Wednesday, May 12, 2010

July 16th Mini Conference in Richardson!!!

Registration will be available soon!! Please be on the lookout!!

Monday, March 29, 2010

ANNOUNCEMENT!! Nancy Walkup added to the mini con line up!!


We are excited to announce that we have added Nancy Walkup to the line up of presenters for the April 24th mini conference!!

If you have yet to register, please click the link below to get started! Pre-registration ends April 17th!!

Friday, March 12, 2010

Please visit the link below to view and print the registration form for the TAEA Area 3 mini conference to be held April 24th at Aledo High School. All instructions for what to do next are there! :) We'll see you in Aledo! :)

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Upcoming Workshop in East Texas

Great workshop opportunity in East Texas...check it out...

Please visit the following site to get more information about this Art Educators Workshop at A&M-Commerce on April 16th.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009


Scroll down to view all information! TAEA Area III
April 24, 2010 TAEA Area 3 Miniconference....ALEDO...more information to come
July 16, 2010 TAEA Area 3 Miniconference...RICHARDSON...more information to come
2010 TAEA FALL CONFERENCE IS in Austin, Texas, November 11-14
2010 NAEA Conference, Baltimore, Maryland April 14-18
2011,NAEA Conference, Seattle, Washington March 17 – 20
2012,NAEA Conference, New York, NY March 1 – 4
2013,NAEA Conference, Fort Worth, TX April 18 - 21
Area III Newly Elected Representatives: 2009-2011 VISIT THE TAEA WEBSITE for the Area 3 Homepage
Jody Johnson ___________________________________Myron Stennett

Christina Van Hamersveld_________________________Stacy Sturgell

Enjoy this video that is located on the National Art Education Website under ADVOCACY Go to
#2--The Summer 09 Area III Miniconference photos are on the Facebook Page
Email your celebrations and local professional development opportunities to right away!
Join a group of art teachers in Texas for professional discussions, file sharing, and problem solving. Samantha Melvin asssembled this group: This is a great resource in sharing current information!
Join the National Art Education Secondary Art Teachers Forum:
Participate in the TAEA Electronic Gallery: Art Teacher Artwork
Click the image to the right and/or visit
CONGRATULATIONS! Beverly Fletcher Fort Worth ISD Art Coordinator
Winner of the 2009 NAEA Western Supervision/Administrator of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS! Dr. Christina Bain University of North Texas Professor
Winner of the 2009 NAEA Student Chapter Sponsor Award

CONGRATULATIONS! Rebecca Schaefer University of North Texas Student
Winner of the 2009 NAEA Higher Education Student Achievement Award

Wednesday, August 20, 2008


TAEA Area III Reps., Thank you so much for everything you did to create such a wonderful mini-conference. Everything ran smoothly, the food was great, it was organized and was a huge success. You obviously worked very hard to put everything together. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to TAEA Area III.
Warm regards, Shelly Hye

Area Reps, I had a great time today. Thank you for all the hard work you guys put into the mini conference. I got a lot out of it. I know others were as inspired as I am. Have a fun and restful summer to each one of you.
Miriam Wallace Pottsboro MS

The Area III Miniconference was held at the University of North Texas with a variety of presentations, fabulous door prizes, and fun times!

Pictures are posted on the TAEAArea3 Facebook Account! (Join this facebook account if you have not already done so.)

On-line handouts are posted on

Many thanks to all of the presenters that made this event possible!
Room 318
9:30-11:00 Crayon Batik with Carol Johnson
11:00-12:30 Put your soul on the line with Pernie Fallon
1:30-3:00 Encaustic Painting with Deanna Wood
Room 319
9:30-11:00 Painting with coffee with Libby Cook
11-12:30 Glass in Class with Brenda Fee and Jacqui Bush
1:30-3:00 Glass in Class with Brenda Fee and Jacqui Bush
Room 322

9:30-11:00 Memory boxes with Shelly Hye
11:00-12:30 Clay whistles with Patti Beck and Kim Lovelace
1:30-3:00 Clay whistles with Patti Beck and Kim Lovelace
Room 226
9:30-11:00 American Ceramics with Pauline Wyndham 45
and 45 Art for the Artless with Melanie Dadson
11:00-12:30 American Ceramics with Pauline Wyndham 45
and 45 Big Ideas with Lacy Blue, Becca Schaefer, and Emily Beaver
1:30-3:00 American Ceramics with Pauline Wyndham 45
and 45 Community Alliances with Kristen Rice
Room 219
9:30-11:00 Printmaking with Julie Phillips 45
and 45 Big Ideas with Lacy Blue, Becca Schaefer, Emily Beaver
11:00-12:30 Art Room Success Tips with Julia P. Gooch
1:30-3:00 Peace Quilts with Tamra Alami
Room 223
9:00-9:20 Welcome Speaker Elizabeth Willett
11:00-12:30 Art Smart with Julie Owen
Computer Lab 313

9:30-11:00 Computer Art Exchange with Mike Aiken
11-12:30 Computer Software with CA York 45 and
45 Digital Photography Sandy Sawyer
1:30-3:00 Computer Art Exchange with Mike Aiken
Computer Lab 338

9:30-11:00 Electronic Media with Susan Thillen
11:00-12:30 Electronic Media with Susan Thillen
1:30-3:00 Computer Software with CA York 45 and
45 Digital Photography Sandy Sawyer

Thursday, July 3, 2008

AREA III Information

Email Contact:
Representatives:Shannon Kessler
Denise Clyne-Ruch
Jody Johnson
Lauren Kolesar-Eatinger

Counties in Area 3: Anderson Angelina Bowie Camp Cass Cherokee Collin Cooke Dallas Delta Denton Ellis Erath Fannin Franklin Grayson Gregg Harrison Henderson Hood Hopkins Hunt Johnson Kaufman Lamar Marion Morris Nacogdoches Palo Pinto Panola Parker Rains Red River Rockwall Rusk Sabine San Augustine Shelby Smith Somervell Tarrant Titus Upshur Van Zandt Wise Wood
HELP US! We need to contact Art Educators in these locations!
SEND EMAIL Address Contacts for Art Educators in these locations to:

Monday, June 9, 2008

October 11, 2008

OCTOBER 11: Guyer High School in Denton ISD.

Thank you to:
Sweetie Bowman who presented Weird Raku
Jody Johnson who presented Glass Fusion
Shelley Minnis who presented Sanford/ Prismacolor
and Karie Hill who presented New Products from Crayola

We appreciate Emily Taylor who hosted our event at Guyer High School!

Contact with your questions and feedback about this event.

Local Art Organizations
Please access this site in order to learn about a local group of Art Educators ---The Art Educators of North Central Texas. We meet for Professional Development in the Fort Worth Metroplex area. Along with Professional Development, it is our goal to provide mentoring to new teachers, networking possibilities, and remaining in contact with TAEA.
Contact American Ceramics for your ceramic, education, and glass fusing needs!

If your local art organization would like to be represented on this site, please provide the following: website, email address, and a statement about your group. Email this information to

July 26, 2008

Area III July 26 Professional Development MiniConference
66 Art Educators met in the Moudy Building on the Texas Christian University campus to attend fabulous sessions!

Thank you to:Prismacolor, Crayola, Texas Pottery, Sargent Art, and the Sid Richardson Museum for the donations of supplies and snacks!
Thank you to:
Kristi Laurent and Lee Ann Zbichorski who presented Guided Lessons
Marilyn Ivy who presented on the Kimbell Art Museum
Kathy Cunning who presented on Post Secrets
Rebecca Martin, Diane McClure, and Denise Clyne-Ruch who presented Home on the Range
Joel DeLong and Kellye Vandergriff who presented on the Science of Papermaking
Diana Bollinger who presented Textured Bowls
Nancy Walkup who presented on School Arts and the Fulbright
Sue Frost who presented on Sargent Art
Shannon Kessler who presented Teaching with the I-Pod
Lilian Lewis who presented on Instant Advocacy
Denise Clyne-Ruch who presented on Science and Art for Elementary School teachers
Sandy Smith who presented Baskety with Found Fibers
Lauren Kolesar-Eatinger who presented on Puzzle Box Containers