New York City
Art Teachers 
Association

United Federation of Teachers

NYSATA- REGION 8 

WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE 
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CORONA-VIRUS UPDATE:  These are trying time for all of us, 
as we struggle to comprehend and deal with the ramifications of this pandemic our thoughts are with you all, and we urge all to do their best to stay safe and follow CDC guidelines as we navigate these uncertain times.

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AND TEACHER RESOURCES
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Teachers - Announcing an excellent remote learning

 opportunity for students grades K to College!

COPE NYC OPEN CALL

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 STUDENT COVID MASK DESIGNS. 

DEADLINE MAY 27


 COPE NYC IS EMPLOYING ARTISTS TO SAFELY DESIGN AND SEW MASKS 

TO DONATE TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS.


 STUDENTS IN GRADES K TO POST SECONDARY ARE ASKED TO CREATE ART 

THAT COULD SERVE AS A DESIGN FOR A MASK

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OBJECTIVE: TO PROVIDE INSPIRATION FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE GEAR DESIGNERS AND 

GIVE OUR STUDENTS A PLATFORM FOR EMPOWERMENT IN TIMES OF CRISIS.


TEACHERS CAN SUBMIT UP TO 5 OF THEIR MOST UNIQUE, CREATIVE/THOUGHTFUL

STUDENT DESIGNS TO BE SHARED ON THEIR WEBSITE.


2 DESIGNS FROM EACH GRADE CATEGORY WILL BE PICKED TO RECEIVE $50 VISA CARDS*

AND HAVE THEIR MASK MADE BY A DESIGNER AND THEIR ARTWORK FEATURED ON A WEBSITE.


TEACHERS WILL BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD CERTIFICATES TO SEND TO ALL STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROJECT**.  


**THANK YOU TO  THE OFFICE OF ERIC ADAMS

 BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT AND FOR THEIR SUPPORT.

*THANK YOU TO THE DENSTOCK FOUNDATION FOR THEIR GENEROUS DONATION OF E GIFT CARDS FOR OUR STUDENT ARTISTS.


CLICK HEREDOWNLOAD OUR TEACHER GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS


VISIT COPENYC HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT "ARTISTS IN MASKS"


VISIT DENSTOCK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THEIR PROGRAMS TO HELP UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN THOUGH MUSIC AND THE ARTS

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ARTISTS/ART TEACHERS DIGITAL RESOURCES


  NAEA Advocacy: An Open Letter to Superintendents, Principals, and School Board Members


Artists and Educators are faced with the task of continuing classes digitally.  There are many resources to help. 

 Here are some useful links and we urge you to visit



PLEASE VISIT  OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO POST ANY RELEVANT SITES AND IDEAS AND TO COMMUNICATE WITH OUR COMMUNITY IN REAL TIME.

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THE NEW YORK CITY ART TEACHERS ASSOCIATION/ UFT
in collaboration with COPE NYC, BRAVE/UFT & OPERATION RESPECT 
presents our

2020 Student Exhibit Opportunity

INSIDE/OUTSIDE:
 YOUNG ARTISTS UNITE AGAINST BULLYING IV 
Identifying and understanding a problem is the first step in finding a solution.

WHILE OUR STUDENT RECEPTION HAD TO BE CANCELLED,

OUR 2020 INSIDE/OUTSIDE
EXHIBIT 
IS AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING.  


TEACHER AND STUDENT CERTIFICATES WILL SENT OUT SOON
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SUBMIT A WORKSHOP PROPOSAL

FOR NAEA CHICAGO 2021! 

DEADLINE EXTENDED JULY 1

As we look forward to hopefully slowly returning to normal

The National Art Education Association has announced that workshop proposals for Chicago 2021 are currently being accepted.

Consider using all this isolation time to represent

 NYC Art Educators as a workshop presenter and 

if you can afford to, please join and support NAEA

 as the national voice of our profession.

 Applications for workshop proposals and membership can

 be found at 

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FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW TO CONTACT US

OR TO ADD /UPDATE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR OUR MAILING/MEMBERS LIST.

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Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Have an Artful day!
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ARTISTS IN MASK STUDENT PROJECT

 DEADLINE MAY 27

HAVE YOUR STUDENTS

 CREATE ARTWORK FOR OUR ARTISTS IN MASKS OPEN CALL

OPEN TO K - POST SECONDARY

STUDENTS IN NYC SCHOOLS

CLICK IMAGE ABOVE TO PLAY SHORT 1 MINUTE VIDEO TO SHARE WITH YOUR STUDENTS!

  CLICK HERE FOR  TEACHER GUIDELINES 

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EXHIBIT YOUR


 ARTWORK

WITH

NYCATA/UFT

PAST ARTIST TEACHER EXHIBITION


Spring 2020 Artist/Teacher Exhibit


SORRY CANCELED :(



 for more information and 


to get to participate in


 future exhibit 


opportunities for 

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yourself or students


please email


nycata.uft@gmail.com



or fill out the


 contact us form 


at the bottom of this page



In Memory of Amy Brooke Snider

2014 NYCATA /UFT

ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Thank you Amy, you were a mentor and friend to so many and true leader in our field. 


Amy Brooke Snider, July 26, 1940 - December 17, 2018, an artist whose medium was education. Born in Queens, NY, to Silas and Clara Snider (nee Fox). After studying painting, she earned a PhD in Education from NYU. Dr. Snider's five decades of innovative work as a teacher of art and design education in NYC public schools and The Pratt Institute were characterized by a collaborative spirit and interdisciplinary approach. At Pratt, Snider founded the Art & Design Education Department and was its Chair for over 30 years. She remained Professor Emerita until her death.  Contributions in her name may be made to the ACLU, and/or to EPIC Long Island c/o Mr. Tom Hopkins, 1500 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY, 11554


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