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Sydney Porter Williams & Dr. Beth Krensky recognized in 2022 Utah Art Educator Association Awards

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Each year at the annual Utah Art Educators Association (UAEA) conference, deserving educators and supporters are awarded educator of the year awards. We’re proud to share that MFA student Sydney Porter Williams has won the 2022 UAEA Preservice Art Educator of the Year Award, and Dr. Beth Krensky was awarded the 2022 Higher Education Educator […]

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Junk Journal Workshop

The Art Teaching Club is sponsoring a free junk journal workshop on Friday October 29th from 12:30-1:30 in ART 352! This hour-long workshop with the Book Arts Program will teach you how to design, bind, and press your very own journal. All students welcome! Please RSVP here: http://evite.me/u4mRwG2faX

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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 behalf of Sema Hadithi, following up on Utah Buffalo Soldier research she’s been involved with. Every year, Sema Hadithi hosts a conference and day of remembrance in support of their mission to discover, preserve, and present histories and stories of […]

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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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Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand Retires

We bid a happy farewell to Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand, who retired over the summer! We’re excited to announce her exhibition It’s Not Always Black and White opening September 7 in Gittins Gallery. Associate Professor (Lecturer) Sandy Brunvand has been described as a friend to all, supportive colleague, inspirational educator, and powerful artist. Her […]

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MA in Arts Teaching student Danielle Waters talks about the Youth Activist Art Archive

Danielle Waters, MA in Arts Teaching graduate and Digital Matters Spring 2021 Exhibition & Performance DM Graduate Student Grantee, designed and created the Youth Activist Art Archive, an open-access online tool that showcases a database of youth activist art of varying social issues, resources for making and facilitating art activism projects, and current academic research […]

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Wendy Wischer & Reilly Jensen in Artivism for Earth Event

Artivism for Earth: Expressions of Loss and Hope is an interdisciplinary collaboration out of the University of Utah to find compassionate and creative solutions to climate crisis. Online content of these artistic collaborations begin on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, 2021. Transitions is a collaboration between Artist Wendy Wischer and Poet Katharine Coles that creates transitions in […]

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Covid, Coincidence, and a Book Arts Connection

Marriott Library asked Art Teaching senior and Book Arts intern Victoria Dennis and Book Arts K-12 & Community Education Specialist Jazmin Gallegos about their involvement with the University of Utah’s Art Teaching Program, Book Arts Events, and more. Watch the interview below! src=”https://newsletter.lib.utah.edu/covid-coincidence-and-a-book-arts-connection/” width= “800” height= “700”

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: U OF U 2021 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

U of U 2021 Student Art Exhibition Call for Entries ELIGIBILITY All currently enrolled U of U UNDERGRADUATE ART and GRAPHIC DESIGN MAJORS & MINORS (all emphasis areas) may submit 1–3 original works in any medium. 2D works: Must be gallery-ready with picture wire, including all framed work and paintings. No sawtooth hangers. Wet paintings, […]

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