Paul Edmonston papers, Georgia Art Education Association

Paul Edmonston papers, Georgia Art Education Association

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Edmonston, Paul, 1922-2011
Title: Paul Edmonston papers, Georgia Art Education Association
Dates: Bulk, 1980-1989
Dates: 1972-1992
Quantity: 7.0 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA97-128

Biographical/Historical Note

A native of Massachusetts, Paul Edmonston enrolled in the Massachusetts College of Art in 1940 but soon saw his studies interrupted by World War II. After the war he enrolled in Boston University and eventually went on the receive his PhD in Fine Arts from Ohio State University in 1961. A distinguished educator, Dr. Edmonston served on the faculty of Florida State, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Georgia. As a UGA faculty member Edmonston received numerous grants and honors and was listed in Who's Who in American Art. He edited several monograms, books, anthologies in Art Education and founded Apelles: The Georgia Art Journal. In 1989, after 39 years of teaching, Edmonston retired as Professor Emeritus of Art and that same year was declared Art Educator of the Year by the NAEA. Edmonston was a well-known figure in the field of Art Education having taught classes related to the subject's history, philosophy and methodologies. A versatile educator, he also taught studio courses as well as classes in art appreciation/criticism and graduate seminars on cross-cultural research in art. Primarily a painter, Dr. Edmonston exhibited in regional and national shows including ones at the High Museum in Atlanta. In addition to his painting he lectured worldwide on topics such as violence and broken images of man in contemporary art, the Biblical imagination in Western art, the nature of visual intelligence, the creative process and angelic interventions from the Old and New Testaments to the present.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Paul Edmonston, chiefly concerning the Georgia Art Education Association(GAEA), the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and Youth Art Month (YAM).


Organized alphabetically.

Index Terms

Administrative records.
Art--Study and teaching--Congresses.
Art--Study and teaching--Georgia.
Edmonston, Paul, 1922-2011 -- Correspondence
Georgia Art Education Association.
Minutes (administrative records)
National Art Education Association.

General Notes

RG 2-10

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

Paul Edmonston papers, Georgia Art Education Association, UA97-128, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Paul Edmonston Papers, 1949-1991.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11AP Art Exam Statistics, 1988
2 Apelles Arts Journal, 1978, 1983
3Archives, 1985-1987
4Art Brochures, Miscellaneous
5Art Catalogs, 1987
6Art Exhibits, 1981-1987
7Art Honor Society, 1990
8Art Quest, 1987
9Art Speeches, 1985
10The Arts Consumption Skills In The Post Modern Economy, 1986
11Arts In Education, 1985-1986
12Arts In Education Design, 1988
13Arts In Education Guidelines, 1986
14B and I Gallery Specialists
15Board Of Education
16Board of Regents, 1981
17CAEA Awards
18Campus Retention Audits
19Catalog Format
21Clarke County Alliance For Arts Education, 1983
22Colorado Arts Education Poster
23Columbus College Faculty Senate Minutes, 1989
24Comfort Arts Scholarship
25Crayola Dream-Makers Art Exhibit, 1986
26Department Of Education Arts Education Plan
27Department Of Education Survey Of Arts Education In Public Schools, 1978-1979
28Department Of Education Visual Arts Education Activities And Other Arts Developments, 1979-1986
29Discipline Based Art Education Conference, 1989
30GAEA-Application For Certification Renewal Credit, 1987
31GAEC-Art Advocacy Committee
32GAEC-Art Educator Of The Year, 1985
33GAEC-Awards, 1986, 1988
34GAEC-Awards Nominations, 1983-1989
35GAEC-Awards Policy, 1987-1988
36GAEC-Ballots/Officiers, 1985-1987
37GAEC-Board Meetings, 1979
38GAEC-Board Meetings, 1980
39GAEC-Board Meetings, 1981
40GAEC-Board Meetings, 1982
41GAEC-Board Meetings (High Museum), 1983 May 28
42GAEC-Board Meetings, 1983
43GAEC-Board Meetings, 1984
44GAEC-Board Meetings, 1985
45GAEC-Board Meetings, 1986
46GAEC-Board Meetings, 1987
47GAEC-Board Meetings, 1988
48GAEC-Board Meetings, 1989
49GAEC-Board Meetings, 1990
50GAEC-Board Meetings, 1991
51GAEC-Board Meetings, Miscellaneous
52GAEC-Board Members, 1984-1987
53GAEC-Book Sale, 1987
54GAEC-Capital Art Exhibit, 1983-1991
55GAEC-Career Ladder, 1986
56GAEC-Chattahoochee District, 1984 Spring
57GAEC-China Art Tour, 1986
58GAEC-Collage, 1986-1989
59GAEC-Collage Copies, 1986-1992
60GAEC-Computer Graphics
21GAEC-Constitution And Bylaws, 1984-1985
2GAEC-Constitution File, 1985-1987
3GAEC-Counselors Brochures, 1983-1986
4GAEC-Curriculum, 1986
5GAEC-Dates To Remember, 1986-1987
6GAEC-District President And Chairpersons Report Format
7GAEC-District Reports, 1986
8GAEC-Duties Of District Presidents, 1986
9GAEC-Elections, 1985-1987
10GAEC-Elections, 1987-1989
11GAEC-Elections, 1989-1991
12GAEC-Executive Committee, 1988
13GAEC-Fall Conference, 1982
14GAEC-Fall Conference, High Museum, 1983 October 28-29
15GAEC-Fall Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 1984 October 26-27
16GAEC-Fall Conference, Planning Committee, 1985
17GAEC-Fall Conference, 1985 November
18GAEC-Fall Conference, Columbus, Georgia, 1986 November 7-9
19GAEC-Fall Conference, Atlanta, 1987 November 6-8
20GAEC-Fall Conference, 1988
21GAEC-Fall Conference, 1989
22GAEC-Fall Conference, 1990
23GAEC-Fall Conference, 1991
24GAEC-Fall Conference Programs Assisted
25GAEC-Fiscal Year Report, 1985
26GAEC-Ruth Gasset Letters, Flyers To Board, 1982
27GAEC-Fiscal Year Report, 1987-1989
28GAEC-General Correspondence, 1981-1987
29GAEC-Goals For Schools, 1983-1987
31GAEC-History, 1985-1989
32GAEC-Invitations To Georgia General Assembly, 1983
33GAEC-IRS Application For Non-Profit Status, 1982-1984
34GAEC-Lists Of Board Members, 1988-1991
35GAEC-Mailing Lists, 1982-1983
36GAEC-Mailing List And Membership, 1984
37GAEC-Mailing List
38GAEC-Management Plan, 1987-1988
39GAEC-Management Plan, 1991
40GAEC-Membership, 1972-1973
41GAEC-Membership, 1989
42GAEC-Membership Lists And Officers, 1982-1984
43GAEC-Memorandum Of Agreement
44GAEC-Newsletter Committee, 1985
45GAEC-Newsletter Correspondence, 1982, 1988
46GAEC-Newsletters, 1978-1989
47GAEC-Newsletters, Assisted, 1986-1991
48GAEC-Nominations, 1988
49GAEC-Officers, 1981-1987
50GAEC-Officers-District Presidents, 1978-1983
31GAEC-Outgoing Letters, 1983
2GAEC-Parents Propaganda
4GAEC-Plan Of Action, 1987-1988
5GAEC-Political Committee, 1986
6GAEC-President's Notes, Miscellaneous, 1986
7GAEC-Printed Material
8GAEC-GA Dept. Of Education Proposed Network Projects, 1984-1985
10GAEC-Research, 1986
11GAEC-Special Groups And Art
12GAEC-Student Chapters, 1986
13GAEC-Suggestions, 1985
14GAEC-Surveys, 1982, 1984
15GAEC-Tax Exemption, 1985
16GAEC-Telephone Book Committee, 1985
17GAEC-Telephone Directory Form
18GAEC-Treasurer's Reports, 1987-1991
19GAEC-Treasury, Miscellaneous
20GAEC-Unified Arts Conference, 1988
21GAEC-Workshops, 1984-1986
22GAEC-Workshops And Programs For Georgia Art Teachers Or Art Interested Groups, 1981
23GAEC-Year Agenda And Officer List, 1988-1989
24GCA-Budget Update, 1981-1982
25Georgia Alliance For Arts Education Board, 1982
26Georgia Arts Newsletter
27Georgia Council For The Arts, 1981-1982
28Georgia Semiquincentenary Exhibition, 1982
29Getty Foundation
30Goodwill Games Youth Art Competition, 1986
31Greeting Cards
32KAEA Journal, 1988
33KAEA Members (Executive Committee), 1988-1991
34Louis Harris And Associates, Inc.-Letter To Donna Maddox, 1989
35David Maculy Book Promotions
36Marty Gras For The Arts Festival
37The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Propaganda
39NAEA-Affiliation, 1981
40NAEA-Annual Report, 1988-1989
41NAEA-Annual Report, 1988-1989
42NAEA-Art Talent Search, 1986
43NAEA-Arts In Education Program, 1986
44NAEA-Awards, 1985-1987
45NAEA-Fortieth Anniversary Awards, 1986
46NAEA-Board Of Directors, 1985
47NAEA-Briefing Report, 1987
48NAEA-Cacus Groups Convention, 1985-1986
49NAEA-Convention, 1983
50NAEA-Convention, 1984
51NAEA-Convention, 1985
52NAEA-Convention, 1986
53NAEA-Convention, 1986
54NAEA-Convention, General Sessions, 1986
55NAEA-Convention, List Of Speakers, Disks 1-4, 1986
56NAEA-Convention, 1987
57NAEA-Convention, Cancellations, 1987
58NAEA-Convention, General Sessions, 1987
41NAEA-Convention, Hotel Scheduling, 1987
2NAEA-Convention, Input, 1987
3NAEA-Convention, Letters To National Artists, 1987
4NAEA-Convention, Local Information, 1987
5NAEA-Convention, Major Speakers, 1987
6NAEA-Convention, Minutes, 1987
7NAEA-Convention, National Committee, 1987
8NAEA-Convention, Plans, 1987
9NAEA-Convention, Publications, 1987
10NAEA-Convention, Scheduling Requests, 1987
11NAEA-Convention, Tours, 1987
12NAEA-Correspondence, 1981-1982
13NAEA-Delegates Assembly, 1989
14NAEA-Election, 1983
15NAEA-Election, 1987
16NAEA-Goals, 1986
18NAEA-Invoices, 1986
19NAEA-Job Placement, 1981-1982
20NAEA-Leadership Session, 1989
21NAEA-Leadership Workshop, 1987
22NAEA-Letters, Miscellaneous
23NAEA-Mailing Lists, 1979-1987
24NAEA-Management Plan, 1986
25NAEA-Management Plan, 1987
26NAEA-Membership, 1980-1985
27NAEA-Membership Bulletins, 1982-1986
28NAEA-Membership Information, 1983-1987
29NAEA-Membership Policies And Procedures, 1983
30NAEA-National Convention Management Handbook, 1983
31NAEA-National Honor Societies, 1983, 1985
32NAEA-National Survey Of Art Education
33NAEA-News, 1986-1988
34NAEA-Newsletter Information, 1982-1986
35NAEA-Nominations, 1979
36NAEA-Outstanding Art Educator Nominations, 1987
37NAEA-Periodicals And Publications, 1988-1989
38NAEA-Policy Manual
39NAEA-Posters And Stickers
40NAEA-President- Elect Speech, 1986
41NAEA-Press Releases, 1982-1988
42NAEA-Products, 1986
44NAEA-Request For Sea Nominations From Donna Maddox, 1982
45NAEA-Retired Art Educators Affiliate, 1986
46NAEA-Services, 1986
47NAEA-State And Regional Art Educator Of The Year, 1986-1989
48NAEA-State Needs Survey Report
49NAEA-States Assembly Leadership Workshop #2, 1980
51NAEA-States Assembly, 1981-1982
2NAEA-States Assembly, 1982
3NAEA-States Assembly, 1983
4NAEA-States Assembly, 1984
5NAEA-States Assembly, 1985
6NAEA-States Assembly, 1986
7NAEA-States Assembly, 1987
8NAEA-States Assembly, 1988
9NAEA-Student Membership, 1983-1984
10NAEA-Toward Civilization Benefit, 1988
11NAEA-Vice Presidents Report To State President, 1978-1979
12Newsletters A-F, 1985-1987
13Newsletters G-N, 1986-1989
14Newsletters O-T, 1986-1988
15Newsletters U-W, 1986-1988
16Miscellaneous Personal Abstracts, 1987
17Pratt National Talent Search, 1987
18Prospectus Writers Competition, 1989
19The Purple Cow, 1987
20Quality Art Education Brochures
21Quality Basic Education Art, 1985
23School Art Symposium, 1983
24School Art Symposium, 1986
25School Arts-Art Education Magazine For Teachers, 1988
26School Board Members, 1988
27Slide Registry, 1989
28South Atlantic States High School Art Exhibit Rule Book, 1983
29South Eastern Art Education Association
30State Government, 1984, 1986
31TAEA, 1987
32Talent ID Program, 1984-1985
33University Of Alabama, 1987
34Urban Arts, 1979-1981
35VAEA, Exhibitor Survey
36Visual Arts Advisory Panel
37WAEA-News, 1979
38YAM (Youth Art Month), 1985
39YAM, New Jersey, 1983
40YAM, 1983
41YAM, 1984
42YAM, 1985
43YAM, Committee, 1985-1986
44YAM, 1986
45YAM, 1987
46YAM, 1988
47YAM, 1991
48YAM, Miscellaneous
49Year Of Elementary Art Education (YAM), 1987
6Georgia Art Education Association Archives, Atlanta Stamp Clay-Quality Core Curriculum, 1979-1987
7Georgia Art Education Association Archives, 1979-1987