Up & Upcoming to the South
Woodbury Art Museum UPCOMING: Dichos: Words to Live, Love and Laugh By in Latin America, captures the vibrancy and humor of trucker life in Latin America with photographic documentation of trucker dichos: sayings or amusing expressions that address subjects ranging from religion and love, to puns and earthy humor, hand painted on the sides of trucks in an endless variety of graphic styles and colors.|0| This is an endangered folk tradition threatened by corporate trucking. The exhibition draws from the private collection of Grant La Farge, MD, of Santa Fe, New Mexico. For over a decade, La Farge braved encounters with suspicious drivers at truck stops across Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Panama to document the many variations of the dichos tradition.
AND: Sensing Brazil partners with UVU's International Center's global spotlight on Brazil to bring artwork from the Museum of Latin American Art, video performances of Brazilian dances and Brazilian drums.
Springville Museum of Art UP: Spontaneous Memorial, the culmination of Frank McEntire's ongoing installation commemorating September 11th (see page 7). |1| AND: Spring City Artists - Pioneering the Art Spirit, including work by Sophie Soprano, Lee & Joe Bennion, Randall Lake, Michael Workman, Doug Fryer and Kathleen Petersen. . AND: The Illustrated Life of Louisa May Alcott, works by Bethanne Andersen
used to illustrate the book by Yona Zields McDonough. AND: O...California! California paintings from the SMA Permanent Collection. . AND: Photographs by Calvin Hjorth captures the spirit and vistas of Greece, Mexico, Guatemala, the Colorado Plateau and desert regions of Utah. AND: Jim Jones: Recent Paintings - Works from the Southern Utah University collection. AND: J.T. Harwood: The Ione Years 1927-1940. UPCOMING: 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.
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: The Matter of Words: Adam Bateman,|2| 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.|3| AND: From Heart To Hand: African-American Quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ Permanent Collection explores the traditional patterns of African-American quilts and examines the improvisations distinct to regional quilt-makers. The exhibition also features many examples from the oeuvre of contemporary Alabama quilter: Yvonne Wells. 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.
The exhibit features 59 masterpieces of American painting by artists from the eastern seaboard of the United States and explores the regional perspectives these artists brought to their works.|4|
BYU Library Exhibits UP: Old Testament Monotypes, works by Brian Kershisnik, Fidalis Buehler, Andrew Ballstaedt.
Auditorium Gallery, level 1,AND: Comme les Français, An Illustration of French-English Cognates, photography by Nathalie van Empel. , AND: Joseph DuWors:
Faces of Afghanistan, a photography exhibit in the
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Fall Photography/Digital Art Show, a juried exhibition open to all Utah artists. Opening reception and awards ceremony October 7, 7 pm.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Plein Air Provo 2011, the annual exhibit and plein air competition with works completed in the Provo area.
Covey Center for the Arts UP: Places with Faces, photographs from over 28 countries by BYU photographer Mark A. Philbrick in the Eccles Gallery. UPCOMING: Things Put Together By Hand Without Instructions In A Basement: Lithographs and Collages by Wayne Kimball. The long-time BYU professor and Master Printer brings a collection of finely crafted works that bring together spaces and shapes to create "unanticipated collisions, blends, contrasts, analogies, intrusions, and merges" filled with both conventional and symbolic meaning.|5|
CUAC UP: Documentary Fiction: curated by Lizzie Gorfaine and Rachel Wetzler
explores 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.|6|UPCOMING: Are We Having Fun Yet?
graphic works by Taiwanese artist Fay Ku.|7| AND: Graphic: Exhibit A & Exhibit B, curated by Cara Despain
with Erin Riley in the Upper Gallery and Sri Whipple & Fionn McCabe in the CCA Cabin.|8|
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Soviet Era Art: 1917-1991, on loan from the Springville Museum of Art, provides an overview of Soviet artists from the period -- capturing the people, the history and movements in art.|9|
ST. GEORGE AREA
Sears Gallery UP: Lost Highway, an exhibit of works by Tom Judd that show his fascination with using cardboard as a surface to make artwork. This will include his huge map of the world “The World is Flat” as well as a series of portraits of his family's cars growing up in Salt Lake City during the 1960's.|10| UPCOMING: The Color of Consciousness brings together the work of Ginny Northcott,
and Jennifer Rasmusson.
St. George Art Museum UP: Grand Canyon Grandeur & The Colorado Plateau (1854 - 1950's), from the Hays Collection, in all galleries. |11|
Juniper Sky Fine Art UP: Pinnacles and Organics, works by award-winning watercolorist Gloria Miller Allen and fused glass artist Leona Hawks.