Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month
MESTIZO GALLERY UP: The 2016 César Chávez Visual & Language Arts Contest, works by students from the Salt Lake City and Granite School Districts. UPCOMING: A Place Far Away From Here. A series of paintings by Aeron Roemer that depict freight trains, landscape, and urban architecture that explores transience, upheaval, and adaptability.
EVOLUTIONARY HEALTHCARE UP: Abstract Expressions. Group exhibition of painting, sculpture and works on paper, intended as a survey of various styles of abstraction. The exhibition features artists from UT and around the US, which offers an introduction to various styles in a variety of media.
ART ACCESS GALLERIES UP: On the Border: Thailand and Myanmar Paintings. Watercolor paintings by Hadley Rampton, Maung Maung Tinn, Nyan Soe. In this group exhibition, local artist Hadley Rampton is joined in Salt Lake by two Burmese painters who inspired her to join them in exposing the atrocities taking place in Myanmar (see our review page 9). AND: Extinct, paintings by Laura Hope Mason focus on objects or feelings that may be fleeting or transient to the viewer. Each piece is part of a bigger picture, which helps piece together subtle abstractions and offers understanding of the unfamiliar and impermanent (see our review page 9). UPCOMING: Fat Phobia, group exhibition exploring issues surrounding the pressure women feel to meet an unrealistic body image ideal.
TURN CITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS UPCOMING: A New Start, A New Way. Show in the small gallery by Julia Lacey.
UTAH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART UP: Yoshua Okon: Oracle, a video installation that gives voice to the multiple and often widely dissenting positions surrounding the migration of tens of thousands of children, a phenomenon that reached unprecedented numbers in 2014. AND: David Brothers: Rolithica.
Incorporating both the beautiful and the wretched, the artist creates elaborate, fantastical and sublime staged worlds as the palette for his photographic compositions. Through installation and photography, this solo exhibition will take the viewer into Brothers’ surreal world that is at once both hell and paradise.
AND: Exploring power relationships in both the cultural and political realms, Ideologue brings together the work of nine artists who employ humor and hyperbole to address platforms of ideology. AND: Here, an exhibition by UMOCA artist-in-residence and Weber State University photography professor Paul Crow that depicts shifting perspectives of various vistas, including an expansive landing strip, a frozen lake, and a forest.
MOD A-GO-GO UPCOMING: Roses and More. Solo show highlighting the new work of Linda Dalton-Walker.
ARTE HAUS COLLECTIF UPCOMING: New work by Cherlyn Wilcox and Holly Addi.
RIO GALLERY UP: A Place to Call Place: The first five years of the Frontier Fellowship. Featuring 50 visiting artists and collaboratives who have spent up to a month in residence generating place-based work in Green River alongside the community.
ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UP: Digital prints by Martin Novak, assemblage by Frank McEntire (see our review page 4) and Jody Plant, and mixed media on paper by Una Pett. UPCOMING: Pigment print and ink by Jim Jacobs and sculpture by
Lewis Crawford, Brian Snapp, and Mary Ann Webster.
AL ROUNDS STUDIO UPCOMING: New panoramas and originals by Al Rounds.
CONCEPT UPCOMING: Linnie Brown's mixed media abstracts on panel.
LOCAL COLORS OF UTAH UPCOMING: Featuring metalsmith jeweler Debbie Valline and fiber artist Pedra Adkinson.
UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL GALLERY UPCOMING: Color, Pattern, and Texture. Featuring the work of photographer Adam Fernandez, digital artist Derek Chandler, and mixed media artists Ani Ostendorff and Stephanie Saint-Thomas. The show explores the point at which these three aspects of art and design converge.
SORENSON UNITY GALLERY UPCOMING:Paintings by Renee Sarasva, Reiki Master, that reflect her spiritual experience.
CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY UP: A series of whimsical paintings by Carol Berrey that explore women's spirituality through quirky and humorous works.UPCOMING: Pottery by Benjamin Olp which reflects his love for elephants and experimental glaze techniques. .
HORNE FINE ART UP: A Burst of Color. An evolving show including new landscapes from NY and San Francisco by Karen Horne. Also includes floral, landscape, and still life paintings by Karen Horne, Phyllis Horne, Ryan Cannon, Ken Baxter, and other gallery artists.
URBAN ARTS GALLERY UP: Works inspired by people's relationship to the natural environment. Featuring Alex Hall, Brooklyn Ottens, Carol Berry, Craig Fisher, Mike Jensen, Todd Powelson, & William Cannon.
NOSTALGIA CAFE UPCOMING: Photographs by Nicholas Lyle informed by his personal life experiences and his passion as a makeup artist.
GOD HATES ROBOTS UP: New paintings by Hannah Emmerson, a young woman with Autism Spectrum Disorder who communicates through her paintings instead of using spoken language. UPCOMING: Onward. Exhibition featuring the work of David Habben explores the relationship between abstract art and illustration.
PHILLIPS GALLERY UP: New work by Dave Malone (see our review page 9) and Bonnie Sucec. . UPCOMING: Work by Connie Borup and Don Athay.
SLUSSER GALLERY UPCOMING: New work by Anastasia Dukhanina, Kimball Geisler, Antonin Passemard, Mark Slusser, and Bryan Mark Taylor. .
MODERN WEST FINE ART UP: Paintings by Kevin Kehoe, who captures the american west. UPCOMING: Contemporary art by Tom Judd (see our profile page 1).
ALPINE ART UPCOMING: The Art of Woodcut. Work by Brad Teare (see our preview page 3).
ARTS OF THE WORLD UPCOMING: Work by Janet Lewis and Steve Bernard. Lewis specializes in porcelain, stoneware and painting, while Bernard is a photographer producing high quality images and pinted products.
RED BUTTE GARDEN UP: Photography by Duke Johnson. His work focusus on capturing desert landscapes and striking night skies.
GEORGE S. & DOLORES DORÉ ECCLES ART GALLERY UP: Unfolding Truth: Photographs by TheDocumentaryProjectFund Awardees 2012-2015. The first-ever group exhibit featuring the visually stunning work of documentary photographers who earned a grant through TheDPF.
CUAC UP: The Utah Ties annual juried exihibition, with works selected by Rob Greene of Greene Exhibitions in Los Angeles. . UPCOMING: Work by Cara Despain and Michael Handley.
GALLERY 2901 UP: Contemporary Still Life an exhibit of personal interpretation on the classic tradition of still life painting.
THE LEONARDO UP: No Fixed Address. Portaits explore the complex nature of homelessness and invite the viewer to recognize people without homes are not all that different from the rest of us. AND: Perception: The Illusion of Reality. By examining the three senses of hearing, sight, and touch; this exhibit demonstrates how the mind constructs experience. AND: Water. A look at how water connects all people and the ways we can conserve this precious resource.
ALICE GALLERY UP: History of Photography: Recent Work by Laurel Caryn explores contemporary image culture and how the process of recording history through photographs has changed and sometimes lost through the advent of digital technology (see our review page 1).
15th STREET GALLERY UP: The gallery is featuring the work of Trent Call, Sam Wilson, and Lindsay Frei. .
ART AT THE MAIN UPCOMING: Ladies of the Coop and Other Images. Mary Pusey's landscapes and florals in acrylic.
GALLERY AT LIBRARY SQUARE UP: Redefining Structures. Work by Justin Diggle and Andrew Rice. Diggle's latest pieces focus on surveillance and the myriad forms that it can take in our technology driven world. Rice's collagraph prints explore the spaces people create for themselves, and how those spaces can provide protection, but also lead to isolation (see page 8).
MAIN LIBRARY, LOWER URBAN ROOM GALLERY UP: West High School 2016 International Baccalaureate Visual Art Show.
DAY-RIVERSIDE LIBRARY BRANCH UP: I'm a Barbie Girl in a Barbie World. Dolls from the collection of Betsy Contreras. AND: Photographic Mooose. Work by wildlife and landscape photographer Linden Waguespack.
CHAPMAN BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Perceptions: Paintings by Lucy Corwin. She approaches the canvas as a space where she can meditate on emotions, colors, and concepts. Her work is directed through her shifting thoughts, and moods, which results in work that constantly evolves.
SWEET BRANCH LIBRARY UP: A Public Spectacle Essay: Letterpress works by Emily Dyer Barker. The artist is fascinated with how modes of text in the public space can facilitate public engagement with essays or stories.
MARMALADE BRANCH UP: Parlay exhibits the colorful, innovative work of Trent Call.
SPRAGUE BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Light, Camera, Magic features the work of landscape photographer Prajit Ravindran.
A GALLERY UP: Marci Erspamer's solo exhibition. In 'Entangled in Light', Erspamer challenges viewers to see depth within flat isolated spaces through her bold use of color and line. With these elements she creates wondrous fractured landscapes painted with the clarity, beauty, and meditative simplicity of stained glass. UPCOMING: Group show featuring new works from Emily Robinson, Roland Thompson, Andy Taylor, and John Hess.
UTAH ARTIST HANDS UP:Presenting Peaceful Chaos, the latest work from renowned artist, David Maestas.
DAVID ERICSON FINE ART UP: Presenting the work of Michael Workman.
DAVID DEE FINE ARTS UP: Celebrate National Parks of the West with historical images from the Grand Canyon, Zion, Yellowstone and Bryce Canyon.
ANTHONY'S FINE ART & ANTIQUES UPCOMING: Work by sculptor Michael Aaron Hall. He will be in attendance during gallery stroll.
GREEN LOFT CO-OP UPCOMING: Work by Grant Fuhst and Paul Vincent Bernard.
ILLUME GALLERY OF FINE ART UPCOMING: Featuring work by Simon Winegar.
RED KILN CLAY CONNECTION UPCOMING: Mug Shots. Salt Lake City potters and their mugs.