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Supporting Art Education in Florida


Serving visual art teachers, professors, administrators, museum educators and students, the Florida Art Education Association: encourages research in art education; holds public discussions; sponsors institutes and conferences; publishes articles, reports and surveys; honors outstanding art educators and supporters; and works with other related agencies in support of visual arts education.

FAEA is also the only organization for visual art educators in Florida which actively participates in a program for government relations on behalf of visual arts education. When arts education is discussed in the legislature in Tallahassee, FAEA is working to support your programs.

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Black Lives Matter

FAEA stands in solidarity with those protesting police brutality, systematic racism, and every life lost to racism. We pause and reflect on the role that arts education can play in advocating for social justice and amplifying historically silenced voices.

The work of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force reflects the values of FAEA's professional community, which stands firmly with those working as part of the Black Lives Matter movement. FAEA is committed to acknowledging, honoring, and promoting inclusive practices that embrace diversity and equity throughout the organization. FAEA is with you, and together we will do better to end discrimination while advocating for equity. FAEA invites its members to view the latest video on the Black Lives Matter website, and to reflect on the role that each one of us can play in advocating for social justice.

In Solidarity,

Dr. Jackie Henson-Dacey
FAEA President

Image Credit: A portrait of George Floyd by Nikkolas Smith from The people creating art to remember George Floyd (CNN)

Virtual Conference Registration Now Open

Register today for the FAEA Virtual Professional Development Conference November 7 & 8. Register before October 1 to be guaranteed a free swag box filled with samples and free items from our Gold Sponsors!

Digital Learning

Registration is now open for our September virtual professional development workshop, "SEL and the Arts Classroom" with Christy Garton

Arts Education Is Essential

FAEA has collaborated with other arts associations throughout the state to sign on to an important position focused on the importance of Arts Education for all Florida students. We ask that you share this important information with your school administrators, school Board members, parents, and community.

Member Virtual Exhibition

We are now accepting entries for the 2020 FAEA Member Virtual Exhibition, providing an opportunity for members to participate in a statewide, juried competition of their peers.

NEW Gallery & Slideshow Viewer for K-12 Virtual Exhibition

You can now view current and past K-12 Student Art Assessment & Virtual Exhibition winners in our new virtual gallery and slideshow viewer on our website! 

Job Board

FAEA provides a free job board for schools seeking art teachers and art teachers seeking jobs.

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Fresh Paint

The official publication of the Florida Art Education Association

Fresh Paint Magazine

The Fall 2020 issue of Fresh Paint, the official magazine of the Florida Art Education Association, is now available. Featured in this issue:

  • The Arts Are Essential
  • Summer Professional Development
  • The Little Black Sketchbook
  • Museum Spotlight: NSU Art Museum
  • Curriculum Connection
  • Just Painted - a new column for new teachers
  • Division Updates
  • ...and more!
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