MISSION

Visual Art Institute nurtures creative expression, teaches imagination and fosters artistic development through in-depth study and experimentation, inspiring individuality and confidence regardless of age or ability.

VAI is Utah's oldest nonprofit, after-school arts organization dedicated to youth. Founded in 1978, VAI strives to help students develop technical skills and creativity. VAI's long-standing success would not be possible without the generous and ongoing support from our partners and sponsors. 

WINTER TERM IS JANUARY 2 - APRIL 13

Classes: Intro to Art, Portraits, Comics and Digital Painting, Ceramics, Stained Glass, Mixed Media Storytelling, Mixed Media Drawing, Portrait Painting, Figure Drawing, Watercolor, Pottery, Anatomical Sculpture and Oil Painting, and more!

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Whether you are a budding young artist or a retired professional, we have a class for you. If you want to volunteer your time, we welcome parents, grandparents, and friends to help us better serve Utah's youth and improve our school.

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WHAT IS VAI?

Happy 40th Birthday, VAI!

This year we are celebrating 40 years as Utah's oldest non-profit serving youth through art! 


Celebrate with us at the Art Goes Live event on Saturday, March 3rd 2018!


There will be art performances, live music, silent auction, art for sale, beverages, and food provided by Mazza catering!


Artists and Alumni! Please consider making a donation of an art piece to continue to serve students like you and the artist community!

Preferably 8X10, but similar sizes will be accepted, any material!

No limits on subject or medium!

Pieces can be mailed or dropped off!

Thank you!


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