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A Sense of Place

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Responses to Belonging in the American West Collaborative Statement Our research as a group parses out the complexities of Identity embedded in Place. The internal awareness of the struggle and vulnerability it takes to share our relationship to “the west” led to the creation of works exploring these boundaries. Not surprisingly, identity of place in […]

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U of U Artists at Three Creeks Confluence Park, SLC

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Painting & Drawing Professor Al Denyer, and alumni Joshua Graham (MFA Community Based Art Teaching, 2019) and Claire Taylor (BFA Printmaking, 2017), were among twenty artists whose designs were selected for a pedestrian bridge at Salt Lake City’s new Three Confluences Park, in the Glendale neighborhood. “Three Creeks Confluence Park is the site where Red […]

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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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MFA Alum Nancy Rivera at Granary Arts

Alum Nancy Rivera (MFA 2016) opened a new exhibition with Denae Shanidiin last month at Granary Arts: “Facing Home” brings work by artists Nancy Rivera and Denae Shanidiin into dialogue, and considers notions of home, displacement, and memory as they relate to a multicultural identity. Through soft-sculpture installation and photography-based works, both artists reveal complex […]

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The Remains of the Dream

The Remains of a Dream The American dream of “self-evident truths” and “unalienable rights,” is no longer a new concept that inspires pride in those living in a fledgling nation. Instead, it is a bedrock of the United States’ identity, an appealing idea, and facade that never existed in truth. The collapse of this dreamscape […]

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MFA Exhibition: Kylie Millward, Scribbling Outside the Margins

We’re pleased to present Kylie Millward’s MFA Exhibition Scribbling Outside the Margins Visit the Exhibition Millward’s Artist’s Talk took place Friday, May 15, at 6pm via Zoom. Please watch the event via YouTube. “Because of gender inequality, women grow up with toxic ideas about themselves. Our culture forces women to fit within narrow categories, and […]

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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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