A Scholastics Fundraiser for Giving Tuesday!

The art educators working with Northeast Florida Art Education Association (NEFAEA) & Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards (NEFSAA) are raising money to support this year’s Scholastic Art Award events for our regional affiliate.

This organization provides a space for the talented visual art students of northeast Florida to showcase their work, to be celebrated and honored for their creativity, and it connects winning students with college scholarship offers when they graduate and want to pursue post-secondary education!

In 2016, regional student winners earned $4.2 million in college scholarship offers while in 2017, student winners in our region took home $5.1 million dollars in college scholarship offers!

Last year, we adjudicated over 2500 student submissions from over 900 students around northeast Florida. Just over 500 students earned 924 regional awards and top winners went on to national adjudication through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in NYC.

We are a group of volunteer art educators, retired art educators, artists, and art advocates. This regional program has grown over the last 7 years and so have our monetary needs to keep it going. The money raised from this fundraiser will go directly to supporting this year’s event supporting art students and educators in northeast Florida.

Click here to help support the 2018 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards

We used Facebook as our platform for this fundraiser because Tuesday, November 28th is “Giving Tuesday” and Facebook has pledged to match donations offered to Facebook fundraisers on Giving Tuesday!

 

Please consider joining us, especially on Tuesday when your support can be doubled for free!

Thank you for your time and support!

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NEFAEA’s Fall Fete: Saturday, November 4th!

You’re invited to join us for an evening of art, artists, music, dancing, live and silent auctions all in support of northeast Florida’s Art Education community!

We’ll have live music by the wonderful and talented Tropic of Cancer, tasty eats, delicious refreshments and an amazing collection of north Florida’s finest artists and cultural connoisseurs. Your ticket and participation in our silent auction will benefit NEFAEA’s support of the Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards and our scholarship program for area teachers and students. It’s a great cause and you’ll have a fantastic time!

The party is happening at The Space Gallery in downtown Jacksonville on Saturday, November 4th from 6-9PM. Live auction is at 7:30!

Click here to purchase tickets for this event (link will take you to our Eventbrite page).

We cannot wait to see you there!

 

Art creating new Art-portunities!

We’ve been doing what we do best–creating art! We are working to create new art education opportunities through our own art! Come find us at Avondale Art Walk on St. John’s Avenue on the second Thursday of every month where we have a tent of items for sale–all proceeds go to to art opportunities for students and teachers in northeast Florida! Next event is November 9th from 5-9 PM!

NeFAEA’s Fall Fete

Come join us for a fantastic evening in support of Northeast Florida’s Art Education community! We’ll have live music by the wonderful and talented Tropic of Cancer, tasty eats, delicious refreshments and an amazing collection of North Florida’s finest artists and cultural connoisseurs. Your ticket and participation in our silent auction will benefit NEFAEA’s support of the Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards, and our scholarship program for area teachers and students. It’s a great cause and you’ll have a fantastic time! The cost of admission includes one FREE drink ticket!

Saturday, November 4, 2017
6-9 pm

The Space Gallery
120 E. Forsyth Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Click here to buy your tickets now! We can’t wait to see you there!

2017-2018 is Officially Underway!

Wednesday, August 9th was our 2017-2018 Visual Art Subject Area meeting–a day when we gather all of our amazing art teachers into one space to catch-up, collaborate, learn new info, and get charged up for the year!

We held NEFAEA Board Elections, signed up new members, renewed memberships, and got the word out about our organization! This year promises to be fantastic!

 

Enjoy these images from our big kick off! Congratulations to our new board members:

President Elect: Stephanie Scannapieco

Secretary: Amanda Holloway

Treasurer: Laurie Brown