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USSEA Edwin Ziegfeld Awards 

Deadline: February 15

USSEA’s Annual Edwin Ziegfeld Awards honor distinguished leaders who have made significant contributions to the National and International fields of art education. Two Ziegfeld Awards will be presented during the National Art Education Conference . One national award will honor an art educator from within the United States, and One international award will honor a colleague from outside the United States, who has made contributions of INTERNATIONAL significance to art education.


ELIGIBILITY: Nominees should be members of USSEA or InSEA and persons who have brought distinction to International aspects of art education through an exceptional and continuous record of achievement in scholarly writing, research, professional leadership, teaching, professional service, or community service bearing on international education in the visual arts.


Submit applications for both awards by mail or email to: Fatih Benzer, Nomination materials (nomination form, vitae, letter of nomination, and one letter of support) are due by January 15. Recipients will be recognized at the annual NAEA conference.

NOMINATIONS: Nominations may be submitted by any member of USSEA, InSEA, or NAEA. 

Submit materials to Angela LaPorte,

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