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Call for Artwork
Submission Deadline:  February 13, 2015

The National Indian Education Association is holding its 46 th Annual Convention on October 14-17, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. NIEA is seeking local, Native artists to provide the artwork to build out the theme for this year’s Convention - “Building Education Nations through Traditional Foundations.” Within the scope of the theme, we will be focusing on innovation, creativity, and culture.

The selected artwork will be featured in marketing materials including website banners, member announcements, advertising, program cover, on-site signage, tote bag imprint, and other related marketing materials. The winning artist will be provided a complimentary vendor booth space at the 2015 Trade Show. With the artwork featured in the Convention’s marketing materials there will be broad exposure of the winning submission.

Submission Guidelines and Requirements:

  • All media and styles are accepted.

  • All submissions must be electronic and in a high resolution .jpg format.

  • All submissions should include the title of the work, the year of production, and a brief description of the piece.

All submissions should be sent to Nancy Dewire at


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