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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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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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Faculty in Land Body Exhibition at Ogden Contemporary Arts Center

Professors Wendy Wischer, Jaclyn Wright, and Al Denyer show work in a group show opening at Ogden Contemporary Arts Center on December 10. LAND BODY explores connections between the human body and the landscape through the perspectives of eleven female identifying artists. Hailing from Utah, New Mexico and Arizona, the artists pay particular attention to […]

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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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Congratulations to Professor Edward Bateman, 2021 Presidential Scholar Recipient

It’s been a big year of recognition, accolades and awards for Photography/Digital Imaging Professor Edward Bateman! Earlier this month, Bateman was named a recipient of the University of Utah’s 2021 Presidential Scholar Award. These annual awards recognize the extraordinary academic accomplishments and scholarly potential of mid-career faculty. It was also just announced that Bateman’s work […]

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UMFA’s “Space Maker” features 33 faculty artists, curated by alum Nancy Rivera

In anticipation of the opening of Utah Museum of Fine Art’s “Space Maker” on August 21st, we caught up with Department of Art & Art History alumna Nancy Rivera, curator of the exhibition which features 33 artists from the department’s faculty. As UMFA describes, “Space Maker” explores the tensions, histories, and myths that shape our […]

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Wendy Wischer at Oolite Arts

Sculpture Intermedia Professor Wendy Wischer shows her new video installation, Where Water and Rock Collide, in a group exhibition at Oolite Arts in Miami Beach. Curated by Rhonda Mitrani, this group show “presents works that reflect an ethereal sensibility toward nature. During a time when we were forced to stay home, away from public spaces […]

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