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Monday, February 7, 2011

"Abstraction" Exhibit @ Utah Arts Festival Gallery (SLC: Feb 18 - March 11)

For Immediate Release

Utah Arts Festival Gallery presents


Works by Sonya Dinsdale, Jodi Steen and Todd Powelson

Opening artist reception Friday, February 18, 6 to 9 p.m.

Show runs February 18–March 11

Salt Lake City, UT: The Utah Arts Festival Gallery, housed in the Festival headquarters, is pleased to present Abstraction, works by Sonya Dinsdale, Jodi Steen and Todd Powelson from February 18 through March 11.

Sonya Dinsdale studied at the University of Utah, graduating with a BFA in studio arts and printmaking while working as a research assistant on the Utah Museum of Fine Arts African Art collection. Passion for African art landed her in art history graduate study at UCLA. She now works in the architectural industry and continues her art career. www.sonyadinsdale.com

Jodi Steen was born in Southern California. She attended Calvin College and follows in the foot steps of her father who is a gallery owner and an artist. She moved to Utah 1996 and has called Salt Lake City her home ever since. As a mother of three young children she finds great calm while painting and the designated studio space in her home spills over into flat drying surfaces in the kitchen, dining room, and all over the floor. www.jodisteen.com

Todd Powelson’s work has been seen at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Oasis CafĂ©, Caffe Niche, Utah Arts Alliance Exhibit among others. His original digital artwork appears monthly in SLUG Magazine. www.toddpowelson.com

Artists’ reception, in conjunction with the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, is Friday, February 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Utah Arts Festival Gallery is located at 230 South 500 West, Suite 120.

For details visit www.uaf.org. Follow the Utah Arts Festival on Facebook and Twitter.

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Up-coming Utah Arts Festival Gallery Shows:
March 18–April 8: Vistas with Patrice Showers Corneli, Rachel Pettit & Michael Rusnack

April 15–May 13: Location Location Location with Stephanie Swift, Dawn Bouvier & Celine Downen

May 20–June 10: Motion–Emotion with Nada Meeks, Scott Page and Michelle Condrat

Utah Arts Festival Gallery Mission: To provide a rotating exhibition space for local artists who have participated in the Utah Arts Festival and to introduce emerging artists to the public while familiarizing them with the Gallery and Festival experience.
Utah Arts Festival Gallery is a member of the Salt Lake Gallery Association.
Utah Arts Festival Foundation is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to produce the Utah Arts Festival, promote the arts and thus enhance the quality of life for Utah’s residents and visitors. The Festival strives for artistic excellence, community building and fiscal responsibility.

Eugenie Hero Jaffe
Bombshell Music & Media

"How do I pronounce her name," you ask? Say: U•je•knee

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