SchoolArts Magazine April 2022 Issue – Contemporary Art

This is the third issue I co-edited with Nancy Walkup, SchoolArts Magazine Editor-in-Chief. The April 2022 issue focuses on Contemporary Art. In addition, I have a published article on our artist-in-residency program. A big thanks to the Davis Publication/SchoolArts Magazine staff for another great issue. 4 Wisconsin art educators, Brian Sommersberger, Jason Van Roo, Devon… Read More SchoolArts Magazine April 2022 Issue – Contemporary Art

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

Connecting to Artists with Skype | SchoolArts Magazine

Since 2014, the Sheboygan North High Art Department has been Skyping contemporary artists into the art room through a project called, the Midwest Artist Studios Project. One of the project’s goals was to provide a way for art teachers and students to interact with these MAS artists via Skype. Through this platform, artists and students had… Read More Connecting to Artists with Skype | SchoolArts Magazine

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

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

Nick Cave Takeaways from 2018 National Art Education Association Convention

In early December of 2017, I had the opportunity to interview Nick Cave for the March 2018 issue of SchoolArts Magazine. I approached the interview from the curiosity of an art educator. You can read the interview here.  I was introduced to his work in 2012 when it was on exhibit at the Seattle Art… Read More Nick Cave Takeaways from 2018 National Art Education Association Convention