Northern State University to host South Dakota Art Educators Conference on Oct. 6-7

South Dakota Art Educators Conference

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host the South Dakota Art Educators Conference on Oct. 6 and 7.

Members of the South Dakota Arts Education Association (SDAEA) and South Dakota College Art Association (SDCAA) together for the first time at this conference can plan to learn from, share and strengthen partnerships with arts educators at all levels across the state. All educators are welcome to attend the conference.

SDAEA members will enjoy workshop/credit sessions. SDCAA associates can choose from informative sessions on a variety of topics, including artistic practice and common arts issues in our state.

The keynote speaker of this event is Dr. George Szekely of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Szekely has pioneered creative principles and methodologies in the field of art teaching. As an author and researcher, Szekely has won the Manuel Barkan Prize, the Viktor Lowenfeld Award and the Marion Dixon Award. Szekely is a distinguished fellow and president-elect of the NAEA.

Workshop topics include “Lino-prints for Clay” and “Pinhole Extravaganza,” along with many others. NSU art faculty members Greg Blair, Gratia Brown, Keum-Taek Jung and Nadya Preszler will be presenting workshops at this conference.

Registration for this event is open through Oct. 7. Registration forms and more information about the SDAE Conference can be found on the event’s page on our website. (

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