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September 2019

  • FB posts/giveaways

October 2019

  • Basketry workshop at the View . canceled

November 2019

December 2019

January 2020

  • Members exhibit
  • Standards training - OMH BOCES & OHC BOCES (canceled due to low enrollment)

February 2020

March 2020

  • Secondary/Intermediate Beaver lake Student show
  • Zentangle workshop celebrating YAM CANCELED
  • YAM Portfolio Project

April 2020

  • Elementary Beaver lake Student show 
  • Lesson Plan Exchange & Color Your Own Bag Workshop in person -CANCELED - ONLINE Workshop 
  • Fold it up - Virtual Workshop

May 2020

  • Fenimore Visit

June 2020

July 2020

August 2020 



September 2018

  • Region 3 Facebook - Back to School Discussion/Showcase 
  • Region 3 Pinwheels for Peace Celebration

October 2018

  • Members show
  • 10 x 10 workshop

November 2018

  • STEAM Playground (Canceled)
  • Conference

December 2018

January 2019

February 2019

  • STEAM Playground

March 2019

  • Beaver Lake Intermediate Show
  • Clay Meets Glass Workshop

April 2019

  • Beaver Lake Elementary Show

May 2019

June 2019

  • Region 3 Meeting and Dinner

July 2019

  • GOLDEN Artist Colors OPEN workshop & Tour
  • Screen Printing workshop
  • Book study: The Last Painting of Sara DeVos

August 2019


September 2017

October 2017

  • Fall Meeting/Tour - Wellin Art Museum: Oct 14
  • Collaboration, Community, Creativity workshop on October 27

November 2017

  • Fenimore Visit: November 4
  • NYSATA Annual Conference in Binghamton 

December 2017

January 2018 

  • Region 3 Teacher Spotlights 
  • Empty Bowl workshop, Syracuse

February 2018

  • Workweek Hustle Challenge

March 2018

  • #MakeArtMonday
  • Beaver Lake Student Show, Intermediate
  • YAM Celebration, Wellin Art Museum

April 2018

  • Beaver Lake Elementary Show

May 2018

  • Full STEAM Ahead workshop

June 2018

  • GOLDEN artist colors workshop & tour

July 2018

  • Book study

August 2018 

  • Book study
  • Everson Tour


September 2016

  • MWPAI Teacher night: Sept. 9
  • Cazenovia College Teacher night: Sept. 30

October 2016

  • Fall Meeting & Workshop: October 1  
  • Ruth and Elmer Wellin Art Museum  9-2pm

November 2016

  • November 12: Creating Fun Bracelets, HerkimerCSD
  • NYSATA Conference: Albany 

December 2016

January 2017

  • Visual Journaling Challenge

February 2017

March 2017

  • Student Art: Naturally Show, Beaver Lake Nature Center
  • Herkimer YAM Show @ Bassett Healthcare
  • Educator workshop at the Everson Museum
  • Go Big at the Wellin Museum
  • MVCC Professional development
  • Reading Fragmented Imagery at MWPAI

April 2017

  • Art Naturally elementary exhibit in April 2017
  • Everson Museum, Syracuse: Meeting and Tour

May 2017

June 2017

  • Golden Artist colors Tour/workshop

July 2017

  • Book club: Bridal Chair

August 2017

  • Members Show
  • Book Club: Sunflowers



November 2015

  • NYSATA Conference: Rochester, NY

December 2015

  • Art Circles: December 15 4-6: West Canada CSD


January 2016

  • Visual Journal Challenge
  • Members Show: Region 3
    Opening Reception Jan. 9 2:30-4:30

February 2016

  • Art Circles Teacher/Student art show at MVCA

March 2016

  • Youth Art Month!  How do you celebrate?
  • YAM: Herkimer Country Art show @Bassett HealthCare
  • Skvarch Workshop:March 5th 10-1 @Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Marcellus
  • Beaver Lake Exhibit: Intermediate level: March 2, 5:30-6:30 Opening Reception
  • Dieu Donne Workshops @Wellin: March 5

April 2016

  • Beaver Lake Exhibit: Elementary level: April 10, 5:00-6:00 Opening Reception
  • Region Meeting @ MVCA in Little Falls: April 30 10-2pm

May 2016

  • A day at the View: May 21 10-3pm

June 2016

  • Fenimore: June 11  10-2:30
  • Golden Paints: June 27 10-3:30

July 2016

  • Everson visit: July 14 3:30-5:30
  • Region 3 show @SUNYpoly

August 2016

Want to host? Email [email protected]





Welcome to the NYSATA Region 3 Page!


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


Region 3 Leadership
Co-Chair/BOT Representative: Heather McCutcheon  [email protected]

Co-Chair/BOT Representative: Kristie Boisen [email protected]

Vice Chair: Jennifer Matott [email protected]
Secretary: Kathryn Alonso-Bergevin [email protected]
Treasurer: Gigina Long [email protected]

BOT Representative:  Lauren Nels [email protected] 

News and Events                                        

FOLD IT up - Virtual Workshop

Join hosts Kathryn and Heather for a wonderful workshop of folding! 

Join us using zoom! Wednesday 4/8/2020 at 7pm!
or with Meeting ID: 136 523 379 




Region 3 Student Art Shows at Beaver Lake Nature Center, Baldwinsville

Intermediate & Secondary Student Art Naturally Show! 

  • SET UP: Sunday, 3/8 11:30 am -12:30 pm
  • RECEPTION: Sunday, 3/15 1-2 pm - CANCELED
  • TAKE DOWN: Sunday, 3/29 11:30 am -12:30 pm


Elementary Student Art Naturally Show! 


Region 3 Zentangle workshop to celebrate YAM

March 28th -9:00-12:00 CANCELED

 Frankfort/Schuyler Elementary School


Open to all Region 3 art teachers & students grades 3 and up. 

*Students must be accompanied by an adult unless high school level. 

This three hour class is a basic introduction to the Zentangle method.  
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.  It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being.

This class will provide a beginner with a background in the history of Zentangle, introduction to the basic steps of the method and exposure to associated vocabulary and tools used. Students will be immersed in creating an original Zentangle tile.  Materials will be provided for this class.

Materials Provided:

  • 1 Black Pigma Micron

  • I mini graphite pencil

  • 1 Tortillion

  • 5 original 3 ½” Square Zentangle Tiles

Instructor: Adrienne Watson

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT)
Certified Art Educator, K-12
As a CZT, Mrs. Watson has been trained by Rick And Maria to guide students in the mindful meditative practice of the Zentangle method.  Her goal is to demonstrate the Zentangle patterns and techniques in a supportive, encouraging and caring environment.  

Cost: $5 (to be paid in person the day of the event)

To sign up: email Heather at [email protected]


Region 3 Keith Hering and Ansel Adams at Fenimore Art Museum

May 30th meet at 11 am

Join other Region 3 members as we view two amazing exhibits featuring Ansel Adams and Keith Haring, as well as their permanent collection.

Cost: $10.00 pp (to be paid in person the day of the event to Kristie or Heather)

Lunch: Bring your own bagged lunch, or, a boxed lunch can also be purchased for an additional $13.95. Options include turkey or ham and cheese on wheat bread, grilled chicken herb wrap, ham and swiss wheat wrap, or vegetable wrap. All sandwiches include a bag of chips, cookie, and a soda (payment due the day of)

We need an RSVP for the event including the lunch option or not by 5/20. 

Reservations can be made by emailing Kristie at [email protected] or Heather McCutheon at [email protected]


Youth Art Month Portfolio Project Hosted by Region 3


Use this link to add your students work.  It takes only a minute! #nysYAM20


Lesson Plan Exchange & Color Your Own Bag Workshop
April 4, 2020 9-11am CANCELED
Location: Syracuse Academy of Science - Elementary School 
4837 S Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13205

Come and refresh with a lesson plan exchange based around projects related to the element line. Then take on the line work of the Garden Sketch pattern on a pre-purchased bag and color your own bag. Use this time to exchange ideas, concepts and inspiration with fellow art teachers from Region 3.alt

RSVP:  Kathryn to get more information to order. [email protected] 




Congratulations 2019 Region 3 Award Winners
Special Citation Award-Business or Institution:

Beaver Lake Nature Center

COLDEN 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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