35 x 35 – Past



Exhibition Dates

Opening Reception:

Friday, March 8, 2013 – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Awards Reception:

Friday, April 19, 2013 – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Exhibition runs March 8th – April 26, 2013.

Exhibition Location

Salt Lake City Arts Council

Finch Lane Gallery

54 Finch Lane

Salt Lake City, Utah 84102


Five Cash Awards will be presented as part of the 35×35 Exhibition:

Three independent Jurors’ Awards

An Artists of Utah Board of Directors Award

A People’s Choice Award (voted on by gallery patrons during the 35X35 exhibition).

35X35 Documentary

As part of the exhibition accepted artists will be invited to participate in a video documentary. The artists will be interviewed describing their work and methods. A feature-length film combining these interviews will screen during the Awards Reception on April 19 and be available online at 15bytes.com. In addition, individual artist interviews will be provided to the artists and used in our publications as occasion permits. You can watch some excerpts here.

Juror’s Award
Mary Toscano

Juror’s Award
Adam Watkins

Juror’s Award
Derek Rigby

Board of Directors Award
Matthew Allred

And the big award, after over 300 ballots were cast, for the People’s Choice Award
Addie Ryder




The second exhibit was held at the Salt Lake Arts Council’s Finch Lane Gallery in the fall of 2009.
Opening Reception: Friday, September 18, 2009
Awards Reception: Friday, October 16, 2009

The artists featured in the second exhibit were:
Cris Baczek || Myranda Bair || Ashley Knudsen Baker || Joey Behrens || Cameron Bentley || Erin Berrett || Namon Bills || Linnie Brown || Aaron Bushnell || Van Chu || Chad Crane || Blue Critchfield || Edward Curry || Brody Froelich || Paris Gerrard || Matt Glass || Ben Hammond || Michael Handley || Erica Houston || Zane Lancaster || Loggins Merrill || Travis Nikolai || Joe Norman || Mallory Qualls || Hadley Rampton || Woody Shepherd || Matt Shurtleff || Steven Stradley || Corey B. Strange || Jen Suflita || Chad Tolley || Joshua Toone || Mary Toscano || Justin Wheatley ||Cristin Zimmer

Check out the artists here.

Juror’s Award: Myranda Bair
Juror’s Award: Michael Handley
Juror’s Award: Mary Toscano
Board of Directors Award: Chad Crane
People’s Choice Award: Travis Nikolai


’35×35′ features a fresh crop of young, local artists
by Brooke Browne
Deseret News
“From post-apocalyptic worlds to tales of hunting with wolves, a new generation of emerging artists has a story to tell.
But the plotline is as varied as the artists themselves, said Artists of Utah founder Shawn Rossiter, who created a vehicle for these rising local artists to showcase their personal narratives with the “35×35″ squared show at Finch Lane Gallery in Salt Lake City…”

read the full article

The first exhibit was held at Artspace Forum in the winter of 2002-2003.

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