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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

NEWS: Utah Visual Arts Newsletter

Utah Visual Arts Newsletter
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Deadline: September 19 & 20, 2013

Coalesce III, Jane Catlin, 2010 SWA

Utah Arts & Museums' Statewide Annual Competition is quickly approaching. This year's theme is Mixed Media & Works on Paper. Jurors Lisa Tamaris Becker and Simon Zalkind will award six, $500 Juror's Awards. Lisa Tamaris Becker has been active as a curator and arts administrator for over 18 years. Simon Zalkind is an independent curator based in Denver, Colorado. For the past ten years he was Curator of Exhibitions at the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture.  Read more....
Deadline: October 1, 2013

We are now accepting exhibition proposals from Utah artists and curators for the Rio and Alice galleries. Help us further our reach by spreading the word to artists who may be interested in exhibiting their work.

The Rio & Alice Galleries were created as a service to Utah artists. They provide free venues for emerging and established artists to collaborate on exhibits and engage the community through art making and dialogue.

Download guidelines and eligibility information here.

That Thing You HateAlice Gallery
AUG 2 - OCT 4, 2013
Join us for Gallery Stroll September 20, 6-9pm

Jeffery R. Pugh, Flooded Field

Each artist in this show has dedicated themselves to doing something they hate. Not just anything they hate — something they recognize as having value, even though they dislike it. Working alongside an accomplished mentor in the media of their choosing, the artists developed skills in that particular area. Both the artists and their mentors have work in the exhibition. Mentors and artists include: Jeffery R. Pugh and Namon Bills, Chris Terry and Justin Wheatley, Casey Childs and Linney Brown.  
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This is the PlaceRio GalleryAUG 16 - SEPT 13, 2013

Potluck, An installation coordinated by Joseph Ostraff.

This exhibition represents a group of visual artists as they consider this place so many call home. Just as we shape and build the landscape around us, the landscape has a remarkable effect on us, shaping and building culture. Utah was "the place" for many indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of the Mormon pioneers. More recently, the numbers of people who call Utah "home" have expanded to include the pioneers and their several generations of descendants, as well as contemporary migrants to the Wasatch Front. This exhibition explores the diversity and value of the community through artists, community participation and historical photographs.

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