Each participating school will assign an IHSAE Teacher Liaison to serve as the critical point person to relay important IHSAE information including dates, deadlines, and opportunities to students and colleagues.
Be the point person for emails from IHSAE
Check with your school's I.T. department about MailChimp access if you're not receiving our emails - add ihsae.org to your school's domain whitelist, or signup for our newsletter with your personal email address here.
Communicate information, opportunities, and dates to all your colleagues and students.
Promote the College fair to all students.
Deliver/arrange delivery of artwork to exhibition
Be available to help with show installation or strike. If students are assisting you, be sure to have them complete this release form.
Encourage students and teachers to like IHSAE on Facebook and Instagram
The IHSAE is continuously working hard for visual arts education and all students who take part in our classes each year. Our goal at the IHSAE is to provide your students with opportunities that connect them to potential post-secondary art education and acknowledge artistic skill. Your students will benefit in many ways from being part of the IHSAE. Below are just a few.
Early College Program Scholarship opportunities
IHSAE events and activities throughout the school year
Social Media Contests
Connections to college Admissions Representatives
Potential College Scholarship offers (In 2019, IHSAE students received over $67+ million in offers)
Potential arts internships and workshops
Up to 6 self-juried artworks in the General Exhibition
Chance for students to receive Early College Program/Summer Intensive scholarships
A portion of the display gallery to showcase seniors scholarship recipients. *Note, not all recipients are guaranteed to be on display”
Exposure for your students' artistic talents
Exposure for your school's art program
Celebration of students' artistic achievement and creative potential
Post-secondary art education opportunities
2020 Exhibition Date To Come
The Illinois High School Art Exhibition and the Illinois Art Education Association recognize the artistic talents of Illinois' art educators with an annual juried exhibition with up to $1,000 in cash awards. Participating artists must be a K-12 Art Educator working within the greater Chicagoland area. All fine art media are accepted, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber, glass, mixed media, digital/video media, ceramics, and jewelry. All works must be original and completed within the last year.
Teachers are invited to apply for an IHSAE grant to fund innovative and compelling art projects for students in their schools and communities. Grant applications are now available, due December 1st via email to email@example.com. Get started!