Learn about marketing opportunities with OAEA!


What is OAEA? The Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA) is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators in Ohio. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts educators; college and university professors; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators. OAEA’s mission is to build a community for visual art educators by promoting professional growth and leadership.


Why should you advertise with OAEA? ARTline is published three times annually for the members of the Ohio Art Education Association. It covers organizational business, announcements, honors and special reports on arts education in Ohio.  To view previous ARTline newsletters online, visit the OAEA website https://oaea.memberclicks.net/ohio-artline

Advertising Deadlines: July 1 for Fall issue; December 1 for Winter issue; April 1 for Spring/Summer issue

Advertising Rates for the year: Full page: $600; Half page: $450; Quarter page: $225


OAEA Conference Program

Carry your message to the largest professional gathering of art educators in Ohio! Conference vendors reach a broad audience of art educators who seek products, services, and connections related to visual arts education. The 8.5” by 11” program is approximately 60 pages. Conference program advertising: Full page: $200; Half page: $150; Quarter page: $75


Why should you be a part of OAEA’s Annual Conference? The OAEA annual conference is the largest, most comprehensive professional development opportunity in the state.  Our attendees tell us each year how much they appreciate seeing and testing products in person in the Exhibit Hall. As a vendor, you will make this personal connection with hundreds of prospective customers. The 2019 OAEA conference will be held at Greater Columbus Convention Center November 14-15! Set up for our vendors will be November 13th! There are a variety of ways to participate (even if you cannot attend conference) including advertising in the conference program and/or materials tote bag. Booth rental allows you to connect with attendees through hands on activities and demonstrations throughout the day on Thursday and Friday. Join us at the Wednesday evening reception to relax and mingle casually with our members who arrive the night before!

There are two (2) booth selections for vendors. Cost(s) for booths:

  • One (1) 8 x 10 foot Booth $475.00 - Reservation Deposit is $250.00.
    Includes one Furniture Package
  • Two (2) 8 x 10 foot booths $800.00 - Reservation Deposit is $450.00.
    Includes two Furniture Packages


What products and services are attendees looking for? OAEA Convention attendees love to discover new products, concepts, and techniques intended for all skill levels and ages. They are looking for materials, ideas, and services ranging from classic art supplies to up-to-the-minute media, technology, processes, and professional development opportunities; curriculum resources; college and university programs; visual aids; painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, woodworking, ceramic, glass, and metal arts supplies; art-related travel; graphic design, photography and drafting supplies; and more!


OAEA Affiliate Membership

Created for institutions and non-profit organizations directly or indirectly involved in art education (such as visual art organizations, museums, arts councils and arts centers).

Member Benefits:

  • Free promotional space on OAEA website (includes logo and link to affiliate website).
  • Receive a 10% discount on the cost of a commercial exhibit booth at OAEA conference.
  • Receive a 10% discount on the cost of an ad in the OAEA conference program.
  • Receive a 10% advertising discount in ARTline
  • Join Now!


Questions? For marketing, advertisement and conference exhibit inquiries, contact Michelle Kane at [email protected]


Helpful Downloads and Links:

Online Form and Payments (Available soon!)

ARTline Advertising

Higher Education Advertising

OAEA Website Advertising

Conference Program Advertising

Conference Vendor Booth (Exhibit Hall Floor Plan)

Conference Vendor Booth Registration Form

Affiliate Membership

Conference Vendor Rules and Regulations



Not able to join us at Conference?

Conference Materials “Tote Bag” Advertising

Conference Program Advertising