Student Organizations

Student Organizations

All art majors are encouraged to get involved with one or more of our art student organizations.  Your involvement is a way to get to know other art students, to have input on student activities, and to sell your work at one of the student art sales.

  • Active Arts Society

Active Arts Society (AAS) promotes the advancement of art on the campus and in the community through the promotion, protection, and production of art.  In its endeavors, AAS hosts numerous art-related events for its members, students, and community members.

  • Student Chapter NAEA (National Art Education Association)

Emporia State University's Student National Art Educational Association is an organization open to all ESU students, especially art education candidates.  The SNEA is a student chapter affiliated with the Kansas and National Art Education Associations.  Membership in these organizations include K-12 teachers, art administrators, museum educators, arts council staff, university professors and students throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad; a network of nearly 18,000 art educators speaking the same language, sharing the same concerns, and promoting a common mission:

To advance art education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership.

SNEA activities include:

1)  Social activities that strenthen networking among art majors;

2)  Special workshops that go beyond the experiences of regular class experiences;

3)  Participation in state and national events, including conventions, workshops and special events; and

4)  Networking opportunities that position graduating students to find employment

The ESU Glass Guild is a club for those students interested in working in glass and interested in helping the glass program expand.

  • aiga (American Institute of Graphic Artists)