Welcome to the AAE Home Page
Anthropomorphic Arts and Education, Inc (AAE) is a non-profit 501c(3) corporation that supports educational and charitable activities of interest to fans of anthropomorphic art. and animals in general. Anthropomorphic or "furry" fandom has been around for at least 15 years in its current form and the interest goes back many centuries to at least as far back as Aesop's fables. As the fandom has grown, an opportunity became evident to provide a more professional and broad based organization to support its many, varied activities. AAE is an institution that is trying to fill that opportunity.
AAE is involved with organizing conventions of like-minded people, educating the public and fandom on matters of interest to the fandom, and supporting charitable interests who charters align with its own. As AAE continues to grow, its activities will continue to increase, taking a larger role and helping to build the anthro community and the perception of it by the public through professionalism, honesty, civility...and fun.
AAE currently sponsors Further Confusion, an annual convention that raises funds and donations on behalf of worthy charities, conducts seminars, and provides a gathering place for the community of the fandom; the Anthropomorphic Fandom Repository, a library dedicated to preserving the history of and educating scholars about anthropomorphic fandom; and Furdance, a benefit dance benefiting Pet Therapy.
Please take the time to visit the remainder of our site with the buttons at left. And please take advantage of our affiliation with I-Give to make easy donations to AAE and its mission.
We encourage feedback and you may reach us at [email protected] for any reason whatsoever including events or activities proposals, feedback on our current events, or just to say hello.
Anthropomorphic Arts and Education, Inc. has its own Monthly meetings. The public is allowed to attend these meeting with an RSVP request to [email protected](purely for space limitations). There may be matters that require a closed session and the public or other AAE staff may be asked to leave if such matters need to be discussed.
Board meetings immediately follow the monthly puplic FurtherConfusion staff meetings.
Staff meeting dates can be found on the current Volunteer's Page
Bid guidelines are available for those wishing to bid to chair Further Confusion 2013. Deadline for applications is December 1st, 2012.
---The Board of Directors