MAEA is an organization of art educators who are passionate in their commitment to the necessity of art in developing creative processes that benefit all students. The arts teach students creative problem solving that they can apply to life, professionally or personally. MAEA provides the tools to implement this by keeping teachers on the cutting edge of art education.  

2020 Fall Conference:

Schoolyards & Beyond: Bringing Hope

Submit your proposals to by August 1, 2020!

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2020 Winter Newsletter

Cover Art: Behind the Clouds by Avery Holland

Teacher: Catie Stoltzfus, Madison Middle School

Featured Articles: Inspiring Good Deeds Through Art, Designing Ornaments for the Mississippi Tree, and YAM Winners!

Congratulations to the 2020 YAM Winners!

  • Overall: Imari Funchess, Power APAC

    • Teachers: Renna Moore & Elise Payne

  • Highschool: Ahnnah Newell, Florence High School

    • Teacher: Carla Nations

  • Middle School: Madisen Bradley, Power APAC

    • Teachers: Renna Moore & Elise Payne

  • Elementary: Alana Hunter, Power APAC

    • Teachers: Renna Moore & Elise Payne

The Thinker, H. C. Porter
Overall Winner:
Imari Funchess 
Power APAC

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A Home for Mississippi's Art Educators

The mission of the MAEA is to promote art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership.

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