VSA Florida's "Modern Skills for Success Art Exhibition"
Modern Skills for Success Exhibition Presented by VSA Florida October 1 – December 13 Armacost Library at Eckerd College *Opening Reception: Thursday, October 18, 6 -7:30 p.m. Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday VSA Florida, the State Organization on Arts and Disability, presents an exhibition of 48 works created by students in transition from high schools statewide. These students participated in the Modern Skills for Success residency program which helped them acquire skills to not only create a computer generated image but could then be applied to future employment. Visitors will have the opportunity to try their skills using Splash, the same interactive art making tool used by the students. *In conjunction with the Modern Skills for Success Exhibition, the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC) has partnered with VSA Florida for an exhibition of paintings by adult artists. This exhibit will be on display in Lewis House from October 1 to December 15. The opening reception will be on Thursday, October 18 at 5 p.m. VSA Florida's mission is to create a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in and enjoy the arts. Part of Eckerd College’s 2012-2013 Presidential Events Series, “Cultivating Service: People, Politics, Planet.”