Press Release: Dixie Debut for Artilepsy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Epilepsy Association of Utah’s Artilepsy displays in Utah’s Dixie
Artwork to visit Southern Utah
West Jordan, UT – January 1, 2014 – “…it is the duty of an artist to create a sense of beauty that moves us out of our internal realm to appreciate what we might not have seen before.”
– Robert Hall
The Epilepsy Association of Utah is taking Artilepsy on the road! For the first time in it’s 4-year history, the artwork created by people affected by epilepsy will leave Salt Lake and head to warmer climates.
Opening night festivities, including music and light hors d’oeuvre, begins at 5:30pm on January 17th at the Snow Canyon Clinic in Ivins. The artwork will remain on display, at the clinic, Monday – Friday through January 31st from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
Snow Canyon Clinic
272 E. Center St.
5:30pm – 7:00pm
The Association is pleased to have on display an original piece by renowned photographer, Robert Hall. The black and white piece, ‘Dahlia’ was graciously donated to the EAU in conjunction with the Artilepsy Exhibit in December. It has never been seen on display before it’s unveiling in St. George.
About the EAU
The Epilepsy Association of Utah was founded in 1973, and is the only 501(c)(3) epilepsy charity in Utah. New statistics conclude that 1 in every 26 people are affected with epilepsy at some time in their lives. The EAU is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals living with epilepsy and seizure disorders. Epilepsy is a disorder with a variety of causes and affects more people than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease combined. The EAU sponsors a teen camp, awareness campaigns, public education, support groups, advocacy, college scholarships, art exhibits, educational conferences and more. Visit http://epilepsyut.org for more information.
Press Contact: Lindsey Palmer