Up & Upcoming to the South
Granary Art Center UPCOMING:
exhibition curated by Rebecca Maksym and
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: 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: e.g. Sarah O Donnell features installations that immerse the viewer in a space created with projected light and images. AND: Showcasing ralli quilts from the exceptional contemporary textile collection of Patricia Ormsby Stoddard, Fabric of Belonging explores how historical traditions contribute to the deep sense of belonging that ralli quilts provide for people living in the areas of Sindh, Pakistan and West India. For their owners, ralli quilts are a personal form of identification that connects them with their region and their heritage. UPCOMING: The major traveling exhibition CUT! Costume and the Cinema. The exhibition, presented by Exhibits Development Group, takes an in-depth look at the art of making costumes that set the scene, establish character and provide authenticity in period films. Films represented in the exhibition depict five centuries of history, drama, comedy, fantasy and adventure through costumes worn by such famous film stars as Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Craig, Kate Winslet, Sandra Bullock, Uma Thurman, Anjelica Huston and many others. In all, more than 30 actors will be represented from 27 films, including Academy Award-winner The Duchess and perennial favorites Sherlock Holmes, Pirates of the Caribbean, Sense and Sensibility and The Phantom of the Opera.
Springville Museum of Art UP: 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. UPCOMING: 41st Annual Quilt Show features quilts of various styles and designs, both traditional and contemporary offering quilt lovers a visual feast of color, texture, pattern and style.
Woodbury Art Museum UP: Art of OUR CENTURY & The Natural Man. contemporary works take over the entire museum space for this exhibition pairing. Art of OUR CENTURY is a annual juried show of new works from the western region of the United States. Mark Hedengren's The Natural Man showcases large-scale photographs acting as portraits of human and habit. This immersive exhibition includes installations and new projects from Hedengren, Utah Arts & museums 2013 Visual Arts Fellow.|7|
ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Museum UP: Permanent collection comes into the light.
Sears Art Museum UP: Recent acquisitions by Maynard Dixon, Jim Jones, and Robert Shepherd.
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Featuring works by some of Southern Utah’s most celebrated artists as well as introducing the art of rising young talent, the annual Southern Utah Art Invitational Summer Exhibition & Sale will display over 100 pieces from many mediums including painting, photography and ceramics.
Gallery Gala UP: The gallery's inaugural exhibition features painter Terrance Wright,|8| mixed media artist David Ence,|9| and sculptor Jack Seibold.|10| With the inaugural group exhibition, the gallery is demonstrating its commitment to introducing new and emerging artists. The bold collections from all three artists is a must see for all art lovers. As part of the gallery’s opening strategy, the group exhibition will be on display for the remainder of the winter season in preparation for an exciting spring and summer exhibition schedule (see our article page 5).