Region Events

KAEA regions periodically host "drive in" events open to any art teachers. Check out your Regions' Events and all of those around the state. 

*Membership is not required to attend a Drive In, though we would love to have you! 
Click HERE for membership information and HERE to join!

Kansas Art Education Association
• Regional events are scheduled every Fall and Spring for both members and nonmembers to attend.
• Teachers are welcome to attend any event in the state.
• If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact a regional coordinator or the group leader.




Phone Number

North West

Ronna Schultz


North Central

North East

Theresa Shetler-Logan


Kansas City

Kate Earl


South West 

Candace Waltz


South Central

Veronica Dowty

(314) 605-6917

South East

Rebecca Lomshek


If you have any questions – please contact your area facilitator listed above

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KAEA Regional Events are Back!

South Central

Saturday, April 9th, 10:00 AM

Please RSVP by April 5th to

We plan to gather at the Tulip Festival in Bartlett Arboretum and do some plein air painting/drawing. We plan to meet at 10am for a demo on pastel from Lynn Felts, then spend a couple of hours making our own pieces! There will be several vendors for lunch at the Bartlett Arboretum or you can bring a sack lunch. We will have local plein air painter Phil Burress and possibly another artist joining us and showing their techniques! 


The cost will be $10 at the gate


Please bring materials for whatever medium you'd like to use:




-paint of your choice 


-water/mineral spirits in a jar


-canvas or board to paint on

-tape to secure your work incase of wind

-foldable chair




-oil or chalk pastels of your choice 


-blending stumps

-a board to tape your paper to

-pastel paper

-tape to secure your work incase of wind

-foldable chairs

Kansas City

Thursday, April 21st, 5:00 PM

Please RSVP by April 20th: RSVP Link

RSVP for our regional teacher “meet up” workshop for KAEA members and friends! Tour the Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows – 2020 and Shinique Smith: STARGAZERS exhibitions. Join Karen Gerety Folk, Curator of Education, and learn about the temporary exhibitions and create a mixed media sculpture in a mini-gallery space using foam core. LIMITED SPACE. The three local CSF artists will lecture at 6:00-7 p.m. in the museum’s auditorium. Then for the closing reception, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments in the Museum Atrium, cash bar.


RSVP by midnight on the 20th--we can take up to 20 total participants.


Link for the flyer:

KAEA Mission Statement

KAEA is dedicated to the advancement of the human and cultural understanding through the study of art by providing opportunities for professional growth and development, exchange of knowledge and ideas, and service and leadership for the advancement of quality art education.