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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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John Erickson at Phillips Gallery

Painting & Drawing Professor John Erickson shows new work in an exhibition opening Friday, May 21, from 6-9pm at Phillips Gallery. Visit the show through June 11. “John Erickson’s grasp of academic realism and Renaissance space is nothing short of masterful. At the same time, his love for postmodern, intuitive impulses is manifest. We see […]

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Al Denyer at Modern West

“Time and growth are a dependent pair. This exhibition exemplifies their mutual reliance as the three selected artists explore new boundaries in their personal artistic credos. Variations in the displayed pieces and in each artist’s practice invite the viewer to note the aching movement of time in regards to stylistic development. The exhibition is a […]

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Wendy Wischer + Brenda Bowen at Granary Arts

“Artist Wendy Wischer and Geoscientist Brenda Bowen explore the intersections between art and science within the lure of place. Bowen has studied the salt flats since 2013, aiming to advance understanding of how this extreme landscape reacts to changes in the environment. She works in collaboration with stakeholders such as land managers and the land […]

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