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Monthly Member Highlight: Liz Swindell

Greetings! I’m Liz Swindell, the art teacher at Montpelier High School. This is my first year of full time teaching at a public school since earning my MAT in Art Education in August 2018 from Vermont…

Monthly Member Highlight: April Hallock

  No better VATA Member to Highlight this month than, April Hallock! Read more about VATA Boards' Membership Chairperson!    "Hello, I'm April Hallock and I am the K-8 art studio facilitator and art…

Monthly Member Highlight: Abby Bartell

VATA President and Danville Middle & High School Art Educator, Abby Bartell, traveled to Cuba for February break. Read about her experience and highlights from this culturally rich and vibrant country!   "Hello. I’m…

Monthly Member Highlight: Lisa Bresler

We asked Lisa Bresler, Art Educator at Shelburne Community School and VATA President Elect, "Why Get Involved with VATA?!" "I am a VATA member because I enjoy being part of a group of art educators.…

Monthly Member Highlight: Kim Desjardins

Learn more about VATA Member, Kim Desjardins. We interviewed her about her career and life as an art educator at BFA Fairfax! 1. Where did you grow up and/or how did you know you wanted to become an art…

Vermont Students Create Ornaments for DC Holiday Tree

Congratulations to VATA's very own Rebbie Carleton. Her fifth and sixth grade students were selected to make ornaments for the Vermont tree, which will be one of 56 smaller trees surrounding the National…

Boston or Bust!

Hello VATA colleagues! Attending the 2019 National Conference in Boston? Stay Tuned. VATA will be posting a place to connect with other Vermont Art Educators and Have a Drink on Us! In the Meantime,…

Congressional High School Art Competition Sponsored by Congressman Peter Welch

A message from Congressman Welch’s Office: "Calling all aspiring Vermont high school artists! Would you like to see your masterpiece hanging in the United States Capitol? If so, Friday, March 23rd is the…

Monthly Member Mondays: Barb Crandall

Barb Crandall is our highlighted member this month! She has been an art teacher at JFK Elementary School, Winooksi, VT for over 30 years! Here's her interview. 1. Where did you grow up and/or how did…

Hands-On Acrylic Workshop for Art Teachers- Discount for VATA Members

It pays to become a VATA Member Hands-On Acrylic Workshop for Art Teachers April 17, Tuesday, 10-3 p.m. In the morning, we’ll learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, such as watercolor…