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painting by Rob Adamson at Finch Lane Gallery
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Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month
Prepared by 15 Bytes staff. Unless otherwise noted, UPCOMING shows begin April Gallery Stroll, April 18, 6 to 9 pm. For official Gallery Stroll information visit www.gallerystroll.org. UPCOMING and UP listings should reach us by the last Wednesday of the month. Those accepted will run until the closing date, or for one month if no closing date is given. Readers using the guide are cautioned to check with the exhibitor if the accuracy of the listing is crucial. Errors reported to us will lead to correction and earn good Karma. Please send listings for this page to gwichert@artistsofutah.org

ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UP: In the Tops of the Mountains: Rob Adamson's ancestors who settled high in the mountains are represented by pairs of paintings, each larger image with a smaller predella below.|0|
AND: Jennifer Marie Suflita's large prints of intimate, private moments and small etchings, either wall-mounted or bound into artist's books.
AND: in the Park Gallery, documentary photographer Shalee Cooper's images of historical signs. Through April 11. UPCOMING: Dawn Atkin, clay and mixed media, Lenka Konopasek, paintings and Charles E. Uibel, photographs. Through May 30.

UMFA UP: Forgotten Splendor: Echo and Weber Canyons. Privately held and rarely seen photographs and promotional materials recalling the impact of Western landscapes on the world's imagination. Through April 13. ALSO: Susan Swartz Natural Revelations. Through April 13 (see February edition).
NOTE: UMFA is not open during Gallery Stroll.

WOMENS ART CENTER UP: Common Threads. Some of the most original art in recent decades has been done in textiles. Yarn landscapes and interactive knitting sculpture by Davina Pallone, thread portraits by Amie Tullus, and giant organic steel wool and flax fiber sculpture by Colour Franier Maisch "liberate textile at its heart and take string to places it has never been before."

ART AT THE MAIN UP: Fields of Color, Rivers of Light, Ogden-based artist Debra Marin's western landscapes capture effects of sunlight and seasonal change. Through April 12. UPCOMING: The work of watercolorist Caryn Feeney, April 14 – May 10. Through the eyes of Feeney, visitors will go on a safari to see "Animals, Animals, Animals" of the South African and domesticated varieties. |1|

PALMERS GALLERY UP: Aleksandr Taymer, Russian-born proponent of a style he calls Popular Expressionism, or PopEx. Through April 11. UPCOMING: New Work by Jody Plant, Monika Del Bosque and Justin Wheatley, |2| three artists whose underlying similarities outweigh pronounced differences. Plant's modified books bring to life forgotten and ignored stories. Del Bosque paints postmodern narratives involving the domestic, while Wheatley abstracts nature to show the spiritual in the mundane. Through May 9.

KEN SANDERS RARE BOOKS UP: Everett Ruess Found! Two Weeks Only, a collection of Ruess' original artifacts and wood block prints will be on display as well as ephemera belonging to the Ruess family.

WILLIAMS FINE ART (200 E South Temple Ste 100, 534-0331) UP: New Arrivals. 54 works by early and current Utah artists, including Leconte Stewart, Maynard Dixon, Lewis Ramsey, Lorus Pratt, Steve Songer, John Collins, David Meikle, Colleen Howe, John Berry, and others. UPCOMING: Featured artist John Berry.

SALTGRASS PRINTMAKERS UPCOMING: April Open House Saturday, April 26th 6 to 9 pm. The opening will feature Cein Watson screen prints and a group screen show called Revisited with Stefanie Dykes, Joey Behrens, Trent Call, Dave Boogart, Clyde Ashby, Cameron Bentley, Julian Hensarling, Blake Palmer, Michael Gaffney, Sri Whipple, Damon Smith and Jared Nielsen. This is a type of screen printing that is known as an 'excavated print' method --a very different approach to the 'normal type' of screens you are used to seeing. Also on display will be the SHOP MIX exchange.

ALSO: STEAMROLLER community project, with support from the UAC. Saltgrass is looking for community groups that would like to create a large woodblock print and to be printed with a steamroller. Saltgrass will be offering instruction on how to cut and create the woodblock in May and then have an all day event where we print the images with a steamroller out in our parking lot this summer. Any interested group should contact Erik Brunvand at ebrunvand@hotmail.com

Steven Stradley
interviewed by Dallas Graham

As part of his Daily Documentary series, Dallas Graham interviewed Salt Lake Valley artist Steven Stradley, who is showing this month with Holly Mae Pendergast at Kayo Gallery and as part of the State Street Project at Gallery OneTen in Provo. Below are images by Graham as well as a segment of the interview. For the complete interview, visit Montage-Creative.

Images by Dallas Graham

THE UTAH ARTS ALLIANCE UP: The Gene A. Stark retrospective continues into the second consecutive month. Part Two, Mature to Current Works, will show from April 1 through May 3, with a reception Friday, April 4. The artist will be on hand from 6 to 9 pm in the gallery.

RIO GALLERY UP: People, Places, and Things Along US-89, photographer John Telford's 60 photos documenting "the daily lives and shared experiences of Utahns who live along historic Highway 89." Through April 12.

PHILLIPS GALLERY UP: Heather Barron & Deborah Hake Brinckerhoff offer naive figurative paintings. Barron displays the country charm of her native England, with female figures in pensive poses or pairs giving evidence of acts of kindness and compassion.|3| Brinckerhoff also seeks to represent human thoughts and feelings in her brightly colored and thickly painted representations of the connections in life. Through April 11. UPCOMING: The fields, skies and mountain ranges of the west as painted by Tom Howard.

SALT LAKE ART CENTER UP: Three Decades of Paintings by Gaylen Hansen. Think H.C. Westerman or Philip Guston. Look for edgy narratives with humor and heart.
Through May 31 (see March edition).

HORNE FINE ART UP: Yesteryear: Phyllis F. Horne paints Utah's bygone era. Through May 3. UPCOMING: Remembering Sugarhouse: Plein-air paintings and historical reconstructions by Ken Baxter of Sugarhouse landmarks before they fell to redevelopment -- or that have yet to fall. |4| Through May 31.

UTAH ARTIST HANDS UP: A Joyful Life: Willamarie Huelskamp's new collection of paintings from her one-woman show at Springville Museum of Art.|5|

ART ACCESS GALLERIES UP: What I Thought I Saw, from a book project by photographers Kim Silcox and Sasha Polak and writers Peta Owens-Liston and Amy Albo (see March edition). AND: Emerging Light, an installation by kiln-formed glass artist Sarinda Jones. Through April 11. UPCOMING: JinMan Jo's recent works in steel and bronze and Kids Without a Country: What Now Jose? in Access II Gallery.

MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY (163 E. 300, 521-0243) UP: Acrylics and mixed media works by Andi Jorgensen. UPCOMING: New works by Kindra Fehr.

Sax Man by Kindra Fehr at Michael Berry Gallery

DON BRADY DRIVE-THROUGH GALLERY (1301 S 2100 E 801-582-4300) UP: Storm's Coming, an installation and first collaboration by Elmer Presslee and Xkot Toxsik. The best times for viewing are rumored to be from dusk to 3 am.

LOCAL COLORS OF UTAH (535 S. 700 East, 363-3922) UP: Whimsical bronze sculptures by J. R. Gabriel, photographs by Barbara Richards, and paintings by Kelly Holtman.

ADDICTED CAFE (511 W 200 S, 532-1453) UP: Qi Peng's series entitled Monochromes. Call the Cafe for hours and availability.

Modern8 GALLERY. UP: The Still Life Project, mixed-media photography by Weber State's Josh Winegar, AND: Landscape oil paintings by graphic designerRuss Gray.

KAYO GALLERY UP: Linear Intuition, featuring works on paper by Holly Mae Pendergast and Steven Stradley. Through April 18. UPCOMING: Erin Berrett. Through May 9.

GALLERYUAF UP: Equinox, featuring photographs by Mareen Minson, Miranda Whitlock, Abbey Wuthrich, Savana Buffington, Lewis Crawford, Kaitlin Nordloh, Mallory Qualls, Aniko Safran, Maria Davis, Matthew Allred, Kui Hyun Hwang. Through April 11. UPCOMING: New Directions, innovative abstract paintings by Chase Leslie.

SOUTHAM GALLERY UP: New paintings by A.D. Shaw, Richard Boyer, Karl Thomas, Linda Curley, and Elva Malin.

CAFE NICHE UP: Paintings by Zach Hixson; Flying Monkeys, Fireworks and Fiestas, scenes of Mayan village life and rituals; and Vintage Clothing (reconstructed) by Sonja Blackham and Lisa DeFrance. UPCOMING: In celebration of Earth Day, Havilah Mills’ Trash to Treasure and Zach Hixson's Encaustic Paintings.

OASIS CAFE GALLERY (151 South 500 East) UP:Photo Art by Jo Ann and Allan Merrill of Notan Photographique. Through April 30. Reception Friday, April 18 6-80pm.

UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER UP: Sudan:The Land and the People. 70 photographs by Michael Freeman drawn from the recent book by U.S. Ambassador Timothy Carney and journalist Victoria Butler. Through April 30

SAANS PHOTOGRAPHY UP: Photographs by Jesse Canales capture detail using antique cameras, printed with the historic Vandyke process. UPCOMING: White Band is Coming: Images of India, photographs by M. Bryan Thompson.

Work by Suzanne Kanatsiz
A GALLERY UP: Enigmas, new works by Suzanne Kanatsiz and Jake Gilson Through April 30.

Ike Bushman and Joshua Luther.

pARTnership GALLERY (534 S 500 W) UP: Oil, mixed media and acrylics by Howard S. Clark, Jeffrey Cobabe and John Cobabe.

TIN ANGEL CAFE UP: Mixed media by Blake Palmer, who was recently awarded "Best Mixed Media Artist" by City Weekly. UPCOMING: Snakes and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails, new work by Justin Angelos.

ARTOPIA (60 Exchange Place) UP: The displaced Sugarhouse gallery offers Randall Nigonosiah, Tracy O'Brien, and MASO.

Original paintings by Jennifer Long, Cami Bay and Olivia Glascock.
Through April.

PICKETT FAIRBANKS GALLERY UP: Photographs by Drake Busath and P. Kent Fairbanks, with Weird Little Images of the Great Salt Lake, by Mary Pickett Fairbanks. UPCOMING: Plein air paintings by Dean Bradshaw.

CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY UP: The Collective. Works by the contributing artists of the gallery. UPCOMING: Les Femmes, large-format photographs of sultry nudes by Barbara D Richards.

UP: A World of Water Laurel Casjens, infrared photographs.
Through April 19.

ROSE WAGNER ART CENTER UPCOMING: Contact, photographs by Christine Baczek, April 4 through May 31. Artist Recetion Sunday, Aril 13, 3 - 5 pm.

WASATCH FRAME SHOP UPCOMING: Work by Aaron Fritz, April and May. Opening reception April 4, 6 to 9pm.

NOBROW COFFEE UP: XIth St., new works by Anthony Pagano, Jake Miller, Gailon Justus, Troy Trujillo, Luis Flores, CJ Fishburn, Matt Miskol and Jon Chatelain. Through April 14.

BEANS AND BREW (268 S State Street Ste 130; 884-7089) UP: Urban Decay. Photographs by Ben Kuhns, Bryan Allen, and Nate King.

RED BUTTE GARDEN UP: The Nature of Sustainable Art, an indoor exhibit featuring ten artists who sustainable and recycled materials. Regular Garden Admission.

GATEWAY GALLERY (In Anne Michelle Apothica, south end of Gateway Mall, 595-1600) Pastoral Landscapes by Bryan Mark Taylor.

STATIC SALON (240 S 400 W, 363-0900) UP: A unique collection of iconic and pop art from local graffiti-style artist Jonathan Olson.

VISAGE SALON STUDIOS (2006 S 900 E, 328-0069) Visual Art Institute’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Art Exhibit, featuring works by students from ages 5 to 18.

(444 S 700 E, 521-4773) UP: Carole Evans, Colleen Howe, G.J. Labonty, Megan Pingree, and Arron Stills.

ANDERSON FOOTHILL LIBRARY UP: Ruralscapes by Julie Crews through April 19.

DAY-RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY (1575 W. 1000 North, 594-8632) UP: Holga Photographs & Desert Decay by Brett Johnson through April 26.

THE 13th EAST ART HOUSE UPCOMING: Shawn Rossiter Presents the Guerilla Art Show: Wanted Dead & Alive -- an empty house, new paint and plenty of art. Featuring works by Shawn Rossiter, Trent Thursby Alvey, Darryl Erdmann, Nathan Florence, Jimmy Lucero, Stefanie Dykes and Joey Behrens as well as some of the old dead guys: M.M. Young, A.B. Wright, Joseph Everett, Fjellboe, Salisbury, Browning. Friday April 4, 4 to 7 pm and Saturday April 5, 3 to 6 pm and Saturday April 12, 3 to 6 pm.

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