Up & Upcoming to the South
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Faculty Show 2011, a selection of faculty works from UVU’s Art & Visual Communication Department featuring work by over 25 local artists. |0| AND: 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. |1| Over 30 contemporary artists are exhibiting, including Utah artists: Catherine Downing, Larry Goodin, Etsuko Kato, Nick Mendoza, Scot Olson, Natalie Raevsky, Tawni Shuler, Marcus Vincent and Taylor Wright. AND: Permanent Collection: Selections, featuring large and small works from the Woodbury's permanent collection.|2|
BYU Library Exhibits UP: Elise Lauren Capener
Photography, Student Project.
Terrazzo Gallery, level 3. AND: Old Testament Monotypes, works by Brian Kershisnik, Fidalis Buehler, Andrew Ballstaedt.
Auditorium Gallery, level 1, through October 28. UPCOMING: Comme les Français, An Illustration of French-English Cognates, photography by Nathalie van Empel. ,
Faces of Afghanistan, a photography exhibit in the
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: The Matter of Words: Adam Bateman,|3| 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.|4| 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 examine 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.|5|
Utah County Art Gallery UP: The Joy Of Color.
Friends Of The Sandy Watercolor Guild.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Marilyn Sunderland,|6| a Riverton artist who carves gourds and uses painting techniques to enhance them.
Covey Center for the Arts UP: On the Edge of Whims, work by Chris Pratte & Jack Morford in the Secured Gallery. AND: Places with Faces, photographs from over 28 countries by BYU photographer Mark A. Philbrick in the Eccles Gallery.
Springville Museum of Art UPCOMING: Spontaneous Memorial, the culmination of Frank McEntire's ongoing installation commemorating September 11th (see page 7). |7| AND: In 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.
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.|8| Includes work by Josh Azzarella,
Ben Thorp Brown,
Ann Hirsch and
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|
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.
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|
Juniper Sky Fine Art UPCOMING: Pinnacles and Organics, works by award-winning watercolorist Gloria Miller Allen and fused glass artist Leona Hawks.
St. George Art Museum UP: Grand Canyon Grandeur & The Colorado Plateau (1854 - 1950's), from the Hays Collection in all galleries.
Spring City's 2011 Plein Air Painting Competition and Artist Studio Tour happens September 7-10. The Plein Air Competition brings over 100 artists to paint in the area and compete for cash prizes. The Artist Studio Tour will be held on Saturday September 10th from 10am-4pm. The CUAC pARTy Bus will be picking up art lovers in Salt Lake and taking them to Spring City. For tickets click here.