Thursday, July 26th, BEAU officially launched the school with a hugely successful grand opening party. Over 100 people helped celebrate the occasion with a variety of games, raffle prizes, tours and demo’s of the school’s equipment and student work. Several speakers joined BEAU staff and students from the industry, including Ricky Flores from the Utah Film Commission and Kasandra VerBruggen from Spy Hop. “We welcome BEAU to the Salt Lake area and look forward to watching BEAU help grow the art community.” Kasandra said during her remarks.
Several students displayed their artwork and projects during the demo provided in the Light and Shadow class taught by Rando Schmook. People from the film industry had the opportunity to see BEAU students in action.