For Immediate Release
Contact: Eugenie Hero Jaffe 801.599.2040
Utah Arts Festival Gallery presents
Work by Richard Horrocks, Gary Merrell and Hal Wallace
Opening artist reception Friday, April 20, 6 to 9 pm
Show runs April 20–May 11
Salt Lake City, UT: The Utah Arts Festival Gallery presents Natural Treasures work by Richard Horrocks, Gary Merrell and Hal Wallace April 20 through May 11 at the Festival headquarters, 230 South 500 West, Suite 120.
Richard Horrocks oil paintings can be seen throughout Utah in the Art Gallery Outlet in Draper, the Authentique Gallery in St. George and at the Blue Boar Inn in Midway. His recognition and reputation as a fine artist is established by winning awards for excellence in oil painting from local, national, and international exhibitions. His work has been displayed in national galleries and published in Southwest Art magazines is found in numerous private collections throughout the United States and France. www.RichardHorrocksFineArt.com
Gary Merrell paints with oil on canvas and also on tree bark. He was born in Utah but also lived for a time in Jackson Wyoming. His Native American roots are mirrored in his work.
Hal Wallace uses pigment based inks in his photography printing. He earned a diploma in Professional Photography from the New York Institute of Photography. Two of his photographs won awards at the 2007 Utah State Fair. His work has also been seen at Sundance Harvest Market, Bountiful Summerfest, Tooele Arts Festival, Twilight Concert Series, SLC Downtown Alliance Art and Craft Fair and the Cedar City Shakespearean Arts Festival.
Artists’ reception, in conjunction with the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll, is Friday, April 20 from 6 to 9 pm.
Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm.
The Utah Arts Festival Gallery is housed in the Festival headquarters, 230 South 500 West, Suite 120.
For details visit www.uaf.org.
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Upcoming 2012 Utah Arts Festival Gallery Show:
May 18 – June 8: Particulation/Caught Up in the Moment with Christine McDonough, Michelle Condrat and Kim Blackburn
2012 Utah Arts Festival: June 21–24
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.
Eugenie Hero Jaffe
Bombshell Music & Media
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