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

Kevin Jenkins - Golden Eagle Award

Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D. student in Art Education in the College of Visual Arts + Design, received an inaugural Golden Eagle Award on April 18, 2016. The Golden Eagle Award is the most prestigious university-wide award that UNT bestows on a student leader. Recipients of the award are recognized for their exceptional leadership, high academic achievement, meaningful impact on the UNT community through significant commitment to co-curricular involvement, and positive and considerable engagement in service to UNT and greater communities.

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D. student in Art Education in the College of Visual Arts + Design, received an inaugural Golden Eagle Award on April 18, 2016. The Golden Eagle Award is the most prestigious university-wide award that UNT bestows on a student leader. Recipients of the award are recognized for their exceptional leadership, high academic achievement, meaningful impact on the UNT community through significant commitment to co-curricular involvement, and positive and considerable engagement in service to UNT and greater communities.

Alumni accomplishments

Bevin Butler

Art History BA (2010) and MA (2012) alumna Bevin Butler presenting her paper "Mutilated Martyrs: Torture, Misogyny, and "Becoming Male" in an Antepedium of Virgin Martyrs" at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo.

Art Education and Art History
Art History

Art History BA (2010) and MA (2012) alumna Bevin Butler presenting her paper "Mutilated Martyrs: Torture, Misogyny, and "Becoming Male" in an Antepedium of Virgin Martyrs" at the 2014 International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo.