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A Sense of Place

Responses to Belonging in the American West Collaborative Statement Our research as a group parses...

Professor Justin Diggle in imPRESSions Open Printmaking Biennial ’21

Printmaking Professor Justin Diggle has been nominated, as an elected fellow, to represent the Royal...

Professor Michael Hirshon in DesignArts Utah ’21 Show

Congratulations to Illustration Professor Michael Hirshon, whose card game work The Imposter Kings was included in...

Professor Lewis J. Crawford at Nox Contemporary

On Friday, September 17th, 2021, Nox Contemporary will host the opening for the exhibition Genetic...

Professor Al Denyer attends Summer Artist Residency at Ucross

Painting & Drawing Professor Al Denyer attended an artist residency at the Ucross Foundation’s 20,000...

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...

Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand Retires

We bid a happy farewell to Art Teaching Professor Sandy Brunvand, who retired over the...

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...

Professor Ed Bateman short listed for RGS Earth Photo Competition

Congratulations to Photography / Digital Imaging Professor Ed Bateman, who was short listed in the...

Alumni Feature: Dave Titensor, U Creative Director

Graphic Design Alum and University of Utah's Marketing & Communications Creative Director Dave Titensor was...

U of U Artists at Three Creeks Confluence Park, SLC

Painting & Drawing Professor Al Denyer, and alumni Joshua Graham (MFA Community Based Art Teaching,...

Wendy Wischer at Oolite Arts

Sculpture Intermedia Professor Wendy Wischer shows her new video installation, Where Water and Rock Collide,...

Alec Bang & Douglas Tolman at Finch Lane

[in]land | Finch Lane Gallery | 6.25.21 - 8.6.21 BFA Alumni Alec Bang and Douglas...

Jaclyn Wright, Spring 2021 Digital Matters Grant

Read about Photography / Digital Imaging Professor Jaclyn Wright's Digital Matters Exhibition and Performance grant...

Art History Alumni News

Congratulations to our Art History MA Alums Jennifer Sales and Emily Citino for their recent...

MA Graduate 2021: Laura Johnson

Congratulations to Laura Johnson, who successfully defended her MA thesis, “Uncovering the Embedded Histories of Gender,...

MA Graduate 2021: Kiki Karahalios

Congratulations to Kiki Karahalios, who successfully defended her thesis and earned her MA in Art...

John Erickson at Phillips Gallery

Painting & Drawing Professor John Erickson shows new work in an exhibition opening Friday, May...

Al Denyer at Modern West

"Time and growth are a dependent pair. This exhibition exemplifies their mutual reliance as the...

Wendy Wischer + Brenda Bowen at Granary Arts

“Artist Wendy Wischer and Geoscientist Brenda Bowen explore the intersections between art and science within...

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...

2021 Outstanding Senior Malithi Gunawardena

Congratulations to Malithi Gunawardena, this year's College of Fine Arts Outstanding Senior for the Department...

Urban Artworks Mural Installed at CMES Browning Building

The winning mural design from Professor Kim Martinez's Urban Artworks Fall 2020 class, Walking in Beauty, has...

2021 Arts Technology Capstone Exhibition

Congratulations to the Arts Technology certificate and minor students for their capstone exhibition, As We...

2021 Photography Digital Imaging Capstone Exhibitions

We're excited to announce the 2021 Photography Digital Imaging Capstone Shows! Home Sweet Home, by...

Wendy Wischer & Reilly Jensen in Artivism for Earth Event

Artivism for Earth: Expressions of Loss and Hope is an interdisciplinary collaboration out of the...

Covid, Coincidence, and a Book Arts Connection

Marriott Library asked Art Teaching senior and Book Arts intern Victoria Dennis and Book Arts K-12...

Art & Art History Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Art History student Adrienne Krueger and BFA Photography/Digital Imaging student Nate Francis for...

A4/Letter Exhibition

Students in Painting and Drawing Professor Al Denyer's Drawing 2/3 class in fall 2019 saw...

Art History MA Student Presents Research

Art History MA student Cory Wayman is presenting a paper this week at the University...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: U OF U 2021 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

U of U 2021 Student Art Exhibition Call for Entries ELIGIBILITY All currently enrolled U...

Fall 2020 News & Snaps

Students During this semester, students in ART 4720: Contemporary Photography Projects have been working on...

Tom Hoffman Drawing Exhibition

Painting & Drawing Professor Tom Hoffman retired at the end of the summer 2020 semester,...

MFA Alum Nancy Rivera at Granary Arts

Alum Nancy Rivera (MFA 2016) opened a new exhibition with Denae Shanidiin last month at...

Urban Artworks CMES Mural

The University of Utah's Department of Art & Art History and the College of Mines...

Meekyung MacMurdie PhD to join Art History Faculty for Fall 2021

The Department of Art & Art History is delighted to announce that Meekyung MacMurdie, Ph.D.,...

Visiting Artist Brad Taylor with Ceramics Students at UMoCA

Over the circuit breaker, ceramics students met with visiting artist and alum Brad Taylor to...

The Remains of the Dream

The Remains of a Dream The American dream of “self-evident truths” and “unalienable rights,” is...

Alumni Highlight: Catching Up with Alyssa Hood

Congratulations to Painting and Drawing alum Alyssa Hood (BFA 2019), who will start the MFA...

Online Performance by Professor Beth Krensky

O1ARTS – Social Distancing and Art, Episode 3 Dispatch from Solitude #1: Walking the Unknown...

Sydney Porter Williams included in Undergraduate Research Journal

Recent BFA graduate Sydney Porter Williams had her work on the Murray Murals project published...

Illustration Emphasis Starting Fall 2020

Our department now offers an Illustration emphasis! Illustration is an expanding field with numerous career paths...

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...

MFA Exhibition: Dana Hansen, Perception is Reality

We're pleased to present Dana Hansen's MFA Exhibition Perception is Reality. View the exhibition here!...

Professor Beth Krensky wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Congratulations to Art Teaching Professor Beth Krensky, winner of a University Distinguished Teaching Award this...

Photo/Digital Imaging Capstone Exhibition: Araceli Haslam

Araceli Haslam - Left Lonely These urban ruins were originally built in response to the...

Congratulations to CFA Outstanding Senior Pisti Gamvroulas

Congratulations to the College of Fine Arts Outstanding Senior for the Department of Art &...

The Art of Quarantine

"In light of the pandemic and the transition from in-person classes to online classes, we...

Photo/Digital Imaging Capstone Exhibition: Carson Melrose

a place i've never been - Carson Melrose a place i’ve never been explores the...

2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition Catalog Released

We're excited to announce the catalog of the 2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition exhibition is...

A New Decameron: Art students respond to Covid-19 with special group project

This is a guest post by Edward Bateman, artist and Associate Professor in the Department of...

Student exhibitions have gone online!

Due to precautions being taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our community, our...

Photo/Digital Imaging Capstone Exhibition: INFRA, Natalie Hopes

Natalie Hopes - INFRA The Infrared-sensitive process was developed during World War 1 by the...

Spring Semester Update

CLASSES CANCELED ON MARCH 16 & 17 ONLINE LEARNING ONLY THROUGH END OF SEMESTER The...

Things & Pictures of Things Exhibition Opening

Thanks to all who came to the reception of Things & Pictures of Things, the...

Professor Jaclyn Wright opens solo exhibition in Houston

Congratulations to Photography Professor Jaclyn Wright, winner of the Texas Photographic Society National Photography Award....

Professor Michael Hirshon featured in ‘Magnifying’

Professor Michael Hirshon was just featured in Magnifying, a series dedicated to showcasing the talent of...

Art History MA Alum appointed West Coast Editor at New Art Examiner

Congratulations to Art History MA alum Alexander Stanfield for his recent appointment as West Coast...

Xi Zhang at Kimball Art Center

Xi Zhang: Dream Dust Milkshake February 14 - April 12, 2020 Exhibition Community Reception |...

Objects of Desire & Disgust Photography Exhibition

Objects of Desire & Disgust ART 4720 | Color Photography From the very beginning photographs...

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,...

Professor Ed Bateman featured on KSL News

Photography/Digital Imaging Professor Ed Bateman was recently featured on KSL News, watch the video below!...

Taft Nicholson Painting Residency, 2019

Congratulations to Kim Martinez's Taft-Nicholson Painting Residency class for putting together an amazing exhibition in...

2019 Howard Clark Scholarship Exhibition

Thank you everyone who came out for the Howard Clark Exhibition reception last week, and...

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....

2019 Annual Student Art Exhibition

Thanks to all who came out to support our students for the 2019 Annual Student...

Arts Technology Capstone: e-co-systems

Great work at the Arts Technology Capstone Exhibition e-co-system. The culmination of the Arts Technology program, students...

BFA student Bea Hurd unveils public sculpture in Katherine’s Courtyard

BFA student Bea Hurd's public sculpture Suburban Wudu was installed in Katherine's Courtyard last week. A work...

Honors Art, Action & the Environment trip to Rio Mesa

This semester, honors students from numerous majors across campus came together in Professor Wendy Wischer's...

Spring 2019 Art History Faculty News

Professor Lela Graybill, Ph.D was awarded an ACLS-incentive Faculty Fellowship last month from the College...

Art Teaching student Sydney Porter presents Murray Murals research to UT legislature

Undergraduate student Sydney Porter was selected by the Office of the Vice President for Research,...

Art History student Cory Wayman presents at ‘Posters on the Hill’

Each year, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of Government Relations...

Sculpture Club’s “Art in Form” Exhibition

What does wax, photography, metal, clay, wood, plastic, virtual reality, video, trash, yarn and paint...

Professor Maureen O’Hara Ure releases “Stranger & Stranger”

Congratulations to Professor Maureen O'Hara Ure, not only for her current solo exhibition at Phillips...

Professor Wendy Wischer named highlighted researcher by VPR

Congratulations to Sculpture Intermedia Professor Wendy Wischer, who was named highlighted researcher by the Vice...

Congratulations to Utah’s 15!

Congratulations to Utah's 15: The State's Most Influential Artists, which include faculty from the Department...

Urban Artworks Fall 2018: We Are Murray Murals

This fall, students in Professor Kim Martinez’s Urban Artworks class (ART 4185) have teamed up...

Ceramics Visiting Artist Shasta Krueger & Wood Firing

The Ceramics area recently had the pleasure of hosting a workshop with artist Shasta Krueger....

Site Lines: Press & Gallery Talks

Join us at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts for two more gallery talks for...

Art Dialogue – Interspaces, in the Czech Republic

Lenka Konopasek, Adjunct Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing, with current MFA candidates Etsuko Kato...

Alumna Karen Southam wins Utah Art Education Association Award

Karen Southam, a 2018 graduate from the Art Teaching program at the Department of Art...

Site, Space & Installation Class visits Rio Mesa

Wendy Wischer’s Site, Space & Installation class (ART 4460) recently returned from a trip to...

Site Lines: First Look

A lively gathering of contemporary art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) this...

Art History Professor Elizabeth Peterson Retires

At the end of this academic year and on the occasion of her retirement, we...

Photography Professor Joe Marotta Retires

As the semester ends, we say a bittersweet goodbye to Professor Joe Marotta as he...

2018 Rolapp Award Winner, Rachel Urban

Please join in congratulating this year’s Ethel Armstrong Rolapp Endowed Award for Excellence recipient, Rachel...

Glass Casting Workshop with visiting artist Mark Anderson

We had the pleasure of having visiting artist Mark Anderson run a glass casting workshop...

Art in the Community, Spring 2018

Students in Jorge Rojas’ Art in the Community class have been working with Go Girlz...

2018 Student Exhibition

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the opening of the Annual Student Exhibition...

Art History Faculty Presenting in the US and abroad

Art History faculty are presenting in the US and abroad! Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Hollenberg...

2018 BDAC Statewide Competition

Congratulations to all of the artists in the Bountiful Davis Art Center 2018 Statewide Competition!...

Aaron Coleman Visiting Artist in Printmaking

Aaron Coleman is a mixed media artist and printmaker creating works focused on political and...

2018 Student Show Call for Entries

ELIGIBILITY All currently enrolled U of U UNDERGRADUATE STUDIO ART MAJOR students (all emphasis areas)...

Sue Tirrell Visiting Artist in Ceramics

Visiting Artist, Sue Tirrell, held demonstration and workshops for ceramics students February 23 and 24,...

Paris/Rome Journal ’17: Joe Marotta

Thank you to all who came out for the opening reception of Joe Marotta's exhibition,...

Xi Zhang Solo Exhibition in NYC

MARC STRAUS is pleased to present our inaugural solo exhibition of new paintings by Utah-based...

2018 Warnock Artists-in-Residence Lecture

The Department of Art & Art History will host a free and public lecture by...

Simon Blundell: Fragmentation and Language

Simon Blundell, Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Photography, opened his exhibition Fragmentation and Language at the Gallery...

New Photography Minor

So much of how we know our world comes to us through photographs. There is...

Sustainable Design Exhibition

With the mounting pressures on our planet’s resources along with the adverse effects of climate...