Professor Michael Hirshon featured in ‘Magnifying’

Professor Michael Hirshon was just featured in Magnifying, a series dedicated to showcasing the talent of our students, faculty, and staff to help you learn more about the remarkable individuals within our creative community here at the College of Fine Arts. Read the feature below: Michael Hirshon is a freelance illustrator and assistant professor of Illustration in…

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Objects of Desire & Disgust Photography Exhibition

Objects of Desire & Disgust ART 4720 | Color Photography From the very beginning photographs were employed to induce desire and promote the spectacle of commodities. Throughout this semester long collaborative project, the included artists examined the relationships between human desire, visual representation, and the relationship to photography. The ideas explored include desire as validation…

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Wendy Wischer’s ‘Written on the Wind’ at NHMU

Written on the Wind by Wendy Wischer, Professor of Sculpture Intermedia, is part of Nature All Around Us, a special exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Natural History Museum of Utah in Salt Lake City, October 19th 2019 – May 25th, 2020. Filled with immersive dioramas, hands-on interactives, and live animals, Nature All Around Us engages all your senses in discovering…

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Taft Nicholson Painting Residency, 2019

Congratulations to Kim Martinez's Taft-Nicholson Painting Residency class for putting together an amazing exhibition in Gittins Gallery! In this class, held at the University of Utah's Taft Nicholson Center in Montana, artists were given the opportunity to spend a week learning to paint the landscape while being fully immersed in it. The intensive residency included…

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2019-20 Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History, Virginia Solomon

The Department of Art & Art History is pleased to welcome Dr. Virginia Solomon (B.A. Stanford University, 2004, Studio Art and Feminist Studies; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2013, Art History and Gender Studies, University of Southern California) as the 2019-20 Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History. Dr. Solomon’s research interests include contemporary art, curation, gender studies,…

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2019 Annual Student Art Exhibition

Thanks to all who came out to support our students for the 2019 Annual Student Art Exhibition! The show will be on view in Gittins Gallery until May 3. Don't miss it! Reception Photos Exhibition Photos Award Winners Anita Hawkins - After Rothko - Best in Show & Faculty Awards Nikita Nenashev - Rolapp Award…

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