Youth Art Month

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NOTE: DEADLINE EXTENDED for PACKAGE SUBMISSIONS - please fill out online form ASAP and ship work to arrive by FEB 10

This program is for k-12 art educators who are members of the Missouri Art Education Associaton, for the annual stewide exhibit in the MIssouri State Capitol.  Each MAEA member may submit up to 4 student works of their choosing.  UPS SHIPPING TO THE EXHIBIT IS FREE THIS YEAR THANKS TO MAEA!!!  Submissions will be available for pickup at Spring Conference, or choose your shipping option in the online submission form (link in packet).

*Can't attend the ceremony?  We'll miss you, but ceremony attendance is not required to participate in the exhibit! 

Youth Art Month Capitol Exhibit Recognition and Awards

Make plans to attend the 

Awards and Recognition Ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol 

FEBRUARY 28, 2023!

Ceremony begins at 11 am. 

Share your Youth Art Month photos with or hashtag 


2023 YAM Flag Design Contest Winner

Congratulations Brisa Ontiveros Villa, grade 11

Monett High School (Elizabeth Wallsmith, Educator)

2022 Youth Art Month Award Winners

2022 YAM Flag Winner: Lula George

Cole R-I Russellville 6th grade

Art Educator- Amy Potts

2021 Youth Art Month Award Winners

See the Missouri entry in the NAEA 2021 YAM Presentation

MAEA Youth Art Month Exhibition 2021

MAEA Youth Art Month Virtual Show 2021

2021 YAM Flag Winner: Deanna Chapman

Marshfield High School 12th grade

Art Educator- Tina Hyde


2020 Youth Art Month Video

If you have trouble viewing the video:

 Follow this link to see both YAM and the Senate Show walkthroughs. 

2020 Youth Art Month Award Winners

President's Choice Lower Elementary: 

Kimber Nelson, Pumpkin  

Art Educator- Lori Atkins

President's Choice Upper Elementary: 

Cadence Johnson

Art Educator- Courtney Morrill 

President’s Choice Middle School: 

Vann Aubrey, Chill Owl

Art Educator - Tessa Courtoise

President’s Choice High School:  

Lorena Farrell

Art Educator Susan Buffington 

Sargent Art Award: 

Caprice Pope, Eyes of Green 

Art Educator- Lana Dawson

Governor’s Choice: 

Allison Gant, Olde Town Road 

Art Educator- Kim Meneses

Governor’s Mansion: 

Keion Greives, Winter Tree 

Art Educator- Lianne Hollander