28th Young Children’s Art Exhibit

flowers-in-orange-vaseThe upcoming 28th Annual Young Children’s Art Exhibit will be held at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15, 2017. It will showcase paintings, drawings, collages, prints, murals, class quilts, sculptures and more from Pre-K, TK, K, and grades 1 and 2 students from California and beyond.

Interested in submitting your students’ art work?

The Art Committee will accept un-mounted art work submissions up to Friday, December 9, 2016.

NOTE: The art needs to reflect the students’ efforts. Please no ditto art.

Download the required Art Information Sheet.

Mail projects to Mary Cain at 94 San Clemente Avenue, Salinas, California, 93901 OR call the CKA office at (916)780-5331 for the name and email of a local Area Art Rep. For additional assistance, contact Linda Becker, Visual Arts Committee Chairperson, at (510)223-6111 or at lfbecker@sbcglobal.net.

Teachers and their students contributing art will receive Art Recognition Certificates. The names of the art contributors and Area Art Reps will be entered in a drawing for a free 2018 PK1 Conference Registration!

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Third Annual Art Here, There & Everywhere Happy Hour

Following the C Conference workshop session on Saturday, January 14, 2017, from 4:30-6:00 pm, the Visual Arts Committee will be hosting its 3rd Annual Art Here, There & Everywhere Happy Hour, a must go-to event for art lovers. Enjoy music by David Dubin, hands-on art activity stations, take away art lesson plans, a No Host Bar and more!



Special Memory with Todd Parr

Thanks to Todd Parr, last year’s Conference Sunday Keynoter, for inspiring this class mural.

The art was created by Meredith Yeh’s Kindergarten class at Park School in San Mateo with assistance from CKA Art Visitation Team Members Ann Krause, Carol Chivers, Zelda Le Frak and Linda Becker.

PK1 Co-Chair and Kindergarten Teacher Meredith Yeh with Todd Parr.

Here are some brand new images of student art to get you inspired!