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2017 Youth Art Month Artists

2017 Youth Art Month Artists

It is that time of year once again when we celebrate Art Education with the Youth Art Month Art Exhibit in Boston! Sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association and Sargent Art, the exhibit will display artwork by 900+ Massachusetts students in grades K – 12. Art educators in the Mendon-Upton Regional School District have […]

Congratulations To Our Youth Art Month Artists!

Congratulations To Our Youth Art Month Artists!

Please join me in congratulating the following students whose work will be on display at the Massachusetts Art Education Association Youth Art Month exhibit in Boston! From left to right in this photo are: Owen Brigham, Grace Bernero, Lucie Nicholson, Vaishvi Patel, and Andrew Murphy I am so very pleased and proud of these students […]

It’s A Mention And It’s Honorable

It’s A Mention And It’s Honorable

I’ll take it! Thanks so much to The Art of Education for the Honorable Mention in the Art Ed Blog of the Year contest! Thanks to Massachusetts Art Education Association colleague and fellow board member, Billy Claire, for the nomination. Thanks also to any and all of the art educators across the United States who voted. Congratulations […]

On Being Named MA Art Educator Of The Year

On Being Named MA Art Educator Of The Year

Two weekends ago I received the Massachusetts Art Education Association 2015 Art Educator of the Year award. I found out about the award earlier in the school year and was congratulated and celebrated in the local media at that time. I took it all in stride then and November 8th seemed so far away. As […]

Where In The World Was Mrs. Gentili?

Where In The World Was Mrs. Gentili?

Top quality professional development is hard to come by for art educators. We are often the only art teacher in a building and are frequently starved for conversation about our subject and how it can best be taught. Our in-district colleagues are available through email and occasional meetings, but for the most part, our network has become […]

Congratulations Youth Art Month Artists!

Congratulations Youth Art Month Artists!

Youth Art Month 2014 I am happy to announce that five of my students have been selected to display their creative works at the State Transportation Building in Boston. The artwork will be displayed with work from students in grades K through 12 across Massachusetts. This multi-media exhibit is sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education […]

Congratulations YAM Flag Design Winner!

Congratulations YAM Flag Design Winner!

I am so happy to announce that the flag designed by Thomas Michel for Youth Art Month has been selected by the Massachusetts Art Education Association as the Flag Design Winner at the Elementary Level! Thomas is a fifth grade student at Miscoe Hill school in Mendon. There were just three flag designs selected from […]