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KyAEA Conference Awards Information

Art Educators of the Year Awards

Important Dates:

-Nominations for the 2022 Conference are due by October 1, 2022 to Cayce Davenport via Google Form submission below

-Recipients of awards will be notified via email by October 8, 2022

-Awards will be presented on October 21, 2022 at the Student/Teacher Art Show and Awards Gala


Conference Awards List: 

1. Elementary Level Art Educator of the Year

2. Middle Level Art Educator of the Year

3. Secondary Level Educator of the Year

4. Higher Education Art Educator of the Year

5. Special Needs Champion Art Educator of the Year

6. Art Educator of the Year

7. Supervision/Administrator of the Year

8. Museum Educator of the Year

For additional information on art educator awards please review the packet attached below and direct any questions to Cayce Davenport, Awards Chair.

Student & Teacher Art Show

--->Entry for the teacher show is $10 per person (if you are an approved presenter, your fee is waived!)

--->Teachers are able to bring 10 2D, 3D or Mixed Media pieces and 5 Exceptional Student artworks for judging.

--->Teachers are able to bring 2 of their own artworks for judging

--->Student and Teacher artworks must be received by 11 am on Friday, October 21st to be eligible for judging and awards

--->Forms for artwork will be available to complete onsite at NKU for artworks

Categories Judged:

~ 2-D

~ 3-D

~Mixed Media **New Category**


1st-3rd in each category will receive awards

One "Best of Show" award given


Student Show Level Categories:

-2-D Work

K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


-3-D Work

K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12



Student Exceptional Ed Division

-2-D Work

K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


-3-D Work

K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


**All 2-D work needs to be either matted/mounted or framed, work submitted without a matt/mount or frame will not be included​​**

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