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Class of 2022 After Graduation!

Congratulations ot the Class of 2022! We caught up with a few graduating seniors about their plans after graduation: Comstock has received a Development internship at Penland School of Craft, located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Penland focuses on clay, bookarts, glass, metals, textiles, and printmaking, and serves as a hub of community for […]

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MFA Candidate Douglas Tolman wins Frankenthaler Climate Art Award

Big congratulations to MFA candidate Douglas Tolman, one of three winners of the Frankenthaler Climate Art Awards! Tolman’s work, Last Gesture, uses wood sourced from a reclaimed pine pallet that carried consumer goods to Utah and salt from the evaporating Great Salt Lake, reflecting his dedication to sense of place and connection to community. Tolman is […]

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Professor Jaclyn Wright at UMOCA

Photography & Digital Imaging Professor Jaclyn Wright opens a solo exhibition in the Projects Gallery Utah Museum of Contemporary Art on Friday, March 18, from 6-9pm! “In High Visibility (Blaze Orange), artist Jaclyn Wright uses debris collected from gun ranges on public lands to explore the intersections of photography, capitalism, and colonialism. Employing original images […]

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Photography/Digital Imaging Alumnus Nick Pedersen at UMOCA

UMOCA Artist-in-Residence Nick Pedersen’s exhibition Slow Apocalypse is currently on display in the museum’s Exit Gallery through January, 8, 2022. In Slow Apocalypse, Pedersen uses an intricate combination of photography, digital collage, and printmaking to explore environmental issues of the Anthropocene, an age of human impact on the natural world. With carbon emissions reaching levels […]

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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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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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