Region 3: Central


Region 3 Counties
Cayuga, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and St. Lawrence

Region 3 Leadership
Chair/BOT Representative: Heather McCutcheon

Vice Chair/BOT Representative: Kathryn Alonso-Bergevin
Secretary: Jennifer Matott 
Treasurer: Melissa Kirk
Alternate BOT Rep: Lauren Nels

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Current News & Upcoming Events

Region 3 Museum Trip at the Wellin

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 11 am-2 pm

A light snack will be provided.  Free for all Region 3 members


Theme: Prototyping and Play In this workshop organized by NYSATA and the Wellin Museum of Art, we will reinvigorate our sense of play while exploring ways to address teaching complexity with students of all ages. Together, we will spend time interacting with the exhibition Sarah Oppenheimer: Sensitive Machine. With Oppenheimer's work as our inspiration, we will create our own kinetic sculptures, celebrating the surprise and delight that can result from the unexpected.

Please note:

***The Wellin Museum of Art welcomes members of the public who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All visitors must wear masks. In accordance with Hamilton College’s policy, unvaccinated visitors, including children, are not permitted at this time. Thank you for your consideration.

SIGN UP HERE before September 22nd

MWPAI & Region 3 Team up to showcase current Exhibit


Region 3 and MWPAI are teaming up to bring the current exhibit exclusively for Region 3 members. Join MWPAI staff to view and learn more about the Fashion Art From Paper exhibit on display from October 16th- January 9th, 2022.  MWPAI will have a 20-30 minute virtual showcase of the exhibit and explain how they will work with the Region teachers to have virtual and in-person visits to see these amazing works.  MWPAI staff is eager to work with local districts.  

Sign up on this google form   

The Zoom workshop will be on September 20th 4 pm. This event is open to all teachers and free to those that attend.

We will send the Zoom link a few days before to those that have signed up. 


Region 3 is getting ready for the NYSATA Conference.

Lots already planned. If you have any ideas let us know! [email protected]

Congratulations to all the Region 3 Members who participated in our Annual Member Show! Not even a pandemic could hold us back! 
Thank you to Lauren Nels for organizing this amazing show for us, that celebrates art teachers as artists.  
Click on the image below to view the show...


Join Region 3 in celebrating during the month of March your students and Youth Art Month! Click in the image below to view the exhibit! 

Usually we have an in-person show to celebrate YAM at Beaver Lake, however this year we are unable to.  We still wanted to celebrate our student artists, so a Region 3 Virtual Student Art Exhibit was created

Thank you to all the art teachers who participated and Jenn Matott for making this virtual exhibit happen!


For more info about YAM check out the NYS Youth Art Month
Website here:
 Contact Lauren Nels with questions.
We can't wait to see your work!

Other Region 3 News

2020 Region 3 Award Winners
Special Citation Award-Business or Institution: 
Fayetteville Library 
4 Elements Studio 
Non-Member Award: 
Edward Rinaldo, Madison-Oneida BOCES
Region 3 Art Educator of the Year:
Adrienne Watson 

Back to School tips and tricks 
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Read Our Newsletter
Click here for the latest edition:
January 2020 Newsletter


2019 Region 3 Award Winners
Special Citation Award-Business or Institution:
Beaver Lake Nature Center
GOLDEN Artist Colors, Inc.
Region 3 Art Educator of the Year:
Kathryn Alonso-Bergevin


If you would like to host a Region 3 event, please email us!!
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