Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month
GALLERY UAF UP: Earth Texture, oil on canvas works by Jayne-Anne Mulholland inspired by elements of our planet lichen, stone, water, fire, the way the land looks from high above the ground. UPCOMING: Images or Illusions, a collection of photographic images by Matt Glass and Haynes Goodsell. Matt Glass has created photographs on the theme of doomsday cults.|0| He supports the photographs with journal entries, artifacts, and video to give further insight and depth. (Glass' work is also featured in Artists of Utah's 35 x 35 exhibit and a video interview with the artist will appear in our November edition). Haynes Goodsell's images demonstrate the ability of photography to be a three-dimensional form, bringing a new sense of realism to the images.|1|
KAYO GALLERY UP: Architecture/Archetype, new works by Joey Behrens, Cara Despain and David Ruhlman. The three artists capture and exploit the every-day dimensions of life, finding grace in what most of us pass by, discard or simply don't see. UPCOMING: Three of the Oyster Pirates return to Salt Lake with solo work. Featured in this exhibit are, Michael Page, who was recently featured in Hi-Fructose, Berlin artist Christian Rothenhagen, and from San Francisco, Shawn Webber. |2|
ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UP: 35 x 352, a juried exhibition of thirty-five Utah artists thirty-five and under (see September edition). At the October 16 Gallery Stroll reception, awards -- including jurors awards and a People's Choice award -- will be presented along with Work Zone, a 60 minute film containing interviews with most of the artists. Through November 6.
ART ACCESS GALLERIES
UP: Hortus Conclusus or The Enclosed Garden featuring the noted Christensen family of artists: James C. Christensen and his daughters, Cassandra C. Barney and Emily C. McPhie. ACCESS II: House & Home, featuring Logan artists Scott and Katria Foster. SPECIAL EVENT: Francis Zimbeaux fundraiser for Art Access with scores of works by the late artist at prices never to be repeated (see page 3). October 9 - 10. UPCOMING: My Life by mixed media artist Marcee Blackerby. The exhibition is a journey through the poignant but always amusing life stages of the artist as she searches for identity. Access II Gallery is pleased to host photographer Amanda James' exhibit, Shadows.
HORNE FINE ART UP: Making a Splash, new swimmer paintings by Jamie Wayman. In these works you can delight in the fun of life in and around the pool - boys diving for rings, sisters dangling their feet in the water, babies getting their feet wet (read the Tribune review). UPCOMING: Phyllis Horne Paints Fall and Winter. Among Utah's landscape painters, Phyllis Horne is exceptional in her strength at bringing to life all four seasons of the western landscape.|3| Although she is best known for her garden scenes, she is also a skilled painter of fall and winter scenes. Her autumn scenes blaze with color. Her winter scenes sparkle with contrasts. And all capture the cycles and poetry of trees.
UMFA UP: Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Arts. 145 objects from the Native people of the Northeast Plateau and Plains in the 18th and 19th centuries. Through January 31. AND: Continuous Rhythm. Revealing a shared visual language between generations of artists, this installation of textiles and contemporary children's artwork from the UMFA's collection expresses the sophistication and rhythm of Navajo design. Through October 25. UPCOMING: Africa: Arts of a Continent, October 15 - September 6, 2011. Explore themes of the spirit world and afterlife in this ambitious installation of African art objects from the UMFA’s permanent collection.|4| In Africa: Arts of a Continent, you will learn about the spiritual and political power of Central African masks, the magic of ancestral African sculptures, and concepts of beauty and spirituality as seen in African objects of daily use.
BRAD METCALF GALLERY UP: New Works by Jeffrey Hale, through October 31. Jeffrey Hale is best known for his lively and colorful portraits which provide "insight into the myriad of angles and ideas within humanity."|5| His inspirations include John Graham (The 1930's-1950's NY spiritual/modernnist figural painter) and Local Artist Melissa Peck. Also on exhibit, metal furnishings by Brad Metcalf.
SLC MAIN LIBRARY UP: Comics and Paintings on Environmental Themes by Emmanuel Makonga. Makonga is an accomplished artist in many disciplines, including a variety of painting mediums, graphic arts, and sculpture. This exhibit features many of the pages from his forthcoming environmentally themed comic book. He plans to use proceeds from the venture to assist children who live in some of the game preserves of Africa. The exhibit also includes watercolors celebrating the environment. You can learn more about Makonga's exciting and politically charged life in the May 2009 edition of 15 Bytes. Through October 23. AND: NAMI Utah Artists Project: Visions and Voices 2009. Through October 10.
DAY RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Ode to Cardboard & Paper: Collage Mixed Media by Liza Julien.|6| The works include multi-layers of found paper and cardboard collaged together with acrylic textures, paints, or inks. "My hope," Julien states, "is that this exhibit gives the viewer a chance to visually excavate the collaged layers, find what's familiar, and briefly connect with the potential in the cardboard and paper around us." Through October 24.
PHILLIPS GALLERY UP: Meri DeCaria and Nel Ivancich. Meri DeCaria continues to delight viewers with her playful shapes, colors and esprit de vivre (see page 1). Nel Ivancich is a veteran to abstract expressionism. UPCOMING: Lori Nelson and Cordell Taylor, with Teresa Flowers in the Dibble Gallery.
CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY UP: Oil and acrylic paintings by Cori Redstone. UPCOMING: A collection of one-of-a-kind jewelry by Rabbask Designs and the vibrant and personal watercolors of Julie Ickes .
ART AT THE MAIN UP: Whimsy Through Art II, new whimsical paintings by Joan B. Zone. UPCOMOING: Sorpresa, surprising new works by J. E. Hardesty.|7| Since his featured exhibition a year ago, Hardesty has found a new abstract expressionist voice to express his passion for color and texture.
UTAH ARTIST HANDS UP: Red Rock Visions. A group show featuring the Red Rock landscape paintings of John Berry, Rob Colvin, Willamarie Huelskamp, Cara Koolmees, Ron Russon, Susan Smith and Serena Supplee.
PATRICK MOORE GALLERY ( 2233 S 700 E; 801-484-6641) UP: New Works by Veera Kasicharenvat, Blake Luther and Anne Wolfer. UPCOMING: UWS's fall member exhibition Inspired by a Book, October 15 --November 7. The Utah Watercolor Society challenged its members to get "Inspired by a Book" for the organization's annual fall member exhibition. The results demonstrate the diversity of the artists who make up the society and the diversity of their reading interests. The Artists' reception and awards ceremony will be Thursday, October 15, 6-9 pm.
UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER: UPCOMING: The 9 Muses, an interdisciplinary exhibit featuring poetry and visual art inspired by the classical nine muses of Greek mythology (see our January 2009 edition). October 8 - November 5.
SALT LAKE ART CENTER UP: Harmed, a body of work by artist Stephanie Wilde (Boise, ID) is about the corporate greed of the few and its devastating effects on the many. Through October 10. AND: All American: Defining Ourselves in a Time of Change, 13 regional and national artists whose work embodies the characteristics and traditions that define us as a nation. Through October 31. UPCOMING: Reawakened Beauty: Tillman Crane's Jordan River Photographs, October 17 - January 9, 2010. The exhibit features 30 platinum prints that document the Jordan River from its source at Utah Lake to its mouth at the Great Salt Lake. |8| Art Talk with Tillman Crane, Friday, October 16, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.
ALPINE ART UP: New Works By: Kate Birch, Trent Call, Kathy Finlayson, Cristall Harper, Paul Heath, John Langeliers, Zachery Proctor, Sue Valentine. UPCOMING: New Works By: Lane Bennion, Erin Berrett, Scott Buckner, Lenka Kenopasek, and Derek Mellus.
SAM WELLER'S GALLERY ON THE MEZZANINE (Sam Weller's Bookstore, 254 S. Main, 328-2586) UP: /Ephemera/ Selected objects from the recesses of the David Keith building.
SIGNED & NUMBERED UP: Menagerie, group show of prints and handmade books by nine artists from the U of U Book Arts Program: Marnie Powers-Torrey, Claire Taylor, Laura Decker, David Wolske, Mary Toscano, Allison Cornu, Amber Heaton, Becky Williams Thomas and Elizabeth Smith. UPCOMING: Group show with local artist taking Halloween as a theme.
PICKLE COMPANY UPCOMING: The Earth is a Secret Knot, intertwined, connected, mysterious in its shapes and languages, lovely in its dark beauties. Together, 16 writers and 16 artists explore the intersection of the written and visual, the secret knot of signification, trying to understand how we communicate and connect.
WILLIAMS FINE ART UP: Wendy Chidester, Erin Berrett and Randall Lake. Works on paper by LeConte Stewart. UPCOMING: Featuring works from Don Prys and daughter, Jodi Steen, as well as newly acquired works from Henri Moser, Stephanie Deer, Frank Huff and Randall Lake.
LDS CONFERENCE CENTER UP: Eighth International Art Competition. Work by 200 plus artists from around the world. Through October 11. (see April edition)
RED KILN UP: Presenting wood-fired work from the Hanksville Anagama Kiln by potters Gavin Noyes and Aaron Ashcraft. UPCOMING: Pomegranate Tea, new teapots by Vicki Acoba.
MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY (163 E 300 S; 521-0243 ) UP: Pastel paintings by Karen Watson. UPCOMING: Works by Willamarie Huelskamp and Pilar Pobil.
CAFE NICHE UP: Acrylic and ink collages by Gia Throndsen-Whitlock and Ellen McConnell's mixed media abstracts. UPCOMING: Fragments, a photography exhibit by Phil Istomin. Live jazz with The Jim Guss Trio.
A GALLERY UP: Meet the artist, group show of gallery artists. UPCOMING: Exchange, a collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Jennifer Rasmusson and Todd Robert Peterson. A special reading by Todd Robert Peterson will be held during Gallery Stroll.
ANDERSON FOOTHILL BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Impressions: Photography by Elliott Fraughton. Through October 31.
CHAPMAN BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Margaret's Perspectives in Oil by Margaret Clark. Through November 10.
EVERGREEN FRAMING UP: Featuring 20 artists painting different interpretations of structures to benefit Habitat for Humanity"Structure," a show to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
ANTHONY'S FINE ART & ANTIQUES UP: Vivid Landscape: The Paintings of Kent Wallis.
OUR STORE: Your Thrift Alternativeur Store UP: Work of Jason Lee Madrid.
RIO GALLERY UPCOMING:
Utah '09: Crafts and Photography, our Statewide Annual juried competition featuring artists from across the state. Come meet the artists. Awards ceremony at 7 pm.
NOBROW UP: New paintings by Jonathon Baker.
TIN ANGEL CAFE UP: Steve Smith with his Mirror Mosaics. UPCOMING: keleton Show by Zara Shallbetter with live music by Derrick Wright.
MESTIZO GALLERY UP: Revoltoso works by Xico Gonzalez; an artist, poet, and cultural activista out of Sacramento California exhibits his colorful prints.
LOGE GALLERY (Second level of the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, UofU campus) UP: Artwork by Stephanie Saint Thomas. Through October 10.
BEANS & BREWS UP: Rosanne Blue. Her unique style includes a range from farm fields to fantasy paintings. UPCOMING: lex Kravtsov, accomplished photographer who works in the most straightforward way; no models, props or staged scenes…only trusting his instincts and reacting quickly to discover the world around him.
(A)PERTURE UPCOMING: Morbid Curiosity, a group show of gallery artists. Opens with a private reception and costume masquerade on October 24.