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July 2010
Published by Artists of Utah
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Up & Upcoming: Salt Lake Area
Up & Upcoming This Month

Prepared by 15 Bytes staff. Many shows already UP this month will continue through August. Unless otherwise noted, UPCOMING shows begin July Gallery Stroll, JULY 16, 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. Please send listings for this page to editor@artistsofutah.org

GARFO UPCOMING: Containment: New Perspectives on the Human Form. This exhibition surveys and re-evaluates the figure in contemporary art from the inside out. Local, national, and international artists Jenny Morgan,|0| Pooneh Maghazehe, Sri Whipple, Jayoung Yoon, Rebecca Campbell, Rob Lorie, Shantel Kristin Bennett, and Jaron Anderson—work across diverse media to examine the figure; both as a container for human emotion and the mind, and as something contained by the outside world and all its cultural and historic implications.

SALT LAKE ART CENTER UPCOMING: Contemporary Masters, 18 fully playable works of artist-designed miniature golf fill the Art Center's Main Gallery (see page 2). The idea was launched over a year ago by the 337 Project, which has now become a program of the Salt Lake Art Center. To extend playing time, the Art Center will also be open Sundays, noon to 5 pm throughout the duration of the exhibit. AND: In the Street Level Gallery, Not Just Another Pretty Face, the latest installment of the Art Center's fundraising program. The exhibit features newly-commissioned works of art created by Utah artists at the request of new collectors.

CHARLEY HAFEN GALLERY UP: Imaginal Alchemy, Lisa Scopes Oliver's free-flowing mixed media paintings of ethereal abstract compositions and colorful interplay.|1| UPCOMING: Perspectives, work by Anni Stafford, a contemporary realist painter who studied with Alvin Gittins, V. Douglas Snow, and Paul Davis, paints with oil and watercolor, and whose subjects include people, landscapes and still lifes.|2|

UTAH CULTURAL CELEBRATION CENTER UPCOMING: Face of Utah Sculpture VI. Every year The Face of Utah Sculpture provides over fifty Utah artists a forum to present Utah culture through sculptural form. The origins of this dynamic exhibit, envisioned by glass artist Dan Cummings, features both well-known and emerging Utah sculptors, showcasing both traditional and contemporary sculpture in a variety of techniques, styles, mediums and forms.

UMFA UP: Africa: Arts of a Continent. Explore themes of the spirit world and afterlife with African art objects from the UMFA’s permanent collection. AND: Pablo O'Higgins: Works on Paper, a selection of lithographs by the late Pablo O'Higgins, a Utah artist dedicated to creating heroic depictions of the working class in revolutionary Mexico (see May edition). AND: Las Artes de Mexico, on loan from the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, explores the art, history, and culture of Mexico across many eras and regions, from the ancient work of the Mayans and Aztecs to groundbreaking modernist painting of the twentieth century. INCLUDES: Community: Eat, Work, Play Big a collaboration between the UMFA, Lincoln Elementary School, and the University of Utah's Artsbridge Scholars inspired by Las Artes de México and the Mexican muralist movement. salt 1, the first of an ongoing series of semiannual exhibitions entitled salt, features the work of Mexico City-based artist Adriana Lara (see page 4). UPCOMING: Painting Utah’s Mount Olympus. For the past century-and-a-half, some of Utah's most talented artists, including Lee Greene Richards, Gilbert Munger, Edwin Deaken, Anton Rasmussen, David Meikle, and others, have attempted to do justice to this silent sentinel. Through their work, the home of the gods is immortalized in Painting Utah’s Mount Olympus.

GALLERY AT LIBRARY SQUARE UP: Eclectic Paintings and Automata by Edie Roberson. |3| (see June edition). AND:
DREAMers: Living in the Shadow of Hope, photographs by Lynn Hoffman-Brouse and interviews by Annie Brewer exploring the world of children who were brought to Utah by illegal immigrant parents and the challenges they confront as undocumented adults. UPCOMING: African Vialet by Olivia Pendergast. For three years former Utah artist Olivia Pendergast has been returning to Malawi. In this exhibit she paints the world of Vialet, a young girl who broadened her vision beyond the brick walls of Pendergast's hotel and into the village life of the Malawi. AND: Captured by Kenya: Photographs by Rebekah Sosa. Rebekah Sosa uses mixed media to raise awareness about global issues and encourage people to get involved in sustainable solutions. The work in this exhibit was shot during a four-month period while the artist worked with CHOICE Humanitarian.

SWEET BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Reclaimed Sentiments: Study in Idioms by Phoenix Ostermann. UPCOMING: Salt Lake City 1985-86: Photographs by G. Vernon Sears.

CHAPMAN BRANCH LIBRARY UP: Summer Art Songs by Kathy Grossman, an exhibit of colorful acrylic paintings that come alive with the fertile breath and sensuous melody of summer.

ANDERSON-FOOTHILL LIBRARY UPCOMING: ORANGe UTAhN, an exhibit of art created by and with the Bornean orangutans from Utah's Hogle Zoo. The exhibit's paintings were made by three of the zoo's four orangutans, Elijah, Eve, and their child, Acara, as part of the zoo's enrichment program. Enrichment consists of novel items added to an animal's environment that encourage natural behaviors and stimulate the mind.

Narrative Paintings by Jennifer Singleton.

SUGAR HOUSE GALLERY UP: Greg Sumner, a local photographer who after being "trapped" working in a TV Station for twenty-seven years, has returned to fine art photography. This, his first one-man show since his hiatus, features color, digital photographs shot in the central Mountains of Mexico in the last two years.|4| UPCOMING: Colorful abstract paintings of Clarence Bowman.

UTAH ARTS ALLIANCE UPCOMING: THE SPARL BIZARRE, featuring the art and artists of Utah Fire Arts. The exhibit provides an open window into the world of Utah based Fire Art and Artists inspired by fire, including mannequins dressed in original "Playa
Fashion" created by local designers, jewelry, photography, sculptures, a 'sound booth' featuring
tracks by local musicians and DJs. Art you can play with, art you can touch and art that is unexpected.

ART AT THE MAIN UP: The Still-Life Challenge. The co-op challenged their artists to set up a still life using an Arabian coffee pot, three red books, a pot of flowers and a pair of glasses, and represent them in any medium, any style. UPCOMING: Paint and Paper, new work by Nancy Swanson exploring different media and methods including watercolor, monotype, gouache and pastel in styles from realistic to abstract.

HORNE FINE ART UP: Fresh additions to evolving show Phyllis Horne Paints Spring and Summer. UPCOMING: Summer in the City, another series of cityscape paintings by Karen Horne. The exhibition depicts the "parade of life" at outdoor cafes, plazas and parks, including an ongoing series on the Utah Arts Festival, showing crowd scenes at different times of day.

UP: The Wasatch Society of Artists first annual exhibition. Artists include: Gary Ernest Smith, Jim Morgan, John Berry, Richard Hull, Bonnie Posselli, Rob Colvin, Ron Russon, G. Russell Case, and Steve Kropp. UPCOMING: Featuring three of the gallery's top selling landscape artists: Elva Malin, Charles Muench and Kate Starling.

MESTIZO UPCOMING: HERstories, an exhibition celebrating the two-year anniversary of the space and featuring the work of Ruby Chacon and Veronica Perez.

MUSEUM OF CHURCH HISTORY & ART UP: The Salt Lake Tabernacle: Gathering the Saints under One Roof. The exhibit examines the architectural influences on the Tabernacle's design and construction, and displays historical photographs that document the construction progress.

ART BARN/FINCH LANE GALLERY UP: Works by Al Denyer, Aurora Hughes Villa and Sunny Belliston. In her newest series of drawings, Flow, University of Utah professor Denyer works in graphite to create subtle evocations of the landscape seen from an aerial viewpoint (see June edition). Wall-Paper, an exhibit of mixed-media objects employing porcelain wall objects and hand-printed wallpaper panels by Aurora Hughes Villa, explores objects and images related to domestic space and the body. In the Park Gallery BYU professor Sunny Belliston exhibits a series of small, sculptural paintings that reference the modernist shaped canvases of such artists as Frank Stella and Imi Knoebel. . UPCOMING: Glass Art Guild of Utah, annual juried exhibit of work by guild members.

Aurora Hughes Villa at Finch Lane Gallery


A GALLERY UP: Summer Solstice exhibit.

ALPINE ART UP: Best in Show, artwork by local artists benefiting No More Homeless Pets.

24 Hours, annual exhibit of work produced by University of Utah students in a 24-hour art-making marathon.

UP: Rural Utah landscapes by Tom Howard. UPCOMING: Annual Summer Group Show featuring the entire collection of gallery artists including a few new faces.

ART ACCESS GALLERIES UP: Paintings by Jeff Juhlin & Jodi Steen. AND: In Access II Gallery paintings by Denise Crane. UPCOMING: Hosting painter, Olivia Mae Pendergast and three Malawi artists, as well as We Are Amused, featuring six artists known for their sense of humor: Sam Wilson; Bob Kleinschmidt; Zane Lancaster; Dottie Miles; Pat Bagley and Sara Shephard Edgar.

15th STREET GALLERY UP: Colorful, contemporary still lifes of Aaron Lifferth. Gallery guests may also view paintings by Lindsay Frei, Aaron Bushnell, Steven Larson and Eric Thompson.
CAFFE NICHE UP: Encaustic and mixed media paintings by Gia Whitlock.

Wes Greaves from Utah's Tough Tittie will display his digital art series, Moonshine vs. Milk and Neil Keener of national band Git Some with his acrylic paintings, Icon Sandwich. UPCOMING: Guy Wheelwright with Sensible Horizon, an exploration of architectural elements and Rachel McKinnie with Random Favorites, a series of shots from around Utah.

RIO GALLERY UP: DesignArts Utah ’10, juried by Budd Steinhilber, features fifteen diverse design projects by some of Utah’s best designers.

UTAH ARTIST HANDS UP:Many Hands, a summer group show featuring the works of the gallery represented artists. Artist demonstrations every month.

MICHAEL BERRY GALLERY (163 E 300 S) UPCOMING:Sculpture by Tim Little and paintings by Ric Blackerby.

LOCAL COLORS OF UTAH UP: Anticipation, a summer group show features all of our artists in a variety of mediums.

SAANS DOWNTOWN UP: Oil paintings and watercolors by Alojz Petras and Roman Turcel.
UPCOMING: The Holga Show returns to the gallery with work submitted from around the world by aficionados of the cheap Chinese camera.

(8000 South Redwood Rd., in the West Jordan City Bldg., 3rd floor) UP: Plein air painting by artists of the Utah Artist's League.

EVERGREEN FRAMING UP:Works by Carel Brest van Kempen, who combines art and biology with stunning detail.

TANNER FRAMES UP: Fragments, work by Joshua Caldwell.

FRAME SHOP AT 6TH AND L ( 752 E 6th Avenue; 801-359-4604) UP: Exhibiting the exceptional work of Daniel Ramjoue, the award winning realist who adds energy and motion to still life. UPCOMING: Stone petroglyphic artwork of Arlin Pritchard.

SALTGRASS PRINTMAKERS UPCOMING: Recent works by Erik Waterkotte.

HOUSE GALLERY UPCOMING: Phoneme, new work by gallery owner Julie Dunker.


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