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  March 2009
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One Eternal Round by Anton J. Rassmuson at Springville Museum of Art
Exhibition Announcements
Up & Upcoming to the South
Prepared by 15 Bytes staff unless otherwise indicated. 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 editor@artistsofutah.org

Springville Museum of Art
UP: Blaine & Louise Clyde Retrospective Exhibition. A collection of artwork donated by Blaine P. and Louise Clyde and their family members over a 25-year period. Through March 22.

AND: 37th Annual All-State High School Art Show, Through March 27.

ALSO: Abraham Lincoln After 200 years, includes paintings, bronzes and plaster casts depicting the 16th President of the United States on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth. Each work captures a different facet of the distinguished and historic figure, from his characteristic “philosopher stare” in his statesman years to versions of him as a young man splitting logs for fence rails. Artists such as Cyrus E. Dallin, Lorado Taft, and Avard Fairbanks are included. Through April 5.

ALSO: Redrock, Sage & Pinon, celebrating the unique and varied landscape of the west. The exhibit, which spans over 100 years, includes such artists as Maynard Dixon, John Fery and Alfred Lambourne. Featuring the raw and untamed beauty of the Wild West, each work highlights the depth and wonder of canyons and deserts unique to Utah (see image top of page). The exhibition is held in conjunction with the release of the new book by Museum Director, Dr. Vern G. Swanson & Dr. Donna Poulton: Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts . Through May 3.

Woodbury Art Museum UP: Selections. This exhibition contains selections from the Woodbury Art Museum permanent collection, long term loans, and examples of significant art works borrowed from regional and national collections. One of the main features of this exhibit is the Dale and Teresa Neibaur Collection of paintings by Greg and Tim Hildebrandt. The Museum contains over 90 works by the Hildebrandt brothers from the Neibaur collection and slowly rotates these paintings in this exhibition throughout the year.

BYU Harold B. Lee Library Exhibits UP: Amazônia Photography in the Auditorium Gallery, level 1. Exhibition sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute, the Brazilian daily O Estado de S.Paulo, and the Harvard University Brazil Studies Program. Photographs by Brazilian photographers: Dida Sampaio, Jonne Roriz, José Luís Conceição and Ed Ferreira. Through March 31.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: Dan Steinhilber, an exhibition of installations by the Washington, D.C.-based artist. The exhibition will consist of nearly 20 installation works made specifically for this show from an assortment of everyday, consumer goods, such as dry cleaner hangers, trash bags, bottles of soda pop, fluorescent light bulbs, crowd control stanchions, Styrofoam packing peanuts, soy sauce packets, stacking lawn chairs, and PVC pipe (see January edition). Through June 6.

AND: Visions of the Southwest from the Diane and Sam Stewart Art Collection presents an outstanding collection of artworks by major southwestern artists and will tell some of the stories and the strategies that shaped the Stewart’s collection (see page 7). Through July 3.

ALSO: Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos, and Toys in the Attic, a photography exhibition of a familiar make-believe world created from buttons, dice, marbles, rubber frogs, toy robots, and other whimsical items. Forty large-scale photographs by Walter Wick, author and photographer of more than 30 children books that include the popular “I Spy” (with Jean Marzollo) and “Can You See What I See?” series, will be on display along with five models that Wick used to create some of the images, and a behind-the-scenes video presentation that will help visitors understand how Wick creates the images in his books. Through August 1.

Photograph by Walter Wick
The Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll occurs the first Friday of every month. UP exhibit belows will open on March 6 from 6-9pm 2009 as part of the First Fridays Provo Gallery Stroll. The event is free and open to the public.

Pennyroyal Cafe (155 N University Ave, 341-0120) UP: Selections from the Denise Doiron and Jason Fites Metcalf private art collection. Works include paintings, drawings, and video. The Metcalfs have established themselves as prominent emerging collectors of local and regional contemporary art.

Coal Umbrella UP: New works by artist Andrew Ballsteadt.

Sego Art Center UP: I am Chris Purdie. The performance involves 35 performers all playing the role of visual artist, Chris Purdie. They will wear the “Chris Purdie” uniform and perform the role as they interact with the viewers during the artist reception. The performance will take place MARCH 6, 2009 6-9pm at the SEGO Arts Center of Provo, Utah. For the duration of the art exhibition, March 6-28, there will be at least one "Chris Purdie" in the gallery during their hours (see page 1).

Covey Center for the Arts UP: Tactile Song: Work by Aaron Fritz and Brittany Golden. .

Caleb Mitchell Photography (250 N University Ave, 734-9395) UP: New Photographs by Travis Lovell and Brandon Allen.

Legion (167 N University Ave, 718-3038) UP: Street Art by local talent.

Painted Temple | Low Brow? No How! (47 W 300 N, 356-8282) UP: Art Fusion. A group collaborative exhibition by six artists. Six canvases will be hung on the walls of the Painted Temple. In an exquisite-corpse, surrealist type game, the artists will each draw on one canvas for approximately five minutes. They will then shift paintings, adding to the artist who has drawn on the canvas previously.

Mode Boutique UP: New drawings by St. Louis/ Utah artist Colin Tuis Nesbit.

Terra Nova UP: Brian Kershisnik: Paper Work, through April 24.

Utah County Gallery (151 S University Ave; 785-2059) UP: New works from the Utah Valley Artists Guild, including works on paper and painting media.

Storefront Galleries (250 W Center, 273 W Center; 377-5700) UP: Significant Forms, a group exhibit from the Brigham Young University Visual Arts Club.

Window Box Gallery (62 W Center St, 377-4367) UP: Featuring new work by James Christensen, Emily McPhie, Cassandra Barney, and others.

The Gallery at Cats Cradle (168 W Center, 374-1832) UP: A show of 18th and 19th century Santos Figures from churches and personal altars- Also, prints by prominent local and international artists including a print by Alex Katz.

Central Utah Art Center UP: New Allegory an exhibition of the works by Matthew Choberka (see page 1). Choberka's works participates in the long tradition of landscape painting. Responding to national and international events, Choberka reshapes the landscape into a terrain that is full of disaster and yet also remains full of hope. Very aware of man's participation in current waves of destruction that flood our international community Choberka's work both references past art historical traditions and looks to the future. Through March 11th. UPCOMING: Utah Ties, the CUAC annual juried exhibition. March 13 - April 7. Juror is Moti Hasson from the Moti Hasson Gallery in Chelsea, New York.

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: Zion: A Creative Response, an Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, including ceramics, photography, oil painting and mixed media all created in the studios of the SUU Art and Design faculty. Through March 15.

SUU College of Performaing and Visual Arts (South Hall) UP: A Chink in My Armor," an exhibition created by art education majors and local secondary art teachers implementing a teaching model for exhibiting student art. Through March 25.

 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

2/1 Utahn's painting going on global calendar

2/1 On the Cover of Catalyst magazine: "Underworld," by Pax Rasmussen.

2/1 Sunlight and Steel: The life and art of Scotty Whitaker

2/3 Three artists highlight each other at BDAC

2/3 Budget cuts threaten folk arts program. The key to survival may be outsourcing staff

2/5 Cathode Ray: Video Works by Tyrone Davies

2/6 Art of the doll: Ukrainian artist crafts figures for character

2/7 Visual arts notes: Premier native art, and SLC scenes lost to time

2/9 Indian culture on display: UMFA exhibit features 145 items

2/10 Salt Lake Council OKs $10 million bond for Leonardo

2/12 Bennett looking to help artists who donate their work.

2/12 SCERA's 4th Annual Evening of Stars honors

2/14 Visual arts notes: Branded and apocryphal art.

2/14 Tribal artistry: UMFA exhibit shows how Indians blended culture and art.

2/18 Garbage in, art out. USU art professor finds rich canvas in the texture of trash at the Logan landfill.

2/19 Gallery stroll: lunchtime version.

2/19 Wildlife art on display at Hogle Zoo

2/21 Sketching it out -- bugs and all. Local illustrator fears hitting her stride.

2/21 Amazonia photography, abstract power struggles.

2/21 U. exhibit reveals indigenous 'life philosophies'

2/22 Artist works to master early method of daguerreotype photography.

2/23 Proposal allowing cities to tax for arts and parks clears House committee.

2/26 Troy Hunter turns a neurological disorder into photographic beauty.

2/26 Picture These: A roundup of notable illustrated books by Utah authors.

2/27 Artist Blue Critchfield finds meaning in mundane moments

2/28 BYU undergrad searches worldwide for clues to anonymous painting

Sears Art Gallery
UP: DSC Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale. This annual exhibit opens on Presidents Day weekend, and boasts a variety of representational art including landscape, portrait, western, and impressionistic pieces. Through March 22

St. George Art Museum UP: Highlights of 30 Years of Art Festival Acquisitions & Selections from A Century of Sanctuary: The Art of Zion National Park. For most of the years of the Art Festival, works of art were chosen from those on display to become a permanent part of the collection of the St. George Art Museum. This is a never before seen exhibit in the Main Gallery of over 70 pieces of art each by a different artist in many media both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional from the 30 years of acquisitions. Through May 30.

Moab Art Works UPCOMING: Toy Pictures, a series of photographs created with plastic cameras, by Steve Mulligan. Opening reception Saturday, March 14, 6-8 pm. Mulligan also recently released his latest photography book "Courthouse Wash - The Power of Place".
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