Introducing 2022 Connected Arts Network Visual Art Educators

I have been waiting to get the okay to share the following news. I have been accepted to be part of a virtual, nationwide Professional Learning Community (PLC) focused on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Social Emotional Learning, and Teacher leadership in standards-based arts instruction. The program is called Connected Art Networks (CAN). Over the course… Read More Introducing 2022 Connected Arts Network Visual Art Educators

2022 National Art Education Association Convention, New York City, New York

On Thursday, March 3rd, I presented on designing a post-pandemic artist-in-residency program at Sheboygan North High School. Similar to multiple programs across the U.S., this eight year program was impacted by the pandemic. What started as an in-person artist-in-residency program (2013) abruptly was faced with operational challenges into unknown territory (2020). These challenges forced the… Read More 2022 National Art Education Association Convention, New York City, New York

NAEF Silent Auction of Signed Shepard Fairey Prints Opens March 5, 2022 (Online)

Frank Juárez Bid Here opens March 5, 2022 and closes March 12, 2022 Beginning March 5th, The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) will facilitate a Sheperd Fairey Print art auction. This is the silent auction of the Shepard Fairey prints, a collection of 8 works, including pieces from the We the People series, generously donated… Read More NAEF Silent Auction of Signed Shepard Fairey Prints Opens March 5, 2022 (Online)

Join Us for the 11th Annual National Art Education Foundation Fundraising Benefit Event in NYC

In 2015, I received the Mary McMullan Grant, which supported a project that I facilitated called, “The Midwest Artist Studios Project“. This project connected Midwest contemporary artists with secondary art education with the primary focus being on literacy, contemporary art, and curriculum. This grant helped the project move forward. Seven years later, I am still… Read More Join Us for the 11th Annual National Art Education Foundation Fundraising Benefit Event in NYC

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

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

New York Bound – 2022 National Art Education Association National Convention

This week I received word that my proposal, “Designing A Post-Pandemic Artist-in-Residency Program”, was accepted at the upcoming 2022 National Art Education Association National Convention in New York City, New York. Approximately 1,400 proposals were submitted for this 3-day art education convention. This school year, the highly anticipated event will be offered in-person and virtually,… Read More New York Bound – 2022 National Art Education Association National Convention

Frank Juarez to present at the NAEA Convention in Minneapolis, MN

Frank Juarez will be presenting at the upcoming National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Minneapolis, MN. He will be presenting on the topic of Social Networking via Skype.  Since 2014, he has been Skyping contemporary artists into his classroom that he has worked with through a project he created called, Midwest Artist Studios Project.… Read More Frank Juarez to present at the NAEA Convention in Minneapolis, MN

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

Frank Juarez receives national secondary art educator award

          Frank Juarez 2019 National Secondary Art Educator   Alexandria, VA—The National Art Education Association has named Frank Juarez, of Sheyboygan, WI, to receive the 2019 National Secondary Art Educator. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of one outstanding NAEA… Read More Frank Juarez receives national secondary art educator award