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Laura Hurtado

Laura Allred Hurtado is the Global Art Acquisitions Specialist for the LDS Church. She has worked at SFMOMA, BYUMOA and UMOCA. She received her master's degree in Art History from the University of Utah.

Artist Profiles | Featured | Visual Arts

If You Build It . . . Amy Jorgensen

“In Sanpete County, as in other rural towns, you have to build the community you want to be a part of,” says artist Amy Jorgensen. Build she has.

Since 2005, Jorgensen has worked as an associate professor of visual arts, and photography area head, at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, transforming the department from one with a strong focus in process to one informed by conceptual art practices. During her tenure there, she has founded the Art Talks series, established two permanent student galleries, and developed the now thriving photography and media program from the ground up.

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Among the Shadows: Jorge Rojas’ Painted Veil at Rio Gallery

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”688″] “Lift not the painted veil which those who live Call Life: though unreal shapes be pictured there, And it but mimic all we would believe With colours idly spread…” Percy Bysshe Shelley In part, Shelley’s sonnet “Lift not the painted veil” is about casting […]

Visual Arts

Residencies at UMOCA

  The deadline for UMOCA’s artist-in-residence program is Saturday, July 20th at 11:59 PM. UMOCA’s Artist-in-Residence Program is designed specifically to meet the various needs of artists living in Utah today.  As such, only Utah artists may apply and applicants will be selected primarily based on demonstrated artistic […]