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The Tradition of Artistic Freedom Provo’s Bridge Acadmey of Art

Organization Spotlight: Provo
The Tradition of Artistic Freedom
Provo’s Bridge Acadmey of Art
by Ehren Clark

The Bridge Academy of Art, in Provo, is set to open later this month. Founders and instructors Jeff Hein, Justin Taylor, Ben Mcpherson and Sean Diediker, began the Academy an experimental institution that proposes to endorse the “Classical Tradition without excluding the insight and advancements of the Modern Art movement.” As their mission argues, “It seems that in today’s subjective world of art, many artists lack the academic skills to open their work up to limitless possibilities.” The instructors at the Academy seek to securely set a new standard whereby those who wish to take part in this unconventional institution may enjoy four years of rigorous training to gain a mastery of the fundamental tools of art, and thereby become imbued with a greater artistic freedom…

READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE NOVEMBER 2008 EDITION OF 15 BYTES.

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