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Art Teaching Alum Miguel Galaz at MICA

Art Teaching Alumnus Miguel Galaz presents work from his Tarpuymunay art project at Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts. Tarpuymunay is an art project with the intention of creating cultural awareness through paintings, murals, and sculptures. It means ¨Cultivating Love¨ in Quechua, the language of the Andes. Being a Mexican-American immigrant living in Salt Lake City, Utah, along with traveling around […]

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U of U Artists at Three Creeks Confluence Park, SLC


Painting & Drawing Professor Al Denyer, and alumni Joshua Graham (MFA Community Based Art Teaching, 2019) and Claire Taylor (BFA Printmaking, 2017), were among twenty artists whose designs were selected for a pedestrian bridge at Salt Lake City’s new Three Confluences Park, in the Glendale neighborhood. “Three Creeks Confluence Park is the site where Red […]

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Art History Alumni News

Congratulations to our Art History MA Alums Jennifer Sales and Emily Citino for their recent accomplishments! Jennifer Sales (MA 2016) was recently awarded an honorable mention for the 2020 Peter C. Marzio Award for Outstanding Research in Latin American and Latino Art, sponsored by the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, Museum of Fine […]

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Fall 2020 News & Snaps

Students During this semester, students in ART 4720: Contemporary Photography Projects have been working on individual bodies of work that engage with interdisciplinary practices, including installation, audio, video, and bookmaking. These artists have worked tirelessly to translate the work from an in-person to an online exhibition and publication. The artists included in the exhibition address […]

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MFA Alum Nancy Rivera at Granary Arts

Alum Nancy Rivera (MFA 2016) opened a new exhibition with Denae Shanidiin last month at Granary Arts: “Facing Home” brings work by artists Nancy Rivera and Denae Shanidiin into dialogue, and considers notions of home, displacement, and memory as they relate to a multicultural identity. Through soft-sculpture installation and photography-based works, both artists reveal complex […]

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UA&M Covid-19 Emergency Funding

The Utah Individual Artist Emergency Funding Round 2 is a resource dedicated to supporting working artists residing in Utah who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Focused on lost income, these one-time relief funds of $500 will be provided to Utah artists for as long as the fund can sustain requests. Application […]

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