WEA Member Benefits, based in Madison, Wis. has been helping Wisconsin public school employees and their families achieve their financial goals by providing personal insurance, retirement and investment, and financial planning programs that are designed specifically for the education community. Recently Member Benefits relocated its headquarters and is now looking for student artwork to showcase in our building.
Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute, June 5-17, 2016.
The OHSAI is a free summer art institute open to high school students grades 10-12, with a demonstrated talent in the visual arts and strong interest in Indian culture. Participants are selected based upon their applications. Special attention is given to applications from Native American students.
How to apply
Visit us online at http://www.usd.edu/fine-arts/art/ohsai
We have extended the application process to May 7, 2016. Applications must include:
1. Letter of Application, containing the students name and contact information and a statement of why you would like to attend the OHSAI.
2. Letter of Reference from an instructor, artist or other interested party, addressing why the nominee should be accepted into the Institute.
3. Portfolio of Artwork, consisting of 15 images of the student’s artwork. Preferred method is to send a CD of the students work in jpg format at the highest resolution possible.
Purpose: To recognize outstanding art educators who demonstrate excellence in the art
classroom as well as leadership, dedication and involvement in the community.
Qualifications: The nominee must be currently employed as an art educator in Wisconsin.
Nominations are due to Jen Dahl (email@example.com) by the last day of each month.
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Here’s your chance to strut your creative stuff and win an Amazon Gift Card!
WEA Member Benefits
660 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713
weabenefits.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling All Artists!
Submit a high quality jpeg image of your artwork to:
Subject line should include “student art submission”.
Include your name, grade, school district, title of piece, size,
and contact information for the art teacher.
All work must be the ORIGINAL work of the student.
Deadline: Monday, May 2, 2016.
Submit your artwork by emailing a JPEG image to: email@example.com
WEA Member Benefits, based in Madison, Wis. has been helping Wisconsin public school employees and their families
achieve their financial goals by providing personal insurance, retirement and investment, and financial planning programs
that are designed specifically for the education community. Recently Member Benefits relocated its headquarters and is
now looking for student artwork to showcase in our building.
Now accepting: any 2-dimensional ORIGINAL student artwork (painting, drawing, or photograph) suitable for display
throughout our building that can be framed and hung on a wall.
Sherry L. Zei age 67, of Almond passed away after a valiant 3 year battle with ovarian cancer. Sherry passed away with her husband at her side, at St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield Thursday evening March 31, 2016.
A celebration of life service for Sherry will be held this summer and will be announced at a later date. Memorials can be sent to Joe at 8335 5th Ave. Almond, WI 54909.
Sherry was born October 23, 1948 in Norwich, NY, the daughter of William and Florence (Nelson) Finney, as a child her family moved to Crivitz, WI. Sherry graduated from Crivitz High School in 1966. She was very involved in Crizitz and participated in dance, music, swimming, ice skating, and was a member of her families, "Crivitz Ski Cats" performing show. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Art Education from UWSP in 1970. Sherry began her career teaching elementary school in Two Rivers from 1970-75. Sherry married Joseph Zei on June 21, 1975 in Crivitz. The couple settled in Stevens Point, before building a log home in Almond and moving there in 1980. Sherry began teaching in 1975 in Wisconsin Rapids, first at the junior high and the last 20 years at Lincoln High School, retiring in 2006. She enjoyed traveling to conventions and exhibits with her fellow art teachers and friends. Sherry loved life and was always positive, rooting for the "underdog". She loved to travel with Joe, enjoyed all of what nature had to offer, and was a high spirited individual who always gave people the benefit of the doubt.
Sherry is survived by her husband Joseph, Almond. Her mother: Florence Finney, Crivitz; 2 brothers: Michael Finney, Green Bay and Mark (Kris) Finney, Minneapolis. Her sister Sue (Bernie) Rocheleau, Green Bay. She was preceded in death by her father.
- See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/wisconsinrapidstribune/obituary.aspx?n=sherry-l-zei&pid=179488186#sthash.wDlflWSg.dpuf
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