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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
  • Celebrate YAM

April 2019

  • Beaver Lake Elementary Show

May 2019

June 2019

July 2019

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

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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
Chair/BOT Representative: Heather McCutcheon  [email protected]
Vice Chair: Jennifer Matott [email protected]
Secretary: Lauren Flood [email protected]
Treasurer: Cynthia Wells  
[email protected]

BOT Representative:  Donnalyn Shuster [email protected]

News and Events                                       

STEAM Playground
Feb 2, 2019
9-1pm Herkimer High School

Do your students enjoy and expect to be working with the latest technology? Are you looking for a way to learn more about these 21st century tools? Do you want to become more familiar with using emerging tech tools in your classroom? Come, see, and play with a variety to tech tools and resources that can add excitement, interest and creativity in your classrooms as well as to integrate STEAM into your everyday curriculum. Topics will include coding, robotics, drones, video production, Virtual and Augmented Reality and more. Join us for the February 2 session from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Herkimer High School. Each session in this series will focus on 2-3 topics in depth with lots of time to play with the tools, talk about how to use them with what you are already doing in the classroom, and create activities to take with you.

Host: Heather McCutcheon

Beaver Lake Student Art: Naturally
Intermediate Show

Set Up: Friday, March 1, 3:00-4:00 pm
Reception:  Monday, March 4, 5:30-6:30 pm
Take Down/Pick up work: Friday, March 29, 3:00-4:00 pm

Chair: Ashley Modafferi

Beaver Lake Student Art: Naturally
Elementary Show
Grades K-6

Set Up: Monday, April 1, 4:00
-5:00 pm
Reception: Saturday, April 6, 4:30-5:30 pm
Take Down/Pick up work: April 30, from 3-4:30 pm

Chair: Jennifer Matott


CLAY Meets Glass/Silk Screen on Clay

Presenters: Stacy Griffen & Kali Ruel

Meachem Elementary School

171 Spaulding Ave, Syracuse NY, 13205

CTLE credit available through NYSATA

March 2, 2019 10-12pm

Part1: Clay Meets Glass Description: A hands on lesson where clay and glass are combined together to create a unique piece of art. Clay (provided) will be used to create a flat letter or symbol or a small coil pot. Glaze and glass (provided) can be added after a bisque firing by the teacher. 

Part 2: Silk Screening With Ceramics Description: Learn how to use Mayco’s designer silkscreens on ceramics for highly detailed designs. Your students will be able to incorporate a variety of designs in combination with other glazes to create unique works.

Please RSVP to Heather Mccutcheon to reserve your SPOT ASAP

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Congratulations 2018 Region 3 Award Winners
Retiree Service Award:
Terry Lindsley-Barton & Julie Gratien
Region 3 Art Educator of the Year: Anastasia Arriaga

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