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January 2012
Utah's Art Magazine: Published by Artists of Utah
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Sunny Taylor at Springville Museum of Art
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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

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: Siena Photography
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.

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 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. SANPETE COUNTY
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. Participating artists Morgan Donovan, Anna Hansen, Greg Hebard, Etsuko Kato,|11| Tyler Lynch, Michael Marcinek, Sarra Nordesen, Anikó Sáfrán, Guinnevere Shuster.

Mariah Robertson at CUAC
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 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

12/1 Kim Riley on the cover of Catalyst magazine.

12/1 Art Access' Sheryl Gillilan: Talking with new Art Access director

12/1 Students capture Native American spiritual symbols on canvas

12/1 USU Museum displays work from original collection

12/3 International Christmas creche exhibit at Church History Museum

12/3 Artist and mentor: Greg Olsen exhibition benefiting UVU art fund will feature
three new works.

12/5 Salt Lake Art Center gets new name: UMOCA

12/6 The bummer as art.
We’ll never know how many masterpieces we’ll never see because of advances in anti-depressant drugs.

12/6 Pet show: Park City Museum's new display exhibits Park City's love for animals

12/8 Visual Arts Fellowships awarded to James Charles
and Jared Clark.

12/8 To the drawing board: Lehi studio offers prize for conceptual art based on two books by author and filmmaker Lee Baker.

12/9 Rio Gallery hosts fifth annual Hammers Inc. Arts Festival exhibit art exhibit

12/9 Last chance art roundup at the UMFA

12/9 Park City artist's watercolors making a splash at
Pioneer Theatre

12/10 Capturing — and fracturing — urban stereotypes

12/10 Tony Fitzpatrik @ Kayo
Etched Symbols and Icons of Childhood.

12/13 Which Crayola captures the ‘mystical quality of light?'

12/17 Local art organizations divvy up grant money.

12/18 Springville Museum hosts annual 'Christmas Lamb' show.

12/19 Dave Thomas at House Gallery: Abstraction through color and gesture

12/22 'Backyard' Sale: Artist celebrates beauty of Utah.

12/22 Plenty of jewels in ‘Undiscovered Treasures’

12/22 Any "Iron Artists' out there. Bountiful/Davis Art Center annual Statewide Competition is looking for the best art in the state.

12/22 Seeing wed: Husband and wife teams shine in exhibit.

12/23 Kent Budge: Adding the extra to ordinary.

12/23 Imagine the possibilities: The Kimbell Art Center envisions a major transformation

12/24 Inspired strokes bring life to Christ

12/26 Artist calls for modern art show tunes!

12/27 Alt Lake (arts) City:
New west downtown space will be a central gathering place for arts and artists.

12/29 Perfect Date: Paint by Partners

12/30 Artist back in old dorm.


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