Up & Upcoming to the South
UPCOMING: Experience, Play, Connect: Oil paintings by Lisa Marie Crosby |1| and interactive sculptures by Steven Jackson.
Springville Museum of Art UP: Curiouser & Curiouser: The Artwork of James Christensen,|2| Cassandra Barney,|3| Emily McPhie|4| & Family. Discover how James C. Christensen's innovative explorations have created a family culture of curiosity, exploration and wonder (see our review page 3). 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: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.”|5| AND: Monika Bravo: Landscape(s) of Belief, a sculpture time-based electronic installation that invites viewers to explore how we base our everyday actions, habits and words on established personal belief systems. AND: Simpler, Brighter, Stronger: Early Modernism and Southwest American Art, features work from the collections of Diane and Sam Stewart and the BYU Museum of Art |6| (see our review in the November 2013 edition). AND: Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofman and Frans Schwartz. AND: Regarded as some of the most compelling photographs taken in the 19th century, Timothy O’Sullivan’s work as part of the King Survey expedition captured glimpses of the American West that struck an ideal balance between fact and interpretation, forever changing the way we think of landscape photography. Timothy O’Sullivan: The King Survey Photographs, a new exhibition organized by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, will be on view at the BYU Museum of Art. The exhibition explores O’Sullivan’s diverse images of mining operations, barren landscapes, geological formations and meditations on his own presence in the West that represent a powerful, raw vision of the territory.
BYU Library Exhibits UP: Nature, Mother Nature, featuring work by Brittany Scott and Jenna von Benedikt.
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Hidden Voices: Fiber Arts & The Memory Care Project features fiber arts projects, as part of the Woodbury Art Museum's ongoing community based exhibition project of underrepresented arts. The Memory Care Project features watercolors created over the course of four weeks in the Memory Care unit at Provo Rehabilitation & Nursing.
Grey Forest Studio UPCOMING: (In|Out)sider$, designed by Jerel Harwood contains sixteen, ¾ life-size figurative sculptures representative of ‘Gothic Couture’. Sculpted from ceramic clay and mixed media including human hair, with reserved expressions meant to convey the viewer to the role of the outsider.|7| “Our lives are a constant shift into the role of outsider and insider as we encounter diverse cultural situations daily. I want people to recognize that being the “outsider” is not negative, but a role we all share as part of the human condition.” – Jerel Harwood.
ST. GEORGE AREA
Sears Art Museum Gallery UPCOMING: This year DSU celebrates the 27th Annual Robert N. and Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale. This special exhibit opens every year on the Saturday of President’s Day weekend in February. The show boasts a variety of representational art including landscape, portrait, western, and impressionistic pieces. Each year new artists are invited to submit images of their artwork for consideration of an invitation to participate. Upon acceptance to the show, each artist is invited to submit two original, recent pieces of artwork. The show and sale has a huge history of success. Many emerging artists find their way to the top as art collectors and investors discover their talents. Recognized artists continue to participate as patrons vie for their artwork each year.
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Art and Design Faculty Exhibit features work created during the past year using a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, digital imagery, ceramics,|8| photography, and illustration.