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Laura Hurtado


Laura Hurtado, who curated the Plural and Partial show at the Rio this month, says she might throw into the mix a work of her own: a performance piece. The exhibit is about intergenerational relationships, so it seems appropriate that Hurtado is due to give birth to her third child some time during the exhibition; and with her due date just days after the April 18th reception, it might happen right there in the gallery.

The Rio show is only one of the exhibits the expectant mother has curated this month. On Friday April 4, the grand opening of the Granary Art Center in Ephraim will feature another Hurtado-conceived show, Land+Place+Performance, which features six Utah artists “whose work explores mark making.”

All this labor is in addition to Hurtado’s day job as the Global Acquisitions Art Curator for the Church History Department of the LDS Church…

Read our art professional profile in the April 2014 edition of 15 Bytes.

The founder of Artists of Utah and editor of its online magazine, 15 Bytes, Shawn Rossiter has undergraduate degrees in English, French and Italian Literature and studied Comparative Literature in graduate school before pursuing a career in art.

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