Add Provo’s Covey Center to the list of statewide annuals, and these winners to your list of artists to check out.
Partnering with the Provo Arts Council, the Covey Center for the Arts opened their first annual Summer Art Showcase last weekend. The exhibit features 57 works (out of over 100 entries) by 54 Utah artists. At the June 1 reception prizes were awarded by Provo Mayor John Curtis with the $500 first place award going to Mary Houge’s “Steampunk’d”; second place ($250) to Michael Soelberg for “Goodbye, Go Live”; and the $100 third place prize to Carrie Wilson for “Blue Series #2.” Honorable mentions were awarded to Maria Hurlbert, Robert Krejci, Kirk Parkinson, Jordan Weisenburger and Russell Ricks.
The Covey Center for the Arts gallery hours are Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All exhibits are free to the public. The Summer Art Showcase continues through July 31. Visit coveycenter.org for more info.