A Living Legacy

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month – Featuring work from the Alice Merrill Horne Art Collection NOVEMBER 12 – JANUARY 10 Gallery Stroll Reception: December 6, from 6 – 9PM Alice Gallery: Tues – Fri, 10AM – 4PM  Click here to view all the works included in the exhibition Utah Division of Arts & Museums is pleased to present A Living …

AMIDST

Work by Kathy Puzey, Amanda Lee, and Holland Larsen SEPTEMBER 13 – NOVEMBER 1, 2019 Amidst is an exhibition of current works from artists and full-time USU faculty Kathy Puzey, Amanda Lee, and Holland Larsen who use printmaking to explore their relationship with their surrounding natural environment. Each piece begins with quiet observation, an artist teasing out the experience of …

3SMITHS

Work by: Tony Smith, Evan Smith, and Willie Smith JULY 12 – SEPTEMBER 6 From the curator: “Like clockwork at 10 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Willie Smith, who has mild Down syndrome, accompanies his father Tony from their home in the Avenues to their West-side studio across the street from the Mormon-operated Welfare Square in Salt Lake City. …

Waterman the Stranger

Work by Jiyoun Lee-Lodge   MAY 10 – JULY 5, 2019 From the artist: “As a self-exiled Asian, woman, mother, and social media addict, I see myself as a vulnerable stranger who critically looks for a definition of others to see myself clearly. In Waterman the Stranger series, I started by asking – ‘If I mimic what an ideal life …

Landscapes Calm and Desperate

Work by Susan Beck and Bonnie Susec MARCH 8 – MAY 3, 2019 The artists see collaboration as a cooperative partnership, working together to produce or create something new, something they started doing forty years ago. Early on in their friendship, they realized they both enjoy experimenting with the gap between what is real and what seems to be. “Often …

Storied Earth

Work by Ron Linn, Hannah Mortensen, Jena Schmidt, Mary Baum, Tiana Birrell JANUARY 18 – MARCH 1, 2019 Storied Earth features the artwork of five artists who met while working at the BFA Studios at Brigham Young University seven years ago. Hannah Wertz Mortensen, Mary Baum, Tiana Birrell, Jena Schmidt, and Ron Linn found themselves continually looking out of the …

Sense of Place, Great Salt Lake

Work by Kelly Baisley and Virginia Catherall NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – JANUARY 11, 2019 Sense of Place, Great Salt Lake depicts the landscape around the Great Salt Lake, which over time transforms not only its geography but also the people who interact with it. Artists Kelly Baisley and Virginia Catherall explore this rugged and transformational landscape through different mediums, photography …

On the Border of Realism

Work by Trent Alvey and Jan Andrews SEPTEMBER 14 – NOVEMBER 2, 2018 On the Border of Realism features the artwork of Jan Andrews and Trent Alvey. These artists are inspired by capturing the transitory moments of everyday life, the movement of light, and the impressions these illuminated scenes leave on the senses. Both use photography as their medium, but …

Recent

Work from the Alice Merrill Horne Art Collection JULY 13 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 Click here to view the works in the exhibition Recent is an exhibition of works that highlights acquisitions into the State of Utah Alice Merrill Horne Art Collection from the past five years. Artists include Anna Campbell Bliss, Pam Bowman, Al Denyer, Shane Deeter, Cara Despain, McGarren Flack, …

Small

Work by Laura Sharp Wilson MAY 11 – JULY 6, 2018 The language of fabric has been the foundation and springboard of Laura Sharp Wilson’s work for the past two decades. Her earliest paintings were of threads formed into chaotic knots, later work utilized flat botanical imagery giving plants human powers. Wilson says, “I love fabric for so many reasons. …

Florescentia

Work by Emily Fox King MARCH 9 – MAY 4, 2018 In Florescentia, these floral paintings in oil express Emily Fox King’s own brand of femininity: bold, colorful, awkward, wonky, explosive, varied, and overwhelmingly gorgeous. Fox King says, “I’ve been working on a floral theme lately in my painting and believe this imagery corresponds to where I am in my …

George Beard

Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera JANUARY 18 – MARCH 2, 2018 Although better known for his paintings, Beard was also a prolific exponent of the new art of glass plate photography, producing some of the finest landscape studies of his period. Beard took up photography to help record with fidelity and greater permanence the beauty of the Uinta Mountains …