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     August 2011
Published by Artists of Utah
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Roland Thompson at the CUAC
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Exhibition Announcements
Up & Upcoming to the South
Prepared by 15 Bytes staff unless otherwise indicated. UPCOMING and UP listings should reach us by the last Wednesday of the month. Please send listings for this page to editor@artistsofutah.org

SANPETE COUNTY
CUAC UP: Sanpete is for Lovers, a two-part exhibition where Jason Metcalf acts as curator-artist-folklorist in an investigation into superstitions specific to the locale of the Sanpete Valley. AND: Localized: Working in Proximity,
an exhibition of work by Snow College professors Scott Allred, Amy Jorgensen, Adam Larsen, and Brad Taggart. UPCOMING: Recur, Roland Thompson's ongoing research into the concept and application of recursion -- “the determination of a succession of elements (as numbers or functions [or lines]) by operation on one or more preceding elements according to a rule or formula involving a finite number of steps.”|0| AND: The artists in Documentary Fiction explore the tension between the perceived objectivity of the photographic image and their capacity to transform and manipulate, creating partial, even fictional, narratives from what appear to be recordings of reality.|1| AND: Here, Now, featuring Andrea Cerveny, Bethany Davis and Rachel Call in the CUAC annex.|2|

UTAH COUNTY
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Art of Our Century, returns to the UVU's art museum for its second year and features a selection of contemporary works from the Western region of the United States. |3| Over 30 contemporary artists will be exhibiting, including Utah artists: Catherine Downing, Larry Goodin, Etsuko Kato, Nick Mendoza, Scot Olson, Natalie Raevsky, Tawni Shuler, Marcus Vincent and Taylor Wright. AND: A selection of faculty works from UVU’s Art & Visual Communication Department for the Faculty Show 2011.

BYU Library Exhibits UP: Elise Lauren Capener Photography Student Project. Terrazzo Gallery, level 3.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: The Matter of Words: Adam Bateman,|4| Harrell Fletcher, and John Fraser features 46 works of art by three contemporary artists that reference the medium of the printed word. AND: Selections from the Anthony Pritzker and Pritzker Family Trusts Collection of Contemporary Art, an installation that brings together unique artworks of familiar objects. AND: Wide-Open Spaces: Capturing the Grandeur of the Southwest explores how artists developed new approaches in composition, color, and technique to capture the grandeur of the region. AND: From Heart To Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Artsí Permanent Collection explores the traditional patterns of African-American quilts and examine the improvisations distinct to regional quilt-makers. The exhibition also features many examples from the oeuvre of contemporary Alabama quilter: Yvonne Wells.

Terra Nova Gallery UP: Utah Valley Artist Guild exhibit.
Springville Museum of Art UP: 38th Annual Quilt Show. Co-Sponsored by the Utah Valley Quilt Guild and Corn Wagon Quilt Company, this exhibition showcases the talent and artistry of quilters throughout Utah.

Utah County Art Gallery UP:Artist Corner Student Exhibit.

ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Museum UP: Dramatic Rembrandt, etchings from the permanent collection gifts of Dr. Hardy.|5| AND:
Amado Pena: Painting the Spirit Show. A mestizo of Mexican and Yaqui ancestry, Amada celebrates the strength of the Native Americans, who survive by living in harmony with an adversarial, untamed environment, with works characterized by bold colors, dynamic composition and unexpected spatial relationships.|6| AND: Charles Thomas: Desert Dreams shows the artist's response to "the mystery of the Colorado Plateau, a limitless source of visual inspiration."|7| AND: Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert - Intimate Watercolors from the Diamond K Ranch 1915 - 20.|8|

Sears Gallery UP: Follow the Leader an exhibit by Rockford Orvin that looks at the power of modern media and its effects in creating a mass produced individual. Orvin spreads a unique social commentary through dramatic images and assertive color selection.

CEDAR CITY

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Southern Utah Art Invitational: Summer Exhibit and Sale, featuring invited artists from across southern Utah working in a range of media including watercolor, ceramics and oil. . AND: The Costume Designers' Art: 50 Years at the Utah Shakespeare Festival features various costumes, costume renderings, and other artwork highlighting the work of the Festival’s costume artists and technicians.

South Hall Gallery
UP: NOW, a selection of images from students in the ART 3800: Digital Photography class.

SPRINGDALE
Bit and Spur Restaurant UP: Deb Holien's mixed media paintings and collages combine layers of acrylic paper with old papers and found objects such as keys, locks, books, dried plant material and rusty metal. Her original art will be offered for sale in a wide range of prices; the non-profit Springdale Arts Program, which provides fine art education for the Springdale elementary school students, will benefit by receiving a percentage from each art sale.

 
 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

7/1 Fiona Phillips on the cover of Catalyst Magazine:

7/3 Artist embalms technology with a douse of wax

7/6 Special skills needed in Whitaker volunteers. The museum board is currently looking for a group of volunteers with very specific skill sets such as drawing/ painting, model-making, and research.

7/9 Henries: a legacy of artistic gifts. There’s ink and paint in this family’s genes

7/10 'Wash Day' wins 37th Annual Statewide Competition

7/14 Salt Lake City one of Top 25 cities to visit for arts

7/14 BYU exhibition traces quilting from 'Heart to Hand'

7/15 Utah contemporary artists besiege Los Angeles

7/16 UMFA, Church History Museum collaborate on LeConte Stewart exhibit.

7/21 Photography project captures 30 mothers, daughters for charity

7/21 This woman's art is treasure trove of 'junk'

7/22 Enjoying simpler pleasures, both big and small

7/22 Myriad of color, tone, and sizes brighten Springville Quilt show.

7/23 BYU exhibit features African-American quilts

7/24 Public art: State funds dedicated to create works for all

7/25 Iconic Utah painter LeConte Stewart’s work spotlighted in two exhibits

7/28 Found Art: An exhibit by Penny Jones.

7/29 Quilts are works of art at Sprinville MOA show

7/29 Biographical notes
on Utah painter Alma Brockerman Wright


7/29 Support art and drive away in style: A chance to win a Porche comes with a Kimball membership

7/31 A.B. Wright: ‘Bad boy’ Utah artist garners new attention

 



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