MAEA Conferences Dates:2018 October 18 – 19 Billings
2019 October 17 – 18 Belgrade
2020 October 15 – 16 Great Falls
2021 October 21-22 Billings
2018 Educator Conference
Skyview High School
October 18 – 19, 2018
We are excited to bring Olivia Gude from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as our keynote this year, please see below.
The Big Horn Resort has 15 rooms reserved for MAEA. If calling to reserve a room please tell them your code, MAEA, to get in on our block rate. The weblink with the code already embedded is located here.
Thanks, Dr. Mara Pierce for arranging the accommodations at Big Horn Resort for our members.
To plan your conference agenda please visit the MFPE session site and select the MAEA track. A drop down box will bring you all of the events sponsored by MAEA. There are a couple of sessions that still need fine tuning but we hope to have that rectified soon.
The 2018 conference committee members are Cortni Harant, Mara Pierce, & Jenny Moller.
Post Event Thanks:
Thanks everyone for a great conference! Olivia proved herself to be a wonderful choice for our keynote. Her keynote address and workshops were amazing. The students and staff at Skyview were so great to work with and EVERY class I attended, or poked my head into, was amazing!! Thanks to all who attended!
Special congrats to the following:
2019 MAEA Teacher of the Year, April Fox
2019 MAEA Higher Education Student Achievement Award, Jacob Zeimet
2019 MAEA Retired Art Educator Award, Wes Hines
Conference 2018, Billings:
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2018 MAEA Keynote Speaker
Principles of Possibility: Elements & Principles of Contemporary Culture
October 18th, 2018 from 11AM - 1PM, Skyview High School, Rooms 232 & 233
Artist and educator Olivia Gude is the Angela Gregory Paterakis Professor and Chair of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Professor Emerita of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Professor Gude has created many award-winning collaborative mural and mosaic projects. In recent years, she has united her work as a community artist and as an art educator by creating participatory spaces in which teachers investigate and re-invent the social practices of art education.
Professor Gude’s writing and research focuses on generating new projects and new paradigms for art education in school and community settings. Her articles include Postmodern Principles: In Search of a 21st Century Art Education, Principles of Possibility: Considerations for a 21st Century Art and Culture Curriculum, Art Education for Democratic Life, and New School Art Styles: the Project of Art Education. For eighteen years Professor Gude directed the Spiral Workshop, a teen art program and curriculum research project. Curriculum and resources developed at Spiral Workshop are available on the National Art Education Association e-Portfolios and http://naea.digication.com/omg/ and http://naea.digication.com/spiral/
Professor Gude is a member of the Council for Policy Studies in Art Education. Professor Gude served as a member of the Visual Arts writing team for the Next Generation National Visual Arts Standards. She received the 2009 National Art Education Association Viktor Lowenfeld Award for significant contributions to the field of art education and was awarded the 2014 NAEA’s Manuel Barkan “article of the year” award for New School Art Styles. In 2017 Americans for the Arts published her white paper, Intertwining Practices of Public Art and Art Education.
Professor has served as the keynote speaker for arts education conferences in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and Utah as well as for the Manitoba Association for Art Education, Ontario Art Education Association and the Canadian Society for Education through Art conferences in British Columbia and Ontario. Gude has presented keynote addresses for the Korean Society for Education through Art (2011) and for the Singapore Arts Education conference (2013). Professor Gude has organized and presented a number of Supersessions at the National Art Education Association conferences, including Meaningful Choices: Changing Processes, Purposes, and Products in Art Education (2017).