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2015 Rhode Island K-12 NCECA Exhibit

2015 NCECA Conference
Providence, RI
March 25-28, 2015
More information click here

2015 Rhode Island K-12 NCECA Exhibit

A non-juried student ceramics show

  Mad Dog Artist Studios
65 Blackstone Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860


Registration Deadline – March 14 by midnight
Drop off Date – March 21 from 10am-12pm
Exhibition Date – March 23-28, 2015
Open/Reception Date – March 27 from 6-8pm
Pickup Date – March 30 from 3-5pm


Registration Guidelines

-        There is no fee to participate

-        Each public school district may submit up to 5 pieces

-        Each private school may submit up to 1 piece

-        Each after school program or private studio may submit up to 1 piece

-        Registration must be completed by March 14 by midnight

Size Limitations

-        No larger than 18”x18”x18”

-        Preferably free standing

-        For wall-hanging or free hanging pieces please email Tricia Barry by March 1st


Drop-Off Information

Teachers must unpack own pieces and place into designated areas at exhibit with help of volunteers in order to ensure safe handling of pieces

Packing Information

Each piece must have a discrete label affixed somewhere on vessel including student name and school

Packaging and boxes will not be saved or stored and will not be provided at pick-up

2015 Wickford Art Association - RIAEA Scholarship Fund


The Rhode Island Art Education Association would like to invite you to participate in a scholarship opportunity funded by the Wickford Art Association. This resume-enhancing scholarship is being offered statewide to public high school senior art students. Each public high school in Rhode Island is being asked to choose one senior high school art student to apply. Three winning students will be given scholarships from the Wickford Art Association in the amount of $2,500.00, $1,500.00, or $1,000.00, to use toward college. A fourth student will be given an award of $500.00 from the RIAEA for the same purpose. All four winners will be given their own public art opening at the Wickford Art Association, complete with publicity. Applying is simple.

Download Application here
Works and Application must be dropped off on either March 9 or 10 from 11am-5pm
See more information on dates and exhibition on Application!

Please note: If the art educator is not a RIAEA/NAEA Member, a $25.00 fee will be charged. Please make checks payable to the RIAEA.


Senator Jack Reed 2015 High School Art Competition

Senator Jack Reed 2015 High School Art Competition

Artwork for Senator Jack Reed's 2015 High School Arts Competition must be submitted to Senator Reed’s Cranston office at 1000 Chapel View Boulevard, Suite 290, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 8th, 2015. 

The week-long exhibit at Warwick Mall
will commence May 26th-31st.

An awards reception for all participating students, their families, teachers and school officials will be held on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Warwick Mall.   Teachers are also asked to pick up their students’ artwork at the Senators Cranston office beginning the afternoon of Tuesday, June 2nd, but no later than
Friday, June 5th, 2015.

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Youth Art Month - 2015

Congratulations to the Winning Designer of the RI YAM Flag Contest!

August Allaire, a 6th grader at the Hoxsie Elementary School in Warwick has been awarded RI’s YAM Flag Designer of 2015.  Her flag will represent RI student artists as it hangs among the 50 in the States YAM Flag Exhibit at the National Art Education Conference this year in New Orleans. A duplicate of the flag will be awarded to her teacher Kim Markarian for future YAM celebrations at Hoxsie Elementary!

2015 RIAEA Art Educators Exhibit

2015 RIAEA Art Educators Exhibit


February 9th- March 8th,,2015

The Krause Gallery at Moses Brown School

250 Lloyd Ave, Providence, RI 02906
Reception and Awards Sunday March 8th 2:00-4:00pm
Award Presentation at 3:30

Take down of Exhibit Sunday March 8th at 4:00pm

For additional information contact


Kristin Heynen, Exhibit Chair at


Kristin Street, Krause Gallery Director at


2010 Team East
Members of the RIAEA Executive Board with Deborah Reeves, Executive Director of the NAEA - Taken at the 2010 Team East Retreat in Newport, RI

Christine Mullen, Robert Sabol (Past-President of NAEA), Deborah Reeves (Executive Director of NAEA), Jean Carmody and John Tedeschi at the 2013 NAEA National Convention in NYC.

2015 NAEA Convention

The Art of Design: Form, Function,
and the Future of Visual Arts Education
March 26-28, 2015

New Orleans Convention Center
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
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RIAEA Advocacy
Rhode Island Art Education Association presents...
Artfully Inspired!
Artfully Inspired was created as an Art’s Advocacy video representing the Rhode Island Art Education Association, and all Rhode Island students. Artfully Inspired was filmed in January of 2011 at the RI Scholastic Art Awards Gallery opening at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island.
The Mission of the Rhode Island Art Education Association is to offer opportunities for professional development, leadership and service in order to advance the quality of art education.

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