UNT NAEA Student Chapter

The UNT undergraduate chapter of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) is an active group committed to promoting art education. The NAEA Student Chapter is dedicated to involvement in the community and to striving to enrich the lives of children through arts programs held at local schools, advocacy for the arts, and fundraising and donations to the community.

The purposes of this organization are:

  1. To provide a smooth transition from art education preparation to professional practice
  2. To raise and maintain a high standard of quality of art education on campus and in the community
  3. To gain greater insight and perspective about the teaching of art and contemporary concepts in art education
  4. To sponsor field trips and speakers that will expand the professional understanding of art education in Texas and throughout the nation
  5. To promote an exchange of ideas between other art education institutions of higher education

Be sure to visit the official website of the UNT NAEA Student Chapter and to follow them on Facebook.

Student accomplishments

Jena Jones, Sarah Shivers, Rachel Hister - Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Workshop

Medieval Art History M.A. students Jena Jones, Sarah Shivers, & Rachel Hiser were accepted to the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Fall Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students. The workshop, titled “Introduction to Medieval Studies at the Newberry” was held on Nov 7th in Chicago at the Newberry Library.

Art Education and Art History
Art History

Medieval Art History M.A. students Jena Jones, Sarah Shivers, & Rachel Hiser were accepted to the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies Fall Research Methods Workshop for Early-Career Graduate Students. The workshop, titled “Introduction to Medieval Studies at the Newberry” was held on Nov 7th in Chicago at the Newberry Library.

Alumni accomplishments

Maria Leake (Art Education PhD 2010) publishes in Art Education

Congratulations to Art Education PhD alumna Maria Leake on the publication of her article "Social Engagements With Contemporary Art: Connecting Theory with Practice" in the September 2014 issue of Art Education.This special issue of Art Education, The Journal of the National Art Education Association, focuses on Theory & Practice in Art Education. Nicely done, Dr. Leake!

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Congratulations to Art Education PhD alumna Maria Leake on the publication of her article "Social Engagements With Contemporary Art: Connecting Theory with Practice" in the September 2014 issue of Art Education.
This special issue of Art Education, The Journal of the National Art Education Association, focuses on Theory & Practice in Art Education.

Nicely done, Dr. Leake!