October 15th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

All interested NISD art instructors be sure you attend this Saturday’s Enterprise, October 18, 2014, Warren High School Art Labs, 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM.  The Game Plan includes rigorous and high level instruction in four different ceramic settings.  Regardless of your level of expertise with natural clay, there will be a right venue for you.  Check the link below for the details and show up for one of the best days of the year.

We will have four best days of the year in our Saturday Multi-Media Enterprises offered  this 2014-2015 school year: October, and (tentatively) January, February, and March.  Attend all four Saturdays and receive a special teacher trophy; these trophies will be presented at ArtFest this year.

Chalkfest Launch 10:00 AM, Friday, October 3, 2014

October 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

It is time to reserve your square for your chalkfest team!   Reserve via e-mail to

You may reserve one team per teacher at your campus.  If you want more teams than there are teachers at your campus, please state it in your e-mail.  You will be on the waiting list and after each teacher has a square, you will be assigned the extras according to time received.

So Chalkfest here we go! Launch via  e-mail at 10:00 AM, Friday, October 3, 2014 See the links below for all the information


September 25th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

We have WINNERS in the Los Leones Publicity Contest.  Check the link below.  Let me know if any name has errors, if any school is incorrect, or if any teacher does not have the correct student listed.

Refreshments and Location

September 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley
NISD Visual Art Instructors, remember our first (art only) Inservice of the year is this Thursday, September 25, from 4:30 to 6:30pm. This year it is in the testing annex, located right behind the Student Services Building, 5651 Grissom, 78238.
For all of our Inservices we rotate the bringing of food by campuses, except for this Inservice, the September Alignment. For this one, any campus can  so those of you who would like to and those of you who can, please bring some good stuff as follows: 
Elementary — sweets (candy, cookies, cake, donuts) 
Middle School — snacks (veggie or salty)
High School — drinks (soda, water, tea)
See all NISD Visual Art this Thursday, Thanks.


September 18th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

It is time to be sure you are aware of your date to showcase your students work in an NISD administration building.  See the special instructions on the schedules and check the schedules for the date when you hang your exhibit.  Schedule  was set in place last year to continue until May of 2015.

ALIGNMENT 9-25-2014

September 10th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

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LOS LEONES INFO: exhibit, sales, and publicity contest

September 5th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

The 2014-2015 LOS LEONES ARTS FESTIVAL will be OCTOBER 25, 2014 –8:30am to 2:00pm, 6427 Evers Road, Leon Valley, TX, 78238 at the Leon Valley Community and Conference Buildings.  Art Teachers will set up  on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 9:00am to 4:00pm; art work will be juried Friday, October 24, from 4:30 pm to 8:00pm.  For the list of those campuses that will be setting up installations in the buildings this year and for the necessary permission slips, click on the links below.  The building designation and floorplan for set up will be posted later.

All art teachers, whether you are exhibiting art work or not, may enter their students in the publicity contest and the chalkfest.  Your one campus winner for the publicity contest is due Friday, September 19, in my office (Students Services on Grissom Road) by 5:00 pm.  If you use the pony, please be aware that your entry may arrive too late to be juried.  The instructions and permission slips have been posted in an earlier blog message.  Follow that post carefully.  Watch for another post with the chalkfest instructions and permission slips.


August 27th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

Art alignment meeting is Thursday,  September 25, 2014.  Please note the alignment meeting earlier in September is only for music!    It was sent to you  by mistake.  Art people please do not attend the alignment meeting at Warren, there will be no room for you and it will not pretain to you.  This message does not self- destruct in a few seconds and you should choose to accept it.

Our art alignment will be THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014, 4:30 to 6:30.  It will be in the TESTING ANNEX   (behind Student Services — my office)  This year we are NOT at NAC.

More information coming soon.

Los Leones Publicity Contest is here for NISD ART

August 26th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

The ideas for Los Leones Publicity Contest for NISD art teachers should be humming with actual designs beginning Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  Teachers, please click on the instructions  link below for this year’s instructions and launch the assignment, immediately.  All Art Teachers may enter the publicity contest even if you are not one of the teachers that is in the exhibit.  Read and reread the detailed instructions as they are different this year;  careful adherence is necessary.  The thumbnail link is a page of last year’s winners. Have fun with this competition.

UPDATE: Publicity contest permission slips are attached.  Please secure this permission for only the one (1) entry sent to central office.

Last year’s winners


August 19th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

Art Kits for MS and HS will be available for all art teachers to pick up sample kits on Thursday, August 21, Friday, August 22, and the first week of school, 2014.  There is a kit with your name on it  for every MS Art and every HS Art teacher. Pick up at Dr. Chumley’s office .  Be sure to sign the received list.  Get your pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters  ready to make change and  sell lots of kits — good deal for kids;  click the link below the prices for complete instructions.