Images above are selections of student work from the TAEA Best of the Best Retrospective Exhibition.


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All memberships must be submitted and purchased through NAEA. 

Active Membership: $80*

Student Membership: $40

First-Year Teacher Membership: $70*

Associate Membership: $70

Retired Teacher Membership: $45

Institutional Membership: $215

*All rates above include a fee of $15 for TAEA membership. 

 
  • As a TAEA member, you have access to free Online Professional Development, including NAEA monthly webinar series, as well as live and archived webinars, sessions, and workshops. 
  • Access to timely resources, including the new National Visual Arts Standards that support teaching and learning.
  • Access to the NEW NAEA Art Standards Toolbox App, a FREE app available exclusively to NAEA members and offers a suite of tools for National Visual Arts Standards-based planning, assessment, archiving, and more! 
  • Print and digital subscriptions to Art Education journal and NAEA News—NAEA's premiere bi-monthly publications, plus access to digital archives.
  • Discounts on NAEA National Convention registration fees and other professional learning events including SummerVision
  • Discounts on premiere publications and advocacy merchandise in NAEA’s Online Store
  • Connect with colleagues through the Member Directory, showcase your art through a complimentary personalized e-Portfolio powered by Digication, and/or display your students' artwork in a Classroom Gallery provided by Artsonia
  • Eligibility for prestigious national awards and grant opportunities
  • Eligibility to establish a National Art Honor Society in your middle or secondary school
  • Discounts on a variety of insurance programs including Professional Liability Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Auto & Home Insurance, and Additional Plans & Benefits
 
 

EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

A quick look at what's happening across Tennessee!

 

Deadline Extension for the TAEA "Connections" Exhibition

The deadline for the TAEA "Connections" Exhibition has been extended to April 20, 2018.

The TAEA "Connections" Exhibition is a members only art show that celebrates the talented art educators among TAEA members and their connection to our most talented students. "Connections" is held each summer at Belmont's Leu Visual Arts Building, where the teacher's artwork hangs along side the best student artwork from each of our Regional Student Art Exhibitions.

The Eighth Annual TAEA Member Art Exhibition is a juried show open to all current 2017-2018 TAEA members.  No more than two (2) entries per member may be entered and must be in the form of high-resolution JPGs (minimum 300 dpi). Please crop to show artwork only (crop out mat, etc.).  Please label each image with the full name of the artist, title, medium and size of the piece. For example: JohnSmith-“Sunrise”-painting-30x40. E-mail images to: jdodsonart@aol.com and also to jdodson@ortn.edu  (Please include phone number and mailing address with email submission!).  All entries must be received by April 20, 2018.

The “First Place” winner will receive an award of $200 and the artwork will be published in the TAEA Newsletter.  Additional cash awards for first, second, and third place in the exhibition will be awarded. Questions, please call Jim Dodson at 865-256-2580 or e-mail 

 

 

Save the Dates!

East TN Regional Spring   Conference

Saturday, April 14th at the University of TN, Knoxville, Art and Architecture Building from 9am to 5pm. 

Registration is online!  

 

West TN Regional Spring Conference 

Saturday April 21st at the The University of Memphis, Communication and Fine Art Building from 8am to 3pm. 

Registration is online!

 

TAEA Member Exhibition "Connections"

The Eighth Annual TAEA Member Art Exhibition - “Connections”, will feature artwork created by Tennessee art educators, offering teachers the opportunity to display their talents and be honored for their accomplishments in a professional environment.  The art educator exhibition also provides an excellent venue to show the relationship or “Connection” of exemplary student art with that of their instructors and the high quality programming that the TAA provides in its summer enrichment experiences.

 

The Eighth Annual TAEA Member Art Exhibition is a juried show open to all current 2017-2018 TAEA members.  No more than two (2) entries per member may be entered and must be in the form of high-resolution JPGs (minimum 300 dpi). Please crop to show artwork only (crop out mat, etc.).  Please label each image with the full name of the artist, title, medium and size of the piece. For example: John Smith-“Sunrise”-painting-30x40. E-mail images to: jdodsonart@aol.com and also to jdodson@ortn.edu  (Please include phone number and mailing address with email submission!).  All entries must be received by March 21, 2018.

 


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