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 November 2010
Published by Artists of Utah
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Leo Krikorian at CUAC
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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

SANPETE COUNTY
CUAC UPCOMING: Japan ArtWave, featuring the work of Masahiro Suzuki, Keiko Kusumoto, Takumi Sejima, and Kenji Kato. AND: Fathom, curated by Kirsti Ringger and featuring Annie Boyer, Van Chu, and Jan James. UPCOMING: Geometric Abstractions, work by Leo Krikorian.|0| Krikorian is an important but relatively undiscovered painter of the post-war abstract movements who studied with Ansel Adams, Josef Albers and Clifford Stills. Krikorian's work pays careful attention to color relationships, producing sophisticated visual compositions that are dazzling and often times unorthodox. The abstract forms within his work combine to simulate isometric perspective, positioning the picture plane somewhere between the second and third dimensions. AND: Events, presents work by Todd Chilton, a contemporary artist whose painting is related to the geometric abstraction of Krikorian.|1| While acknowledging the failure of High Modernism's search for ultimate Truth, his paint quality is decisively imperfect with shapes that don't quite line up.

ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Academy UPCOMING:
Doors of Hope, a collection of 25 doors by sculptor Daniel Pettigrew.|2| The doors were commissioned by the Erin Kimball Memorial foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence.
St. George Art Museum UP: Beyond the Literal, abstract painting and sculpture by Lynn Berryhill,|3| Noel Logan, |4| Pearl Meadows |5| and Anne Weiler-Brown |6| in the Main and Mezzanine Galleries. AND: Land Beyond Literal, expressionist landscape paintings by Royden Card in the Legacy Gallery.|7|

Sears Gallery UP: A Panel Of Women Present: Music For Your Eyes featuring Cathie McCormick, Aimee Bonham, Alisha Tolman, Sunny Belliston Taylor, and LuAnn Williams. These artists share a background of traditional realism and have chosen this point of departure as a valid form of expression and communication. All are art educators with strong connections to Southern Utah.

Zion National Park UP: In The Footsteps of Thomas Moran, a plein air invitational in Zion National Park. Celebrating Thomas Moran’s place in the history of Zion National Park, the event brings together some of the country’s finest landscape artists to paint where Moran first sketched Zion Canyon in 1873 -- narrow canyons of red cliffs, along the breathtaking views of the Kolob and the 360 degree vistas of Lava Point. Site maps will be available for visitors indicating where they can view the artists at work. Studio paintings from the invited artists will be exhibited in the Zion Human History Museum through November 29. On November 5, a “quick draw” event with auction following will be held on the lawn in front of the Zion Lodge. On the evening of November 5, 80 to 100 paintings created during the week will be hung at the Zion Nature Center.

CEDAR CITY

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP:
Winslow Homer in America: 1857 - 1887 includes 125 original wood engravings focusing on the artist’s early development. AND: Works by Max Dickson Weaver in the South Hall Gallery. Weaver, a long-time art teacher, will be exhibiting a collection of his paintings.

PRICE

Gallery East UPCOMING: Ingressio: Entering In, a series of photographic vignettes and small, narrowly-focused images by UVU BFA student Rebecca Poulsen Harbaugh.|8| Harbaugh uses the blue- and brown-toned cyanotype process to capture the iconic subjects of her personal vision in which she investigates the process of life, spirituality, and personal development. Harbaugh’s images touch upon self reflection, life, worship, and sense of place.

UTAH COUNTY
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Fall Photography/Digital Art Show, a juried competition open to all Utah artists. Through November 26.

Terra Nova Gallery UP: Great Things/Small Packages '10, the galleries annual exhibition of small works by gallery regulars.

Springville Museum of Art UP: 25th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah.

Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: Bill Owens: Suburbia, a sly photographic study through 65 black and white photographs of suburban life in the 1970s—the second generation of the post-war suburban movement. |9| AND: James Tissot: The life of Christ showcases 124 watercolors from the Brooklyn Museum's collection of 19th-century New Testament illustrations by French artist James Tissot.|10| AND: Wide-Open Spaces: Capturing the Grandeur of the American Southwest, an exhibition that explores the artistic innovations in color, composition and technique developed by 20th-century artists to capture the grandeur of the region.
UPCOMING: Carl Bloch: The Master's Hand, an exhibit of five large altar paintings Lutheran Danish artist Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834 – 1890).|11| The artist's works are well-known to many in Utah because the LDS church has reproduced them in their publications and buildings. Four of these works will be traveling from the original installation for the first time since their creation. The other altar painting, “Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda,” has become the museum’s signature piece since it was acquired in September 2001. Additional religious paintings and etchings along with genre, history, portrait and landscape paintings from Danish museums also will be included in the exhibition.

BYU Harold B. Lee Library Exhibits UP: The Glory, an exhibit by Rory Bruggeman in the Hallway Gallery, Level 3. UPCOMING: Animal Brilliance, an exhibition of works by husband and wife Lance and Jacqui Larsen.|12| Lance, a poet, and Jacqui, a visual artist, have created a series of individual works created in a play of collaborative inspiration.

Woodbury Art Museum UP:
Art Through the Cultural Revolution, includes the work of several artists known as the Cave Artists Group (Yaodong Huapai) who worked under the direction of Beijing based artist Jin Zhilin.|13| The collection includes Jin’s early work from the 1950s, which was heavily influenced by Soviet Social Realism, work produced during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) that towards the end was illustrative of the Revolutionary Romanticism engulfing the arts in China, and works from the post-Cultural Revolution period (late 1970s-early 1980s), reflecting more traditional themes and aspects of local culture that Jin encouraged his students to study.

Covey Center for the Arts UP: Elements, featuring found art sculptures in steel, stone and glass by Doug Adams,|14| a former steel mill worker who includes aural elements in his pieces; jewelry by Brittany Golden, resident artist and silversmith instructor at Sundance Resort |15|; and paintings by emerging artist Christina Timothy.|16|

Suburbia at BYU MoA
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 additional media coverage of the visual arts in Utah

10/1 On the cover of Catalyst Magazine: "Loki" by Carol Koleman

10/1 Warren Neary in Southwest Art magazine

10/1 Arts leaders worry about coverage at Deseret News

10/1 Art show finds glamour in life of housewives

10/1 D-News and the Arts: Write Your Own Coverage!

10/2 Art canvas: Arts events around Utah

10/2 New sculpture adds art to Red Butte Garden

10/3 Are Mossad agents selling art in Utah? An article from the Jerusalem Post.

10/4 Pause: Blue Critchfield & Erica Houston: Married artists bring different perspectives to moments of awareness

10/7 Visual art notes: Tour UMFA, browse art and wine or hit the Finch Lane sale

10/8 A teacher’s touch: BDAC exhibit traces Stewart’s influence through generations

10/9 Art canvas: Art events in Utah

10/14 Art Brings Families Together at BDAC

10/14 Trevor Southey retrospective: Image and ideal

10/15 Emotions key to appeal of People’s Choice winners
for LeConte Stewart Country Show


10/19 Birds, Bees and Mormons: Utah artist uses beeswax and facebook to create a new collaborative art form.

10/23 Art canvas: Art events in Utah

10/23 BYU exhibit highlights Western art

10/23 Mondo Fine Art is not your run-of-the-mill art gallery

10/24 Utah art learning program finds success, fights
to stay afloat


10/25 Utah Quilt Guild Quilt Festival: Beyond fabric and thread

10/25 Go West at the Salt Lake Art Center: New exhibit explores the American West's complex mythology.

10/27 New grant set to bring art projects to residents

10/27 A breath of spring: October exhibit at Lamplight chases away the winter chill

10/28 Solitude helps artist heal

10/28 Visual art notes: Find art in black holes, couture and canyons

10/29 Salt Lake artist grieves the destruction of his work

10/29 Outdoor notebook: Ogden Nature Center hosts photographer James Balog





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