The story of Artsonia begins with a dream that artwork created from kids around the world can
be shared and enjoyed by everyone. If kids say the darndest things, imagine what they draw!
Today, due to the passion of thousands of art teachers worldwide, that dream has come true.
Please enjoy the millions of pieces of kids' artwork showcased! And if you are an art educator,
please join us and submit student artwork or lesson plans.
for contact information.
Artsonia is honored to be a 2012 recipient of a Parents' Choice FunStuff Award
. Established in 1978, the Parents' Choice Foundation is the nation's oldest nonprofit guide to quality children's media and toys. The FunStuff Award identifies value priced age-appropriate products that are well produced and fun.
Jim Meyers, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jim Meyers is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Artsonia, overseeing all day-to-day operations for the company.
Originally from a small town in Indiana, Jim has a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame,
and currently lives in the northern Chicago suburbs. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, outdoor sports, and McDonald's french fries.
Jim has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award for his support of arts education by the National Arts Education Association,
as well as the Art Educators of New Jersey and Illinois Art Education Association.
Eric Meidel, Co-Founder and President
Eric Meidel is co-founder and President of Artsonia, responsible for all marketing and technology-related aspects of Artsonia,
including the development and maintenance of the Artsonia.com website and mobile apps.
Eric has a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and currently lives in the northern Chicago suburbs.
Eric enjoys sports, internet/software development, home improvement, coffee, and hanging out with his wife and daughter.
Tiffany Rahn, Education Director
Tiffany Rahn is the Education Director for Artsonia. She is responsible for all marketing and promotions for teachers and schools.
She graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, IL where she studied Spanish and Psychology. Tiffany and her husband keep busy with
two children and in their free time enjoy sports, traveling and hiking with the dogs.