Veridian CU As Art Gallery

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DES MOINES, Iowa - (01/13/06) – Fifty fledgling artists fromAnkeny High School celebrated their work Thursday at Veridian CUduring an open house marking the credit union’s semi-annualArtShare exhibit. Painting, drawings, photos, jewelry, pottery,sculptures and computer-generated art produced by the young artistswill be featured for the next six months in the lobby of the creditunion, known until last week as John Deere CU. The pieces chosenfor display were selected by teachers at the local high school. Thecredit union will have the two-dimensional pieces matted and framedafter the half-year display is over. The exhibit is open to thepublic during the credit union’s branch hours. Veridian,which has conducted the program the past four years, also providesa $1,000 scholarship to a high school student who excels in thearts and plans to pursue an education and career in thearts.

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