Up & Upcoming to the South
Springville Museum of Art UP: Curiouser & Curiouser: The Artwork of James Christensen,|1| Cassandra Barney,|2| Emily McPhie|3| & Family. Discover how James C. Christensen's innovative explorations have created a family culture of curiosity, exploration and wonder. 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. AND: 28th Annual Spiritual & Religious Art of Utah, a juried exhibition open to all spiritual traditions.
UP: Designing Nature's Creations, Artwork by Marilyn Sunderland.|4| "About 4 years ago, when I purchased my ultra high speed engraving/carving tool, it changed my life. I love the relief effects I get when carving on gourds and being able to use other mediums to enhance each piece, makes it even better. The gourd has become my canvas to create my art."
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.
BYU Library Exhibits UPCOMING: Nature, Mother Nature, featuring work by Brittany Scott and Jenna von Benedikt. AND: Impressions of Youth, work by Leica Clayton, Ed Barboza, Sam Carpenter and Brian Hoffman.
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.
ST. GEORGE AREA
Art On Main UPCOMING: Holiday Gallery Stroll, January 24, 6-9 pm begins at the St. George Art Museum and features exhibits at a number of local businesses and galleries.
St. George Art Museum UP: Dorothea Lange's America features 30 of her Great Depression era photographs, from Art2Art Traveling Exhibits. AND: 1954 LIFE Magazine's Three Mormon Towns—Gunlock, St. George & Toquerville, featuring works by Mark Hedengren (see our Artist Profile in the December 2013 edition), Dorothea Lange and Maynard Dixon. AND: Light on the Land, landscape works from the permanent collection.
Sears Art Museum Gallery UP: Sky: Feet on the Ground, featuring a variety of local artists including Deb Durban, Joy Stein, Sandy Fell, Fae Ellsworth, John Welsh, Dan Toone and Josh Toone.
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,|7| photography, and illustration.