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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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!

Jessica Balsley

Jessica Balsley is the Founder and President at AOE. She is passionate about helping art teachers enhance their lives and careers through relevant professional development.