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April 2013
Utah's Art Magazine: Published by Artists of Utah
Page 12    

Exhibition Announcements
Up & Upcoming to the South

UTAH COUNTY

UP: Rinsed, an exhibit by Salt Lake City artist Andrea Jensen. Her mixed- media paintings are constructed of recycled material and blend abstract areas of color field painting with oblique figurative references in an attempt to explore the destructive relationship between the natural environment and man's insatiable drive toward economic disparity.|1| "Poetry has been lost," she says, "replaced with rational thinking. Lost also are the subtleties of the human experience, and forgotten are the scarred landscapes around us.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: We Could Be Heroes: The Mythology of Monsters and Heroes in Contemporary Art, delves into the growing captivation with super heroes and monsters in contemporary pop culture.|2| Includes artists from Korea, Romania, Poland, Israel, Iran, Afghanistan, Mexico, Japan, the U.K., and others (see our review page 1). AND: Alex Webb: The Suffering of Light: Thirty Years of Photographs explores the thirty year career of Magnum photographer Alex Webb.|3| The exhibition will feature 45 large pigment prints that exhibit the unique energy and emotional vibrancy of Haiti, the Caribbean, the U.S.-Mexico border and other cultures on the periphery of Western civilization. Webb’s work, with its richly layered and complex composition, touches on multiple genres including street photography, photojournalism, and fine art. AND: Edward Burtynsky: Industrial Sublime.

BYU Library Exhibits UP: Brandon Hearty's Non Populus AND: Dimensions: 2D, 3D, and Time-based Works from BYU Visual Arts | Concept Design + Digital Illustration Students. AND: Tales of India, works by BYU Visual Arts | Digital Illustration 210 Students. AND: Half Show BYU Communications Dept. | Annual Advertising Student Show. In the North Gallery, level 2, through April.

Provo Library @ Academy Square Art Gallery UP: Seeing Isaiah by Lloyd Knowles.

Springville Museum of Art UP: Milne & Swanson Collections Exhibitions, with Soviet/Russian Art donated by Gordon and Hollie Milne will be in the Steed Gallery and Utah Art donated by Vern and Judy Swanson will be in the Four-plex Gallery. AND: Sacred Settings: Selected Photography by Val Brinkerhoff, black and white photographs by Brinkerhoff, who has traveled the world studying sites and spaces created for the worship of God. His interest in sacred spaces, symbolism and their cultural meanings has generated a wealth of images spanning 40 countries and thousands of years. AND: New Acquisitions.

Woodbury Art Museum UP: BFA Final Thesis exhibition, featuring work by graduating seniors from Utah Valley University, including Inez Harwood, creator of the world's largest tie-dye (see page 9).

Terra Nova Gallery UP: Red Rock Refractions by Carol Berrey is a series of stylized landscapes inspired by rock formations in Utah’s national parks.|4| They are mixed media, including acrylics, metallic enamels and ink pen, on handmade wooden panels.

Utah County Art Gallery UP: Melody Johnson and Chad Farnes. UPCOMING: Spring Fine Art Juried Show.

EPHRAIM
Snow College Art Gallery UP:
The 2012-2013 Annual Snow College Student Art Exhibition.

TORREY
GALLERY 24 UP: Grand Re-opening exhibit. The gallery has new owners and features new artists and new art.

ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Museum UP: Quilts: Reimagined. Susan McBride Gilgen has 18 quilts on display in the Main Gallery.|5| They showcase over a decade of her art beginning with a quilted coat Clown Under Wraps designed and created in 1999 to honor the first woman in America to graduate from Clown College, Peggy Williams. AND: Photo to Fabric exhibit includes the work of seven quilters inspired by Rob Lefkow's photographs of Zion National Park. |6| AND: In the Upstairs Galleries Karen Andrus, Janey Argyle, Charlotte Purcell Gary, Sue Gilgen, Cathie Purdy and Carroll Lee Stolz display quilts based on a challenge put forth by the Painted Hills Fiber Artists group. Seven women started with seven different one-yard cuts of fabric plus some embellishments. Each person kept half of her original fabric and passed the remainder to the next quilter who again tore it in half and passed along to the next.

Sears Art Gallery UPCOMING: Dixie State College Art Department Showcase.

CEDAR CITY
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Senior BFA Portfolio Show.




 
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 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

3/1 Brian Kershisnik on the cover of Catalyst magazine

3/1 Painter wins top prize for capturing friend's many moods

3/1 The Cricket: Urban Arts Gallery part of Gateway’s reinvention

3/1 Bountiful gallery finds temporary home in Farmington courthouse

3/6 Weber Arts Council now county agency

3/6 Robyn Nelson dies;
guided Utah Arts Festival through big changes


3/10 Art for their ages:
Annual exhibit showcases high school artists


3/12 You're cool, but are you bib-overalls cool?

3/12 Salt Lake show celebrates 35 artists under 35

3/13 Artist melds passion for surfaces, weaving

3/16 New Lamplight exhibit warm and personable.

3/16 NEA money flows toward some unexpected Utah arts organizations.

3/21 Printmaker Annastasia Copeland-Rynders highlights city’s wildlife

3/22 Glass artist Danielle Blade returns for two receptions at two Park City galleries.

3/23 Children’s Justice Center art contest helps alleged victims of abuse

3/26 Registration open for 7th annual Mountain West Arts Conference

3/28 Ogden artist confronts fear, pain in new exhibit at WSU

3/28 Home grown: New exhibition at BYU features art of America

3/29 Art is food for the mind: Local artists turn to restaurants to exhibit and sell works.

3/30 Exhibit explores film, art relationship

3/30 Wordless picture book is published by Utah artist



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