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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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MA Graduate 2021: Laura Johnson

Congratulations to Laura Johnson, who successfully defended her MA thesis, “Uncovering the Embedded Histories of Gender, Race, and Hairstyling in Lorna Simpson’s Natural History (2018).” After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in the history of art and visual culture, Johnson moved to Salt Lake City to pursue a graduate degree in the field at the […]

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MA Graduate 2021: Kiki Karahalios

Congratulations to Kiki Karahalios, who successfully defended her thesis and earned her MA in Art History! We’re happy to feature an intro to her research of 19th century sculptor Edmonia Lewis:Edmonia Lewis and her oeuvre are situated amidst a complicated network of layers, peculiarities, and unknowns.  Lewis, who was both African American and American Indian […]

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MA in Arts Teaching student Danielle Waters talks about the Youth Activist Art Archive

Danielle Waters, MA in Arts Teaching graduate and Digital Matters Spring 2021 Exhibition & Performance DM Graduate Student Grantee, designed and created the Youth Activist Art Archive, an open-access online tool that showcases a database of youth activist art of varying social issues, resources for making and facilitating art activism projects, and current academic research […]

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2021 Outstanding Senior Malithi Gunawardena

Congratulations to Malithi Gunawardena, this year’s College of Fine Arts Outstanding Senior for the Department of Art & Art History! Malithi is earning her Bachelors of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design, with a long list of accomplishments during her studies at the U. “Malithi sets a very high standard for herself and […]

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