Salt Lake City—City Academy, the tuition-free public charter for grades 7 through 12, will host Art Night this coming Friday, Sept. 20 from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. City Academy is located at 555 E. 200 S. in Salt Lake City.
Student art will be on display. In addition, City Academy art teachers, Jo Bradbury and Kayla Sudweeks will be holding an arts workshop to“Spray Paint on a T-shirt.” According to Bradbury, “All are welcome to spray paint a T-shirt using a professionally designed stencil. The stencil was created to celebrate our 20th anniversary and will look great on any fan of City Academy’s Art Department or of City Academy itself. T-shirts will be provided at $4 a piece or bring your own! You could also bring tote bags, hats or anything else you’d like to spray paint. Come join us to have fun and celebrate our 20th anniversary!”
Bradbury has been teaching art in public schools for 12 years. She was an art Sterling Scholar at Weber High School in Ogden. After high school, she was accepted into the University of Utah’s art program specializing in painting and drawing. She also received a scholarship to the University of Utah. Bradbury designed the dragon piece that currently adorns the retaining wall in front of City Academy.
Sudweeks is also a graduate of the University of Utah with a B.F.A. degree in art education and a minor in English literature. She currently teaches sculpture and 2D art classes at City Academy.
Art Night is the first of many events to be held on the 20th of each month throughout the school year as part of City Academy’s celebration of 20 years. City Academy was founded in 2000 by a group of University of Utah educators, including Dr. Sonia Woodbury, who serves as the school’s executive director.
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