Asia Regional Council (ARC InSEA) was approved in the InSEA World Council meeting on 5th January 2019. The purpose of the organization is to:

  1. collaborate on research and practice to promote art education in Asia;

  2. act on behalf of the International Society for Education through art with regard to international activities and networks in the countries of Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, Guam, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, North Korea, South Laos, Macau, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam);

  3. enhance international relationships among national art education organizations and other InSEA affiliated organizations throughout Asia



According to the ARC Bylaws, the Executive Board consists of persons: Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer. In the Executive Board at least three different countries must be represented and no more than two persons from the same country can be members of the Executive Board.

The first office of the Executive Board will serve a three-year term. Afterward, the term of office of the Executive Board will be two years (in alternate years to World Congress). Elections will place through online and all members (organizations) have one vote.

NOMINATIONS to the 3 positions of the  ARC BOARD are now open . If you are interested in the positions : 


- The ballot will open on Wednesday 10 May 2019 and close at 5pm AEST Friday 15 June 2019.


Art Education Organizations in ASIA









Call for Papers: 2019 SAEK (Society for Art Education of Korea) International Conference will be held on 27-28 September, 2019 in Seoul, Korea

The SAEK Conference offers a great opportunity to bring together professions, researchers, and scholars around the world to investigate the important issues and agendas in art education.


Proposals that address issues identified in the overall Congress theme ‘Imaging Social Innovation: Expanding the Social Role of Art Education’ will be considered by the Programme Committee and can be submitted under the following sub-themes.

(1) Change: Sustainability, Social problem solving