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2012 YAM Awards
In March 2013 our New York YAM Chairs were recognized at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Annual Conference in Fort Worth with the YAM Award of Excellence. Congratulations to Donnalyn and Julia!
In 2011, New York proudly joined the other 49 states in displaying selected student artwork at the NAEA Conference in Seattle.
YAM Chair Donnalyn
Youth Art Month (YAM)
NYSATA IS A PROUD 3rd YEAR OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF YOUTH ART MONTH (YAM)
September is the perfect time to start planning how your art classes will participate in the 2013 Youth Art Month Flag Design Competition to represent New York State in Washington DC and at the NAEA Conference!
By introducing the project to your classes, you build awareness of the importance of Art Education in your district, community and state. Select a winner to represent your school and submit the design, artist’s statement and release form digitally to Julia Lang Shapiro by January 1, 2013.
Download templates, releases and examples from across the country to get you started.
What is Youth Art Month?
Started in 1961 by the ACMI (Art and Craft Materials Institute) in cooperation with the NAEA, the program is administered by the Council for Art Education (CAE) and focuses on the following eight goals:
Participating is Easy!