Exhibitions | Salt Lake Area Exhibitions

Tiny Portraits, Big Connections

Holladay
August 1 – 30

HOLLADAY ARTS invites you to the opening of Tiny Portraits, Big Connections, a visual art exhibit of 100 friends and acquaintances of artist Chris Haggqvist. The opening reception will be held in the entryway of City Hall on Thursday, August 1st, 5-7 pm.

Exhibit dates: August 1 – 30; Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Chris Haggqvist

Tiny Portraits, Big Connections is a work of community. I created one 4″x4″ portrait every day for 100 days straight. My intention was to create some connection between my art and the subjects; to create a community of people who may not be related in normal life, but by having their portraits drawn, they become part of a voluntary community.

I hoped to create a new sense of belonging, and I do know in fact that some of the participants met one another through the project. I’m glad to present the portraits together as they are meant to be shown: to display both the individuals and the collective community they have become.”

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