Up & Upcoming to the South
ST. GEORGE AREA
St. George Art Academy UPCOMING: Glamorous Work, an exhibition of new works by Fiona Phillips inspired by snapshots of her mother in dresses from the 1950's and 60's. This led to research regarding the advertisements targeting and creating the glamorous housewife or "domestic goddess."|0| Phillips says these images, showing women doing housework in impractical heels and dresses, now look ridiculous and in these paintings is giving them an "affectionate poke."
St. George Art Museum UP: Botanical Illustration: From Penstemons to Pines in the Main Gallery.|1| This exhibit consists of thirty-two juried works on paper -- in graphite, pen and ink, colored pencil, and watercolor -- revealing the remarkable biodiversity of the Rocky Mountain, ranging from alpine tundra to open grassland. AND: Summoning the Spirit of the Southwestern Lands, photographs by Willie Holdman in the Mezzanine Gallery.|2| Thirty-two works by the photographer whose work has greeted millions of visitors to Utah in the moving walkway in the Salt Lake City airport terminal. AND: Forgotten Places, photographic works by Sam Scholes & Ben Kuhns in the Legacy Gallery.|3| Scholes and Kuhn set out to photograph and capture things made by and subsequently abandoned by humans, resulting in an exhibit of 50 pieces. Scholes has been making photographs since he was a child and his recent degree in Anthropology is evident in his interest in images that reveal the presence of man.
Ben Kuhns is Nebraska born, Utah raised, and west coast loving and spends his days dedicated to one thing: improving his craft as an image maker.
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery UP: 2010 High School Fine Arts Competition features the creative visions of 33 high school art students from the state of Utah.|4| The students, working in ceramics, color pencil, graphite, photography, acrylic and metal, used Shakespeare's line from The Tempest, "Such stuff as dreams are made on," as the theme for this year's exhibit. AND: In the South Hall Gallery, works from the
Life Drawings and Anatomy. UPCOMING: Winslow Homer in America: 1857 - 1887
includes 125 original wood engravings focusing on the artist’s early development.
Gallery East UP: People, Places and Things Along US - 8, a Utah Arts Councilís Traveling Exhibition, features 30 black and white photographs from John Telford's 503-mile photo tour of US Highway 89, highlighting the unique, unusual, and extraordinary things found along this historic highway.|5|
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.
Utah County Art Gallery UP: Fall Photography/Digital Art Show, a juried competition open to all Utah artists.
Terra Nova Gallery UP: Provo Plein Air 2010.
||Springville Museum of Art UP: The Art of Topaz: Beauty Inside Barbed Wire. AND: Sergei Bongart: Russian Master Painter of Light and Color. AND: The Sum of All Parts: Art of Julie Buckley, Carin Fausett, George and Kirsten Barnhill, an exhibit of art that visualizes answers to questions about life's journey. AND: Past and Present: The Art of Russell Case, featuring work by the landscape artist spanning three decades. UPCOMING: 25th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah,
Brigham Young University Museum of Art UP: As the Rose, sculpture by Adam Bateman in the MOA Sculpture Garden.|6| AND: 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. |7| 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.|8| 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.
BYU Harold B. Lee Library Exhibits UP:The Mormons, a photo essay by Mark Hedengren. Auditorium Gallery, level 1 and Gallery One, level 2. AND: The Glory, an exhibit by Rory Bruggeman in the Hallway Gallery, Level 3.
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.|9| 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: Ghosts, Conversations and Concerns, the first exhibit in the Covey's new gallery space, features work by BYU art professor Joseph Ostraff.|10| AND: Elements, featuring found art sculptures in steel, stone and glass by Doug Adams,|11| a former steel mill worker who includes aural elements in his pieces; jewelry by Brittany Golden, resident artist and silversmith instructor at Sundance Resort |12|; and paintings by emerging artist Christina Timothy.|13|