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IHSAE needs your Support!

Help support the IHSAE through charitable donations, volunteering time, joining our team, or media and press releases.

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Donate


IHSAE needs your Support!

Help support the IHSAE through charitable donations, volunteering time, joining our team, or media and press releases.

Donate

Help change the future for creative youth by making a donation to the IHSAE. Your generous contributions allows us to connect students to remarkable opportunities in the visual arts.

All donors will receive a thank you letter with your contribution for your records. The IHSAE is a 501c3 Not-for-profit, so your contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Support Levels

ART SUPPORTER - $25+

You rock, thanks!

You get:

  • Donation acknowledgement and thank you letter

  • Sticker

ART ADVOCATE - $100+

Thanks for advocating for student arts opportunities by supporting the cause!

 You get:

  • Your name listed on the website

  • 5x7 student art postcard

  • Button

  • Donation acknowledgement and thank you letter

  • Sticker 

ART HERO - $500+

Your heroic support directly provides funding for art supplies and innovative student/teacher projects! 25% goes to School Grant Programs.

 You get:

  • Your name listed on the website and show program

  • 5x7 student art postcard

  • Button

  • Donation acknowledgement and thank you letter

  • Sticker

ART SUPER HERO - $1,000+

Your super support kickstarts a student’s creative future! 50% goes to Early College Program Support for students (many students receive scholarships for attending early college art programs but cannot afford the costs associated with housing or travel).

You Get:

  • Your name listed on the website, show program, and promotional materials at events

  • 8 x 10  student art print w/ story of the student who received the ECP support

  • 5x7 student art postcard

  • Button

  • Donation acknowledgement and thank you letter

  • Sticker 

ART CHAMPION - $3,000+

You are a true champion! Your donation supports our major exhibition venue and operations costs. We wouldn’t be able to achieve our mission without your help.

 You Get:

  • Your name will be highlighted prominently as a major exhibition sponsor

  • Your name listed on the website, show program, and promotional materials at events

  • 11 x 17 student art print of your choice

  • Pack of 5x7 student art postcards

  • Button

  • Donation acknowledgement and thank you letter

  • Sticker


**Interested in another donation option? We suggest if you don’t see an option that suits your needs, or if you are interested in making a different types of specific donation (for example, paying for a student’s Early College Program tuition fee to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago), please contact us.

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Volunteer


Volunteer


Volunteer

The IHSAE is an all volunteer organization. Support students in their creative future by volunteering a small amount of your time. Help with show installation, strike, or even just contacting potentially college or sponsor participants is greatly appreciated!

We also welcome teachers and parents to bring students as volunteers, just make sure they complete this release form!


Be an Advocate

Back in November 2012, the IAEA Board approved the Advocacy Task Force. IAEA members answered the call to participate in the Advocacy Task Force was born. Since then, members have connected with over a dozen art and education organizations in Illinois to build an advocacy network. The group’s purpose is to assure all students of Illinois have access to an art education and that it is part of the whole Illinois student.

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Join Our Team


Join Our Team


Join Our Team

Interested in joining the Illinois High School Art Exhibition team?

If you want to be part of the IHSAE Team, work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are offered, skills are stretched and excellence is rewarded, you might be exactly what we’re looking for.

Roles we are always looking for…..

As one of the leading visual art education organizations in Illinois, we are always looking for dedicated, ambitious art educators to fill key future roles in our continuously growing organization. We’re committed to driving growth in the field of art education, how better to drive this growth than through talented art educators like yourself. If interested, contact Jon Reiman at j.reiman@ihsae.org

  • IHSAE Board Openings
  • General Exhibition Team members
  • Senior Scholarship Exhibition Team members
  • Install/Strike Team members
  • College Coordinator
  • High School Coordinator
  • Opening Reception Volunteers

Calling On all Art Educators…

What makes the IHSAE a great organization to work in is our belief that students are the most important part of our program. Our focus is always on students. As important as it is to create an event that showcases students' artistic talent, it is equally important to showcase the importance of a quality visual arts education program for ALL students. In order to achieve this, we need your help. Become part of the IHSAE community, advocate for the visual arts and help celebrate the accomplishments of students together.

Please volunteer with us, we need you and your passion!

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Media & Press


Media & Press


Media & Press

Press Contacts:

The IHSAE is actively seeking press opportunities in order to spread the word on the tremendous rewards and outcomes for students who participate in our programming and have access to strong art programs in their schools.

IHSAE in the News:

IHSAE featured on Good Day Chicago on Fox 32.

Exhibition Review via Hyde Park Herald

Exhibition Review via Hyde Park Herald