28thAnnual GAEA National Art Honor Society State Conference
Columbus State University
March 8 – 9, 2018
GAEA is proud to announce that Columbus State University will host the 28th Annual High School NAHS State Conference. NAHS and Columbus State are excited about this years planned events. Thursday March 8th, the NAHS Art Throwdown will be held at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Friday March 9th the NAHS workshops will be held at CSU and lead by GAEA State Art Educators. The Friday Night Social is on the eve of March 9th at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center! We are hoping to have a DJ and karaoke.
We sincerely thank Columbus State University, their Department of Art, their faculty and students in advance for hosting The NAHS State Conference.
Visual Art Instructor Visual Art Instructor
Harris County High School
- Registration fee per student: $55.00
- Registration fee per NAHS chapter: $10.00
- All payments need to be mailed in advance to:
- Sondra Palmer C/O Harris County High School 8281 HWY 116 Hamilton, GA 31811
- All Checks need to be made payable to GAEA / NAHS Conference.
NAHS Conference Overview and Description
Artwork Submissions Policies and Adjudication Process
The annual conference for the National Art Honor Society is an event for Georgia high school students who are National Art Honor Society members. The NAHS Throwdown will be held at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center on Thursday March 8, 2018. The NAHS Workshops will be held at the River Park Campus’s, Corn Center for the Visual Arts on Friday March 9, 2018 in Columbus, Georgia. Students will be submerged into life as a college art student, taking art making sessions in Columbus State University facilities and taught by Art Educators, Professors, and Museum Educators throughout the State of Georgia. NAHS students will have exhibition and portfolio review opportunities led by the CSU faculty. The conference offers opportunities for students to meet and socialize with other NAHS members from across the state, in their workshops and at social events held throughout the conference. Additionally, tours of the facility and CSU campus will be available for those interested in learning more about Columbus State University. The NAHS conference offers several scholarship competitions: The Helen Fleming Stone Scholarship, the GAEA NAHS Scholarship, the GAEA NAHS Superior Art History Scholarship, the GAEA NAHS Superior in 2D Art Scholarship and the GAEA NAHS Superior in 3D Art Scholarship.
28th Annual Georgia National Art Honor Society State Conference
Columbus State University
March 8-9, 2018
$55.00 per student and $10.00 chapter fee
Thursday March 8, 2018:
- Check in – 12:00 P.M. - at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center (one block from CSU Corn Center)
- Lunch is on your own before you get there
- 12:30 P.M. Competition begins
- 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Dinner on your own
- 7:05 – 10:00 at the Convention and Trade Center
- Light Refreshments
- DJ and Karaoke (TBA)
- Friday March 9, 2018:
- Check in - 9:00 A.M. @ Columbus State University Corn Center
Visual Arts Push Pin Exhibition installation-
- - Register and hang work after you check in. Register Portfolios if applicable.
- - *Push pin work should be collected after NAHS Workshops are over on Friday March 9th.
- - 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.- Morning workshops
- - 12:05 – 1:30 P.M. - lunch on your own downtown Columbus (walking distance.) A list of restaurants will be available at check in.
- - 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. - Afternoon workshops
- - 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. – Art History Exam
- - 10:30 A.M. - Portfolio Reviews by CSU faculty (sign up to participate) students may join workshops after their portfolio reviews are completed
- - 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. NAHS Sponsors meeting
- 5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Guest speaker - Dinner and Throwdown Awards, (Encourage students to dress nice)
27th Annual Georgia National Art Honor Society State Conference
Columbus State University
February 25, 2017
This is a slow business season for the local hotels in the area. There are two hotels located near the college. Contact Dr. Bret Lefler @ lefler_bret@ColumbusState.edu if you have problems finding rooms in the Columbus areas.
800 Front Ave, Columbus, GA 31901
Howard Johnson Inn and Suites
1011 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus Ga 31901
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1024-1034 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus Ga 31901
1325 Veterans Pkwy Columbus Ga 31901
28 th Annual Georgia National Art Honor Society State Conference hosted by Columbus State University
GAEA NAHS SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
**Helen Fleming Stone: Seniors Only
(Winner of the $1000 must attend the GAEA fall Conference to receive award.)
1st place $1,000 *
2nd place $100
3rd place $50
- Student must take a visual art class in college.
- One Drawing
- One color and design
- One three-dimensional artwork (sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, crafts
- Three additional artworks of the applicants choice, (all artwork labeled on the back).
- Letter of Recommendation
- Student Autobiography
- Student MUST attend the GAEA 2017 Fall Conference
*Artworks entered in the Helen Fleming Stone portfolio may NOT be submitted into the pushpin exhibit or the GAEA NAHS portfolio.
**See below for all of the specific info as per the family of Dr. Helen Fleming Stone
GAEA NAHS Portfolio Scholarship – Seniors only – amount to be determined
8 to 10 artworks labeled on the back
*Artworks entered in the GAEA NAHS portfolio may not be submitted into the pushpin exhibit or the Helen Stone portfolio.
GAEA NAHS Superior Art History Scholarship – Seniors only – amount to be determined
Students interested in this scholarship must pre-register for the Art History Exam, which will be administrated on Friday AND Saturday morning for those not attending both ASAS and NAHS Conference.
GAEA NAHS Superior in 2D Art Scholarship – amount to be determined
The judges will select 2D artwork from the pushpin exhibit that they consider to be superior. The artwork will be selected from all 2D pieces entered in the pushpin exhibit.
GAEA NAHS Superior in 3D Art Scholarship – amount to be determined
The judges will select 3D artwork from the pushpin exhibit that they consider to be superior. The artwork will be selected from all 3D pieces entered in the pushpin exhibit.
**Helen Fleming Stone Art Scholarship Criteria for Submitting to the Helen Fleming Stone Art Scholarship
- The student shall be a member of a National Art Honor Society who will graduate from high in the current school year
- The student shall submit a portfolio containing six original artworks (no copies from any source). NOTE-Original photographic art or original computer art are exempted. There shall be no slides, photographs, or computer generated images of the artwork submitted in the portfolio
- The student shall submit: (a) an autobiography of one page only, doubles spaced (12 font size) including the student’s interest and involvement in the visual arts. (b.) A recommendation from his/her art teacher of no more than one page, double-spaced (font 12 size)
- The student shall: (a) Participate in the NAHS State Conference including the concluding general meeting at which the recipient will be announced.
(b) Attend the Awards presentations of the Georgia Art Education Association Fall conference at which time the scholarship will be presented to the recipient
- The student shall take a minimum of one visual art course in the college/university (a certificate of meeting or having met this requirement must be provided.)
- The Georgia Art Education Association shall provide the Stone family an annual report of the Helen Fleming Stone Art Scholarship. Administration of the Helen Fleming Stone Scholarship shall be administered, in cooperation with the Stone family, through the Georgia Art Education Association from which the interest/profits of the scholarship funds will be given annually to a graduating National Art Honor Society high school senior.