Welcome to the BCATA

The BCATA is a group of Art educators working to create exciting Art education opportunities and connections for art teachers across the province. We are a diverse group of people from different parts of BC that care about providing resources, professional development, advocacy and networking for our Art teachers community.

BCATA Awards

Art Education Excellence

2023 Nominations will open soon!

Nominate a colleague who has made an outstanding contribution to art education by providing excellent art instruction in the classroom, as well as being an advocate for Visual Arts in their school community.

Recipients must be BCATA members or subscribers.

When available, download your Nomination form here. Nomination forms are due by September, 2023.

Please return the completed nomination form to bcartteachers@gmail.com


Congratulations Nicole Porter

National Art Education Association (NAEA)
2023 Art Educator of the Year!!

Congratulations Perry Rath

BCATA Art Educator of the year 2022

Congratulations Sandrine Han

2022 CSEA / BCATA Affiliate Art Educator Award

The BCATA is a PSA (provincial specialist association) of
the B.C. Teachers’ Federation consisting of a network
of K-12 and Post-Secondary Art educators
in Canada sharing ideas and information.