Tag: Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Art, Oil and the Possibility for Change: A Conversation with Ali Mitchell

At Salt Lake’s September Gallery Stroll, Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts | MICA opened Ali Mitchell’s Oil Fields, a multimedia exhibition evoking industrial landscapes as cultural artifacts as a means to explore complex systems of social, political, and economic production. 15 Bytes tracked down the recent University of Utah […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Portraits of a Pilgrim Artist: Willy Littig at Mestizo

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”701″] The untitled photographs in Willy Littig’s exhibit Vecinos wander across the walls of Mestizo Gallery like humble pilgrims. Dressed in understated, neat frames, they appear unburdened by worldly pretensions, as if they are on their way to ascetic enlightenment. Littig captured these images on […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Home lost and found again in art: Cheryl Sandoval and Steps from the Reservation at Mestizo

Among my favorite qualities in art, two perennial activities stand out. One is drawing, an essential human activity that too often goes entirely under-appreciated, thought of as nothing more than the practiced trick of outlining visible forms. The fact that computers, with their mind-boggling computational powers, cannot recognize […]