Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month
GARFO UP: The Hideout, presented by Oh Nancy, an national art collective based out of Boston that provides a vehicle for artists--presenting them with a narrative structure that facilitates collaboration and multiple-authorship. The story is a mythical and satirical portrait of Americana that examines fanaticism and the complexities of the American hero.|0| The exhibition at GARFO focuses on a specific moment in the story: the Corn Team has just rescued Nancy and retreated to their clubhouse to gather their thoughts. This clubhouse—run down, adorned with all the keepsakes, amenities, and objects specific to the team and young Nancy—will be reconstructed in the gallery.
SALT LAKE ART CENTER UP: Go West, an exhibition that brings together twenty contemporary artists who are engaged in unearthing myths of the American West, organized by Jill Dawsey, acting chief curator, Utah Museum of Fine Arts.|1| AND: Honeymoon, a romance between abstraction and representation, with paintings by newly married couple Kristin Calabrese |2| and Joshua Aster |3| (see page 7). AND: poptart, a concurrent exhibition of new video works by Joshua Aster that will be on view in the foyer.
UMFA UP: The Ideal Landscape brings together thirteen Chinese landscape paintings dating from the Ming dynasty to the twentieth century.|4| AND: Trevor Southey: Reconciliation, |5| a retrospective of the life and work of the artist (see our November edition). AND: Faces: Selections from the Permanent Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art including works by Alex Katz |6| and Andy Warhol (see page 1). AND: Yayoi Kusama: Decades, a presentation of exemplary works by the renowned Japanese artist and key figure in the New York art world of the late 1950s and 1960s.|7| (see our November edition). AND: salt 2: Sophie Whettnall, the second in the museum’s new series of exhibitions showcasing innovative art from around the world. Whettnall, a Belgian artist, is exhibiting a video, video installation, and large-scale drawing. AND: Don Olsen: Abstracts from Nature, commemorating the 100th birthday of one of Utah's pioneering abstract artists.
UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER UP: Trees of Diversity, 25 trees and holiday scenes created by various community and ethnic groups.|8| The Cultural Center will also be displaying artifacts and other historical items from around the world, along with art pieces, nativities, nutcrackers, gingerbread houses, special holiday “store window” scenes, sculptures and wreaths. Two special displays will highlight holiday traditions in both the Jewish and Muslim communities, and the 100+ Dolls from Around the World collection will once again be on display.
MESTIZO GALLERY UP: Brittney Flores, who has been experimenting with ways to make art accessible and challenge the current ideas on how we sell art and interact with art. UPCOMING: Paths of Resistance: Indigenous Survival in the Americas, an exhibit honoring Indigenous rights and resistance across the Americas.
NOX CONTEMPORARY (440 S 400 W Suite H) UPCOMING: Prime-The First Exhibit, introduces Salt Lake's newest contemporary art space with a group exhibition featuring: Tom Aaron, Jennifer Harmon Allen, Emily Plewe, Shawn Porter, John Sproul and Tyler Spurgeon (see page 4). |9|
PATRICK MOORE GALLERY (2233 S. 700 East Salt Lake City. 801-484-6641) UP:
RELATIVE, an art exhibit featuring the talents of one family: matriarch Donna Frazier is a watercolorist; her son Kevin Frazier makes pottery; her youngest brother Stan Roberts is known for his ceramic beads; her granddaughter Colour Maisch, a recent graduate from the U of U, is a mixed media artist; and her son-in-law Daniel Ramjoue is known for his dramatic oil on canvas local signs and vibrant florals.
HORNE FINE ART UP: A Night on the Town, paintings by Karen Horne
(featured in Southwest Art, November 2010): an array of candlelit restaurant scenes and jazzy cityscapes from her travels to San Francisco and Rome as well as scenes from downtown Salt Lake City. With a keen eye for shifts in light and dark, and use of vivid color, Horne captures the energy and romance of the urban environment at night. AND: Holiday Show and Sale, an array of petite paintings for gift giving - as well as magnificent larger works to transform a home or office environment.|11|
ART ACCESS GALLERIES UP: Holiday show in conjunction with Tanner Frames and the Utah Arts Festival with a total of 42 artists. Access II is featuring an exhibit entitled Obvious Gestures, by painter Lance Peacock.|12|
UTAH ARTIST HANDS UP: Outdoor Fun! the latest collection of watercolor paintings from Utah artist, Cara Koolmees.
SUGAR HOUSE GALLERY UP: A group showing of photographic works by Greg Smith, Kent Miles, Carl Oelerich, Steve Proctor and Brian Buroker.
UTAH ARTS ALLIANCE UP: Waterscapes by Lyndy Lovelady, a native artist who works with Prismacolor pencils to portray the power and symbolism of water.|13| Scenes depicted include southern Utah, the high Uintas, coasts of California, Florida and Hawaii.
CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY UP: Jeanine Piper Tekrony’s pottery using the ancient processes of coiling, sanding, polishing and “firing” with smoke. UPCOMING: Thangka: The Path to Enlightenment, Tibetan Buddhist scroll paintings presented by Carmen and Surya Bastakoti and catered by the Himalayan Kitchen.|14|
ART AT THE MAIN UP: Do You See What I See? a winter group show in which each artist has selected favorite seasonal lyrics to inspire this collection of original art.
ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UP: Twenty-seventh annual Holiday Craft Exhibit & Sale, featuring work by over 60 local craft artists, created for holiday gift-giving.
GALLERY UAF UP: Holiday Show with Bruce Larrabee, Hai Gilbert, Patricia Street, Amber DeBirk, Harold Wallace, Kaye Wankier, Marian McDevitt, Julie Shipman, Stephanie Swift & Sandra Seifert.
GRAY WALL GALLERY UP: Erica Harney, Teri Okey, David Powell, Daren Young, Jason Wells, Jacob Shirley, Guadalupe Rodriguez, Tamara Fox, Sarah Cuvelier and Matthew Hall. UPCOMING: Group Holiday Exhibit, featuring small works from prints to pottery to textiles.
ALPINE ART UP: New paintings from artist Chris Miles called Over the River and Through the Wood, as well as new small works from various artists. In addition, a Holiday Boutique in conjunction with Craft Lake City.
BLONDE GRIZZLY UPCOMING: The work of “Play Nice,” the internet alias for an artist who brings his digital graffiti off the pages of social networking sites and splatters it all over our walls.
SALTGRASS PRINTMAKERS UPCOMING: Seven Years at Saltgrass Printmakers, the annual fundraiser portfolio exchange features prayer flags this year. Each only $20. Saturday, December 4th, 6- 9 pm and Sunday, December 5th, 1- 4 pm. AND: SG member's new work and 6 Sides 2 Every Story, an international print collaboration, organized by Candace Nicol.
TANNER FRAMES UP: New works by Paul Vincent Bernard. Bernard's pieces are composed or roughly hewn lines that tangle and cross like layers of sediment. |10|
||KAYO GALLERY UP: Mark England and Sarah Edgar. UPCOMING: Small Works, annual group show of miniscule proportions.
BLOND GRIZZLY UP: Limited edition prints by Alex Pardee, Tara McPherson, Dave Correia, Robert Bowen, Skinner, Potter Press, Candace Jean, Trent Call and more
WILLIAMS FINE ART UP:Holiday Show, with contemporary and historical art from gallery regulars.
A GALLERY UP: Holiday Event featuring both traditional and contemporary seasonal works.
FOOTHILL LIBRARY UP: Aerial Alchemy: Works by Jan James.
EVERGREEN FRAMING CO. & GALLERY UP: Buying Local Art, By Local Artists, Painting Local People, Places and Things. UPCOMING: Winter Wonderland of Art.
15th STREET GALLERY UP: Aaron Bushnell, urban scenes and traditional landscapes.
FRAME SHOP AT 6TH AND L ( 752 E 6th Avenue; 801-359-4604) UP: Michael Rusnack's interpretive realism in luscious oils and water colors.
RIO GALLERY UP: ‘Tis the Season, featuring the diversity of the holidays through the work of many of Salt Lake’s finest contemporary artists.
LOCAL COLORS UP: Holiday Group Show.
PHILLIPS GALLERY UP: Holiday Group Show, through January 13.
MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY UPCOMING: Watercolors by Marilyn Read
CHAPMAN BRANCH LIBRARY UP: West Side Portraits Project III.
SWEET BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Tyler Bloomquist: Figurative Compositions.
HIVE GALLERY (Trolley Square) UP: Age of Aesthetics, a photographic exhibit by Cat Powers of fourteen women who have shaved their locks.
HOUSE GALLERY UP:Unforgotten Realms, a series of paintings by Allan Ludwig in which paint is made to resemble magic marker in works that straddle a fence between whimsy and seriousness.
DAY RIVERSIDE LIBRARY UP: Lions Club Peace Posters
DAVID ERICSON UPCOMING: Recent paintings by Lee Udall Bennion, Lynn Farrar, Katy Peterson and Sophie Soprano. Through January 15.
CAFFE NICHE UPCOMING: Photography of Digitelliot (Elliott Fraughton).
POP-UP SHOP (Artspace Commons, 824 south 400 west #134) UPCOMING: SLEEPICTURES holiday open house December 3, 6-9pm, featuring 50 new photographs by Teresa Flowers as well as new paintings.
EVOLUTIONARY HEALTHCARE (461 East 400 South) UPCOMING: Dave Hall and Janell James.