ARWAE Workshop

The Asia Region Workshop for Art Educators is an independently organized, self-funded event to provide professional development focused on visual arts education for primary and secondary educators.

The ARWAE Workshop is:

  • by teachers for teachers providing direct art-making application and inspiration for classroom teaching in the region
  • an all-volunteer endeavor with the character of each yearly session largely shaped by the hosting school and its unique location
  • dependent on participants to provide content. The weekend is structured around a participatory workshop ethos. Attendees participate as instructors and collaborators in art-making and discussions

Held in September or October, the ARWAE Workshop is a departure from a traditional approach for professional development:

  • it is not a ‘conference’ in current understanding of what ‘conference’ might imply. There are no ARWAE Workshop staff, there is no budget. It is an independent funded by registration fees.
  • It is self-funded by registration fees to cover the majority of costs and relies on the host school to provide any additional facilities, transportation or catering logistics that may be required.
  • content stems from the offerings of participants rather than being externally pre-determined
  • those choosing to present a workshop do so out of a desire to share with teaching peers; presenters are not paid
  • there is no keynote address. Special speakers are not brought in for the event
  • there is no outside sponsorship or endorsement underwriting the workshop
  • there is no commercial solicitation. Representatives of commercial, scholastic or charitable entities are not invited to attend for the purposes of soliciting business or commerce from attendees or their employers

Contact ARWAE Workshop

Hosted in a variety of locations in Asia each year ensures fresh perspectives and lively dialogue for all. Contact Joan Lueth info@arwae.org for more information.

The ARWAE event and info@ararte.org mutually support ARWAE philosophy and goals while functioning as separate entities. All inquiries regarding the Workshop are directed to Workshop Founder, Joan Lueth (info@arwae.org).

Credits

ARWAE logo design by ArtHeroes.org

Site design by Jason Ward and Joan Lueth

Joan Lueth, ARWAEJoan Lueth, Workshop Founder
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