September 3, 2015
BTSALP is Back in School!

BTSALP is Back in School!

Our first statewide BTSALP newsletter comes out today.  Click here to view our newsletter, learn more about the BTSALP program, and see how different schools and art form specialists start the school year off with arts integration. Woodrow Wilson Elementary Visual Art Specialist Rosie Mitchell, has all the students in […]
September 17, 2015
Visual Art Spotlight

Visual Art Spotlight

BTSALP newsletter this week features one of our outstanding Visual Art Specialists, Rosie Mitchell!  Rosie teaches art to all the students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in the Granite School District.  Look at some of her integrated art projects.  You might even try “The Wall” project yourself! Click here to […]
October 1, 2015
Dance Spotlight

Dance Spotlight

Miriam Bowen, BTSALP Dance Specialist at Reagan Academy Charter School in Springville,  and Jana Shumway, BTSALP Professional Development Partner for the BYU region, combined dance, movement, literature and geography into an integrated unit of study. Our latest newsletter features their collaborative work, links to joyful music and an amazing lesson […]
October 15, 2015
UMFA Touch Tour

UMFA Touch Tour

BTSALP specialists, classroom teachers and university partners joined the Utah Museum of Fine Arts educators for a 2-hr Professional Development that highlighted visual literacy and object based learning as great teaching tools for students of all abilities. Learn more about it in our latest newsletter.
November 12, 2015
El dia de los Muertos

El dia de los Muertos

Third grade Dual Immersion students at South Summit Elementary School in Kamas, Utah, under the direction of Visual Art Specialist Kathleen Briley, celebrated their diverse community through food, music and art. Their dia de los Muertos celebration created memories that will take a long time to fade. Read all about […]
November 19, 2015
Paper Circuits at Southern Utah University

Paper Circuits at Southern Utah University

Lindsay Balfour is a paper engineer and designer who explores the mechanics of paper used in pop-up design, paper craft, and sculptures. She integrates electronics in her work to showcase technology as a tool and material to enhance ideas for creative expression. As an educator and an artist, her work […]
December 10, 2015
Mother Goose, Under the Sea and the Yellow Ball Project

Mother Goose, Under the Sea and the Yellow Ball Project

“I believe arts education in music, theater, dance and the visual arts is one of the most creative ways we have to find the gold that is buried just beneath the surface. They (children) have an enthusiasm for life, a spark of creativity, and vivid imaginations that need training – […]
January 14, 2016
Beaded Wave

Informances

An important part of the BTSALP program is informing and involving parents and community members in the creative learning process of the students. Read the latest newsletter to find out about performances that “inform” at Wasatch and Oakwood Elementary Schools.  Look for some interesting information on Visual Art techniques and tap dancing extraordinaire, Savion […]
January 28, 2016
Cartooning and Stop-Motion Animation

Cartooning and Stop-Motion Animation

All over Utah, BTSALP students have been busy creating interesting projects in unique ways. Find out more about this right here in our latest newsletter.
February 5, 2016
Legislative Luncheon

Legislative Luncheon

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 the annual Legislative luncheon for Utah state legislators and their spouses, was held at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.  Art and Musical Theatre was provided by students from BTSALP schools throughout the state. Click here to read more about this wonderful afternoon and to download […]