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RIAEA President 2019-2021
Events & Workshops
2020 WAA Scholarship Program
The Wickford Art Association is pleased to announce that we have awarded four scholarships to graduating senior artists representing their communities. WAA offers this program annually in conjunction with the RI Art Educator's Association.
This year, we recognize:
1st Place ($1500 Scholarship): Liliana Zapata - Smithfield High School, Smithfield
2nd Place ($1000 Scholarship): Enid Corcoran - Cranston High School East, Cranston
3rd Place ($750 Scholarship): Kashton Fielding - Pilgrim High School, Warwick
4th Place ($500 Scholarship): Victoria Venditto - Scituate High School, North Scituate
The following students have also received recognition through Honorable Mentions:
Ava Caliri - Cranston High School West, Cranston
Faith Lapierre - Lincoln High School, Lincoln
Maya Schaffer - North Kingstown High School, North Kingstown
Samantha Vye - Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth
February 21 – February 28, 2020
Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Save the Date!
2020 NAEA National Convention
March 26–28 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Announcing the 2020 YOUTH ART MONTH
Flag & Postcard Contest WINNERS!
Thank you to all the schools that participated and Congratulations to our 2020 winners!
This year Sargent Art is awarding the winning students and all participating schools Art supply prizes!
Flag design winner is Isaiah Hanley, Cranston East HS, teacher Jill Cyr
Postcard winner is Hailey Randall, Tollgate HS, teacher Heather Place
Honorable Mention Elementary is Lawrence Jenkins, Gaudet Learning Academy,
teacher Jonathan Paquette
Honorable Mention Middle School is Nathan Bessette, North Cumberland MS,
teacher Alison Laplume
Honorable Mention HS is Noemi Olivo, Cranston East HS, teacher Jill Cyr
Flag Design - Isaiah Hanley
Postcard Design - Hailey Randall
To see larger view of flag and postcard winners, as well as the honorable mention winners click here
2020 Rhode Island Art Educators Award
2020 Art Educator of the Year &
Secondary Art Educator
Anita Thompson Lincoln School
Middle Level Art Educator
Laurie Batek North Providence Schools
Elementary Art Educator
Melissa Cardillo Warwick Public Schools
New Teacher Award
Lindsay Burrows Smithfield Public Schools
Distinguished Friend of RIAEA
The Mission Statement of the Rhode Island Art Education Association is to offer opportunities for professional development, leadership and service in order to advance the quality of Art Education