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    September 2007
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Time Out by Kaziah Hancock, at Terra Nova Gallery
Exhibition Announcements
Up & Upcoming to the South
prepared by 15 Bytes staff

UTAH COUNTY Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll is Friday, September 7, 6-9pm.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Benefit Exhibit for Project Compassion, featuring the artwork of Kaziah Hancokck, September 7 - 28. Project Compassion is a way to say “Thank you” to those American servicemen and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for America — and for the loved ones they have left behind. For no fee, Kaziah paints an original oil on canvas portrait of a fallen serviceman for the immediate family. In this small way, she thanks you for giving your all in the cause of freedom. Her portraits and landscapes will occupy the gallery and ALL the proceeds from the sales will go directly to Project Compassion a 501c(3) organization.

Utah County Gallery (151 S University Ave; 785-2059) UP: Art by Kristena Eden, M’Lisa Paulsen, and Heidi Adkins.

Anderson Gallery at Provo City Library (550 N University Ave; 852-7691) UP: Historic Home Tour Oil paintings of Provo homes by Todd Orchard, accompanied by text and photographs.

Covey Center for the Arts (425 W Center St; 852-7007) UP: Art by Robert Marshall, Norma Forsburg, Lee Dalton, Louise Hansen, Fred Hunger, Phyllis Horne, George Handrahan, Rob Colvin, Brad Aldridge, Kimbal Warren, Frances Sellers, Kirk Randle, Thelma Parsons, Marilee Campbell, Vern Bullough, Todd Orchard.

Coleman Studios UP: Art by Kirk Richards and others.

Gallery OneTen UP: SAVING GALLERY 110, a benefit exhibit to raise money to help the gallery achieve non-profit status, through September 11. Gallery 110, Provo’s only not-for-profit community art gallery, provides a space to cultivate artistic diversity in Utah County. Gallery 110 works to increase enthusiasm and public awareness of the arts through exhibits, workshops, community programs, and events. We need your help to continue. The exhibit features artwork from: Von Allen, Gary Barton, Jennifer Barton, Brian Christensen, Peter Everett, Doug Fryer, Brian Kershisnik, Wayne Kimball, Rebecca Knudsen, Chris Thornock, and more. All proceeds will go to processing the legal fees needed to attain non profit status; hosting community programs such as art mentoring, workshops, and lecture series; and rent.

Storefront Galleries (250 W Center, 273 W Center, 48 North 300 West; 377-5700) Art by the Boys & Girls Club, Amy Robinson, Jen Harmon Allen, Rebecca Cooper, and Ruel Brown.

UVSC Woodbury Art Museum UP: Woodbury Invitational through September 28, featuring work by John O'Connell, Gary Barton, Catherine Downing, Jackie Brethren and Bruce Robertson (see page 7). Also on exhibit are works from a large collection of illustrations that is on loan to UVSC. These include works by Greg Hildebrandt and James Christensen.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: Splendor and Spectacle: Images of Dance from Court Ballet to Broadway, a new exhibition at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, illustrates the evolution of ballet from the 18th-century courts of Europe, through the great 19th-century Romantic Ballet, to the arrival of the art form in America in the 1860s. The exhibit features 65 prints and 33 objets d'art from the private collection of BYU faculty members Madison and Debra Sowell. Through December 31.

AND: Minerva Teichert: Pageants in Paint, through May 26, 2008, examines how the American mural and pageantry movements influenced Teichert's artistic production through 45 of her large-scale narrative murals. When Minerva Teichert attended art school in Chicago and New York in the early 1900s, mural paintings and theatrical pageants were dynamic components of American popular culture. Teichert embraced these popular art forms and used the visual language they provided to tell the stories of her religious heritage and the American West.

UPCOMING: Cliché and Collusion: Video Works by Grant Stevens, an exhibition of twelve video works by contemporary artist Grant Stevens that incorporate familiar excerpts from advertising, music, film, and common conversation. In their juxtapositions, the works build a dialogue about the richness, power, limitations, and counterfeits of communication and language. Grant Stevens will present a free public lecture titled Have You Got Any Magnets? on Friday, September 14, 2007, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Museum of Art Auditorium. There will also be an opening reception on Friday, September 14, 2007 from 6 to 9 p.m. Exhibit continues through February 9, 2008

Springville Museum of Art
UP: Impressions of Utah: Selections from the Stewart Collection through December 31. Utah's stunning and varied beauty as seen through the "eye of the artist," is depicted in this exhibition curated by Diane P. Stewart. Works by LeConte Stewart, Lee Greene Richards, and Waldo Midgley are among the notable Utah artists on display.
UPCOMING: Soviet Art in Conflict, The Art of Sevier County, Utah, and art from artists Bonnie and Denis Phillips, Jeff Hein, and Douglas Fryer, September 12 - October 16

ST. GEORGE AREA
Sears Art Gallery
UP: Reunion, featuring work by 22 artists including Brad Aldridge, Bruce Brainard, Michael Workman, Chris Young, Douglas Fryer, Brian Kershisnik, Ron Richmond and Steven Lee Adams, through November 16. Artists' reception September 7, 7-9 pm.

St. George Art Museum UP: Paint America in the Main and Mezzanine Gallery Paint America AND Works from the Permanent Collection in the Legacy Gallery, through September 22. PaintAmerica “Top100” Show features a selection of paintings from the 2006 PaintAmerica Top100 competition, one of the richest national artists’ competitions in prize money and purchase awards. Also included in the exhibit are selections from the “Mini Top50”, a special exhibit for paintings of 180 square inches or less.

Bit and Spur Restaurant & Gallery (1212 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale 435.772.3498) UP:
Brown Chinle on the Kolob by Anne Weiler Brown
Abstract Expressions of Zion, works by Anne Weiler Brown, through September 30 with an artist reception, Wednesday, September 12 5 - 8:00 pm. The gallery is open during restaurant hours, every day from 5:00 pm. The numerous layers visible in Brown's mixed media abstract expressions, combine organic & metal with gels, acrylics, and oils. Her mixed media art relates her interpretation of the natural surroundings, particularly her local National Parks. An avid traveler and tour guide, Anne photographs her subjects; the first step to explore the spirit and appearance of the subject in a poetic way. Her approach translates the essence of the subject into a language of color with diverse brush and palette strokes. Typically, the canvases are large scale to more vividly draw the viewer into the subject. As her commitment to animals, Anne donates 10% of her sales to animal rescue groups, including the Dixie Animal Alliance, Old Friends Equine Rescue, and Zion Animal Lovers.

SOUTH EASTERN UTAH
Moab Art Works UP: New Paintings and Other Works by Adele Alsop through September 29.

Edge of the Cedars Museum, Blanding (435.678.2238) UP: Works by Serena Supplee through 2007.
Gallery East (451 E. 400 North, College of Eastern Utah, Price 435-613-5225) UP: Four Faculty Photographers, featuring photography by Mike King, Kimball Johnson, Troy Hunt and Jim Huffaker, through September 28.

SANPETE COUNTY
Museum of History and Art in Fairview
UP: Benson Whittle retrospective through October 13. This is the most comprehensive exhibit yet for the 63-year old artist, a native of Brawley, California, who divides his time between the unique home he built in Sanpete County's Milburn and residences in New Mexico. The exhibit features numerous sculptures in wood, stone and bronze, and such works in two dimensions as paintings, woodcuts and lithographs. (see page 1). Admission is free to the museum; for more information, call (435) 427-9216.

Central Utah Art Center UP: Public Property by Sean Slemon September 7 – October 10. Opening Reception Friday September 7th 6-9pm. A video installation, the title piece of the show, will be presented, alongside drawing, photography and site-specific installation. The new work leaves off from his previous exhibition-NonExclusive, in May of this year and deals with the interaction of man and nature, their ambivalent relationship and how nature is co-opted by man. More specifically, the installation examines how elements of nature such as light and trees have been turned into commodity, while at the same time they are natural resources that are supposedly available to all. Public Property continues with this idea of what natural infrastructure is-as something that can be owned and at the same time, be available to all. It is this ambiguity that drives the imagery and installation.

 

8/1 Nature of Art: Art and the Wild: Listening to people talk about "what is art" reminds me of other discussions on "what is wilderness."

8/2 Let Us Spray: All over the sprawling Salt Lake suburbs, the writing’s on the wall(s).

8/4 After decades of activism, disabled artists redraw boundaries: Once labeled "outsider" or "folk" art, creations enter the mainstream and command impressive prices.

8/4 Napia's art, technique on exhibit at Summerfest: Napia is a ceramic artist whose elaborate clay vessels and pots reflect his Maori heritage from his youth in New Zealand and his more recent affiliation with the Ute Indian tribe.

8/9 Salt Lake Art Center’s Leipzig exhibit takes viewers on a trip through vital contemporary works.

8/9 A Touch of the Street: Neither heat, bugs nor work schedules was enough to keep about 20 local artists from bringing their creative touch to the art of Bountiful:

8/11 New gallery: Sand, Stone and Canvas, a new gallery in Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood, celebrates its grand opening with a public reception .

8/12 German art revisited: Exhibit at Salt Lake Art Center features works from the New Leipzig School

8/13 Artistic partnership enriching: Mentor and student help each other as they create

8/16 Back to School '07: Students have more options than ever to learn cooking, art and interior design. But will there be jobs when they graduate?

8/16 Bill Hosterman brings his innovative printmaking techniques to a local workshop.

8/18 Chipman exhibit aids Sudanese: Many of Bevan Chipman's paintings feature Sudanese refugee women who have made Utah their home.

8/21 Helper's Arts and Music festival gives folks a break from mine tragedy.

8/21 Museums get helping hand from state.

8/23 Salt Lake Audioptic displays the results—and the process—of turning noise into visual art.

8/23 Kanab is planning education, arts center.

8/24 Provo arts get new home:
Coveys honored for their vision and passion for the project.


8/24 Farmington not on RAP bandwagon: Four other cities to vote on tax boost for performing arts

8/28 Elizabeth Anne Peterson, chairwoman of the department of art and history at the University of Utah, has been appointed to the U.S. Senate Curatorial Advisory Board.



Gala event at last year's festival
ESCALANTE: UPCOMING: Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival October 4,5, and 6. A highlight of the festival will be the Plein Air Painting Competition in which each participant will have from the morning of Sunday, September 31 through the afternoon of Thursday, October 4 to complete a landscape painting within Garfield, Kane, or Wayne counties. Festival events will also include a fine arts and crafts exhibition and sale, lectures, poetry slams, films about Everett Ruess, exhibits, workshops, gallery open houses, walking tours of nearby historic buildings, and performances by cowboy poets, dance groups and musicians.
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