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Alum Bea Hurd opens solo exhibition at BDAC

Since graduating last year, alum Bea Hurd (BFA Sculpture Intermedia 2021 @beayond_art) spent 5 months on art residencies that took them across the country: Art Farm in Nebraska, Camp Wonder Wander in Waynesboro Tennessee, AIR Studio Paducah in Kentucky, Arts Letters and Numbers in Averill Park NY – and currently back to Utah as a […]

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2022 CFA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher: Comstock

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We’re delighted to share that Art & Art History student Comstock has been presented with the 2022 College of Fine Arts Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher award. In 2015, The Office of Undergraduate Research established the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award to recognize an outstanding undergraduate researcher from each college. Faculty mentors are invited to nominate students, and awardees are selected by committee. The criteria for the Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award […]

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2022 Outstanding Senior: Alexandria Jensen

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We’re delighted to share that Alexandria Jensen has been awarded the College of Fine Arts Outstanding Senior for Art & Art History! Alexandria Jensen Department of Art & Art History Pronouns: She/Her Majored in: Art Teaching with K-12 Licensure Hometown: Salt Lake City Three words that describe you: Kind, Passionate, Creative Most impactful class or […]

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Capstone Exhibition: E.C. Comstock

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“A Balmy Elsewhere: Restorative Materialisms” takes its title in part from Bill Brown’s “Thing Theory,” which poses and answers the question, why not let things alone? Let them rest somewhere, in a balmy elsewhere, away from the anxieties and ambiguities of theory? This show attempts to enter this place, where the immediacy, tactility, and sensuousness […]

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Ceramics Student Dani Okelberry: The 28 Day Cycle

U of U Ceramics senior Danielle Okelberry shows her work The 28 Day Cycle, created for Professor Brian Snapp’s Advanced Ceramics class, in the lobby of the Aline W. Skaggs Biology Building through the end of fall semester. Read about this collaborative project between the School of Biological Sciences and Department of Art & Art […]

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U of U Art Students and Alumni at the Statewide Annual Exhibition

The Statewide Annual Exhibition opens this Friday, December 3, at Finch Lane Gallery, and includes work from several Art & Art History students and alumni! Etsuko Kato (BFA 2014, MFA 2020), Sarah May (BFA 2013), Heidi Moller Somsen (MFA 2011), Alexis Rausch (BFA 2018), and Albert Abdul-Barr Wang (current BFA student) are included in this […]

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Ceramics Student Griffin Hale: A Caregiver’s Journey to Healing through Art

U of U Ceramics student Griffin Hale created an art installation focused on his mother, who has metastatic breast cancer, in Professor Brian Snapp’s Advanced Ceramics class. “The Caregiver’s Window,” located in the hills above Huntman Cancer Institute, remained for just a few days, but the emotional impact may last a lifetime. HCI shared this […]

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