Yellow gelatin in the shape of a beehive, filled with bees.

The New Beehive

Granary Arts October 6, 2021 – January 21. 2022 SLCC Eccles Gallery July 8 – September 3, 2021 The New Beehive is a contemporary approach to The Grand Beehive, a 1980 exhibition that explored representations of the beehive symbol in various aspects of Utah culture. The New Beehive exhibition, presented by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, is a …

Statewide Annual ’21

Craft, Photography, Video & Digital December 3, 2021 – January 5, 2022 Finch Lane Gallery Click here to view catalog. Click here to view a virtual tour of the exhibition. The Statewide Annual UT ‘21: Craft, Photography, Video & Digital juried exhibition, holds a scope of themes that exhibits the commonalities many people experienced during the last 18 months. Ranging …

An image of a sculpture, resembling the inside of a couch.

Comforting Discomfort

Work by: Dalila Sanabria and Fiona Matisse Barney JANUARY 17 – MARCH 6 Gallery Stroll Reception: January 17 from 6 – 9 pm Rio Gallery: Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm Comforting Discomfort presents sculptural, photographic, and multimedia work pertaining to assuaging distress and discomfiture. In a world of abrupt shifts in borders, ideologies, and human identities, these forms attempt …

A colorful image that says, "UT '19"

Statewide Annual ’19

Mixed Media & Works on Paper NOVEMBER 15 – JANUARY 10 Gallery Stroll & Opening Reception: November 15, from 6 – 9pm Rio Gallery: Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm Click here to view catalog Utah Arts & Museums will host its annual statewide exhibition Utah ‘19: Mixed Media & Works on Paper at the Rio Gallery November 15, 2019 …

A wooden sculpture of a man wearing sunglasses.

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 …

Am art piece resembling a net with dark green shapes inside.

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 …

Images of black and white bowls with geometric designs.

Design Arts ’19

SEPTEMBER 6 – OCTOBER 18 Click here to view the catalog DesignArts Utah ’19 honors and celebrates some of Utah’s best designers and provides an opportunity for gallery visitors see the talent of Utah’s design community. The juror for DesignArts Utah ’18 is Gail Anderson, is the creative director of Visual Arts Press at the School of Visual Arts New York, …

A collage of a variety of illustrations.

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. …

A geometric, collaged art piece.

TIME + MATERIALS

Work by Jacqui Larsen, Heidi Moller Somsen, and Richard Gate JUNE 21 – AUGUST 30 2019 From the artists: “On the one hand, Time + Materials sounds like the banal calculation of a greedy plumber hoping to charge a hapless customer twice what she can afford. On the other, it conveys the Sisyphean task of the artist: how to trap …

A black and white illustration of a half-human, half-water figure in a forest.

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 looks …

A painting of a railcar with the for "EXPO" on it.

Transcontinental: People, Place, Impact

Click here to view the catalog MARCH 22 – JUNE 14, 2019 This exhibit is part of the Spike 150 celebrations that mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the nation’s first Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869. The 35 artists featured in this exhibition currently live and work in Utah, or have significant ties to Utah. The work …

An abstract illustration.

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 …