Gallery Goings On: GARFO • Download
Catalyst Magazine highlights the Visual Art Institutes' recent progress with the Garfo Art Center at the old Garfield schoolhouse. "This building has so much history, but not many people know what's going on inside of it now," says Despain. "The GARFO Gallery is going to invite community members inside to meet the teachers, artists, and students here, and explore our space," adds Riches.
November 7, 2008
Young @ Art • Annual Fundraiser Gala • Download
Friday, November 7th, 2008 6:30pm
The Point Restaurant at Huntsman Cancer Institute
This event will be an enchanting evening with dinner and visual art by VAI students. Contact us for more details about becoming a sponsor or to make a reservation.
September 11, 2008
Visual Art Institute Received a City Weekly Arty Award • Download
Salt Lake City Weekly held it's Arty Awards evening to celebrate UtahÝs art community. VAI received the Staff Choice Award "Best Early-Immersion Art Program."
July 25, 2008
Class Act - Drawing Figures • Download
VAI's Figure Academy is very unique chance for students to develop a portfolio of figure drawings and paintings. This intensive workshop is taught similar to a college class. Students' skills go from A to Z in a couple of days. Visit Figure Academy for more details.
April 18, 2008
Faculty Member in Finch Lane Art Show • Download
VAI faculty Lenka Konopasek paintings are on display at the Finch Lane Gallery. Her series is based on computer-manipulated photographs depicting natural disasters and war images from recent human conflicts. The show runs until May 30th.
March 26, 2008
Art Student Wins Visual Arts State Sterling Scholar • Download
VAI student Jan Voitehovich received the State Sterling Scholar Award in Visual Arts. He also received many other awards for his artwork and academics. He received a full tuition scholarship to Cooper Union in New York City, where he will be attending this fall. Congratulations Jan! Visit the Sterling Scholar website to learn more about the state competition.
Student show: 30 Year Birthday Celebration Exhibition • Download
Students from VAI will have art work on display at the Visage Salon in connection with VAI’s 30 birthday celebration during the March Salt Lake Gallery Stroll.
Student Exhibit "Voice" in the Park Gallery at Finch Lane • Download
VAI students created artwork from their imagination. This exhibit is scheduled in conjunction with the Casjens / Jacoby exhibits in the Finch Lane Gallery, including a reception for the artists on Friday, Jan. 11, 6:00-8:00 p.m. show ends Feb. 22.
VAI Faculty in Group Art Show • Download
Faculty member Heidi Moller Somsen will participate in Art Access's Annual Holiday Exhibition. The Opening Reception will be Nov. 16, 6-9 pm. The Show ends Dec. 19.
Business Spotlight: Visual Art Institute • Download
The institute is concerned with a lot more than just teaching your child to draw. There are a lot of opportunity for students to get their artwork shown in the community.
VAI Faculty in Group Art Show • Download
Bruce Woodberry Art Museum
April 28, 2007
Kimball Art Center Showcase Young Artists • Download
The new exhibitions at the Kimball Art Center for the month of May include the Visual Art Institute in the Badami Gallery. Exhibition runs until May 4.
November 10, 2006
VAI Student's Art Featured in Art Show • Download
Tenley George's artwork will be on display in Salt Lake. Some of the work was created during VAI's Summer Figure Academy Workshops.
April 7, 2006
Art Institute Helps Kids Develop Creative Edge • Download
A place where kids feel safe and a place where students can let their creative energy out and find a peer group with similar feelings and sentiments about creativity.
April 6, 2006
VAI featured in City Weekly • Download
City Weekly in its "Best of Utah 2006" issue named Visual Art Institute the "Best Art Start in Utah." VAI is the place for kids who love to draw.
VAI Alumnus Reaps Successes • Download
VAI alumnae Rebecca Campbell is featured as the Critic's Pick in the April 2006 issue of Artnews. She has had two successful solo exhibitions at the LA Louver Gallery in Los Angeles and will be having her first solo show in New York later this year.
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