Up & Upcoming to the South
Springville Museum of Art UP: 5th Annual Utah Valley K-12 Educators Art Exhibition through January 27. AND: Art City, Our City: Springville History Past and Present a viewer-driven exhibition of timeless photographs and historical images of Springville. AND: Works by Jennifer Barton and Sunny Taylor.|0| In this collaborative exhibition, Utah artists Barton and Taylor explore their thoughts on womanhood and domesticity through abstract, mixed media works. AND: The Elemental Earth. Carolyn Guild uses black and white photography to depict the majesty of our natural world, including the passionate grand vistas of Utah and the West, as well as more intimate abstractions, drawing our attention to details often overlooked. Photographs of desert, mountain and ocean environments will take viewers on a journey, with little or no human presence.|1| AND: Hilma Mole Payne Retrospective. From Utah to Paris and back again, this collection spanning four decades offers a broad view into Payne’s long and distinguished career |2| (see our article page 5). AND: 10 Artists, 10 Views: Contemporary Utah Art features: Fidalis Buehler, Casey Childs, Morgan Coleman, Stephanie Deer, Deon Duncan, Susette Gertsch, Virgil Oertle, Santiago Michalek, Michal Onyon, Gary Lee Price. AND: Maurice Brooks and 1930s Art features several exceptional sculptures by Maurice Brooks, with works dating back from the 1920s to the 1950s.|3| It also includes works by his friends and colleagues, including William Jensen Parkinson, Gordon Nicholson Cope, and Henry Rasmusen. AND: J.T. Harwood: The Ione Years 1927-1940.|4|
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: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.|5| 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.|6| 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). . AND: 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.|7| 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: Danielle Udall:
BYU Gallery 303 (HFAC) UP: 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 (see our review page 7).
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Wasatch Camera Club.
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Hidden Voices. Working with under-represented and youth populations, the Hidden Voices Program offers a safe outlet for expression through art projects, developing skills and building community in Utah County.
The 2012 session focuses on girls and women, empowering their sense of self through the printmaking medium. Participants will create prints based on their personal stories and feelings surrounding issues of self-confidence, femininity, future goals, and in some cases, single motherhood and violence against women.
UPCOMING: Ricardo Montalvan’s exhibit, A Classical Rebirth shows the Ecuadorian artist's influence from masters of the Baroque Era: Jan Van Eyck, Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez, Vermeer, Ruisdael, Peter Claesz and Heda.|8|
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UPCOMING: Art and Design Curriculum Show shows the results of challenging students to hone their artistry through studio assignments and offers the opportunity to see three exceptional student works of art from each of the studio classes. .
ST. GEORGE AREA
Sears Gallery UP: The Color of Consciousness brings together the work of Ginny Northcott,
and Jennifer Rasmusson.
St. George Art Museum UPCOMING: St. George Then & Now - Historic & Contemporary Photographs. Apropos of the City of St. George’s 150th birthday, this exhibit pairs historic photographs from the Lynne Clark Collection of the early days of St. George with photographs taken by photographer Dave Becker. . AND: Collections within the Collection Show contains over 150 pieces of art in both two-dimensions and three-dimensions by artists well represented in the museum's collection.
Snow College Art GalleryUPCOMING: Shared & Solitary Spaces, new work by BYU Students + Faculty based on a communal visit to Capitol Reef. .
CUAC UP: 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.|9| 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.|10| 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.
Etsuko Kato,|11| Tyler Lynch,