Up & Upcoming to the South
Springville Museum of Art UP: 89th Annual Spring Salon. AND: Expressions: A Walter Rane Retrospective. This exhibition will explore some of Rane's favorite religious works, as well as lesser-known genres of his remarkable career as a painter and illustrator. UPCOMING: 40th Annual Quilt Show, a juried exhibition featuring quilts of various styles and designs, both traditional and contemporary.|1| AND: Voices: People, Places and Things curates images of individuals from different time periods and social or economic backgrounds as they pursue varied interests and engage in different life experiences; grand landscapes, towering buildings and intimate everyday spaces; and a blend of artistic responses that stimulate the mind and the imagination.
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: Work to Do: 4 Women Artists Living in Utah features work by Trent Alvey, Pam Bowman, Jann Haworth, Amy Jorgensen (read our review in the June 2013 edition of 15 Bytes).|2| AND: Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime. A collection of Edward Burtynsky’s photographs of industrial spaces – from factories in China to mines in Canada – displaying what Burtynsky calls “the beauty in the beast.”|3| AND: e.g.: Brian Patterson combines the gestures of painting with video to explore the beauty of daily processes. AND: People in a Hard Land: Iconic Images of Life in the Southwest focuses on iconic images of people in the American Southwest: pioneers, cowboys, and Indians moving across a vast uninhabited landscape;
men and women engaged in the hard labor of taming a wild land. AND: michael whiting: 8-bit modern, in the Museum's Sculpture Garden, features brightly painted, massive, pixilated sculptures exploring the visual relationship between early video games and 1960s minimalism.
BYU Library Exhibits UP: Sunny Taylor, Boundaries. AND: Raphael Morin, New Terrain.
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Kent Christensen, a thirty-year retrospective of the pop artist with a major sweet tooth.|4| (see our review in the June 2013 edition of 15 Bytes).
UP: Artists from all across Utah have entered to exhibit their work for the 2nd annual Summer Art Showcase, held at the Covey Center for the Arts.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Cezanne's Influence by Spencer Budd.
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Freedom Festival Children's Show. UPCOMING: Howard Fullmer and Jeff Johnson.
ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Museum UP: Windows to Heaven: Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons brings together twenty-four historically significant works from the Massachusetts museum's collection, dating from 1590 AD to present day. |5| Through August 10. AND: Andrew Zabela-Zabelin: Russia In Translation |6| Through August 10. AND: Sparkle & Glow: A Clear View Glass featuring work by members of the Glass Art Guild of Utah. Through August 10.
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Work by artists from across southern Utah will be featured in the Invitational Exhibit. Artwork available for sale ranges in media including watercolor, ceramics and oil. AND: The Psychedelic Years: Rock Posters from the San Francisco Bay Area, 1966-1971.
Cedar City Public Library in the Park UP: Art sparks creativity within young minds. When SUU’s SUMA Community Engagement Committee and local educators asked Iron County students to create Dear SUMA Post Cards depicting their idea of beauty, the result is a colorful collage.