K12 Art Chat the podcast: Get Published – The Best Advocacy Tool Ever! with Nancy Walkup and Frank Juárez

On December 6, Nancy Walkup, SchoolArts Magazine Editor in Chief, and Frank Juárez, SchoolArts Magazine Contributing Editor and art educator, sat down virtually with Matt and Laura Grundler of K12 Art Chat the podcast to talk about the importance of getting published in SchoolArts Magazine. SchoolArts Magazine has been an integral part of our art… Read More K12 Art Chat the podcast: Get Published – The Best Advocacy Tool Ever! with Nancy Walkup and Frank Juárez

SchoolArts Collection: Contemporary Art Now Available

In 2020, I was invited to write a foreword, Embracing Contemporary Art, for the newest addition to the SchoolArts Collection. Such an honor to be included in this publication. Thank you Nancy Walkup and Davis Publications. SchoolArts Collection: Contemporary Art is now available for purchase. This art education resource addresses four main areas (Identity, Social… Read More SchoolArts Collection: Contemporary Art Now Available

2021 National Art Education Foundation Board of Trustees Annual Retreat

On October 28, the National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) Board of Trustees hosted its annual retreat in Alexandria, Virginia. In 2018, I was elected to serve on this board. Having a national perspective on art education as a NAEF board of trustees and as a high school art educator and member of the National Art… Read More 2021 National Art Education Foundation Board of Trustees Annual Retreat

2021 Wisconsin Art Education Association Fall Conference

On October 21, the Wisconsin Art Education Association hosted its annual fall conference at East Jr High School in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The conference brought over 200 WAEA members from across the state to engage in professional development, networking, curriculum work, and to discuss topics that are currently at the forefront of K-16 art education… Read More 2021 Wisconsin Art Education Association Fall Conference

National Art Education Association 2019 Convention Wrap Up

This year NAEA hosted its 72nd art education convention in Boston, MA. The convention started on March 14th and ended on March 16th. 5,500+ art educators from across the globe were at the convention. This convention was intense with 1,000+ engaging and informative sessions, workshops, tours, events, exhibits designed by and for art educators, and… Read More National Art Education Association 2019 Convention Wrap Up

Six ways to navigate the art world presentation at MIAD

Yesterday I had the opportunity to present to the Junior Seminar class at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. I shared my experiences of navigating through the art world for the past 13 years. Topics that I talked about were exhibition spaces, social media networking, e-newsletters, traveling/studio visits, professional practices for artists: business of… Read More Six ways to navigate the art world presentation at MIAD

Frank Juarez to present at a national art education convention in 2019

I am thrilled to announce that my presentation, “Six ways to impact your art program”, was accepted for inclusion in the program for the 2019 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Boston, MA, March 14-16, 2019. NAEA received over 1,700 presentation proposals this year. The caliber of this year’s presentations was excellent—making the acceptance of 763… Read More Frank Juarez to present at a national art education convention in 2019

Sharing Student Successes: Get Published in SchoolArts Magazine

Getting published does not start when you are an adult. We often hear that our youth are the future of tomorrow. If we believe this, then as professionals we need to start seeking out opportunities to aid in our future’s personal and professional growth. Frank Juarez has been fortunate to have his students’ artwork published… Read More Sharing Student Successes: Get Published in SchoolArts Magazine