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August – September 2013

Aug
29
Thu
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery
Aug 29 all-day
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery

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. M-F 8-5. Gallery Stroll Opening August 16, 6-9pm

Aug
30
Fri
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Aug 30 all-day
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution is the first comprehensive overview of Puusemp’s work produced between the mid-1960s and late 1970s. Puusemp is a conceptual artist who is interested in steering people into unwittingly completing his pieces by taking an action the artist had laid out as the next obvious step.

Puusemp’s collection of press clippings, council meeting minutes and public documents from his brief stint as mayor of Rosendale (1975-1976), a small village, plagued by an overbearing tax structure and problems with its municipal utilities. Puusemp saw his position as an opportunity to take a political problem and morph it into an art work.

June 14-September 7

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

Fridays 11am-9pm

 

Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4

Come see the Marriott Library’s new exhibit on river running history, “Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau,” featuring items from Special Collections.

Materials include books, rare photographs, and films on topics such as USGS Surveys, French Kayakers, and SOCOTWA.

Sep
2
Mon
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries
Sep 2 all-day
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries

Two new exhibitions at the Finch Lane Gallery explore the theme of relationships.

Justin Wheatley’s mixed media installation Salt Lake City: Chain Link and Welcome Mats examines the city from an east side/west side perspective, while Aaron Ashcraft’s sculptured ceramics focus on the relationship of textures found in nature in his exhibition called Conversations.

The exhibitions run August 9 through September 27, with an artists’ reception on Friday, August 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with additional evening hours during the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll on August 16 and September 20, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

All events are free of charge.

Sep
5
Thu
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery
Sep 5 all-day
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery

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. M-F 8-5. Gallery Stroll Opening August 16, 6-9pm

Sep
6
Fri
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Sep 6 all-day
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution is the first comprehensive overview of Puusemp’s work produced between the mid-1960s and late 1970s. Puusemp is a conceptual artist who is interested in steering people into unwittingly completing his pieces by taking an action the artist had laid out as the next obvious step.

Puusemp’s collection of press clippings, council meeting minutes and public documents from his brief stint as mayor of Rosendale (1975-1976), a small village, plagued by an overbearing tax structure and problems with its municipal utilities. Puusemp saw his position as an opportunity to take a political problem and morph it into an art work.

June 14-September 7

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

Fridays 11am-9pm

 

Sep
7
Sat
2013 Avenues Street Fair @ First Avenue
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
2013 Avenues Street Fair @ First Avenue

Now taking entries for the People’s Art Gallery and the “People’s Choice Award” For more information and application please e-mail Kim-Scott Miller at kimscottksm@aol.com . Entries due by August 15.

 

Sep
9
Mon
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries
Sep 9 all-day
Justin Wheatley and Aaron Ashcraft Exhibition Opening @ Art Barn, Finch Lane Galleries

Two new exhibitions at the Finch Lane Gallery explore the theme of relationships.

Justin Wheatley’s mixed media installation Salt Lake City: Chain Link and Welcome Mats examines the city from an east side/west side perspective, while Aaron Ashcraft’s sculptured ceramics focus on the relationship of textures found in nature in his exhibition called Conversations.

The exhibitions run August 9 through September 27, with an artists’ reception on Friday, August 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with additional evening hours during the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll on August 16 and September 20, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

All events are free of charge.

Sep
10
Tue
“A Folk Story” @ CUAC
Sep 10 all-day
"A Folk Story" @ CUAC

This August CUAC is pleased to present “A Folk Story”, a group exhibition co-curated by Margherita Belaief and Marta Fontolan. The show will be comprised of video works and installation and will be on view August 16th through October 12th.
The public opening will be during Gallery Stroll on Friday, August 16th 6-9PM.

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday-Friday 12PM-7PM
Saturday 12PM-4PM
Closed: Sunday-Tuesday

Sep
12
Thu
Guerrilla Girls at the UMFA
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Guerrilla Girls at the UMFA

The activist group the Guerrilla Girls sheds light on discrimination in the art world through provocative activism, wearing gorilla masks to hide their true identities. Their dynamic presentations are known to be exciting, empowering events.