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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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Online Performance by Professor Beth Krensky

O1ARTS – Social Distancing and Art, Episode 3 Dispatch from Solitude #1: Walking the Unknown Path Beth Krensky Performance Tune in on Friday, June 5th at 6:30pm MT on Facebook to witness this powerful piece. On June 5th, O1ARTS reveals the third episode of Social Distancing and Art with an impactful performance art piece by […]

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Professor Beth Krensky wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to Art Teaching Professor Beth Krensky, winner of a University Distinguished Teaching Award this year! “Dr. Krensky has shown deep, enduring commitment to the development and implementation of cutting edge arts education curricula that pushes our arts teaching students to think inclusively and globally in an effort to forward the field of arts education. […]

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Spring Semester Update

CLASSES CANCELED ON MARCH 16 & 17 ONLINE LEARNING ONLY THROUGH END OF SEMESTER The University of Utah will shift to all-online instruction beginning March 18 for the rest of spring semester. Classes are canceled Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, allowing faculty and staff time to prepare the transition to online coursework. For […]

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