DUE: March 1, 2019

Sharing a Vision Conference
October 2-4, 2019  •  East Peoria, IL

Early Education Providers - we need your help!

Are you passionate about offering inclusive art experiences for young children in order to enhance their development and learning? We have a wonderful opportunity for you to be a part of the Creative Expressions Art Gallery at the upcoming Sharing A Vision Conference!

The 2019 Creative Expressions Art Gallery committee is seeking programs/teachers to apply for a chance to have your art experiences on display at the Sharing A Vision Conference. We are seeking to display and feature art experiences that meet one or more of the following outcomes for children and families:
  1. Provides access and supports for all children to participate
  2. Fosters a sense of belonging and membership
  3. Promotes positive social relationships and friendships 
We would love to feature the important work that you are doing! Please consider applying to be a part of this amazing opportunity to inspire others by sharing your inclusive art experiences!

Selected programs/teachers will earn one free Sharing A Vision conference registration! 

CONTINUE TO THE ONLINE APPLICATION BELOW

For more information, please contact Anna Owen, ak-owen@wiu.edu.

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Phone

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* 4. Email

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* 5. Program/School

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* 6. Program Address

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* 7. Please choose your program setting type

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* 8. Please tell us about your program and/or classroom

Each gallery exhibit should include:
  • Samples or photographs of children’s artwork
  • Photographs of children and/or families engaged in the process
  • Written documentation that is self-explanatory to a viewer: describes the art activity, the children's’ experience(s) and the learning involved.
  • A signed SAV Creative Expressions Art Gallery Parental Consent Form for every child whose artwork or photograph is being displayed. (A form will be provided.)
  • Your display should be completed and available for pick up by August 1, 2019.
The members of the Art Gallery Committee will set up your exhibit in the art gallery at the conference.
  • Please plan your documentation to express your program’s art experience. You may choose to create your own display or send your artwork/photos and documentation ready to be arranged by the gallery committee.   
  • Each exhibit will be allotted one 8 ft. conference table and the curtained wall space behind the table for display.

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* 9. Please tell us about the art experience(s) that you plan to feature in your exhibit:

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* 10. Which of the key goals/outcomes do you plan to address?

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* 11. Explain how your art experience(s) will meet the goal(s)/outcome(s) that you identified above:

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* 12. How will you document the experience(s)? What might you include in your exhibit?

Thank you for your interest in sharing the high quality work that your program does toward inclusion, equity and diversity for all young children. You will be notified of the status of your application no later than March 1, 2019. We look forward to what your program has to share.

Sincerely,
Gina and Anna
Sharing A Vision Creative Expressions Art Gallery Co-Chairs

Gina Musielski - gmusielski@cntrmail.org
Anna Owen - ak-owen@wiu.edu



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