The Top 3 State Art Sterling Scholars are Visual Art Institute Students • Download
Eilesse Sorbonne is awarded the 2005 State Visual Art Sterling Scholar. Ariane Mates, and Laura Clarke are awarded Visual Art Sterling Scholar runners-up. All three are Visual Art Institute students.
Portrait of Utah: A Childís Perspective, A Student Art Show • Download
VAI students unveil their portrayal of Utah landscapes. Opening Reception Nov. 15, 6:30-9 pm.
Hanging Out With Artists Is An Honor • Download
On Saturday evening, 112 portraits of prominent Utahns will surround you at VAI's Portraits of Utah will: A Childís Perspective fundraiser art show.
Art School Proves Right Brain is All Right • Download
Kids come to VAI, plug into their creativity and they gain confidence. It's amazing what happens. Their lives turn around.
Artwork From Local Teens Featured • Download
The artwork of five VAI students is featured this month in Medical Illustration's Hallside Gallery.
S.L. Art School Hoping to Open Its Doors To More Students • Download
Viewed as creative colleagues the doors are thrown open to any student who has a serous interest in art.
Alumnus Plays Key Role in Animation Studio • Download
Visual Art Institute alumnus Matt Armstrong along with three other Utahns give claymation a digital makeover. Matt is an important part of Dream Seeker Animation Studios and will help to pitch to Warner Bros., Dreamworks, and Disney.
VAI Faculty in Solo Art Show • Download
Faculty member Lenka Konopasek paintings are on exhibit at the Atrium Gallery at the Salt Lake City Public Library. The Reception will be Jan. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm. The show ends February 13th.
VAI Faculty in Group Art Show • Download
Faculty member Heidi Moller Somsen will have work on exhibit at Art Accesses Annual Holiday Group Exhibition. The Opening Reception will be Nov. 20, 5-9 pm. The Show ends Dec. 23.
VAI Faculty Featured • Download
Faculty member Lenka Konopasek describes her artwork as a search for herself, and describes how her paintings are, among other things, an attempt to establish a sense of home.
VAI Seeks to Nurture Kids Who Think in Images, Not Words • Download
Creativity leads to sensitivity, a fresh way of looking at the world. Creative children have a natural sense of aesthetic and visual-spatial ability. They see very perceptively, things that most people totally miss.
Institute Helps Sharpen Artistic Skills for Children • Download
The Institute's goal is to provide sufficient breadth and depth to the students' developing artistic needs. Art is like breathing, to these kids. They can't live without it.
Art Experiences Help Child's Creativity Unfold • Download
All children's creativity should be healthy. Studies have revealed that one of the best ways to unfold a child's creativity is through meaningful visual art experiences. It is also indicated that once creativity has been stretched through art, it can then be channeled into other areas.
Artistically Talented Children • Download
A World of Images • Download
Institute Trains Visually Gifted Children • Download
Youngsters Are Getting a New Perspective On Visual Art • Download
School Helps Pupils Develop Art Talent • Download
Gifted Youngsters May Be Potential Da Vincis • Download
Young Artists on Display • Download
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