Join PBCATA 2013-2014


We have a great year of workshops at discount prices, members' only art shows, and art exhibits that showcase the work created by your talented students. 

PBCATA raises money which goes directly to our scholarship fund.  Every year, two scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 each to students pursuing a college degree in the Visual Arts.

Along with raising money for the scholarships, PBCATA also sponsors ribbons annually for the South Florida Fair and the Palm Beach County School District Annual K-12 Student Art Exhibition.

Still accepting entries!!!
Please email Bonnie Bruner if you are interested!
The Boca Museum of Art School
PBCATA Member Art Show

Location: 801 West Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Show dates: May 5-May 30, 2014

Drop off: April 30 and May 1

Show to be hung by PBCATA: May 2

2014 PBCATA Sponsored Art Workshops


Good taste: Art Inspired by Food and Drink- presented by Lark Keeler, Educational Curator at MOCA


 Saturday, May 10th from 9-12pm


Space is limited and these are sure to get full fast so respond with your completed registration form right away!


Hope to see you there!!!


Please see membership page for workshop form.

Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association Scholarship 2014



Every year, two scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 each to students pursuing a college degree in the Visual Arts.


It is that time of the year!


Teachers, you must be a member of PBCATA in order for your

students to apply for this scholarship award.


Students, the application is located underneath the "Student Opportunities" page.


Scholarship applications are due by May 9, 2014 and will be notified by May 23, 2014.

FAEA K-12 Student Virtual Art Assessment and Exhibition



The Florida Art Education Association is pleased to provide the K-12 Student Virtual Art Assessment and Exhibition to our membership. The purpose of the program is to serve as a statewide assessment for visual art and promote the achievements of students enrolled in visual art classes throughout Florida.
The 2014 K-12 Student Art Assessment and Virtual Exhibition will be open from January 3 through April 7.


Please log in to your member account to sumbit your student entries.
Entry Fee and Requirements:
The teacher submitting artwork must be a current FAEA member.

Current FAEA members are eligible to submit 1 (one) entry per student, number of students is unlimited.

There is a $5.00 entry fee per artwork submitted.

All mediums are accepted.
Entries that are not JPG files will not be accepted.

Selection and Judging Process:
Selection criteria is based on a 4-point rubric for K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

Judging results will be sent out in May.

At the 2013 Florida Art Education Association (FAEA) conference in October, five local art educators were selected as FAEA board members by their peers. Each of the representatives are also members of the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association (PBCATA). Dr. Nicole Crane, PBCATA Treasurer and FAEA President Elect had the following to say, “We are honored to serve on the Florida Arts Education Association Board of Directors. The number of local art teachers on the Board demonstrates the strength and quality of arts education in Palm Beach County. As board members, we plan to continue the momentum of arts advocacy and increase the quality of arts education in our county and throughout Florida.”

2014-2016 FAEA Board from Palm Beach County

Karen Nobel- President

Nicole Crane- President-Elect

Susannah Brown- Higher Education Division Director

Britt Feingold- K-12 Student Virtual Art Exhibition and Awards Chair


It is the mission of the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association to support art education and to promote art as a means of communication for each individual. It is the right of each individual to develop his own creativity and aesthetic potential. It is our purpose to strengthen the position of art education in Palm Beach County. We support programs in art which meet the needs, interests and abilities of each individual student. We will promote and maintain the highest quality of art education in Palm Beach County.


Florida Art Education Association (FAEA) is a membership association dedicated to providing visual art educators in Florida with the knowledge, skills and support that will ensure the highest quality instruction possible to all students in Florida. Serving visual art teachers, professors, administrators, museum educators and students, the Florida Art Education Association: encourages research in art education; holds public discussions; sponsors institutes and conferences; publishes articles, reports and surveys; honors outstanding art educators and supporters; and works with other related agencies in support of visual arts education. FAEA is also the only organization for visual art educators in Florida which actively participates in a program for government relations on behalf of visual arts education. When arts education is discussed in the legislature in Tallahassee, FAEA is working to support your programs.

Please contact Karen Nobel at or

561-656-5440 for more information.

Join us at the Norton!

Come participate in PBCATA's monthly member meeting the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Norton Museum of Art

After the meeting, stay and enjoy the "Art After Dark" program.


Standard admission applies.


 Next PBCATA Meeting:


March 13, 2014

Norton Museum of Art

1451 S. Olive Avenue,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401