Dec 15, 2012

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2012 Art Ed Blog of the Year – Results!

Two weeks ago we announced the 2nd Annual Art Ed Blog of the Year Contest! One week ago we Announced the Top 20 Finalists and opened up the voting process! Last night at 12:00 voting ceased, and this morning we have a winner! Below are the top 10 Art Ed Blogs of the Year, as voted on by you the amazing readers! A big congratulations to all of the winners and nominees! We are truly blessed to have so many great Art Ed resources out there.

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10th Place

This race was incredibly close, and those who didn’t quite make the top ten still had a ton of votes! Here are the other 10 ‘finalists,’ be sure to check out these great blogs as well: Art Project Girl, Teach Kids Art, Shine Bright Zamorano, Art Teachers Hate Glitter, The Teaching Palette, Artisan Des Arts, My Adventures in Positive Space, Draw the Line At, Amiria, Art is Basic.

All of the winners and finalists will receive customized Art Ed Blog of the Year Badges which they are invited to display on their blog’s sidebar or other prominent position linking back to this post helping the entire Art Ed community discover more great new blogs every day! What an incredibly fun and rewarding process this has been! Thanks to everyone for participating and for sharing your gifts with the art ed world.


Be sure to congratulate the winners and let them know what you think of their work, in the comments below!

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  • don masse

    thanks for sponsoring this! Congrats to all the art educators who made it into the top ten! 

    shine brite zamorano

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  • Ted Edinger

    Hey there Jessica…I just saw that I came in second!! VERY COOL!  I didn’t know you had posted them until I saw Organized Chaos blog post.  Thank you for doing this…appreciate you & what you do.

    • Jessica Balsley

      Hi! I sent you an email, maybe it was an old address? I will resend your info to this email.
      Jessica Balsley

    • Isands

      I saw I came in third and I demand a recount. I’m pretty sure there were some hanging chads involved!

      JK congrats to all

      • Jessica Balsley

        :) Hey- 2 dudes were in the top 3! How about that? 

  • Luna1426

    congrats to all nominated and all who placed! i enjoy all your sites it is a valuable resource to all art teachers everywhere!

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  • Crystal

    Just ran across this site and I look forward to checking out each of these blogs! I teach in the private sector, but always looking to connect with other artists and teachers.

  • Sabrina Wingren

    Hey! Are you going to accept submissions for the 2013 Art Ed blog awards soon?!