We don’t have to sell you on the breathtaking beauty or tremendous talent of Ballet Idaho. But what you probably don’t know is how much this wonderful nonprofit does to strengthen the minds and bodies of young people in our community.

Ballet Idaho’s Learning Through Dance empowers children via interactive and performance-based arts programming. Participants gain confidence, creative thinking abilities, and communication skills. The program includes performances in Treasure Valley schools and other community venues by Ballet Idaho’s Youth Ensemble. The Student Matinees program brings first-through-twelfth graders into the theater to experience a professional ballet. Teachers receive a study guide that provides students with a broader understanding…

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We are pleased to highlight the work of artist Lisa Flowers Ross, our December 2019 artist of the month.

Lisa Flowers Ross is a Boise artist who creates abstract textile art. She reduces core elements of a subject, or idea, into basic shapes and organic forms. Her hand-dyed fabric colors and distinct edges create a graphic quality. Added stitching enhances the tactile nature of the pieces. Ross’ artwork has been exhibited in national and international, solo and juried, group exhibitions. It is also included in private, public and corporate collections. She has received grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the Alexa Rose Foundation.

Eddy | Hand-dyed fabric | 8.5×8.5″ | 2018

To learn more about Lisa, and to view her…

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