March 1–4, 2012
NYC + + = 2012 NAEA National Convention YOU!
This Convention is a must for anyone
serious about being a professional in
the ;eld of art education.
Over 1,000 sessions, workshops, tours, and events!
Make it happen! Join thousands of colleagues from
around the world for this epic exploration of visual arts
education. Discover new perspectives with inspiring
keynotes, hands-on workshops, tours, sessions, and
events with visual arts education professionals
representing all teaching levels.
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Recognition: Gain eligibility for national awards, grants, and a National
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Advocacy: Resources for advocating the importance of visual arts
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These are just some of your options
for professional development!
CHUCK CLOSE | Artist
IRVING SANDLER | Critic/Author
In Conversation With Chuck Close
Irving Sandler has played a vital
role in the New York art scene as a
chronicler, commentator, and
educator for the past ;ve decades. Chuck Close
is a painter and photographer whose
large-scale photorealism work has been
celebrated and sought after around the world.
JEAN SHIN | Installation Artist
Jean Shin is nationally recognized
for her monumental installations
that transform everyday objects
into elegant expressions of
identity and community. For each
project, she amasses vast collections of a
particular object—prescription pill bottles,
sports trophies, sweaters—which are often
sourced through donations from individuals in
a participating community.
JOHN EASTON | Director,
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
John Easton currently works for
the U.S. Department of Education
in the Institute of Education
Sciences. His research has
in;uenced change in education across the
country. Easton will discuss the work of the IES
and how it intersects with the interests of