Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Call for art works: PARTICIPATE in the NIGERIAN ART TEACHERS VIRTUAL ART EXHIBITION to commemorate the 2014 UNESCO International Arts Education Week. To Art teachers, Following the success of the 2nd World Conference on Arts Education (25-28 May 2010, Seoul,), the 4th week of May of every year has been proclaimed as International Arts Education Week by UNESCO’s General Conference at its 36th session. The main objective of the International Arts Education Week is to increase the international community’s awareness on the importance of arts education by showcasing concrete arts education projects and practices and reinforcing cooperation with main stakeholders of arts education. ART SCOUT is inviting the art teachers to celebrate the 3rd UNESCO International Arts Education Week in a VIRTUAL ART EXHIBITION which will run from Monday 19th through Sunday 25th of May, 2014. The theme for this year UNESCO International Arts Education Week is ART FOR PEACE. It is an online exhibition and requires no stress sending your work. Just attach photograph of your work based on the theme and send to this email address: artscoutafrica@gmail.com. Below are the guidelines for submission of works. GUILDLINES FOR SUBMISSION Submit art works in a moderate resolution to artscoutafrica@gmail.com Medium: Painting, drawing, mosaic, collage, mixed media etc Style: Any form of visual expression (Realism, Abstract etc) Theme: ART FOR PEACE. Deadline: May 16, 2014 Online exhibition date: 19th – 25th May, 2014. Virtual Exhibition url: www.teachingvisualart.blogspot.com Certification: All the participated artists will receive a PDF participation certification via email after the event. Submission Details: Art teacher’s name: School name/location: Title of the work: File name: Media: Short description of the work: Additional Information Art teacher’s mobile number: Art teacher’s email: Secondly, we will love you to be part of the compilation of twenty inspirational stories of Art teachers breaking new grounds in Nigeria Art Education scene. This is a spotlight for the Art teachers’ legacy in our community and the nation at large. This effort is to inspire, motivate and encourage Nigerian Art teachers. The story will be published. How do you win a slot? Send an article of about 250 words highlighting your achievements in teaching the subject Art to: artscoutafrica@gmail.com . Support your entry story with photographs. It also requires your personal photography for your profile. This is an opportunity to make joint effort as Art teachers towards the cause of advancing art theory and practice in Nigeria and to create awareness of the role of arts education in the global agenda of peace and cultural understanding. Be part of this and don’t be left out, and let your school be represented in this historic event. You may also SHARE your school’s PHOTOS of event with us to celebrate together UNESCO International Arts Education Week. We shall be looking forward to receive your entry soon. Kindly forward, share or pass on this information to the Art teachers you know. Let us make history together!