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December 2011
Utah's Art Magazine: Published by Artists of Utah
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Mariah Robertson at 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

Conscious Utah Awesomeness Children. Brooklyn-based artist Mariah Robertson presents an experimental arrangement of video and large scale photography specifically considered to activate the CUAC’s main and CCA cabin spaces—including interactive video and film projections, and a photo installation of a 30"x100' roll of hand processed, uncut photo paper.|0| AND: Mountain High, Brooklyn-based fiber artist Courtney Puckett’s craft techniques that function as a formal investigation related to the history of women challenging the rules of painting and sculpture by utilizing stereotypically feminine materials and subjects.|1| By taking discarded domestic items and combining them through weaving, stitching, wrapping, and knotting, Puckett simultaneously reveals their disparate histories and masks the function implications of others. AND: Across Process, a group exhibition by Salt Lake Photo Society, curated by Lindsey Winkel and exhibiting artists with roots in analog photography. Participating artists Morgan Donovan, Anna Hansen, Greg Hebard, Etsuko Kato,|2| Tyler Lynch, Michael Marcinek, Sarra Nordesen, Anikó Sáfrán, Guinnevere Shuster.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: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.|3| AND: The Yankee Spirit: Highlights from the New Britain Museum of American Art features a Who’s Who of American painters from the 1700s to the 21st century, including: Homer, Whistler, O’Keeffe and Rockwell.|4| AND: The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art will be the first major exhibition to collectively examine paintings by Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889), John Ferguson Weir (1841-1926), and Julian Alden Weir (1851-1919). . UPCOMING: Fleeting Impressions: Prints by James McNeill Whistler. Compared to Rembrandt by his contemporaries, American émigré artist James McNeill Whistler’s dual dedication to painting and printmaking invigorated the graphic arts movement and fundamentally influenced a generation of artists in the late nineteenth century.|5| Fleeting Impressions highlights Whistler’s accomplishments as an etcher and lithographer and features images inspired by travel in France and Germany, the working-class neighborhood of Chelsea in London, and the landmarks of Venice.

BYU Library Exhibits UP: Lost in Learning: The Art of Discovery, a photography project by Eva Timothy exploring artifacts from the Age of Discovery. AND: Recapturing Beauty, photography by student artist Brooke Schultz.

BYU Gallery 303 (HFAC) UPCOMING: Rob and Georgia Buchert's Agency Randomness Chaos.An examination of the assignment of meaning to events and circumstances using an installation of 24 speakers, each randomly broadcasting recorded tones and sounds over which are broadcast a series of interviews and musical compositions with live performance of music.

Springville Museum of Art UP: J.T. Harwood: The Ione Years 1927-1940.|6| AND: 26th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, a juried exhibition displaying artwork of any medium or style, illustrating the range of religious beliefs throughout the state.

Woodbury Art Museum UP: A special display of Greg Olsen's body of work.

Utah County Art Gallery UP: His, Hers and Theirs Together Husband/Wife Artist Teams.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Great Things/Small Packages '11, an annual exhibit of small works by local artists.
Covey Center for the Arts UP: Seeing Isaiah: An Exhibition of Metaphors on Seven Chapters of the Book of Isaiah and Other Works by Lloyd Knowles. AND: In My Back Yard, paintings by Dave Merrill of his "back yard," Utah County. Merrill’s work includes portraiture, but is predominately comprised of scenes from nature and various wild life. He is known for his bold brushstrokes and vivid color that capture the personality of each of his wild subjects.


Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Senior BFA Portfolio Show.

Sears Gallery UP:
The Color of Consciousness brings together the work of Ginny Northcott, Janet Tenneson-McCarty, Fae Ellsworth, Serena Supplee, Sophie Soprano and Jennifer Rasmusson.

St. George Art Museum UP: Grand Canyon Grandeur & The Colorado Plateau (1854 - 1950's), from the Hays Collection, in all galleries. |7|

 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

1/11 Sunny Strasburg on the cover of Catalyst Magazine:

1/1 The Playful side of art comes alive at Lamplight

11/4 Salt Lake City has a plan for 'cultural core'. Arts leaders look to spend $500K annually to brand downtown.

11/5 Arts groups launch ticketing app.

11/5 26th annual Spiritual and Religious Art Exhibit offers inspiration & variety

11/6 Spiritual snapshots:
Popular religious exhibit makes annual appearance at Springville Museum of Art.

11/6 Leonardo experiences slow and good days 1 month after opening; many still don't know what it is.

11/14 Kim Schoenstadt: Combining inspiration with location

11/15 Powering creativity during Salt Lake City’s first-ever Design Week.

11/16 U of U exhibit: Putting a face to war.

11/17 BYU dance group takes inspiration from sculptor's work

11/17 Utah Museum of Fine Arts exhibits show the art of the wanderer

11/17 BYU museum brings American family's art front
and center.

11/18 Painting the Holidays

11/18 UMFA curator to
move on

11/19 Utah Valley Arts Assoc. formed to help local arts groups and individuals

11/24 Local artists in inspirational Christmas show.

11/25 Landscapes swirl from artist's brush.

11/25 USU art collection holds Western gems.

11/26 Rural painter one of Utah's best.

11/28 SL Art Center: LA noise comes to Utah

11/28 AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at USU campus


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