October 18 - November 12Exhibition Information
Visiting Artist: Maria Thereza Alves
October 27 at 11amMore Information
Visiting Artist: Rick Griffith
Artist Talk November 3More Information
Featured Faculty: Edward Bateman
2021 Presidential Scholar RecipientAbout the Artist
Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History
The dynamic environment created within the department is fertile ground for those serious about art-making, graphic design, research, critical discourse, and teaching. Our faculty are 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 create exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Art & Art History is an excellent place for students interested in creating a life in the arts.
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Four Undergraduate and Two Graduate Degrees
A Sense of Place
Responses to Belonging in the American West Collaborative Statement Our research as a group parses...
Professor Justin Diggle in imPRESSions Open Printmaking Biennial ’21
Printmaking Professor Justin Diggle has been nominated, as an elected fellow, to represent the Royal...
Professor Michael Hirshon in DesignArts Utah ’21 Show
Congratulations to Illustration Professor Michael Hirshon, whose card game work The Imposter Kings was included in...
Professor Lewis J. Crawford at Nox Contemporary
On Friday, September 17th, 2021, Nox Contemporary will host the opening for the exhibition Genetic...
Professor Al Denyer attends Summer Artist Residency at Ucross
Painting & Drawing Professor Al Denyer attended an artist residency at the Ucross Foundation’s 20,000...
Congratulations to Professor Edward Bateman, 2021 Presidential Scholar Recipient
It's been a big year of recognition, accolades and awards for Photography/Digital Imaging Professor Edward...
Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand Retires
We bid a happy farewell to Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand, who retired over the...
UMFA’s “Space Maker” features 33 faculty artists, curated by alum Nancy Rivera
In anticipation of the opening of Utah Museum of Fine Art's "Space Maker" on August...
Professor Ed Bateman short listed for RGS Earth Photo Competition
Congratulations to Photography / Digital Imaging Professor Ed Bateman, who was short listed in the...
August 21 - December 5
October 18 - November 12
October 27 @ 11:00 am MDT
November 3 @ 4:30 pm MDT
December 7 - December 10
January 10, 2022 - January 28, 2022
Junk Journal Workshop
The Art Teaching Club is sponsoring a free junk journal workshop on Friday October 29th...
Art Teaching MFA student to present at ‘Tell the Story’ Event
Art Teaching MFA student Reilly Jensen will be facilitating a comic-book and storytelling arts workshop on...
U Magazine feature on alumnus Trent Call
Read about Alumnus Trent Call (BFA'04) in a feature about some of his murals in...
Breakfast Art: An International Exchange Project
We invite students to respond to the theme of 'Breakfast', and create size 8x8" artworks...
Art Teaching Alum Miguel Galaz at MICA
Art Teaching Alumnus Miguel Galaz presents work from his Tarpuymunay art project at Mestizo Institute...
BFA Student Ryne Ormond at Office Space Gallery
Sculpture Intermedia and Ceramics BFA senior Ryne Ormond will open a solo show in October...
Fall Gathering at Stewardship Day
Join us for a day of archaeology and learning for the whole family! Where: Nine...
Open Position: Chase Museum Visitor Service Staff
The Division of Arts & Museums seeks a part-time staff member to assist with Visitor...
Call to Mural Artists in Twin Falls, Idaho
INTRODUCTION The Downtown Arts Subcommittee on behalf of the Urban Renewal Agency of the City...