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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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salt 15: Horacio Rodriguez at UMFA

salt 15: Horacio Rodriguez | January 22-June 26, 2022 | Utah Museum of Fine Arts 2016-2018 Raymond C. Morales Post Doctoral Fellow, artist Horacio Rodriguez considers the ancient ceramics in the UMFA’s Mesoamerican collection as he investigates the immigration of people and things—past and present—across the U.S.-Mexico border. Rodriguez’s ceramics and photographs interrogate contemporary culture and are often informed by […]

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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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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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BFA Student Ryne Ormond at Office Space Gallery

Sculpture Intermedia and Ceramics BFA senior Ryne Ormond will open a solo show in October at Office Space Gallery, a University of Utah student-led gallery in downtown Salt Lake City. Cat-Calling My Creativity features one looped single channel video entitled “Attempting a Tempting Artistic Ambition” within two formats as a featured piece at Office Space’s new […]

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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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2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition Catalog Released

We’re excited to announce the catalog of the 2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition exhibition is available to view and download online or order a printed copy. All the students with work in the exhibition will receive a printed copy. The Department would like to thank alumnus, Will Tuddenham, for designing the catalog. Purchase a Catalog

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Student exhibitions have gone online!

Due to precautions being taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our community, our student exhibitions are taking place online this semester. Click the links below to view them! 2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition Social Distance BFA Show Interspace Arts Technology Capstone Photo Capstone: Natalie Hopes Photo Capstone: Carson Melrose Photo Capstone: Araceli Haslam […]

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