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Friday, October 29, 2010

15th Annual Holiday Group Exhibit @ Art Access Gallery (Salt Lake City: November 19th)

15th Annual Holiday Group Exhibit
in Art Access Gallery

Salt Lake City, Utah - October 28, 2010 Art Access Gallery is pleased to feature 30 Utah artists in its annual Holiday Exhibition. The exhibition will open with an Artists' Reception on Friday November 19, from 6 to 9 PM, during Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll and remain open through December 18.

A second reception for this same exhibit will be held on Friday, December 3, from 6 to 9 pm during the Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll's holiday stroll.

Participating artists include: Barton Moody, Susan Kirby, Bill James, Marcee Blackerby, Jared Nielsen, Vicki Acoba, Paul Alusa, Kevin Frazier, Angela Fife, Julie Eide, Sheri Walker Gibb, Laurel Casjens, Susan Gallacher, Marta Albee, Jeff Archibald, Sue Valentine, Cassandria Parsons, Sharon Brown Mikkelson, Darryl Erdmann, Aaron Bushnell, Anne Maak, Jodie McDougal, Erin W. Berrett, Izrael Szuchay, Cassandra Barney, David Meikle, Emily McPhie, Sheryl Gillilan & Joe Carter.

Lance Peacock's "Obvious Gestures" in Access II Gallery
Access II Gallery is pleased to show the work of Pleasant Grove artist Lance Peacock. "Obvious Gestures" will open with on Friday November 19, from 6 to 9 PM, during the Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll and remain open through December 18.
Peacock feels that portraits need not be formal. As a matter of fact, he believes that they need not always be head-shots. Hands or body, surroundings or even placement, can depict what a person does for a living, the stage of their life, what they have accomplished or failed to accomplish. He says, "the older we become, the opportunities are fewer, decisions are often made for us and adventures can become hazards. We look back on our lives and quite often live off of the memories we have made for ourselves.

Lance Peacock found this to be true in his own life, as he experienced a massive stroke at age 39. "Even though I have been dealt cards that I didn't want, I found that I could exchange a few of them and ask the dealer for more."

His newest adventure has taken him into the life of art, both as an artist and an art admirer.

Learn more about Art Access Gallery...

About Art Access Gallery
The Art Access Gallery provides opportunities for artists with disabilities to access the mainstream of the arts community by exhibiting their work with that of artists without disabilities.

Art Access Gallery is located at 230 South 500 West, #125 in Salt Lake City. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday from 10AM to 6PM. Saturday Holiday Hours will be held from 11AM to 3PM from November 20 through December 18th (CLOSED November 27).

Website: http://www.accessart.org/gallery.html
About Art Access/VSA Utah

Art Access/VSA Utah provides equal opportunities to inclusive arts programs for Utahns with disabilities and those with limited access to the arts.

Our vision is to create community understanding that the arts is a universal vehicle to celebrate our differences and ultimately connect people.

Website: http://www.accessart.org/aabout.html

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