SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 31, 2016) – More than 100 artistic entries in all mediums, from photography to sketching, sculpture and more, are on display now in an annual show made possible by VIA’s collaboration with The National Arts Program®.

The VIA Employee Art Exhibit 2016 showcases art work made by VIA employees and their families. The exhibit is free and open to the public at The Grand, 123 N. Medina St., from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, through September 23.

The National Arts Program was founded to provide individuals a forum to showcase and develop their visual artistic talents. The program holds annual exhibits featuring the artworks of employees and their immediate family members in a variety of venues. VIA has participated in the program for six years.

The entries were judged by professional artists and visual art professionals, and prizes were awarded to participants.

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