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Friday, January 27, 2012

Craft Lake City Announces the second Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series: Chandeliers with Holly Jones, A Community Partner Event Held at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art on February 6

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Craft Lake City Announces the second Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series:
Chandeliers with Holly Jones, A Community Partner Event Held at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art on February 6

SALT LAKE CITY, January 23, 2012 – Craft Lake City is proud to announce the second installment in the Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series: Chandeliers with Holly Jones of Say Hello (sayhelloshop.com). Jones will be walking participants through the process of making mini cut-out cardboard chandelier decorations in Valentine colors.

The community partner event will be held at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in the UMOCA studio on February 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., beginning with a tour of the current exhibits, followed by arts and crafts. This is an all ages event and there will be a $5 materials fee ––the first five people to arrive at the event will get in for free.

Craft Lake City has created the Craft Lake Artist Workshop Series in an effort to not only support the handmade, DIY community, but educate and encourage others to get involved. Happening every other month at different locations, participants are taught a simple craft by Alum Artists of the Craft Lake City festival.

For more information or promotional materials, please contact:
Angela Brown: 801.487.9221, angela@craftlakecity.com, Karamea Puriri: 801.487.9221, karamea@craftlakecity.com, Michelle Stark: 801-647-1709, michelle@craftlakecity.com 

About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is an outdoor alternative arts festival held in August every year at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City, UT. CLC was started in 2009 by Angela H. Brown, editor and publisher of SLUG Magazine, as a way to showcase the local do it yourself culture. The festival features over 180 local vendors, along with live entertainment that includes craft demonstrations, street performers and musical acts, and local food vendors. Craft Lake City has filed paperwork with the IRS and is awaiting non-profit  501 (c)(3) approval.

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly Salt Lake Art Center) was recognized as Best Museum in the State of Utah for 2011. Founded in 1931 and now located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UMOCA exhibits groundbreaking work by leading local and international artists. Recent exhibitions include Fallen Fruit of Utah, a state-wide collaborationwith museums and individuals about the role of fruit in Utah’s history, led by artistcollective Fallen Fruit and Doublespeak, codes and entendres by contemporary women artists; current exhibitions include Kim Schoenstadt, winner of the 2011 Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting; and 2012 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier. Upcoming exhibitions include Play Me I’m Yours, inviting the people of Salt Lake to show off their piano skills on street corners all over Salt Lake. UMOCA rounds out its offerings with a lively mix of award-winning educational programs, film screenings, panel discussions, andevents celebrating Salt Lake’s vibrant local art scene. UMOCA is located at 20 S. West Temple, just off the intersection with South Temple. Admission is free year-round. Business hours are Tuesday-Thursday: 11 am-6 pm; Friday: 11 am-9 pm; Saturday: 11 am-6 pm; closed Sunday and Monday. For more information call (801) 328-4201 or visit utahmoca.org.



Angela H. Brown

 SLUG Magazine • SLUG Games • Summer of Death • Craft Lake City
 SLC, UTAH 84101
 PH: 801.487.9221 Fax: 801.487.1359

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