The Art Exchange

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AEM's interactive newsletter, The Art Exchange, is published online three times yearly.

The Art Exchange has been a seven time recipient of the NAEA Category II Award of Excellence for state newsletters (2006, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2017, 2019, 2020). The articles and features that are provided in the newsletter are aimed at being informative, timely and beneficial to our membership.


Deadlines for submitting articles / features for publication are:

July 15th (fall issue),

December 15th (winter issue),

March 15th (spring issue).

Submission Guidelines:

All articles / features pertaining to art, art education, school, community, state, Youth Art Month, MSHSL Section Visual Art Competitions and the MSAA competitions, can be submitted. AEM retains the right to approve submissions based on how they align with our Mission Statement.

Images should all be submitted as jpgs or gifs, no larger than 1 MB for e-mailing purposes.

In Photoshop go to Image and then scroll down to Image Size, change the Document size to the preferred size. Other image editing programs will have similar options available. Free programs such as Gimp are also available online to make the changes as well.

E-mail images should only be sent as attachments to Kevan Nitzberg via email at: Provide captions for appropriate placement / identification of images. If images are of students, be sure that you have obtained proper permission for their names to be included per your school or district's policy guidelines.

Articles should be no longer than one page long and sent as Word documents. Formatting or articles will be based on the best way to display them within the context of the newsletter layout. All links included in the article should be active and from reliable sources.

Videos can be submitted as links within articles or may be mailed to me in MP4 or Quicktime format on a DVD. My home address is:

Kevan Nitzberg

1212 Briar Street

Orono, MN 55391


We look forward to seeing your name and contributions in our newsletter!

Kevan Nitzberg - Editor of the Art Exchange

Steve Gamache - Layout Artist