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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. Please send listings for this page to editor@artistsofutah.org

Coyote Gulch Art Village UPCOMING: The 11th Annual Art in Kayenta Festival. |0| Nestled in the unique community of Kayenta, Ivins Utah, 7 miles west of St. George, the Coyote Gulch Art Village celebrates Presidents Day weekend with an annual celebration of mucis, food and art. Artists from every region of the country offer a variety of work -- watercolors, metal art, jewelry, pottery, photography. Local artist Gina Jrel has created this year's poster. Children will have the opportunity to learn from talented, professional artists in the "Chidren's Corner."

Sears Art Gallery UPCOMING: The 24th Annual Robert N. and Peggy Sears Dixie Invitational Art Show and Sale, opens every year on the Saturday of Presidents weekend in February. The show boasts a variety of representational art including landscape, portrait, western, and impressionistic pieces.

St. George Art Museum UP: Curator Deborah Reeder says that with the number of new residents in St. George she felt it was time to focus on the City's history. Three exhibits of work from the permanent collection take a look at "Our Town." A Portrait of St. George: Its History - A Look to the Past Historic Photographs of the Cotton Mission in the Main Gallery.|1| AND: A Portrait of St. George: Its People and Its Landscape in the Mezzanine Gallery.|2| AND: A Portrait of St. George: Its People and Its Landscape in the Legacy Gallery.

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UPCOMING: SUU Art and Design faculty exhibit. exciting new artwork created by members of the SUU Art and Design faculty in February.Ten full-time faculty and eleven adjunct faculty will exhibit work during this exhibition. After spending time at Parowan Gap during the Fall 2009 semester, faculty members created new work inspired by the area. Other work created by faculty members will also be on display. Artwork was developed using a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design, photography, and illustration.

The College of Eastern Utah's Gallery East
UPCOMING: En Masse: Selected Work by Art Students at Utah Valley University,

Central Utah Art Center UP: Joshua Winegar's "Still-Life" series, through February 9. UPCOMING: Training an exhibition by Angela Ellsworth, examining the body in motion.|3| Collaborating with volunteers and various community members, Ellsworth set up a "cardio-drawing" workshop in a local gym in Scotland and created a series of drawings based on movement, repetition, and participation.

Snow College Art Gallery
UP: Twelve Moons, new paintings by Kathy Peterson. These twelve paintings are used in a 2010 calendar published by the artist. |4| Through February 12th. UPCOMING: 2010 Snow College Visual Arts Faculty Biennial.

Woodbury Art Museum UP:
Jeanne Clarke, works on loan to the museum from the artist's family.|5| UPCOMING: Tawni Shuler: Ecotone, works by the native of Wyoming who is currently a visiting faculty member at UVU. |6| February 5 – March 12. AND: Kelly Larsen: After Vermont, works by the UVU alumnus complete after a current residency at the Vermont Studio Center.|7|

SCERA Center for the Arts UP: "Found Art" by Penelope Jones.

Springville Museum of Art UP: The John H. Schaeffer Collection of Victorian & European Art, a selection from the Victorian art collection of Australian businessman John Schaeffer.
UPCOMING: 38th Annual All-State High Schools of Utah Show.

BYU Harold B. Lee Library Exhibits
Book Bound, featuring the work of recent students and faculty of Visual Arts 330: Bookbinding. Auditorium Gallery, level 1.

BYU B.F. Larsen Gallery UP:Struggle, Hope and New Life, focuses on the WWII Topaz internment camp. The exhibit includes the pastel work of Salt Lake City artist Setsu Nagata Kanehara, along with other pieces by Suiko "Charles" Mikami and Ryosaku Matsuoka, all interned at Topaz. In addition, 120,000 paper cranes symbolic of the number of Japanese Americans interned during the war. In conjunction with BYU's theatre production of "A Thousand Cranes," about the struggles of a Japanese woman dealing with radiation sickness in the wake of Hiroshima.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: Mirror Mirror on the Wall, an exhibition of contemporary art that explores identity and perception. Notable international artists join Utah artists, in an exhibit of 56 works that trace the influences of rituals, facades, social media, and the family on the formation of individual identity. A variety of media is on display including installation art, painting, photography, multi-media and video art (see December edition). AND: Types and Shadows: Intimations of Divinity encourages viewers to participate in the process of seeking out and finding meaning in the symbols, metaphors and veiled visual references that “point to” the divine mission of Jesus Christ. AND: The First 100 Years: Collecting Art at BYU tells the remarkable story of the development of the university art collection through the display of 150 of the outstanding works that have been acquired over the past century.

UP: BYU Art Illustration Showcase. Through February 27. UPCOMING: Utah Valley Artists Guild Show.

The Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll
occurs the first Friday of every month from 6-9pm as part of the First Fridays Provo Gallery Stroll. The event is free and open to the public.

Terra Nova UP: Seeing In Side Out, works by Marcus A. Vincent |8| and Jesse Royston.
Covey Center for the Arts UPCOMING: Art of the American West, works by George Cepull and Blaine Frazier.

 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

1/1 Laurie Lisonbee on the cover of Catalyst magazine

1/4 25 Utah Artists to watch

1/6 Copper Palate Press joins the vibrant artistic community of Salt Lake City printmakers.

1/7 Trent Alvey/Corey Bowman at Finch Lane

1/7 Visual art notes: 'Winter Lights' shine at Main Library

1/7 Victorian and European Art Highlights in Springville

1/14 Life Illustrated: BDAC’s Illustration Utah! competition and exhibit.

1/13 Still Life: An Exhibition of Works by Josh Winegar

1/14 Illustrator Greg Spalenka highlights artistic journey.

1/14 The Continuing Allure: Painters of Utah’s Red Rock

1/15 100 years of art at BYU

1/15 Jerry Hardesty: Reflections on display

1/15 John Hess: Woven Textile Reliefs

1/16 North Ogden resident has woodwork in his blood.

1/16 Springville Museum of Art's Victorian collection

1/17 Former BYU professor’s art on display in Springville

1/21 "Out of the Box" exhibit focuses on work by artists stretching beyond their usual subjects or mediums.

1/21 Artists explore the intangible at BDAC’s ‘Simply Abstract’.

1/22 Painting for story: Creation is confrontation for well-loved Utah artist

1/24 Kearns man creates wood portraits to comfort soldiers' families.

1/25 Scenic Helper strives to reinvent itself

1/25 Utah artists, using the art of printmaking to create diverse works.

1/26 Familiar art from a not-so-familiar name.

1/27 Captains Captured: UAF Gallery showcases an artistic collective’s cross-pollination.

1/27 Jamie Wyeth: Seven Deadly Sins.

1/28 Seagulls of sin: Jamie Wyeth brings his brush and birds to Utah.

1/30 Artist Sean Toomey sees 'world in watercolors'

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