Southern Illinois Art Education Conference

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April 8, 2016

This conference provides art teachers with professional development opportunities required for success in the art room. Teachers will be provided a space to learn new and innovative ideas, as well as share their own experiences with fellow educators. Teachers participating in this conference may earn 5.0 Professional Development hours (PDs). 

Keynote this year is Joanne Kluba. Joanne has extensive background in printmaking, painting, photography and calligraphy. She brings a variety of expressive visuals to her varied formats of art books, custom bindery, portfolios and handmade boxes. Joanne a BFA in Printmaking and an MA in Business from Webster University, St. Louis, she also studied traditional bookbinding with St. Louis conservator Richard Baker. She continues to study with guilds and universities around the country. Prior to owning her own business, Joanne was Project Manager and Creative Manager for Studio 612 and Maritz Motivation Company.

Sessions will take place at the Student Center, the University Museum, and the Allyn Building on the SIU Carbondale campus. Registration/check-in will take place in the Corker Lounge in the SIU Student Center—1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale.

Breakout Session Descriptions

Studio Workshop Descriptions

Post Conference Reception and Exhibition TEACHERS/DOERS
at Carbondale Community Arts space 304 on Friday, April 8 from 4-6 p.m.  
Take a glimpse into the studio practice of artists presenting at this year's conference, along with time to connect and socialize with fellow conference attendees and the community! This reception is free and open to the public. CCA’s 304 is located at 304 W Walnut Street in downtown Carbondale. (Map to 212 S University Ave for parking.) Visit or call 618/457-5100 for more information.

Art Education Conference Brochure

Program Date: April 8, 2016

Program Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Program Location: SIU Carbondale, Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL

Hampton Inn - $99/night
2175 Reed Station Pkwy
•• Ask for AEC. Make reservations before March 17, 2016
Holiday Inn - $109/night
2300 Reed Station Pkwy
•• Ask for SIU Art Education Conference. Make reservations before March 17, 2016

Registration Options:

Any Questions?

For more information about the conference, contact Josh Shearer. For additional information on art events, visit the School of Art and Design.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: A refund, minus a $15 processing fee, will be issued if requested prior to February 26, 2016. No refunds will be made after February 26. The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of cancellation, only those pre-registered will be notified.