To recognize art education as a viable factor in the total education curricula that develops citizens of a global society.
To recognize art is a necessity for the full development of better quality of life for all.
To direct attention to the value of art education for divergent and critical thinking.
To expand art programs in schools and stimulate new art programs.
To encourage commitment to the arts by students, community organizations, and individuals everywhere.
To provide additional opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in creative art learning.
To increase community, business and governmental support for art education.
To increase community understanding and interest in art and art education through involvement in art exhibits, workshops, and other creative ventures.
To reflect and demonstrate the goals of the National Art Education Association that work toward the improvement of art education at all levels.
Congratulations 2023 Youth Art Month Flag Design Winners!
Capitol Art Exhibition
The Capitol Art Exhibition (CAE) is an annual student art exhibition in honor of National Youth Art Month. In Georgia CAE has been a Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) tradition for over fifty years. It began under the gold dome but is now too large for that space. Currently held in the Twin Towers building adjacent to the Capitol, CAE is the largest state-wide PreK through College-age student art exhibition in Georgia. Participants and their teacher should contact their Legislators to arrange to meet at the Reception.
2023 IMPORTANT DATES! It is time to sign up for the Capitol Art Exhibition 2023 (an in-person event again)! RECEPTION: Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 4-5:30PM February 18, 2023 SATURDAY - Electronic Entry Deadline last day to sign up March 1, 2023 TUESDAY - Artwork due to your Regional Representative (Post-marked) March 18, 2023 SATURDAY - Set Up at the Twin Towers 9AM-12AM * NO CURB-SIDE ROP OFF AT THE CAPITOL March 25, 2023 SATURDAY - Exhibit Take Down 9AM-11PM
Artwork Criteria: - Each current GAEA member may enter two artworks - Original, 2D artwork - no art criticism or group projects - Note: No 3D artwork this year - 2D not to exceed 24” x 30” (including mat) - No glass, canvas, frames, or foam core –(our panels have difficulty hanging these) - Matting - white or black mat board, maximum 3” - Use a backing-keep it simple [Black or white, minimal writing], the back of your work may be visible on the other side where other student work is displayed
For additional Information Contact: Dr. Aimee Burgamy, CAE Chair firstname.lastname@example.org Annie Park, CAE Co-Chair email@example.com
Special thanks to Artome for sponsorship of the Capitol Art Exhibition.
The 2023 CAE Committee includes: Chairperson: Dr. Aimee Burgamy, Aimee.Burgamy@gcpsk12.org, Hull Middle School. Co-Chair: Annie Park - firstname.lastname@example.org, Lanier Middle School. Region 1 Rep: Clair Bertram- Clair.Bertram@gcpsk12.org, Level Creek Elementary GCPS Rep: Christin Gilbreath Christin.Gilbreath@gcpsk12.org, Dacula High School Region 2 Rep: Florence Barnett - email@example.com, Creekside School. Region 3 Rep Florrie Manning – Florrie.firstname.lastname@example.org, Mossy Creek Middle On Site Volunteers: Christine Cliatt, Trickum Middle School Linn Zamora, Grayson High School
*Gwinnett- as Georgia’s largest county, representing more than 10% of all students in the State, GCPS has had its own representative to help equalize the duties of the Region. Gwinnett educators utilize interdepartmental mail to send art to the Representative postage free. Private, charter, and neighboring county's schools in the area may take art to the nearest GCPS school for POSTAGE FREE MAILING (with prior arrangement through the Gwinnett Rep).