevin will be providing an additional class on Adobe Photoshop and photo editing for attendee’s to help us with the technology needed for so many art contests, AP submissions and college applications for our students. Remember to pack your laptops and iPads. Kevin and I are also saving our money for the NAEA National Convention in March 2014. If you have never attended a national convention, put it on your bucket list! If you can’t make it, be sure to go to the website. Your colleagues post presentations and information for members that I continually look at for infusing new ideas in my classroom and personal work! 2014 NAEA National Convention is March 29-31 in San Diego, CA “SPARK!” Fusing Innovative Teaching & Emerging Technologies We hope to see you in Indy! Check the NAEA Website at for more information about arts advocacy. Remember to always be advocating for the arts in all of the public events that you sponsor and attend. Contact us at : Trish – and Kevin –

United Art  &  Education  Gift  Card  to  Henryville  Art  Teachers Henryville Elementary School recently held their "Evening of Excellence". Art Education Association of Indiana District 7 Representatives, Trish Korte and Kevin Schultz, joined in the celebration by presenting a $350 United Art and Education gift card for school supplies to the art teachers, Hsiao-Ling Gardner and Amy Fischmer. The funds for the gift card were donations from AEAI members collected during the Fall 2012 Convention and a matching donation from United Art and Education. The presentation was made in front of the "Wall of Love" a ceramic mural that is in progress, which is a post-tornado school wide art project. Ms. Gardner and Ms. Fischmer were very thankful for the donations and can't wait to purchase materials for the students! Pictured  from  left  to  right  in  the  photo  are  Henryville  High   School  art  students  Kayla  Stewart;;  Mileena  Neff;;  Kayla   Cissell;;  Elementary  Art  Teacher,  Hsiao-Ling  Gardner;;   High  Art  Teacher,  Amy  Fischmer;;  Principal,  Dr.  Glenn   Riggs;;  and  AEAI  Representative,  Kevin  Schultz.

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*Special thanks to United Art and Education for their help in coordinating donations and contributing more than half to make this generous gift!!

An Open  Letter  to  AEAI  Members

Ms. Kevin  Schultz Ms.  Trish  Korte AEAI  Co-Representatives  of  District  7   Dear  members  of  the  Art  Education  Association  of  Indiana: It  was  very  thoughtful  of  you  to  take  so  much  time  and  effort  into  collecting  those  fantastic  art  materi-­ als  and  resources  for  our  art  program  at  Henryville  Elementary.    It  was  obvious  to  me  that  your  art   teachers  had  taken  great  care  to  provide  us  with  a  variety  of  much-needed  raw  materials  and  tools  that   will  last  into  the  coming  years.    But  also  with  specific  lesson  plans  that  included  everything  down  to   the  last  item  to  carry  the  lesson  out.    For  instance,  the  hand-made  “kit”  on  fish-rock  painting  lesson   from  White  River  Elementary  that  provided  a  detailed  lesson  plan,  a  fantastic  children’s  storybook  star-­ ring  painted  fish  rocks,  glitter  paint  and  even  the  rocks  to  paint  on.    This  is  perfect  for  my  1 st  graders   who  always  have  art  lessons  that  study  fish.     Another  favorite  of  mine  was  the  Kindergarten  mosaic  “kit”  from  IPS  School  58  that  provided  adorable   mosaic  lesson  samples  with  a  hand-written  note,  and  plenty  of  paper  to  work  with.    Actually,  it  ended   up  being  quite  useful  for  my  6 th  grade  Roman  mosaic  lesson!    There  was  so  much  going  on  at  the  time   that  I  was  unpacking  your  generous  gifts,  that  I’m  sure  I’d  forget  to  mention  them  all,  but  I  remember   being  in  shock  of  the  huge  rolls  of  colorful  felt  that  screamed  out  “puppets”  to  me  and  the  stacks  upon   stacks  of  construction  paper  that  has  had  a  million  uses  already  as  you  would  guess!   My  kids  loved  all  the  packets  of  pre-cut  smooth,  extra-colorful  papers  for  their  collages.    They  turned   out  beautiful.    All  the  charcoals,  rulers,  art  magazines  and  so  much  more  are  greatly  appreciated,  and   just  as  important,  your  kindness  is  appreciated.    I  have  big  plans  on  how  to  continue  using  all  your  gifts   into  next  year  and  beyond.   As  you  would  guess,  it’s  been  a  crazy  year  getting  back  to  “normal”,  but  with  the  help  and  support   from  caring  people  like  your  members,  it  has  taught  me  to  appreciate  more  what  I  took  for  granted  be-­ fore,  thing  and  people.     I  understand  that  United  Art  &  Education  (art  supply  co.)  and  your  members  collected  $350.  for  the   much-needed  gift  card,  that  the  High  school  art  teacher  and  I  are  splitting  and  using  for  more  art  mate-­ rials  through  their  catalog.    You  are  a  fantastic  bunch,  and  United  Art  &  Education  is  so  generous  for   this  gift.     A  special  thanks  goes  to  Kevin  Schultz,  her  husband  Rick,  and  Trish  Korte  for  all  the  extra  work  and   time  they  must  have  taken  to  be  so  helpful  in  our  time  of  need.    Kevin  and  I  grew  up  together  in  Hen-­ ryville,  and  she  has  always  gone  above  and  beyond  to  help  my  family.    Now  she  has  also  helped  many   people  I’ve  never  met,  and  touched  the  lives  of  all  our  students  at  Henryville!     Many  thanks, Hsiao-Ling  Gardner   Henryville  Elementary  Art  Teacher

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Elementary Division


Jessica Coleman

reetings fellow educators!

I would like to reintroduce myself as Jessica Watson Coleman, I recently got married and wanted to let everyone know of the name change. It was wonderful seeing so many elementary faces at the recent workshop held at the IMA. We learned many interesting things about how to use art conservation in the art room, and had a wonderful time while doing it. As the school year settles into a grove we are getting ready for the fall AEAI convention. We had a very exciting meeting at the convention center and I am excited for convention this year. I personally find it so inspiring and rejuvenating seeing so many new ideas and talking with fellow educators. I always meet at least one new friend and learn about something to utilize in my classroom. I look forward to seeing you at convention and upcoming workshops. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance to you!

Pouring of  the   molds  for  clay   deconstruction   projects

Deconstructed slip   molds  and  slab   molds  sculpture  by   Suzanne  Finn

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Art Meets Science at the IMA

What happens when K-12 teachers, museum educators and art conservators get together? They create new and exciting ways of looking at and learning through art!

After attending the “Art Meets Science” workshop at the IMA, I felt inspired to integrate even more science into my art lessons. I particularly enjoyed walking through the IMA’s African art gallery & learning about how art conservation can be incorporated into the On May 31st, the K-12 Outreach Committee of the American art room lesson. For example, there was a beautiful coil vessel that Institute for the Conservation (AIC) was thrilled to partner with the Sarah and Beth showed us-- they were describing how a small clay Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) and the Art Education sample is removed and investigated to determine how best to Association of Indiana to present an evening teacher workshop, Art conserve it. Later, when we had our discussion session with them, Meets Science, as part of the museum’s First Friday events and in art teachers shared ideas about how we could experiment with light, conjunction with AIC’s 41st Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. color fastness and fading in students' art (among other engaging topics!) I also imagined the flip side: art could be integrated in to The event, led by art conservators Sarah Barack and Beth Edelstein, the science lessons too! How cool would it be to have a periodic started off with an active dialogue in the museum galleries, looking table online, where art images were associated with each element? at Italian Renaissance painting, African sculpture, and modern For example, each time you click on the element gold (Au), you works by Robert Indiana. During the tour, Sarah and Beth modeled would be directed to all kinds of artworks that used gold, eg. gold the observations and investigations that would characterize a leaf, repoussé, filigree, Fabergé--you name it--now, science meets conservator’s approach to an art object. In each example, they art! discussed how conservators manipulate the electromagnetic --Emma Said, elementary art teacher, IPS School 106 spectrum through various laboratory techniques to better understand works of art, their materials and their history. I am always looking for new jobs, related to visual arts, to share with my students. Art Meets Science at the IMA sounded like a After the tour, teachers gathered for refreshments and a short perfect evening to discover just that, plus they promised a delightful presentation on why art conservation is an ideal lens for learning a First Friday evening event afterwards! I signed up knowing very wide variety of skills and content in the classroom. An engaging and little about the restoration and identification process. I found it productive discussion followed, with teachers and conservators fascinating! Beth Edelstein and Sarah Barack were so brainstorming ideas for lesson plans and hands-on activities. knowledgeable and easy to talk with. I had many questions and they had many answers. I will continue to keep my eye on the IMA Special thanks to Jessica Watson (AEAI Elementary Education and their educational events. I had a delightful evening and left Division Chair), Heidi Davis-Soylu (IMA Manager of Academic with many new ideas for sharing restoration with my students. Engagement and Learning Research), and Tania Said (AEAI Museum Education Division Chair) for making this such an Beth Siminski, elementary art teacher, Maple Glen Elementary enjoyable event, and to all the educators that attended for their brilliant ideas and valuable feedback.

For more information about conservation and K-12 education, please visit and the AIC wiki (a work in progress) at; or email Sarah and Beth at

Fall 2013


Middle School  Division  


Michelle Chastain

ello, to all of the fantastic middle school educators through out our fine state!

As our summer draws to a close and the beginning of our school year approaches, it is almost time for us to get back into class mode. I hope that we can break from our four walls and realize that we must rely on each other for new and exciting ideas, for assistance with lesson dilemmas, or to simply communicate with other art educators for feedback and conversation. Most of us are isolated and the only art teacher in our buildings, not able to connect with the elementary or high school art teachers, to discuss curriculum as we are too focused on what our building wants us to learn for them, instead of being able to connect with the other art teachers, in our corporation for professional development. We must expand our horizons by networking with other art professionals and use our AEAI resources to stay connected. We can increase our knowledge base through our most important resource, other middle school art teachers. This summer, like the past three summers, I have taken advantage of the one AEAI guiltless pleasure, the St. Maryof-the-Woods Art Teacher Retreat. Go just once and you will be hooked for life. It is the one week I thrive not just an art educator, but as an artist. Throughout the year, I always begin projects with my students, but very rarely do I finish them. I am too busy teaching the process or concept, if I am not helping students find solutions to their problems, or re-emphasizing the techniques for a project, I am having classroom critiques, grading their work, or displaying it, then it is time for the next project, concept, skill or art movement and suddenly the semester is over, then it is time for a new grade level to teach. As much as I love teaching my students, I do not feel like an artist with all of those unfinished projects sitting in my drawers at school, which is why St. Mary-of-the-Woods becomes my saving grace. At St. Mary-of-the-Woods, I have one week where I get to be an artist. I am able to work without interruption and learn from incredible artists. I am able to re-energize and be refreshed and recognize the possibilities of the new amazing ideas and lessons I have learned. I can take these concepts back to the classroom and create new and exciting lessons for my students. We are so fortunate to have such phenomenal educators in our state willing to share what they know with us, through workshops, conventions, and retreats. Please feel free to contact me anytime, if you have something fantastic to share at a workshop, need assistance, or just need to connect with another middle school art teacher. My e-mail information is Have a great school year!

St. Mary’s  Retreat Participants

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Secondary School  Division  


Ricki Gibson

elcome to the Fall Semester everyone!

I hope your summer was delightful and that you are refreshed and renewed and raring to get back into the classroom and studio. Fall is a great time in your classroom to introduce a lot of new ideas and changes that you have been mulling over since spring. With that said I have some new things being introduced into my life as well. My Husband and I are expecting our first child this Fall and I have decided to step down from my position as the Secondary Division Representative in order to focus some more of my time on our little family. My time as the Secondary Division Representative for AEAI has been wonderful. I have enjoyed meeting so many new people and have made some great connections at the High School level. I will continue to be active with the organization and stay connected. Still feel free to e-mail me anytime for anything: The new representative will be introducing him/herself in the next upcoming issue. I can tell you to expect some great things coming from this person. This teacher is incredibly innovative, always researching and coming up with the best ideas for the classroom. Make sure to introduce yourself to the new addition to the Board during Convention this year in October. New friends are always the best kind, and this teacher is a great friend to have.

Higher Education  Division  

Laurel Campbell


t is an exciting time to be a member of AEAI. During the 2012-13 academic year, many members discovered that by joining forces, researching topics that affect our discipline, and speaking up in public hearings, educators could truly change the direction of decisions about to be made at the state level. As the Indiana Department of Education considered a proposal to no longer require college degrees for art and music teachers to obtain a teaching license, AEAI members jumped into action. Our email was alive and buzzing with excellent arguments put forward by professors, teachers and administrators at all levels. We discussed various talking points and the best strategies we could use to get our voices heard. Music educators and art educators created a strong, united front as we shared ideas about how to best advocate for the arts. After months of discussion, many teacher educators, from beyond the arts disciplines and representing various institutions, drove to Indianapolis to argue in front of the IDOE members for keeping the college degree requirement for licensure. Our members worked hard to keep the momentum going until the final vote. We won the first battle, but it is likely that it will resurface at some point in the future. I am confident that AEAI members will be ready for the next debate. Please join us and become an active participant in the effort to maintain high standards for future art teachers and to engender respect for art education as an important part of the P-20 curriculum. Contact me at for more information. See you at the fall convention!!

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Student Division

Suzanne Finn


he 2013 AEAI State Convention is coming in October, and I would like to encourage all art education students in the state to attend. The state convention is filled with insightful information of the art educational field, concerning lesson plans, make-and-takes especially with new media and techniques that you can use in the classroom. More importantly, you can network with a supportive peer group of experienced art educators. My personal experience with AEAI has been exceptionally helpful during my student career. I have made great connections with peers throughout the state of Indiana and locally, and made contacts for my student teaching through AEAI. The support and openness to share experiences in the classrooms has helped me have better classroom observations, and other great experiences while a student at Indiana State University. Hope to meet you in October.

Buffy Rogers  documenting   her  garden  in  a  floor  cloth

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Fall 2013



Steve Gruenert


he recent legislative changes for schools adopted last spring will certainly give our principals and superintendents more to think about. Here are a few (not all) new things school administrators will be dealing with this coming school year: 

The budget increased overall by 2 percent in fiscal year 2014 and 1 percent in fiscal year 2015. However, about 40 percent of schools won’t see any increase and some will see a decline due to hidden mechanisms behind the new laws related to enrollment trends. Imagine having to share that news with your community if you are part of the 40%.


Senate Enrolled Act 1, known as the School Resource Officers and School Safety law, this will help schools hire police officers, conduct threat assessments for school buildings, and purchase safety equipment and technology. Having a policeman at every school door sends mixed messages. Personally, I like having them there, but some may claim that the perception is that if we need a policeman then it must not be a safe place.


Senate Enrolled Act 338 addresses the problem of chronic absenteeism in schools. It requires schools to report their absentee rates and provides new definitions for “chronic”. At what point do we become concerned with how many days a student has missed? 10, 15, 20? It seems 18 may become the magic number. Once they crossover into the chronic area, principals must now chase them.


Senate Enrolled Act 352 is the “criminal gang” law that requires schools to start tracking criminal gang activity in their schools and report it to the state. This will become a public document and may impact future enrollments (see the first bulleted item above). Again, we find ways to take money away from schools who need it the most.


House Enrolled Act 1423 is also known as the “anti-bullying” bill. It requires schools to establish procedures for reporting incidents of bullying and to adopt disciplinary rules around bullying, both in and out of school. Yes, out of school. The schools’ jurisdiction is increasing because someone out there is not doing their job.


House Enrolled Act 1427 pushes the “pause” button on full implementation of the Common Core State Standards. We have ISTEP+ for at least one more year.

Our school leaders had plenty to do. What does this have to do with Art? I imagine even the best principals will be challenged to maintain positive dispositions as we yet again pile more on them. They would like to focus on instruction, and the new teacher evaluation model is again changing, for the better, but changing. Be nice to your administrators when you get a chance. If they are not a member of the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute or the Indiana Association of School Principals, there are no other supports out there.

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Vo ng Members  cont’d

President :   Sidney  Allen   3515  W  Julie  Lane   Indianapolis,  IN  46228   H  317-299-2041

District 3  Rep:   Sherri  Cline 1606  W.  Adams  St. Muncie,  Indiana  47303 317-627-0633

Past President:   Teresa  R.  Nagel 10325  Bitterroot  Ct.   Ft.  Wayne,  IN.  46804

District  4  Co-Reps:   Becky  Loudermilk 1537  N  900  E Rockville,  IN    47872 (765)  597-2700

President Elect:   Bev  Staub Washington  Woods  Elem  School 17950  Grassy  Branch  Rd Westfield,  IN  46074 317-867-7949,        317-407-3071

Johanna Perez 11442  Wilderness  Trail   Fishers,  IN  46038 219-614-1168

Treasurer: Addie  Simpson 1052  Heritage  Lane  West Terre  Haute,  IN  47803 H  812-201-3720 Secretary:   M.  Buffy  Rogers P  O Box  124  404  Main  Street Battle  Ground,  IN  47920 W  765-772-4700  X2788 H  765-567-2453

Vo ng Members District  1  Co-Reps:   Patricia  Cummings   408  Elmhurst Valparaiso,  IN  46385 H  219-464-2275 Jill  Sayers P.O.  Box  334 Crown  Point,  IN  46308 District  2  Co-Reps:   Susan  Wenger 4331  S  Wayne  Ave Fort  Wayne,  IN    46807 260-  456-1414 Deena  Church 1812  Monet  Drive Fort  Wayne,  IN    46845 260-637-9371

District 5  Co-Reps:   Micki  Barsic Fall  Creek  Valley  Middle  School 9701  East  63rd  St Indianapolis,  IN    46236 C  317-694-5872 Emma  Said IPS  #160  Robert  Frost  Elementary 5301  West  Roxbury  Road Indianapolis,  IN    46226 W  317-226-4106 District  6  Rep:   Jennnifer  Carrico 8181  E.  Old  State  Rd.  64 Stendal,  IN    47585 H  (812)  630-8675

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Middle School  Division:     Michelle  Chastain 140  South  Sycamore  Street Campbellsburg,  IN  47108   H  812-755-4670 W  812-752-8926  

VSA Indiana: Gayle  M.  Holtman   1505  North  Delaware   Indianapolis,  IN  46202   H  317-974-4123, W  800-484-8055  (code  1605)

Secondary Division:   Ricki  Gibson   3475  Firethorn  Drive Whitestown,  IN  46075 317-366-2232

Awards: Marcia  Carson     404  Shorewood  Court     Valparaiso,  IN  46385   H  219-465-1672

Higher Educ.  Division  : Laurel  H.  Campbell Indiana  University-Purdue  University 2101  Coliseum  Blvd. Fort  Wayne,  IN  46805 260-481-6877

Contact/Publishing: Jane  Lohmeyer 171  McIntyre  Ct. Valparaiso,  IN  46383 H  219-464-2504

Student Div.  Rep:     Suzanne  Finn 128  Barton  Ave Terre  Haute,  IN    47803-183 (812)  232-9386 Supervision/Administration  Rep.:   Steve  Gruenert 211K  University  Hall Indiana  State  University Terre  Haute,  IN  47809 812-237-2900  

District 7  Co-Reps:   Kevin  Schultz     New  Albany  High  School 1020  Vincennes  Street New  Albany,  IN      47150 H  812-923-7138

Museum Education  Division: Tania  Said  Schuler David  Owsley  Museum  of  Art Ball  State  University Muncie,  IN  47306 (765)  285  -  3372  phone

Trish Korte   5071  E.  Borden  Road Pekin,  IN    47165 H  812-967-8956

Retired Teachers  Div  Rep Herb  Eveland   18571  W.  12th  Road   Plymouth,  In.  46563 H  574-936-7461

Elementary School  Division:   Jessica  Watson  –Coleman 5021  Caroline  Ave Indianapolis,  Indiana  46205 765-461-7264  

Convention Cordinator: Jill  Sayers P.O.  Box  334 Crown  Point,  IN  46308 InSEA/USSEA  Rep: Marjorie  Manifold     7574  W.  Airport  Rd. Bloomington,  In  47403   H  812-825-4013   Membership  Chair:   Ann  Stanley 415  E.  Jefferson  St. Crawfordsville,  IN    47933-2929 (765)  361-9736 Technology:   Leah  Morgan   15772  Murray  Rd   Mitchell,  IN  47446   H  812-388-6869   Webmaster:   Allie  Staub

Non-vo ng Members Advocacy:   Clyde  Gaw   11754  Sinclair  Dr   Indianapolis,  IN  46163 W  317-861-1528    Ext  717     H  317-826-0250

Youth Art  Month:  Mindy  Hiatt   9422  Haddington  Dr  West Indianapolis,  IN  46256 317-753-1660 Allie  Staub

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CONTACT Editor Jane  Lohmeyer 171  McIntyre  Ct. Valparaiso,  Indiana  46383 Newsle er  of  the  Art  Educa on   Associa on  of  Indiana

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