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!

Due to Covid-19 several spring regional events were cancelled. We will update with new events when it is safe to do so!

2020-2021 Regional Groups Coordinator List
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
Lamoreaux Fulwider

Ronna Schultz
North Central
Tranda Strnad
North East 
Theresa Shetler-Logan
Kansas City
Erin Eimer
South West 
Candace Waltz
South Central
Shawny Montgomery
South East
Rebecca Lomshek

If you have any questions – please contact your area facilitator at the email/phone numbers posted above or contact REGIONAL CHAIR, Kristin Henry,

Share your event photos with us! Tag @KansasAEA and use #KAEADriveIn

KAEA Fall Regional Events

North West

North Central

Fall Creative Mask Exchange!

You’ve all heard of ATC exchanges, this time we are going to switch it up a little and do a creative mask exchange!!

To participate, you simply sew, paint, batik, embroidered,felt or embellish a creative mask for another art teacher to wear in their classroom. No specific theme other than creative!


Please mail your creations to: 

Tranda Strnad

1031 220 Rd

Cuba, KS 66940


By Friday, November 27th, and be sure to include your return address!

North East 

KAEA North East Region en plein air sketch, paint, Meet in the Middle event. We took our addresses from those at the KAEA fall conference meeting and came up with a middle place to meet at. So let's get together at Brad LeDuc's Place Sunday October 18th at 2:00. It is also National Chocolate Cupcake day so bring some cupcakes, your art supplies and we'll see you there for an outdoor event. Please RSVP to Theresa at I will have a form for you fill out about KAEA's guidelines for meetings.

Kansas City

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

5:30-6:30 PM

Virtual Teacher Online Workshop hosted by the Nerman Museum

Changing Perception of Art Museum Tours Online - What can you see virtually that you can't see in person? Join the Curator of Education for a peek at our online tour possibilities. What are some advantages to presenting a visual artwork on a screen before seeing it in person? Learn more about recent acquisitions and challenge yourself to look closely like never before. Bring your preferred sketching supplies to experience the artwork through a personal creation.

Registration confirmation email will include the meeting information on Zoom. This event is free to attend, plus all attendees will receive a special packet in the mail following the program.

FREE - Registration Required  

Questions? Contact KC area Regional Coordinator, Erin Eimer, at   

South West 

Virtual Gelli Plate Workshop

Hosted by Garden City Arts, please RSVP to to receive a supply list and zoom link. 

Friday, December 11 - 1 hour virtual demo

Saturday, December 12 @ 9:30 AM - 30 min. social meet up via Zoom & 1 hour virtual demo

South Central

Friday, February 19, 2021

6:30-7:30ish PM

Happy/Social Hour via Zoom

Bring your food, beverage, and art project (maybe ATCs?), and ideas for future get-togethers.  Plan to have fun together creating and visiting about all the joys and challenges this school year has brought us, AND plan for the future when we can safely play together in person again!  Zoom meeting details below.  Questions can be directed to Beth Burns,


Topic: KAEA Regional Happy Hour

Time: Feb 19, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 927 0812 3595

Passcode: 7rFD7R

South East

Colored Clay Workshop hosted by David Ingram & Nicole Meyer-Foresman

November 7 from 10 AM 12 PM

Erie High School, 1400 N. Main St. Erie, KS 66733


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.