Welcome to the Georgia Art Education Association. 

We are a professional organization of art educators in Georgia affiliated with the National Art Education Association.

2017 Fall Conference in Augusta, GA

October 19-21st

Find more information about conference here!

Guest Speaker: The artist Jonathan Green and his iconic collection of cultural art will be a platform through which many of these ideals are supported. His presentation and workshop will springboard the conference theme and hopefully lead to a successful experience in the ‘art of storytelling’.

2017 Fall Conference Member's Exhibit Information:

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

The member's exhibit will be hosted at the historic Gertrude Herbert.
Johnathan Green will serve as the shows juror and prizes and awards will be distributed during the exhibition awards ceremony on Thursday, October 19th at 5:30 until 7pm. preceded by a gallery walk from 4-5 pm.
A Low country themed menu will be held on the grounds while members enjoy the collection of exhibited works.

Submission timeline:
· Submission Deadline- August 21st
·Artist Notification of Acceptance- September 5th
·Artwork due to the Gertrude Herbert- October 9th
· Member’s Exhibit Reception- October 19th (Gallery walk before from 4-5pm)
· Artwork pick up- October 20th 
See details below for submission guidelines/process.

For more information please contact:

Tiffany Weser Chrisman

Jillian Decker


To participate you must be current in your GAEA membership.

Members should submit high quality images with the following information noted:

Members are allowed 3 submissions per artist 

​Juror: Johnathan Green, artist and 2017 keynote speaker

September 5th - Notification on entry acceptance
October 9th - Deadline for artworks shipped or dropped off to:

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
c/o Heather Williams GAEA Member Exhibit
506 Telfair St. 

Augusta, GA 30901

Include with each accepted artwork the following information (can be placed on the back of the artwork):

  • Artist Name - Title of artwork, year completed, medium, price. (artwork does not have to be for sale).
  • Short bio of artist with photo of artist and identify  where they teach, go to school or retired.

October 19   5:00 -6:30pm    Closing Reception & Awards ceremony for GAEA exhibition
Awards ceremony at 5:45 PM
Low country Menu Sampling
Submission Requirements:

  • Only original current art work will be accepted. All works must have been produced within the past three years.
  • Original Works accepted in the following categories: Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, Mixed Media, Drawing, Pastel, Photography, Clay, Sculpture, Printmaking, Wood, and Fiber Arts. 
  • Artwork limited to a maximum of 50lb. and dimensions no greater than 72” (framed) in any direction.
  • All work must be professionally presented and/or framed, (frames must have wire ready for hanging).
  • No saw toothed hangers will be accepted.
  • No substitution of artwork after work is accepted.
  • Accepted works must remain for the duration of the show.
  • Accepted work must be transported or shipped to and from the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art at the artist’s expense.
  • Each artist is responsible for insuring his/her artwork for the duration of the show.
  • Artwork will need to be collected on October 21 or return mail arrangements prepared in advance.

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art and GAEA will not be responsible for loss or damage.

To upload images and submit artwork proposals, click here!