Up & Upcoming to the South
Woodbury Art Museum UPCOMING: 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.|0| Juried by Erin Linder, director of exhibitions at the Kimball Art Center, the show features artists from Utah, Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico, California, Hawaii, Wyoming, Arizona, Washington, Montana and Colorado.
“The 2011 exhibition brings together multiple art forms from fiber arts to photography. The work represents our local talent, and will introduce visitors to a larger range of artists working today,” said Melissa Hempel, interim director of the Woodbury Art Museum.
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.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: People, Places & Things, works by Marie Withers, Kathryn Roberts, Jenae Green & Laura Romero.
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Spring Fine Art Juried Show.Springville Museum of Art UP: 87th Annual Spring Salon, features over 200 works by Utah artists, including award winners Jeff Pugh, Shea Guevara, David Meikle, Sandy Freckleton Gagon, Travis Tanner and Sunny B. Taylor (see page 1).
BYU Library Exhibits UP: Elise Lauren Capener
Photography Student Project.
Terrazzo Gallery, level 3. AND: Smart Space I
BYU Visual Arts Dept. Student Projects
Humanities Reference area, level 5.
There will be different installations every couple of months.
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: The Matter of Words: Adam Bateman,|1| 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. Altering natural qualities, these artists manipulate basic elements to recalibrate our focus. By removing these objects from their typical contexts and by changing their color, medium, size, and other physical characteristics, the audience is left to explore new meanings, while contemplating the old. This exhibition features works by Sylvie Fleury, Jenny Holzer, Mark Swanson, and David Zink Yi. 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. It includes works from the museum’s own collection with selections from the Diane and Sam Stewart Art Collection, currently on loan to the museum.
CUAC UP: Heritage Highway Juried Art Exhibition, held in conjunction with Ephraim's Scandinavian Festival May 27 – June 7, and juried by Paul Bingham. UPCOMING: Sanpete is For Lovers, an exhibit curated by Jason Metcalf. AND:
Snow College Faculty Exhibition.
ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Museum UP: Dramatic Rembrandt, etchings from the permanent collection gifts of Dr. Hardy.|2| 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.|3| AND: Charles Thomas: Desert Dreams shows the artist's response to "the mystery of the Colorado Plateau, a limitless source of visual inspiration."|4| AND: Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert - Intimate Watercolors from the Diamond K Ranch 1915 - 20.|5|
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.
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UPCOMING: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.
Moonflower Market (39 E 100 N
435-259-2725) UP: Hunter Imagery’s documentary style of photography of aerial adventure and endurance sports. UPCOMING: Abstract work by Stephen Grochowski.
Back of Beyond Books/Arches Book Company UP:Watercolors by Peggy Oki depicting the high desert landscapes of her favorite climbing areas. UPCOMING: Dave Wilder creates watercolor paintings with a potent brew of humor, surrealism and classic Southwestern imagery.
Framed Image Fine Art UP: Jonathon Frank (see the 15 Bytes profile) returns with a new body of “high definition” watercolor and ink landscapes. UPCOMING: John DePuy, Abstract Expressionist, Taos Modernist, confirmed desert rat and best friend of writer Edward Abbey, returns to Framed Image with new works in oil and watercolor as he enters his 84th year.
Overlook Gallery (83 E. Center St.
435-259-3861) UP: Don Weller presents an exhibit of watercolor paintings based on a horseback artist’s experiences in the Moab area and across the rural West. UPCOMING: New works by Carolyn Dailey, Kim Whitesides and Louise Seiler.
Off The Wall Gallery UP: 20 local and regional artists and crafts people working in metal, clay, wood, fiber, jewelry, glass, oils, watercolors and pastels.
Moab Arts and Recreation Center UP: The MARC presents photographs by participants of the 8th annual Moab Photography Symposium. The Symposium gathers nationally recognized photographers to share their work and insights with guests from all over the US. UPCOMING: Eleanor Inskip, fabric artist, started creating the Atomic Priesthood Regalia Collection in 2008. Each creation illuminates a unique spirit using the colors and textures of cloth.
Museum of Moab UP: The quilt guild's themed challenge quilts -- “Quilts in Bloom” -- showcases creative floral designs and use of textiles in homage to spring.
Visual Feat Gallery UPCOMING: On June 11 Chris Haven whips up a 3 day weekend starting Friday with “Grafffiti and the Kids”. On Artwalk Saturday he dishes it in Visual Feast’s Art Alley spraying up some masterpieces. And Sunday finishes up with workshops on the fine art of graffiti!