Friday, April 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM CDT
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM CDT

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Union County Heritage Museum

114 Cleveland St.,

New Albany, MS, 38652



Elise Payne 
Mississippi Art Education Association 

MAEA Spring 2020 Conference

Registration for the MAEA 2020 Spring Conference is now open! Guest artist Melisa Cadell will be leading a sculpture workshop at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany, MS.

Melisa Cadell works as a sculptor and a teaching artist in Western North Carolina. Her sculptural work reads more like a well developed novel, giving the viewer layers of information about a character to discern what might be revealed.  She has taught the figure at Appalachian State University and East Tennessee State University, as well as workshops across the Eastern United States. This is an opportunity for teaching artists to enjoy a workshop focusing on what the human form houses. Participants will spend 10 hours creating a small clay bust with personal ideas of what defines us.  Building techniques will include slab work and a discussion of facial anatomical structures that help express human emotion. 
The conference will begin Friday, April 17 at 4 pm followed by a dinner event (pay for your own food), and the workshop will continue on Saturday, April 18 from 8 am - 4 pm. The cost is $65 for members and $85 for non-members which includes all workshop supplies, lunch on Saturday, and firing your sculpture. If you attend both Friday evening and Saturday you can earn 1 CEU.  Saturday only will earn you .75 CEU. The Union County Heritage Museum is located at 114 Cleveland St., New Albany, MS. Recommended hotels are the Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express located in New Albany. 
Register today to guarantee your spot!  We are limited to 50
attendees!  Just like the NAEA, we do not take purchase orders as payment, but you can enter your purchase order number and we will invoice your school.  All conference fees must be paid by April 5.