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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History

The dynamic environment created within the department is fertile ground for those serious about art making, research, critical discourse and teaching. Our faculty is dedicated to excellence and provides an open, respectful center for diversity and creative expression. The department mentors students in innovation, critical thinking, craft, exploration and creates exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Art & Art History is an outstanding place for students interested in creating a life in the arts.

Dec
5
Mon
Holiday Sale
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day

Original art by students, faculty, and alumni
Opening Reception December 5th 4-8pm
Tuesday December 6th thru Thursday December 8th 10am-6pm

Alvin Gittins Gallery
Art & Art History Building
375 South 1530 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

For more information, please call 801-581-8677 or email info@art.utah.edu

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Jan
9
Mon
MFA Interim Exhibition
Jan 9 – Jan 27 all-day
Jan
25
Wed
Visiting Artist: Andrew Scott Ross
Jan 25 all-day
Jan
26
Thu
Visiting Artist: Bridget Moser
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bridget Moser is a performance and video artist whose work is suspended between prop comedy, experimental theatre, performance art, absurd literature, existential anxiety and intuitive dance.

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Jan
27
Fri
Performance Workshop with Bridget Moser
Jan 27 all-day

Performance Workshop with Bridget Moser

Open to all COFA students. All experience levels welcome.

First come basis, 35 Person Cap. RSVP for the workshop email Alex: a.woodward.utah@gmail.com

This workshop is for artists who work in any medium (visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, etc) that explores the generative potential of movement, speech, writing and performing. Through a series ot exercises that explore these different skills, we will mine for all of the ideas that exist in our minds and bodies that are as yet unknown to us. We will work to identify our dominant habits in order to break them and to enter our own uncharted creative territory, and discover how to conjure new ideas and works of art out of seeming nothingness. These tools can also be used to bring about
and access new ideas for drawings, paintings, short stories, film scripts, choreography, theatre works, and more …

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Feb
8
Wed
Visiting Artist: Cheryl Pope
Feb 8 all-day
Feb
22
Wed
Visiting Artist: Art Werger
Feb 22 all-day
Mar
22
Wed
Visiting Artist: Camille Utterback
Mar 22 all-day
Apr
5
Wed
Visiting Artist: Richard Noyce
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
13
Thu
Annual Student Exhibition
Apr 13 – May 5 all-day

Reception April 13th

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