WIEA Youth Art Contest
Conference Theme

Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math
Eligibility:
  • The art contest is open to all Native American and Alaskan Natives, grades 5 - 12

  • Must be a resident of Wisconsin
Art Contest Rules and Guidelines
  • Students are asked to submit a piece of artwork that reflects this year's conference theme.

  • Artwork will be judged by the WIEA conference planning committee chair and executive planning team based on the following criteria:

  • Originality and creativity

  • Relationship of work to the theme: Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

  • The submitted artwork cannot be larger than 11" x 17” (Unfortunately, we cannot accept three dimensional pieces). 

  • Each piece of artwork must be submitted with an official Application and Release form.

  • One submission per student
The winning selection will receive $150!

The runner up will receive $50!

Winning submission will be used in conference logo and associated conference materials including publications, WIEA website, social media and other marketing/promotional materials and platforms!
Contest Deadline
  • Art work must be submitted no later than Friday, February 14, 2020. Entries that are mailed must be postmarked by that date.
Mail submissions to
WIEA Art Contest
Attn: Nicole Brand
PO Box 340
Crandon, WI 54520

Questions? Contact
Sponsorship Opportunities
You are invited to be part of the 2020 Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) Annual Conference through a tax-deductible sponsorship. The WIEA Conference is the only statewide conference that specifically addresses issues in Native American education at all educational levels: from early childhood programs to graduate and professional schools. Your sponsorship will give hundreds of youth, educators, parents, community members and representatives from businesses and organizations- Native and non-Native the chance to teach and learn about how to best educate Native children so they can achieve their maximum potential. 

Yes, I/We want to be a part of the 2020 WIEA Conference! 

  • Platinum Sponsor- $10,000 or more
Full page ad in conference program, Mic Recognition/Acknowledgement
throughout entire conference, placement in conference material, inclusion in related eBlasts and eNewsletters and on WIEA website.  

  • Gold Sponsor- $5,000 
Half Page ad in conference program, Mic Recognition/Acknowledgement
throughout entire conference, placement in conference program and
materials, inclusion in related eBlasts and eNewsletters and on WIEA website. 

  • Silver Sponsor- $2,500
Quarter Page ad in conference program, Mic Recognition/Acknowledgement at
conference opening each day, in conference program and materials and on the WIEA website. 

  • Bronze Sponsor- $1,000
Recognition/Acknowledgement at conference in conference program and related materials and on WIEA website.

  • Copper Sponsor- $500
Recognition/Acknowledgement in conference program and related materials
and on the WIEA website.

Another way that you can support the 2020 WIEA Conference is by providing a scholarship to an individual, teacher and/or student to attend the conference. 

  • One Individual/Adult Conference Registration Scholarship- $400

  • One Individual/Student Conference Registration Scholarship- $250


Please make check or money order payable to: Wisconsin Indian Education Association

Mailing address :
Wisconsin Indian Education Association C/O Virginia Neuske, Treasurer
5448 Broder Rd
Shawano, WI 54166

Please kindly send sponsorship/donations by April 9, 2020. (WIEA TAX EXEMPT #39-1608598)

If you have any questions, please contact:

Brittany LaMere at brittany.Lamere@fcpotawatomi-nsn.gov or 715-478-4390 Donald Keeble at donald.keeble@fcpotawatomi-nsn.gov or 715-478-7355.