OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER, CONTRIBUTE, OR DONATE
THE VISION OF THE ARTS FUND was established to provide assistance and opportunities to LDS artists: To raise the level of gospel-themed artistry through educational scholarships, and to provide career-boosting opportunities to aspiring professional artists. If you are interested in volunteering your time or talents to help with any of our initiatives or to participate in the auction, please fill out a volunteer form. To make a general monetary donation to the fund, which will be allocated to our initiatives by the board of directors, click on the donate button:
1. GOSPEL VISION OF THE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
Inspired by Spencer W. Kimball's 1976 speech, the Gospel Vision of the Arts Scholarships are awarded to promising LDS artists interested in depicting gospel themes. Our initial funding for the scholarships comes from the annual auction proceeds. However, we're happy to accept additional donations to fund the scholarships.
Please click the link below to make a
2. MOTHER ARTIST GRANT
This grant is awarded to mothers with young children, to facilitate art-creating time with the goal of jump-starting or boosting a continuing art career.
GRANT TIMELINE We hope to offer our first grant in 2017. Please come back for more information or join our list for email notification.
3. ART RESIDENCY
The residency is an immersive art creating experience which allows the artist to focus on creating a body of work, and which culminates in a gallery show of the artist's new work. The goal of the residency is to jump-start or boost the career for a promising artist.
RESIDENCY AWARD TIMELINE We hope to offer our first residency in 2017. Please come back for more information or join our list for email notification.
4. SIGNIFICANT WORKS PROGRAM
This program provides for the commission or acquisition of a large work of art from a mid-to-late career artist. The goal of the Significant Works Program is to allow experienced artists an opportunity to create their dream project--one that will be ultimately be shared with the public as part of the Vision of the Arts Collection.
ACQUISITION TIMELINE We hope to acquire our first significant work as early as 2020. Please come back for more information or join our list for email notification.