Write for SchoolArts

Inspire your fellow art educators . . . get published in SchoolArts!

SchoolArts wants you to share your:

  • successful lessons
  • areas of concern
  • approaches to teaching art

Author benefits include:

  • Honorarium of up to $100 per article
  • Free one-year print and digital subscription
  • Six free copies of the issue in which your article was published
  • Two years of access to Davis Digital (Sign up for a free test drive at DavisArtSpace.com)

How do you begin?

Pick a topic and start writing! Think about:

  • how you would express your idea to a fellow art teacher.
  • what artist, trend, or issue influenced your idea.
  • the main ideas you are trying to communicate.
  • what teachers need to know to effectively teach the lesson.

When writing:

  • use a conversational style.
  • outline your ideas.
  • keep it to 800 words or less.

Submission Checklist

  • Save your article as a Word document or PDF.
  • Include your name, school, home address, and email.
  • Include at least 4 high-quality digital images of final artworks and/or process photos (do not embed images in a Word document).
  • Include captions for each photo (student’s name, grade level).
  • If showing photos of students, include signed permission forms. Download form at SchoolArts.com/PermissionForm.

How do you submit an article to SchoolArts?

Option 1: Online

Submit Your Article and Images

Option 2: Mail:

  • Save your high-resolution images to a CD, DVD, or thumb drive, along with your article text.
  • Mail your CD, DVD, or thumb drive, along with signed permission forms, to SchoolArts Magazine, 50 Portland Street, Worcester, MA 01608.

SchoolArts will respond within 3–6 months. Accepted articles are usually published within 24 months.

SchoolArts strongly discourages the unprofessional practice of simultaneously submitting the same materials to more than one publication.

Download our full Writer’s Guidelines here. For question about content, contact our Editor, Nancy Walkup at NWalkup@DavisArt.com. For questions about image size and quality, contact our Art Director, Julia Wade at JuliaWade@DavisArt.com.

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