New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Exhibits

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ART @ NJEA Convention
November 9th-10th, 2017

ART @ NJEA is sponsored by AENJ  and is committed to sharing a sampling ofnjea
the PreK through 12th grade student artwork that is being created in NJ schools.
It promises to professionally represent and promote the quality art education that you offer in your school and our state.   


ART@ NJEA
is a special exhibit of student work that will be on display right on the NJEA Atlantic City Convention floor!
All you have to do to participate, is provide the art work! The rest will be done for you.  It's that easy. Please consider participating in the seventh annual ART @NJEA Exhibit!  The previous five shows were an overwhelming success and a real crowd pleaser! 


Read below to follow the guidelines and instructions:  
1. CHOOSE YOUR STUDENT WORK: 
  • Select up to 3 pieces of unframed and unmounted, two-dimensional student work. Please choose work that is a standard frame size: (5x7, 9x12, 12x18) not to exceed 18 x 24 inches. Stretched canvases will be accepted, but canvas boards will not, due to their weight. Stretched canvases will be displayed as is. Make sure any painted work is completely dry. Please properly fix any smearable work. Due to the timing of the show, the work you select may be work from last school year.  

2. LABEL THE WORK AND GET PARENTAL PERMISSION: 
  • Label the back of each piece neatly in pencil with the student's and teacher's name, and teacher's email address. 
  • Attach a completed back label/permission form to the back of the work.  This must be signed by the student's parent or guardian before you submit the work.  Click here to download the AENJ back label / permission form, and here for the guidelines and  
    front labels 
    *This form also requests permission to possibly use the work for a display at NJPAC Exhibits. Please select the box on the form if you give the work permission to travel. Work will be returned at the end of the NJPAC Show.

3. SUBMIT THE WORK - UNFOLDED AND UNROLLED:
  • Drop off @ AENJ Conference Registration desk area marked "NJEA Ellen Hargrove" from Sunday, October 1st through Tuesday the 3rd, before 2:30 pm.        
  • Provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the work and all other protective materials that you provide. Your submissions will be returned to you by mail after the NJEA convention in November (or after the NJPAC show) as they were received - unmounted and unframed.                  
IF YOU AREN'T COMING TO THE AENJ CONFERENCE, YOU MAY MAIL THE WORK:
To: Ellen Hargrove 122 Vesper Avenue Westmont, NJ 08108
Postmarked no later than October 18, 2017. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the work to be returned to you after the NJEA convention in November or supply a return mailing sticker and proper postage.  Please do NOT mail money to cover postage or expect another AENJ member to deliver it to you. if you are attending the NJEA convention, you can pick up your work at 2:30pm on Friday at the exhibit. 

4. COME SEE YOUR STUDENTS' ART:
At the NJEA convention in Atlantic City on November 9th-10th, 2017!  
Each displayed piece will be professionally matted for the show, but will be returned to you as it was provided. Due to space limitations, all work that is submitted may not be selected for the exhibit, but all will be returned in the condition it was received. Care will be made to represent as many schools, grade levels and media as possible. An email announcing the students who will have work on display will be sent to all of the teachers who submitted work for consideration one week prior to the NJEA convention.

PLEASE NOTE:
AENJ and NJEA are not responsible or liable for any claims, damages, lost items, artwork, injuries or other liabilities of any kind that may arise from participation in this art exhibit. AENJ reserves the right to refuse to include any works that do not properly meet the guidelines and requirements stated above in the call for submissions. 

Direct any questions to: