This year the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Art Education Association are partnering to celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with a showcase during March & April. This collaboration will unveil ADE’s Brand New Student Art Gallery. We invite schools to submit student artworks to showcase in celebration of Youth Arts Month in the Arizona Department of Education’s Jefferson Building.
A reception will be held Friday March 6th from 6-7:30pm at the Arizona Department of Education Jefferson Building to present awards in Elementary, Middle, and High School grade bands and to celebrate the excellent art education happening in Arizona Schools.
- Open to ALL public-school students grades K-12!
- Each teacher may submit up to 2 student artworks per grade band K-4, 5-8, 9-12.
- Frames will be provided by ADE sized 8×10, 9×12, 12×12, 11×14, 16×20, and 18×24.
- Work must be be matted or mounted to one of these sizes on a black mat with artwork labels attached to the front and ready to be framed. Works not following these guidelines may not be eligible for display.
- Fill out the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM
and upload a signed Artwork-Photography Release form.
- Attach label to the front of the artwork.
- Drop off or mail submissions to The Office of Arts Education M-F 8-4:30pm. Drop off artwork by Friday January 10th at 4:30pm.
Attn: Haley Honeman
1535 W. Jefferson St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Title I Districts/Charters may elect to also display submissions at the 2020 ESSA Conference.
Artworks will be displayed Mon. March 2nd– Fri. April 24th at the Department of Education.
Artworks are available for retrieval Monday April 27th– Friday May 8th at drop off location.
Questions? Contact Haley Honeman [email protected]
The Council for Art Education administers Youth Art Month (YAM) at the national level to showcase the positive impact and association between art teachers and students. YAM promotes visual art education for all K – 12 students and encourages funding for quality school art programs.
Download this flyer here: YAM Showcase Flyer