October 24, 2012 5:00 am

Deseret Book – Gospel Vision of the Arts Scholarship Program & Art Auction

I am so excited to attend the upcoming art auction that Deseret Book is hosting this weekend! The Gospel Vision of the Arts scholarship program is a wonderful collaboration of many local artists whom have painted over 30 custom-made wood blocks to be auctioned at the downtown Salt Lake City Deseret Book store. 100% will go to this scholarship program created to benefit an aspiring artist.

Twelve LDS artists will also be showing large originals and framed prints – all available for purchase.  Refreshments round out the activities.  This is a large art event!

If you are in the area you can join Deseret Book this Friday and Saturday the 26th and 27th of October. If you can’t make it Friday or Saturday the paintings will be on display at the store until Dec 10th 2012. If you are not able to attend but see a piece you love and want to bid on, you can easily do it by phone or email by contacting the stores art concierge Linda Howard at 801-328-8191 or lindarubyhoward@gmail.com.

Here’s a video showcasing the program and many of the wonderful pieces:

This scholarship will be an incredible gift for a student, but is also a fabulous way for YOU to purchase a beautiful piece of art from one of your favorite artists. Here’s a look at what artists are participating in this event:

Annie Henrie
Cristall Harper
James Christensen
Brian Kershisnik
Ben Behunin
Howard Lyon
Amy Tolk Richards
J. Kirk Richards
Sarah Samuelson
Linda Curly Christensen
Robert A. Boyd
Scott Sumner
Robert T. Barrett
Jenny Elizabeth
Shirley McKay Britsch
Justin Kunz
Julie Rogers
Christopher Young
Mary Summerhays
Sandra Rast
Cassandra Barney
Elandra Garbett
Glenda Gleave
Rose Datoc Dall
Jennifer Thompson
Liz Lemon Swindle
Many of the artists will be at the store in person ready to meet and mingle with you the following dates and times:
• Friday, October 26 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
• Friday, October 26 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• Saturday, October 27 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
• Saturday, October 27 – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The downtown Deseret Book store is located at 45 West South Temple, Salt Lake City. For more information about this program visit Deseret Book online or visit them on Facebook.

 

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