OPENING THIS WEEK
- Monday, Aug. 15Salt Lake County Fair (Salt Lake County fairground, 5177 S. State, Murray) - Art, ceramics, hobbies and photography exhibits, through Aug. 20.
- Thursday, Aug. 18
Central Utah Art Center (86 N. Main, Ephraim, ) - Paintings by Bevan Chipman, through Sept. 211. Reception Saturday, Aug. 20, 7-9 p.m.
Marble House Gallery of Fine Art (44 Exchange Place, 532-7332) - Paintings by Linda Kohler and Scott Gustafson, through August. Reception Friday, Aug. 18, 6-9 p.m.
- Friday, Aug. 19
Alliance for the Varied Arts Gallery (Bullen Center, 43 S. Main, Logan, 753-2970) - "Two Rooms: Fragments of Memory," an exhibit by Marilyn Wencil Krannich and Sheila Nadimi Zeepvat, through Sept. 10. Reception Friday, Aug. 19, 7-9 p.m.
Art Access Gallery (339 W. Pierpont Ave., 328-0703) - "Celebrating the Wild Westside," an exhibit by artists living and/or working in Artspace, through Sept. 30. Reception Friday, Aug. 19, 6-9 p.m.
Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - 17th Annual Northwest Rendezvous Sale and Exhibition, through Sept. 28. Events for NWR members Aug. 19-21.
Saguaro Gallery (314 Main, Park City, 645-7667) - "Masters Sale & Show," through Sept. 3. Reception Aug. 19, 6-9 p.m.
A Woman's Place Bookstore - Cottonwood (4835 S. Highland Drive, 278-9855) - Photography by Whitney King, through Sept. 18. Also "Old Books - New Art," watercolors by Polly Parkinson, through Sept. 18.
A Woman's Place Bookstore - Foothill (Foothill Village, Suite 240, 583-6431) - "Beads & Bones," bead art by Melissa Hubbell, through Aug. 20.
Anderson/Foothill Branch Library (1135 S. 2100 East, 524-8278) - Wood sculptures by Richard Dayhuff, through Sept. 30. Reception Friday, Aug. 19, 7-8 p.m.
Art Barn (54 Finch Lane, 596-5000) - Finch Lane Gallery: "Dreamspeaker," sculpture by Mary Ellen Hogle, and "Ceremonial Expressions," mixed-media installation by Frank McEntire, through Sept. 9. Park Gallery: Photo-imaging workshop exhibition curated by Fred Wright, through August.
Atrium Gallery (Salt Lake Public Library, 209 E. 500 South, 524-8200) - "Meaning and Chaos," paintings by Neil Jussila, through Sept. 6.
C Gallery (466 S. 500 East, 359-8625) - "P Is for Potpourri: Joan Nelson, Gerrit Timmerman, Helene Elbein and Jonathan Bronson," through August.
Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Art (Liberty Park) - Navajo basketry exhibit, daily through Labor Day, then weekends only through Oct. 16.
FHP Hippodrome Art Gallery (main lobby, 2500 S. State) - "FHP Employee Show," through Aug. 30.
F. Weixler Gallery (132 E St., 534-1014) - Paintings by VaLoy Eaton, Harrison Groutage, Richard Murray, Karl Thomas and others; also art by early Utah artists Maynard Dixon, Joseph Everett and others, through August.
Frames & Fine Art (The Frame Station, 125 E. 6100 South, Murray, 268-9562) - Exhibition featuring works by 16 Utah artists, including Ken Baxter, Norma Forsberg, Richard Murray and H. Francis Sellers, through August.
Holladay Library (2150 E. 4800 South, 943-4636, ext. 334) - Oils by Bing Greener, through August.
LDS Museum of Church History and Art (45 N. West Temple, 240-4615) - "International Art Competition: Living the Gospel in the Worldwide Church," through Sept. 5. Theater Foyer Gallery: "Joseph and Hyrum Smith: Brothers in Life, Companions in Death," through Jan. 16, 1995.
Phillips Gallery* (444 E. 200 South, 364-8284) - Summer group show featuring work by some of the gallery's new artists: Paul Reynolds, Sandra Schow, Kathy Peterson, Judy Kiel and Laurel Casjens, through Sept. 23.
Salt Lake Art Center* (20 S. West Temple, 328-4201) - Upstairs Gallery: "Framed," a video installation by Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, through Sept. 8.
Salt Lake Community College (Redwood Campus, 4600 S. Redwood Rd., 957-4905) - Markosian Library Art Gallery: Miniature show by the Utah Watercolor Society, through Sept. 3.
Sandy City Recreation Center (440 E. 8680 South, Sandy) - Oil paintings by Una Smithson, through August.
Sandy Library (10100 S. Petunia Way
1450 EastT, Sandy) - "Bright and Shiny Surfaces," photography by Alexander Henry Groves, through August.
Schorr Gallery (City of West Jordan offices, 8000 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan, 569-5000) - "Photo Flair" photography by Salt Lake County photographers, through Aug. 30.
Tivoli Gallery* (255 S. State, 521-6288) - Artwork by California still-life artist Tanny Holbrook and Russian Impressionist painters Vladimir Zavalov and Marina Zavalova, through August.
Tyler Library (315 Wood St., Midvale) - Oils by Caleen Olsen and Clayton Phelan; acrylics and watercolors by Virginia Clarkson, through August.
Union Gallery (A. Ray Olpin Union, University of Utah, 581-7469) - "Symbolism & Metaphor," artwork by Tad Davies and Alex Kennedy, through Aug. 19.
University of Utah Hospital (lobby) - "Six Months in the United States," 24 drawings by itinerant artist Albert Tissandier, through Aug. 26.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (1530 E. South Campus Drive, University of Utah, 581-7332) - Val Browning Gallery: "Utah '94: Painting and Sculpture," through Sept. 11. Michael and Thomas galleries: "George Dibble Retrospective," featuring drawings and paintings, through Aug. 14. Also "The Photographs of George Hurrell," through Sept. 4.
Williams Fine Art* (Eagle Gate Plaza, 60 E. South Temple, 534-0331) - Works by Kent Wallis, Richard Murray, Al Rounds and other early Utah artists, through August.
* Member, Salt Lake Art Dealers Association.
- OUTSIDE SALT LAKE CITY
Bountiful City Park (400 N. 200 West, Bountiful, 292-0367) - "Summerfest International Arts and Folk Festival 1994." In addition to art booths, there will be more than 400 dancers from countries around the world. Last day today.
Braithwaite Gallery (Southern Utah University, Cedar City, 586-7752) - "eightysome-thing," an exhibition by active visual artists in their 80s. Also, watercolor exhibit featuring paintings by 20 Utah artists. Also, "Shakespeare Designed and Realized," an exhibit of photographs, drawings, costumes and set designs used in the Utah Shakespearean Festival. All exhibits continue through Sept. 3.
Brigham City Museum-Gallery (24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, 723-6769) - "Bound by Tradition," featuring textile artists Kathleen Deneris, Martha Klein Haley, Danna Jacques and Jen Shurtliff, through Aug. 27.
Central Utah Art Center (86 N. Main, Ephraim, 283-5110) - Artwork by Allen Roberts, through Aug. 17.
College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum (155 E. Main, Price, 637-5060) - "Shaman of the Prehistoric Fremont Culture, Nine Mile Canyon Area," a new series of historical paintings by Western and wildlife artist Joseph S. Venus, through September.
Eccles Community Art Center (2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, 392-6935) - Main Gallery: "20th Annual Statewide Competition," through Aug. 26. Carriage House Gallery: Group show by local artists and craftsmen, through September.
Kimball Art Center (638 Park Ave., Park City, 649-8882) - Main Gallery: "1994 Summer Arts Institute Instructors' Exhibition." Badami Gallery: Mixed media by Colleen Howe, through Aug. 14.
McCurdy Historical Doll Museum (246 N. 100 East, Provo, 377-9935) - Barbie's 35th birthday celebration and exhibition, through August. Admission charged.
Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum (BYU, Provo) - "Nature Photography Contest & Exhibition," through Sept. 17.
Myra Powell Art Gallery (Union Station,, 2501 Wall Avenue, 629-8444) - Pot forms by Andrew Watson annd woven reliefs by John Hess, through August.
NEH Museum of Art (Utah State University, Logan, 797-1412) - Caine Gallery: "The Year in Review - New Artworks from the Permanent Collection." Also, "4th Biennial Drawing Exhibition," through August.
Springville Museum of Art (126 E. 400 South, Springville, 489-2727) - Step-down and Southeast galleries: "Lee Greene Richards Retrospective," through Oct. 2. Music Gallery: Metal sculptures by Colorado artist Kevin Robb, through Oct. 2. West Gallery: "Russian Realism," through August.
- CALL FOR ENTRIES
Colored Pencil Utah '94 (Oct. 1-30, Springville Museum of Art) - Juried exhibition open to all artists working in wax-colored pencil, watercolor pencil or pastel-colored pencil. Some mixed media accepted. Limit: Two entries each. Entry fee: $8 per entry. Send slides and money to Colored Pencil Artists of Utah (CPAU), 2801 S. 2700 East, SLC, UT 84109. Deadline for slides: Sept. 2. Deadline for accepted artwork: Sept. 17. For details, call Sheri Doty 467-6013 or 482-2716; or write her at the above address.
The Seventh Autumn Exhibition (Oct. 6-Dec. 31, Springville Museum of Art) - Art exhibition by American Indian artists who reside (or have resided) in Utah. If you know of any such artists, please submit their names and addresses to SMAC. This information is needed by Thursday, Aug. 25. Contact Vern Swanson or Sharon Gray at SMAC, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, 489-2727 or fax 489-2739.