The professional artists who teach the program are contracted from the Teaching Artists Roster of the Division of Arts and Museums, which includes well-trained and qualified artists who are able to work in various circumstances and with a wide range of age groups and abilities.
Proposal Deadline: September 1st of each year
Eligible Participants: adults with disabilities in Utah
Project Dates: TBD by artist and facility (October 1 – September 30)
Program Allocations: $200 to $2,000 according to project need
2012/13 Adult Residencies & Projects:
- Homewatch CareGivers/Alzheimer's Association of Utah
- Utah Independent Living Center
- Lutheran Social Services of Utah
- Neighborhood House Adult Day Services
- Palmer Court (The Road Home)
- Tri-County Independent Living Center
- TURN City Center for the Arts
- Utah Council of the Blind
- George E. Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Work Activity Center
NEW! ART WORKSHOPS FOR VETERANS!
As part of a new program series for veterans, Art Access is partnering with the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center to offer three art workshops over the coming year.
Tile Mosaics with artist Paul Heath: November 1 – December 13 (for more information, and to register, click HERE)
Fused Glass with artist Sarinda Jones: January 10 – February 14 (for more information, and to register, click HERE)
Clay Sculpture with artist Elizabeth Crowe: April 4 – May 9 (for more information, and to register, click HERE)
Workshops run from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. each day.
The registration fee is $10 per person for each six-week, Thursday morning session. For more information, or to register, contact Amanda at 801-328-0703 opt. 5, or email