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    November 2007
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Afternoon at the Arts Festival by Karen Horne
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Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month:
Prepared by 15 Bytes staff. Unless otherwise noted, UPCOMING shows begin November Gallery Stroll, November 16, 6 to 9 pm. For official Gallery Stroll information visit www.gallerystroll.org. Please send listings for this page to gwichert@artistsofutah.org

HORNE FINE ART UP: Change of Seasons, new autumn and winter landscapes by Phyllis F. Horne and Ken Baxter, through November 10. UPCOMING: Night & Day, a show exploring the contrast between darkness and daylight, November 16 - December 22. Night & Day includes sunsets, of course, but also several pairs of paintings that reveal the power of light to transform. At the core of the exhibition are a series of works by Karen Horne capturing the distinctive skyline of the City County Building at different times of day. |0| Judith Mehr serves up contrasting still lives - the festive spread of a sunny afternoon picnic, complete with wine glasses, as well as an evening celebration with wine by the flicker of candlelight. Phyllis F. Horne presents old-fashioned porch scenes, both day and night. In addition are other contrasting scenes of the Main Street Trax line, 9th and 9th , and the Market Street Broiler.

SALT LAKE ART CENTER UP: Three new exhibits out of the west coast. SF Recycled features work from a unique artist-in-residence program at a solid waste transfer and recycling center in San Francisco. The program sponsors up to four artists annually for four to six months at a time. With a focus on art and conservation awareness, art is created from what would have been sent with the rest of San Francisco's trash to landfills across the bay or recycling plants across the nation. SF Recycled includes work completed by artists during their residencies, as well as work that they created since their time at the Disposal Center. The range of expressions in SF Recycled is varied, and along with examples of assemblage and collage, will include drawings, sculptures and photographic, and video installations. Through January 26.

AND: Masters of West Coast Assemblage and Collage This exhibition honors five American artists who are now considered the innovators of the 1960's-1980's artistic expression of assemblage (see page 7). Through January 26.

ALSO: David Kimball Anderson: To Morris Graves Santa Cruz, California based sculptor David Kimball Anderson pays tribute to the Pacific Northwest painter Morris Graves with an installation of bronze and steel vases (all created in 2007) that mimic the forms in Graves' series of flower painting. Through February 2.

THE UTAH ARTS ALLIANCE UP:Group exhibit by Utah Illustrator artists: Ben Simonsen, Greg Newbold, Chad Tolley, Michael Phipps,|1| Robert Barret,|2| and Trent Call. In 2004, some Utah-based illustrators united on the web in a collaborative know as "UtahIllustrators.com". Formed as a commercial resource, the collective includes illustrators of varying degrees of experience in the field. The six illustrators featured in November's exhibition run this gamut of experience- from artists in their first year of full time illustration, to seasoned college professors. While illustrations are created to be reproduced for various media- books, CDs, posters, magazines, and more- the originals on display this November prove that illustration truly is an art form. Through November 30.

PHILLIPS GALLERY UP: New Landscape paintings by Connie Borup. Upstairs: Circular Memory, installation by Trent Alvey. Dibble Gallery: Hand-painted artist book by Maureen O'Hara Ure. Through November 9.

THE PICKLE COMPANY UP: Exposed, a large-scale mixed-media exhibition exploring the legacy of nuclear testing featuring new work by Trent Thursby Alvey, Jan Andrews, Jean Arnold, Frederick Brayman, Jim Frazer, Suzanne Kanatsiz, Frank McEntire, Michael McGlothlen, Shawn Porter, Eric Ristau, Suzanne Simpson, and Maryann Webster as well as the images of Pickle Company Artist-in-Residence, Carole Gallagher, internationally acclaimed photographer and author of American Ground Zero: the Secret Nuclear War (see October edition).

ART AT THE MAIN UP: My Daily Obsession, works by Terrece Beesley through November 10, is an exhibition of watercolors from a unique point of view. Beesley is drawn to "the trivial things that we hold onto, the cultural icons of our daily life. To me these mundane objects say more about us as a culture than any landscape could aspire to. So I paint the 'gems' from my personal collection. In my world, flowers and crystal goblets coexist with comic strips, coffee cups, old photos, postcards and popsicles." Her intricately composed paintings reveal very few flat washes. She mixes her colors on the paper, her energetic brushtrokes giving the work rhythm and power.

UPCOMING: For the Love of Red, bold watercolors by Joy Nunn.|3| Nunn says that she is pleased with the results of the barely year old non-profit artists’ co-operative which she helped found a year ago. The gallery offers emerging artists, such as herself, to show their works in the award winning venue that is the Salt Lake City Main Library.

QI PENG EVENTS Multimedia artist Qi Peng will be the subject of simultaneous exhibitions at IAO Gallery, model citizen (247 E. Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. Phone: 801.355.3588), and modern8 Gallery.
A native New Yorker who now lives in Salt Lake, Qi Peng's uses unorthodox materials to comment, often satirically, on political and philosophical issues. |4| "Combining the elegance of a classical music with the sensibility of a punk rock star, qi peng sees art as a commercial product to be executed by any means possible. " Contact IAO Gallery for further details.
FLYNN ARTIPELAGO (3474 S. 2300 E.) UPCOMING: Art Studio Stroll Friday, November 16, 6-9 pm. 18 Artists will display their works in 14 Studios open to the public. Live music by Cub Country (country/rock) and Svengali (jazz). Artists include: Gregory Stocks, Stephanie St. Thomas, Zach Hicks, Debra Russell, Laurel Hart, Jill Barton, Dawna Barton, Candace Rideout, Cheryl Merkley, Paris Gerrard, Greg White, Justin Grant, Tyler Hamblin, and Sheryl Thornton (see page2).

KEN SANDERS RARE BOOKS UP: October Miscellany, including an original drawing by R. Crumb from Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang, original Jack Sears art from Thunder Cave, plus original Utah artists, posters and prints. UPCOMING: 12 Rounds: Pin Up vs. Landscape, paintings by Trent Call November 12 -30.|5|

RED BUTTE GARDEN UPCOMING: 5th Annual Glass at the Garden, November 12 - 25. Artists Reception November 17, 2 - 5 pm. 47 members of the Glass Art Guild of Utah will be featured.

GALLERY UAF UP: Photograpy from Cat Palmer, a socially conservative photographer who is anti-war, and Ty Norager, a soldier currently serving in Iraq in a war he does not believe in. |6|

GALLERY AT LIBRARY SQUARE UP: Springfield and Beyond: The Art of Bill Morrison, features works by Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Bill Morrison Through November 24. AND: The Best of Bad Dog: A Ten-Year Retrospective. Bad Dog Rediscovers America celebrates its tenth year in operation with this retrospective student show comprised of mixed media artwork.Through December 7.

SPRAGUE BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Works in oil and watercolor by Disney Animation Program graduate Mark Regni, through December 17. Public reception, Thursday, November 8, 6-8 pm.

ANDERSON-FOOTHILL LIBRARY UPCOMING: Photographs of Festivals, Faith, and Life in India, by Phil Erickson. November 10 - January 12 with an artist reception November 15, 7 - 8:30pm..

CORINNE AND JACK SWEET BRANCH LIBRARY UPCOMING: Three: Oils, Watercolors and Drawings by Jamaica Trinnaman, November 19 - December 28 with a reception November 28, 7 - 8:30 pm.

CHAPMAN BRANCH: UP: Long Views, Lonely Places: Southern Utah and the Four Corners by Valerie Orlemann, through November 27. Public reception, Saturday, November 10, 2-3:30 pm.

ART ACCESS GALLERIES UP: Generations, photographs by the Kent Miles Photography Group: Kent Miles and five of his former students: Alan Jackson, Justin Hackworth, Brian Schiele, Carl Oelerich and Bill Patterson. This is the group's second exhibit following their debut at the the Finch Lane Gallery in 2004. Alan Jackson finds subjects that feel slightly "askew" to him. Justin Hackworth revisits his memories of Rexberg, Idaho in 1985. Brian Schiele's portraits of people he knew include their comments written on the images. Carl Oelerich photographs western Cuba. Bill Patterson creats nude images of real women vs. model stereotypes. Through November 9. Art Access II Gallery hosts origami artist S. Matthew Jones and his Brown Series, Folding Decay, in which the artist deals with the essence of tragedy through life cycles in nature. Through November 9.

UPCOMING: 13th Annual Holiday Exhibition featuring the diverse works of 19 talented Utah artists. Art Access II Gallery presents new works of colored pencil artist Holly Williams. Williams will show approximately 12 colored pencil drawings of fruit, flowers, vegetables and other growing things in interesting combinations and containers. Both exhibits November 16 - December 19.

ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UPCOMING: Paintings by Josanne Glass and Maureen O'Hara Ure November 16 - December 28. Glass’ pieces depict images of people based on black and white photographs that she has “re-interpreted.” Many portray her mother during the 1950s and ‘60s, and several are from Tampico, Mexico where she was born and lived until she married. Maureen O’Hara Ure will exhibit a series of paintings built around one theme. Drawing primarily from pre-Renaissance sources, mostly depictions of the Apocalypse and Last Judgment, this new work seeks to make a connection between the anxieties of earlier times and the fearfulness of our own period.

PALMERS GALLERY UP: Utah Watercolor Society Fall 2007 Members Show. Through November 16. UPCOMING: Utah native Brittney Poore-Day pushes her artwork a little further: some of her heroic sized canvases have copper bolted on top of thick, countless layers of oil paint. Others have objects, such as life-casts and found objects, built up a foot or more from the canvases surface.

WOMEN'S ART CENTER UPCOMING: Fall Harvest Gala, November 9, 8 pm, a night of hors d’oeuvres, playful entertainment and performances, raffles and an auction for artwork donated by fabulous local artists. 68 K St. Tickets are $10 at the door; formal attire requested.

UMFA UP:Andy Warhol's Dream America. 88 screenprints from the collection of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, including some of the late artist's most popular "suites": the Maos, Marilyn Monroes, Campbell's Soup, Mick Jaggers, Ten Jews, and Cowboys & Indians. Also the John F. Kennedy Campaign Poster from the Flash portfolio, Jackie I and Jackie II, and several revealing self-portraits. Public Programming includes two animated family films about the artist: "Getting to Know Andy Warhol" and "Dropping in on Andy Warhol." November 17 at 1 pm.

David Maestas
UTAH ARTIST HANDS: UP: Reflections of Spirit, new work by David Maestas, through November 14. UPCOMING: Chris Miles.

MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY (163 E 300 S; 521-0243) UP: Eventide, featuring pastels on paper and mixed media works on canvas by local artist Chris Kapsa.

THE HIGH LIFE (245 E. Broadway) UP: Works on Paper by Rockford Orvin.

NOBROW COFFEE UP: One year anniversary exhibit: new works by Trent Call, Sri Whipple, and Cein Watson

VISAGE SALON STUDIOS (2006 South 900 East) UPCOMING: The Visage Collection featuring works by Jodi Monaco, Kristena Eden and others, Nov. 15 - January 16.

EVERGREEN FRAMING AND CO. (3295 S. 2000 East, 467-8770) UP: If the Shoe Fits ... a group exhibit OF eight artists' interpretation of shoes.

IAO GALLERY UP: Ceramics by Joseph Pesina through November 25.

PATRICK MOORE GALLERY (511 W 200 S; 521-5999) UP:New paintings by Jill Barton and Zach Hixon.

RIO GALLERY UP: Year of the Dog, featuring Sandy Brunvand, William Emerich, Amanda Moore, Zuzanna Smoarkiewicz and Paul Stout, November 8 - December 1 (see page 3).

ROSE WAGNER ART GALLERY UP: Connections and Contours, sculptures by Dahrl Thomson and paintings by Jennifer Rasmusson (a profile of Jennifer Rasmusson appears in our October edition). Through December 28.

EVOLUTIONARY HEALTHCARE UP: Landscapes by Dave Hall through November 12.

LOGE GALLERY (1340 E. Broadway, University of Utah) UP:

SALTGRASS PRINTMAKERS UPCOMING: Fourth Annual Fundraiser Print Exchange Show. Openings: Friday Nov 30, 6-9pm, Saturday, Dec 1, 1-4 pm.

814 GALLERY (814 East 100 South) UP: Dorothee Martens mixed media works.

WASATCH FRAME SHOP UP: Small Works by Aaron Fritz, November 9 - December 31. Artist Reception Friday November 9, 6-9 pm.

ATELIER.180 UP: Into the Wilderness, photographs by local artist David Fantle.

CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY (1409 S 900 E) UP: Authentic Breath, paintings by Mimi Rogers.

TIN ANGEL CAFE UP: Daisy Johnson’s Fallen Angel Collection, a photographic study of "angels" in different stages of discovering their humanity.

DAVID ERICSON FINE ART (418 S. 200 West, 533-8245) UP: Recent paintings and drawings by Brian Kershisnik through November 14.

LOGE GALLERY @ PIONEER MEMORIAL THEATRE UP: Pathways, paintings by Steve Sheffield and Marjorie Ann McClure, through November 17.

SAANS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY UP: Oil paintings by Jayne-Anne Mulholland through November 15.

KAYO GALLERY UP: Thrones Scatter, paintings by Brian Patterson.
image by Thrones Scatter

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